Rapidly growing manufacturing company is looking for a Fabrication Business Unit Manager to be key member of the Operations Leadership team. The Business Unit Manager will lead the fabrication unit and be responsible for the quality, manufacturing, and assembly of a high mix, low volume welding and precision machining department. They will lead in a safe and productive manner while adhering to all quality and ISO standards. The Fabrication Business Unit Manager must be able to see the big picture, manage the day to day production requirements, and establish a high-performance work environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated leader seeking to fast-track their career to a high-level position within a collaborative, customer-focused, team environment that is 20% military veterans. #zr Job Responsibilities
Create a culture of operating excellence by utilizing Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing Work effectively with quality, sourcing, mechanical and design engineers and process engineers.
Understand fabrication processes including saw/laser-cut, lathes, mills, weld stations, powder-coat paint and wet paint.
Oversee and direct training programs for your team.
Adhere to ISO standards and conduct periodic quality audits
Proactively ensure safety compliance and audits to achieve a safe workplace
Work closely with Master Scheduling to ensure planning, resources, and capacity information meets customer requirements
Provide coaching, feedback, reminders and mentoring and obtain support and buy-in from the team
Required Skills & Qualifications
Experience with industrial product manufacturing of moderate complexity required
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations or Business majors preferred or comparable experience required
At least 10 years’ hands-on Supervisory experience in a shop floor environment (machining, welding, painting)
Experience in a high mix, low volume manufacturing environment
Must be able to work effectively in an extremely fast-paced environment
Budget or P&L experience
Experience working in an ISO facility
Cross-functional communication with Quality, Sourcing, Mechanical, Design & Process Engineers to achieve safety, quality, and on time delivery
Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing
Cost savings analysis and implementation with an understanding of business & financial information
Ability to scale as business grows
Strong Leader who in the face of pressure, remains calm and respectful