director of manufacturing operations oversees all manufacturing operations to
ensure production meets the required deadlines, quality standards and is
completed within the operational budget in an established timeline.
Assists company officers and senior staff
members in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning,
policies, programs and objectives.
Develops the manufacturing plan and
establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing
operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company
Achieves optimum employee levels with least
amount of overhead and raw material costs to meet annual budgetary plan.
Formulates and recommends manufacturing
policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving
its competitive position and the profitability of the operation.
Directs and monitors department staff to
accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan, consistent with established
manufacturing and safety procedures. Acts as liaison between department
management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels
to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that
affect their performance, attitudes and results.
Leads in hiring, training, developing and
evaluating staff. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in
accordance with company policy. Ensures compliance with current federal, state
and local regulations. Consults with Human Resources Department as appropriate.
Identifies, recommends and implements changes
to improve productivity and reduce cost and rework data. Directs the
establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards.
Directs and coordinates various programs
essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, housekeeping,
cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.).
Initiates and coordinates major projects
(e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs,
10. Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned