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Manager, Manufacturing - Molding Operations

Santa Rosa, California
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
SMC Ltd. is growing and we are looking for a Manufacturing Manager for our assembly operations. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to join a dynamic team and contribute to the continuing success of SMC Ltd.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership of overall Molding Operations including productivity, goal setting, training and department profitability. Responsible for leading molding operations over multiple shifts to include managing and directing all department personnel, achieving production schedules while meeting objectives in quality, safety, cost controls, and improving process and efficiencies. The manager is responsible for support and acceptance from engineering efforts to customer satisfaction and establishing and communicating clear strategy, direction and goals.

Essential Qualifications:

Engineering degree and ten (10) years of management experience required.
Skilled in progressive leadership concepts and developing people. Ability to lead and embrace change. Team oriented.
Strong communication, analytical/problem solving, negotiation, time management and planning skills, and the ability to interact with internal and external customers.
Extensive knowledge and practical understanding of Medical Device manufacturing, ISO13485 and FDA regulations, and GMPs.
Working knowledge in automation and advanced manufacturing.
Be a champion for improved productivity and implementation of lean manufacturing techniques.
Strong project management skills with high sense of urgency.
Team player; and ability to develop a team atmosphere. Able to communicate with all levels of staff.
Ability to coordinate work flow, company and customer quality requirements, prioritize company goals and objectives, and manage team.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work flow to meet company goals.
Skilled with computers to include Word, Excel, Access, and IQMS (or other ERP programs).
Knowledge and practical understanding of injection molding tooling and processing a plus.
Blackbelt Lean Six Sigma certification is preferred.

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  • Job Reference: 674004786-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: SMC Ltd.
  • Location: Santa Rosa, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent