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Manufacturing Director

Company: DCM Staffing
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Buffalo based manufacturer continues to grow and expand through acquisition and addition of new product lines. The quality of our products and the service to our customers has built our company Quality and Service are never compromised!

  • Profitable Private Equity owned portfolio company, with strong growth record
  • Industry leader: strong brand reputation across all product lines
  • Impact role reporting directly to CEO
  • Oversee and improve manufacturing and supply chain for four locations
    This is a tremendous opportunity to make an impact on the business. This role will support continued company growth through introduction of operational discipline and best practices, upgraded people management, acquisitions, and capacity expansions.

    Specific Responsibilities Will Include:
    • Oversee and work closely with the four site leaders to meet the all orders and provide high service level to customers
    • Create and regularly update the Strategic Plan for Operations & Manufacturing, including appropriate goals and accountabilities
    • Lead productivity improvement initiatives to reduce/eliminate production bottlenecks, establish and implement measurement of Performance KPIs
    • Support launch of new products
    • Lead ongoing process improvement/cost reduction projects
    • Oversee Procurement, Supply Chain and Inventory Control
    • Oversee Facilities and Equipment Management
    • Evaluate, recommend and manage Capex projects including upgrade and installation of essential new equipment to support expansion
    • Interface with Sales, Technology, Customer Service, Marketing and Finance
    • Based in Buffalo, NY with periodic travel to our other locations
      The Profile:
      • BS in Operations, Engineering or similar required.
      • 10+ years industrial (i.E. Non-academic) experience in batch manufacturing of formulated products (i.E., chemicals, cosmetics, food)
      • Meaningful manufacturing leadership experience (Non-union) including people management and successful introduction of systems (not just managing existing processes). Strong ability to manage remotely.
      • Experience introducing Lean concepts and consistent process to manufacturing to enable scalable growth, and develop beyond the focus on daily production you have experience leading change resulting in measurable improvement while maintaining a collaborative atmosphere
      • Small/midsize/PE company experience
      • Strong strategic thinking ability
      • Motivational leader who can create strong relationships, engagement across multiple locations, and proactively support the development of your team
      • Proven strong project management skills keeping important initiatives on track and completed on time
      • Procurement experience is an advantage
        Mary Girasole
        Director of Manufacturing Recruitment Recruitment professional since 1983, Mary is the first associate of the firm since its inception. Through her many years of experience, she has developed long-lasting professional relationships and has developed an extraordinary network within the food manufacturing industries. Graduate of Hilbert College. Related Jobs:
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