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Director of Automation - Manufacturing

Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC.
Advance, NC, United States

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Are you a master in continuous improvement who likes to work in a fast-paced environment? Do you have an operational mind-set and are always looking for ways to reduce inventory and operating expenses and increase on-time delivery? Do you want to take that passion and apply it to a world-class organization?  

Then apply today to our Distribution Team at Ashley Furniture – the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer!  

We are approaching 30 million pieces sold annually with over 7,000 SKUs and we lead the way in making and moving our products with a system that directs each variable that goes into it!  

 

Director of Automation - Manufacturing

What Will You Do? 

You will oversee the design, specify, cost justify, install and improve all automated manufacturing machinery and tooling systems across the company. He/She will assist Production Management in the maintenance, training and operation of this equipment. Also, identifying innovating cost reduction and transformational opportunities and evaluate key performance indicators to monitor and research the health of the operations. They will use findings to initiate process improvements and automation that support the business goals and objectives and will operate as a subject matter expert on fulfillment best practices. They will provide technical guidance, operational expertise and analytical support strategy, facilities design, construction, finance, field operations and research teams.

What Do You Need?  

  • 10+ years in manufacturing environment with experience in automated machinery processes, Required 10+ years supervisory experience, Required

  • 10+ years supervisory experience, Required
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD or Solidworks, Required
  • Project management knowledge and execution  
  • Document management system
  • Broad technical view and understanding of automated manufacturing process design including statistical methods that will enhance or improve the speed, quality and cost effectiveness of production processes
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS): (MAXIMO, MP2, AS400) 
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement methodology 

 Who Are We? 

  • We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.  

  • We are a multi-billion-dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries. 

  • Growth-Focused is one of our core values, and we are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, and coaching as well as investing in the latest design tools, production equipment and new technologies.  

  • Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.  

  • Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve the lives of people around the world. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only. 

 

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