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Director Operations, Manufacturing

Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC.
Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Description

Are you a master in continuous improvement who likes to work in a fast-paced environment? Does working with industry leading, high-speed automated equipment and manufacturing systems get you excited? Do you want to take that excitement and knowledge and work for a World-Class organization?

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

Director of Operations, Manufacturing

The Director of Manufacturing will maintain a safe work environment while directing the activities of operations management to fully utilize the support of all departments, enabling the facility to meet company objectives. This position will oversee the manufacture of high-quality products at predetermined prices within given time frames which exceed customer expectations. The Director of Manufacturing will continuously work to improve manufacturing processes using Lean Manufacturing concepts in conjunction with Six Sigma Principles while balancing production requirements with company and employee needs.

Additionally, this position will manage all production and maintenance departments within an assigned facility in such a manner that fosters teamwork while increasing productivity and profitability.

What Will You Do?

You will maintain a safe work environment while directing the activities of operations management to fully utilize the support of all departments, enabling the facility to meet company objectives.

Oversee the manufacture of high-quality products at predetermined prices within given time frames which exceed customer expectations.

Continuously work to improve manufacturing processes using Lean Manufacturing concepts in conjunction with Six Sigma Principles while balancing production requirements with company and employee needs.

Additionally, this position will manage all production and maintenance departments within an assigned facility in such a manner that fosters teamwork while increasing productivity and profitability.

What is Needed?

-Bachelor's Degree in engineering or Operations Management or equivalent work experience, Required.

-Masters or MBA, Preferred

-10 years in managing a manufacturing facility of 1,000+ employees, Required

-Experience in MRP or equivalent Material Requirements Planning software, Manufacturing Execution System software and Statistical Process Control, Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement (Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, Just-In-Time, etc.)

Responsibilities

·Direct activities of production and maintenance management to meet prescribed facility objectives.

·Ensure all employees in the facility adhere to creating a safe and ergonomic workplace by following all corporate safety guidelines and protocol.

·Monitor labor, materials and overhead expenses for all departments to identify trends and develop improvement plans to increase productivity, profitability, on time performance, and employee morale.

·Maintain corporate disciplines, company policies and procedures to create a productive, organized, clean, and safe environment.

·Drive and sustain improvement initiatives focused upon improving processes to attain increased throughput and quality utilizing Lean, Just-In-Time, Theory of Constraints and Six Sigma Principles. 

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