Director, Operations in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

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Job Title
Director, Operations

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Job Summary
Oversee management of Production/ Test Operations, Manufacturing Engineering (Manufacturing, Test, and Process), Customer Service, Logistics and Supply Chain.
Essential Functions and Competencies
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Effective interpersonal skills • Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required • Effective organization and prioritization skills • Demonstrate high attention to detail • Ability to work with diverse groups • Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism. • Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment. • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools. • Strong customer service and client focus • Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products MS Teams. • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills including ability to effectively coach and mentor employees at all levels. • Enthusiastic and motivational communicator with multi-cultural experience. • Demonstrates effective customer interface skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and influence individuals, internally and externally, across all levels, functions and geographies. • Use of discretion with the ability to gain trust of business leaders and others to discuss and respond to sensitive and business critical issues. • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills. • Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills. • Collaborate and influence cross functional peer leaders in order to obtain support for process improvements • Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship building and project management.
Qualifications / Education / Experience
• Participates in the development and execution of division business plans based on corporate objectives • Oversees production and test operations, manufacturing engineering, customer service and facilities to attain maximum efficiency and Quality of our products • Oversee the generation/ and execution of production master schedule and respond as appropriate to significant deviations and changes to satisfy customer requirements and to optimize resource utilization • Develops, recommend and implements manufacturing instructions and manufacturing tooling/ aides that result in continuous improvement in competitive positioning, profitability, and customer satisfaction • Develops, monitors and reports on operating costs within functional areas; Develop and implement action plans related to same • Ensures that orders are manufactured according to specifications/quality requirements and that manufacturing cost standards are met • Manages department budget and control expenses effectively • Oversee operations to ensure employees have the training, tools, and process to ensure the Quality of the product meets, or exceeds customer requirements/ satisfaction.

• 8+ years electronics manufacturing and engineering experience; Aerospace and Defense “Box build and Test” preferred • 8+ years in a Operations leadership role in a multiple or large site (100+ employees and associated revenue/customer base) • Ability to drive solutions to complex planning issues with limited supervision • Lead participate in, a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format, or at least

• 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
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Santa Ana, CA, USA

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