Director, Operations in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Job Title
Director, Operations

Job ID(Requisition ID):
4962

Job Summary
Oversee management of Production/ Test Operations, Manufacturing Engineering (Manufacturing, Test, and Process), Customer Service, and Facilities.


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 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
Job Category
Manufacturing
Job Location
Santa Ana, CA, USA

Schedule
Day
Pay Type
Salary
Travel Requirement
No
Job Type
Full-Time

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