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Vice President of Operations

Ametek, Inc. • San Diego, CA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Degree - Graduate Degree
Management, Manufacturing

Job Description

Job ID: 14374

Position Description:
The Vice President of Operations provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, reporting procedures, and optimized talent in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency in a safe environment. This role will oversee all aspects of operations, from meeting monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets, to the development of self-directed work groups, and establishment of supply chain strategies. The Operations team spans a spectrum of leadership in a diverse and growing business in excess of $100M that includes leading supply chain and the entire Operations of the full business with each role having an important and valuable part to play in the success of the team. As a key member of the executive management team, this role has high visibility up through the division and the executive office of AMETEK. This position also allows for exposure to future acquisition activity and potential integration of future businesses. This position will require strong leadership skills, a background in lean manufacturing, and extensive experience in supply chain management. This multitask role will require the ability to service both internal and external customers while navigating the organization toward efficiency and operational excellence.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Oversee all aspects of operations including product assembly & test, procurement & production planning, and manufacturing engineering & test.
• Meet the company's financial goals and product on time delivery on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
• Work closely with sales and master scheduling to develop and influence the front-end operations of the business to optimize setting and meeting customer expectations.
• Implement lean and six sigma initiatives by driving key elements such as cost improvements, quality expectations and on-time delivery.
• Develop and maintain an effective work team through the selection, training, development, and motivation of all personnel, starting with the focus factory managers and all others including controls and measures of overtime spend assigned to the operations organization.
• Serve as core member in ERP implementation, design, and control initiatives.
• Develop effective and productive relationships with all functions within the organization.
• Lead by influence in business unit daily operations, assuring that customer expectations are consistently satisfied, that products and services always meet the quality specifications, and that all resources are fully utilized to provide cost-effective products and service.

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:
• MBA or MS in Operations a plus.
• Works closely with DVP’s of SCOE and Manufacturing
• Experience leading a large team in a ~100 mm organization.
• Minimum 10 years in electronics manufacturing with logical progression to full product line responsibility
• Experience within an electronics manufacturing environment preferred, especially a background in PCBA assembly
• Experience must be with world class manufacturing company that has long term record of deploying lean manufacturing principles
• Must have demonstrated track record of implementing positive change in an electronics manufacturing environment
• Leadership & ability to influence others
• Strategic planning and strategic execution
• Ability to be a coach and mentor to a highly capable and energetic team.
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex,
age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
state or local protected class.

Job ID: PCK621-28751
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