Location: Wilmington, DE
Date Posted: 03-05-2017
The Director of Manufacturing Operations position is to lead a high performance manufacturing to the next level of perfection that can differentiate us in the future and be an industry leader on quality, delivery and gross margin to support growth.
Responsibilities:1. Define and implement manufacturing strategies, such as next generation supply/value chain technology, that guide the existing high performance organization to the next level and differentiate us to become an industry leader in manufacturing. 2. Assists company officers and senior staff members in the development and formulation of long and short-range strategies, policies, programs and objectives.3. Provide leadership for the manufacturing organization, motivating, developing and building the team to develop the manufacturing plan and establish procedures for enhancing high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to the established customer and company/regulatory quality standards. 4. Lead key technology manufacturing team to identify, recommend and implement changes to improve product value in quality, cost, delivery and productivity through value engineering and continuous improvement efforts. 5. Manage department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing/revenue plan, consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures. Acts as liaison between R&D, Quality, Marketing, Product Support, Global Procurement & Logistics teams, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results. 6. Cultivate an ambitious, enthusiastic, and goal oriented work environment that is aligned with Agilent’s values through advanced leadership and employee career development programs.7. Foster a customer-driven and operational excellence culture of execution, to deliver according to contractual commitments on quality, budget and timelines.
Bachelors or Master Degree or University Degree or equivalent work experience plus demonstrated industry experience integrating the resources of several complex departments or functions. Typically has 7 years of increasing managerial experience.- Requires proven skills in strategic management and developing an organization to a future ready manufacturing that can differentiate us and become an industry leader. - Have a vision in applying supply/value chain technology model to enhance manufacturing capability. - Our ideal candidate will be technically aware with a landscape view of supply/value chain technology, in order to articulate future strategic trends. Global experience a strong plus.- Demonstrated track record of success in leading a world class team. - High energy, inspirational leadership skills with exceptional communication and team building ability.- Strong business acumen; knowledge and experience with project and product financial metrics- Ability to participate in and lead cross-functional teams and to achieve results through cooperation with other business units and departments- Ability to quickly display credibility and build support for necessary initiatives. - Strong analytic and problem solving skills
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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