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Factory Focused Manager

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Emporia
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.The Thermal Ceramics division designs, manufactures and installs a broad range of thermal insulation products that significantly reduce energy consumption and emissions in a variety of high temperature processing applications. Our product offering is extensive and covers application needs from Industrial to Commercial markets.Group Key Figures: Revenue 950m (2021), -7,500 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.Responsibilities:You will lead a cross functional team that includes all team members, team leaders, group leaders, quality, maintenance, engineering, production planning and continuous improvement. You will plan, direct, and coordinate all aspects of the manufacturing process in accordance with company objectives and operating budgets to satisfy safety, quality, cost, and delivery requirements.Properly supports or participates in all EH&S activities programs, initiatives, and functionsSupports the LEAN Forward program in the site to support lean initiatives, problem solving and cost reductionsDevelops and maintains an effective organization through the selection, training, and motivation of all personnelPromote Morgan Recognition programs such as MORE, Safety APP recognition and Safety Scratch off card program to raise the level of employee appreciation within the sitePromotes employee engagement through support of SIM by leading and mentoring employees with visual management tools and employee led initiativesDirects the cross functional, customer-focused team in the preparation and implementation of operating plans and strategies consistent with business objectives/plansDevelops plans to use the facilities, equipment, and personnel to meet current and future manufacturing requirements including department budgets and guidelines, plant layout and improvements, and capital expenditure programsManages the production reporting system for the specified area to ensure accurate information for inventory and manufacturing cost controlsDevelops and maintains a positive relationship with the customers, corporate support functions (sales, engineering, program management, purchasing) employees, and departments that support the manufacturing processProvides, implements, and administers timely quality assurance and engineering control functions to ensure product reliability and conformance to customer and federal specifications in the most effective and economical manner possibleManages the area with the appropriate communication of goals, performance feedback, correction active, and rewards and recognition to provide optimum employee relationsParticipate in decisions relating to mechanical and electrical systems, selection of materials and design of items to be fabricated and installedQualifications:GED of High School Dipoloma3+ years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing settingExperienced in equipment management and facilitating maintenance activities and scheduled shutdownsPossess superior organization, communications, presentation skills, critical thinking, EQAbility to perform as a Leader and Collaborator and the ability to communicate comfortably at all levels of the organizationAdvanced MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Management and good report writing and data analysis skillsPreferred Qualifications:BS degree in engineering. (ceramic, chemical, electrical, mechanical, textile, industrial, or polymer & fibre)Experience operating in ERP systemsExperience working within a high paced environment, previous supervisory/management experience a plusMorgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer Ind-1

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Topeka , Factory Focused Manager, Executive , Emporia, Kansas

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