Requisition ID: 1810639
Do you have working knowledge of and the drive for continuous improvement within a fast paced manufacturing environment? Do you have a successful track record for delivery of key performance indicators and are ready to bring your expertise to a newly created Production Manager role? NOV’s ISE team now has an opportunity for a senior production expert to join them in Houston, TX at the 8017 Breen Drive Facility. You will have excellent knowledge of lean and continuous improvement manufacturing processes and will utilise your planning/process skills as well as proven manufacturing methods to ensure customer satisfaction and on time in full delivery. With the support of the Operations Manager, you will evaluate and improve on the current structure and processesin order to improve performance and team effectiveness and deliver production plans in a timely and cost effective manner. Developing our business goes hand in hand with developing our people’s skills, with the support of the Operations Manager, you will be open to career progression and continued self-development in order to reach personal and business goals.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee and accept responsibility and accountability for all production related activities, departments, and personnel
Exercise authority commensurate with position
Build and develop a Production Management Team who will plan and execute the activities necessary to fulfil customer orders
Manage production efficiently and to schedule in accordance with plan
Maintain departmental expenses and headcount in line with company business plans
Implement and deliver relevant KPI's in safety, quality, cost, delivery, and customer/employee engagement
Drive improvements in production processes using defined lean and continuous improvement methods
Standardize processes and procedures across all production departments
Develop training and coaching plans for direct reports, and provide performance feedback
Oversee training of production personnel to develop their technical capabilities and increase productivity levels
Ensure all company policies and procedures are adhered to and enforced by department supervisors
Be an active member of the site management team working to develop operational plans
Supporting the Sales Team with customer visits and meetings
Travel as required
Support other department managers and carry out other duties as may be reasonably expected by line manager
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Strategic
Exceptional ability to understand, evaluate and apply technical information
Capable of keeping abreast of an evolving portfolio of products and services
Adept at exercising good judgement (sometimes with incomplete information) while operating under deadlines
Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
Willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
Able to define, work within, and improve business processes while exercising good judgement based on immediate and future business needs
Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably
Will be energized by challenges and drawn towards opportunities
Aspiring and keen to advance within the organization
Personal and Interpersonal
Imbued with a strong sense of customer focus
Promotes a win-win ethos and inclusive team culture in line with business strategy
Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, manufacturing, business operations or engineering based apprenticeship
Master of Business Administration
10 years working in a manufacturing leadership role
Strong knowledge of CNC machining, aluminium and steel fabrication, assembly, high energy system testing, and coating
Skills, training or special knowledge
Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook)
Working knowledge, and experience using, Manufacturing Resource Planning systems
8D, 5 Whys, Ishikawa, Kaizen, and 5-S
Knowledge of the Standard Cost Accounting method of manufacturing, including ability to perform variance analysis
Experience in overseeing the proposal and implementation of capital investment projects
Carry out all duties in accordance with the Quality Assurance procedures and department/area work instructions.
Contribute to general improvements in the quality and key activities of the department/area.
Develop and participate in training as required.
Health, Safety and Environment
Carry out all duties safely and in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy, Employee Handbook, procedures, training and instruction.
To be safety conscious and report any safety hazards to the HSE representative.
Shift: Day Job