Manages the lens cutting and assembly teams to ensure that on time delivery, cost, and quality standards are achieved. Coordinates and plans work schedules, staffing requirements, and production sequences to maximize productivity. Identifies problems related to production process and provides production reports to assist process improvement. Suggests and implements improvements to processes, is a knowledge resource for other team members. Ensures a safe, clean and respectful working environment in all production areas.
Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
Plan and maintain production schedule based on demand, labor resources, material supply, equipment efficiency and production output.
Provide leadership, guidance and motivation to lens cutting and assembly operations.
Maintain all documents and records required for production including changes and production metrics.
Ensure production stays on schedule and within budget.
Direct inventory organization including cycle counts, storage, and distribution of assembly kits.
Manage and evaluate machine resources and maintenance to ensure productivity and minimal downtime.
Oversee a workforce of 20+ employees across one or more shifts. Hire, train and evaluate workers and monitor performance.
Collaborate with QA & Design and Development to ensure all products meet standards required.
Establish and maintain workflow policies that enhance efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity.
Recommend cost reduction initiatives while maintaining quality standards.
Analyze manufacturing data and identify opportunities for improvement and efficiencies.
Direct corrective actions of any production problems that arise.
Identify and implement preventative strategies to minimize risk.
Identify improvements to be made in the supply concerning delivery of goods in correct quantities and packaging.
Oversee manufacturing orders in ERP system and accurately record material usage and labor hours.
Monitor quality and labor variances, promptly escalating awareness of any variances beyond established tolerances.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
NO Security Clearance
Minimum Experience required:
10+ years of experience manufacturing operations and ERP systems
5+ years of management experience
Preferred: Experience and understanding of the with ISO 9001 standard requirements for production
Wiley X Inc. was founded by Myles Freeman Sr., a proud U.S. Veteran in 1987 with a single premise - provide superior protective eyewear to the brave men and women who defend our country.
A mission that started on the world's battlefields has since expanded to law enforcement, harsh work environments and outdoor activities in which eye protection is paramount.
Thanks to our founder Myles Sr. and current owners and sons, Dan Freeman and Myles Freeman Jr., Wiley X is now a world leader in the research, development, and marketing of protective eyewear and gloves for the military, law enforcement, and civilian markets.