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Manager, Production

Company: Kyocera Corp
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Kyocera International, Inc. has an opening for a Production Manager in our Vancouver, WA facility!Kyocera International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art, high-technology products which are used in a variety of industries including aerospace, automotive, industrial and semiconductor. Check out our profile video here!We have an excellent benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Pension, 401(k) with company match, paid Volunteer Time Off, and paid Exempt Medical Leave. We strive to have a diverse workforce made up of people from all backgrounds, including minorities, women and veterans, who bring their experience to support the innovation and quality that Kyocera is known for.Kyocera International, Inc. also has a robust corporate culture and philosophy based on the experiences and writings of our founder, Dr. Kazuo Inamori, which you can learn more about here: Our company motto is "Do the right thing as a human being," and we try to use that in our decision making constantly.GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONThe Production Manager oversees processes and improvements based on a variety of production needs. This position will direct the production team in daily manufacturing of existing products and processes, while working with the Engineering team on the development of new processes, training of supervisors, customer interaction, and interaction with Kyocera sales/operations.The Production Manager is responsible for the continual maintenance of a safe working environment, funding upkeep of production lines, as well as daily/monthly/yearly HE (P/L) sheet planning/result. This position will report to the Plant Manager or equivalent level and is accountable for all team functions/performance.REQUIREMENTS:4 year degree preferred in manufacturing or operationsHigh school diploma required and experience in managing a production team in a manufacturing environment5 years experience managing production staffAbility to manage staff and follow through on deadlines and goalsAbility to motivate staff at all levelsKnowledge of FMEA, Lean and Six Sigma Principles helpful.Computer skills: proficient with Outlook, SAP and Excel.Ability to work well with other people, both externally and internally.Ability to pass background check and drug screen.Ability to read blueprints, knowledge of machines, SPC, Failure Analysis, and engineering metrics.Vision required in the job includes close vision and reading a computer screen.Eligible to work in an ITAR environment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Works directly with customers to make sure all requirements are addressed on Production manufacturing. Interactions may be in email, teleconference, or face to face.Interviews, supervises, develops, mentors, and coordinates Production supervisors and teams.Understands and ensures ITAR control of products, drawings, and any other related materials.Works closely with Quality and Engineering managers to ensure support and compliance within the manufacturing floor.Approves, manages and works with sub-contractors as related to Engineering and Production.May serve on the CAR review board and will review CARS assigned to sub departments.Reviews and measures performance daily, to drive meeting or exceeding shipment and profit goals.Maintains high standards to key plant performance metrics including: Safety, Maintenance, OTD, Quality, Production, sonkin (scrap).Calculates expense plans and coordinates purchases with supply management. Works closely with accounting on expense and inventory control.Prepares reports, flow diagrams, SPC, drawings and charts as requested. Presents to senior management as needed.Participates in hiring, promotions, firing, performance reviews, or/and disciplinary processes as needed. Works closely with Human Resources.Works directly with supervisors and department managers on obstacles and results.Promotes safe work practices and reviews accident investigations for the facility if applicable.Works closely with Quality department, other departmental supervisors/managers, Production managers, EHS, Scheduling and Plant Management daily.Reports departmental deliverables to plant manager and/or Senior Production Manager as needed monthly. Prepares analysis on OTD and efficiency plant wide.Models professional and ethical behavior in reporting and decision making.Manages compensation planning for production team with feedback from department managers and Human Resources.Other duties as assigned.This position may require exposure to information subject to US Export Control regulations, i.e.: the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be US persons within the meaning of US regulations.Kyocera International, Inc. values diversity in its workforce, and is proud to be an AAP/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Kyocera International, Inc.'s Human Resources team directly.

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