16 days old

Director Operations

Philadelphia, PA 19154

L3Harris in Northeast Philadelphia is looking for a Director of Operations

Job Summary The Director of Operations for the Maritime Power Systems Division is responsible for strategic and daily execution of the operations function, including manufacturing, quality, supply chain, continuous improvement, EH&S, and Facilities for all programs within the business unit across at least three sites in the continental US.  This individual will report to the Senior Director of Operations for the Maritime Sector and will work in a matrix organization supporting the Maritime Power Systems Division P&L leader.

Essential Job Functions & Duties

  • Lead multi-disciplinary operation in manufacturing, supply chain, quality, continuous improvement and EH&S,
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet cost, quality, delivery, customer satisfaction, EHS, and continuous improvement commitments,
  • Develop a world-class operations team through staffing, training, and talent management initiatives while serving as a role model for integrity, inclusion, and diversity,
  • Drive employee engagement through:
    • Leader of standard work
    • Factory Gemba walk process
    • Quality improvements and zero defect strategies
    • Comprehensive, proactive safety initiatives
    • Lean deployment
    • Mistake Proofing / Poke Yoke
    • 5S+1
    • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
    • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
    • Maintain responsibility for succession planning, organizational and talent development,
    • Facilitate Supplier Development, Operations, Manufacturing and Quality participation in design development to identify and address manufacturability, testability and inspectability issues,
      • Lead the organization in the development and implementation of operating philosophies and business strategies,
      • Develop, implement and sustain success metrics, incorporating best practices, and effectively communicating improvements.

        Basic Qualifications:

        • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Engineering, or similar field. Advanced degree in management preferred.
        • 15 years' experience in manufacturing environment,
        • 10 years' experience in an Operations function leadership role with in-depth knowledge and understanding of manufacturing methods, production planning, quality management systems, procurement, and subcontract management,

          Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

          • Experience in the following fields of Operational Excellence:
            • Understanding of lean principals around pull systems, mix/max controls, etc.
            • Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) for manufacturing
            • One Piece Flow or Pull System manufacturing flow
            • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
            • 5S+1 Visual Factory
            • Gemba implementation
            • Demonstrated MRP/MES System adherence
            • Knowledge of ISO9001:2015; AS9100D and QMS adherence
            • Knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning and other proactive quality tools
            • Experience deploying proactive safety initiatives to drive zero injuries
            • Development of forward looking supply chain iniatives to increase supply chain resiliency
            • Aerospace & Defense electronics experience, mixed model factory experience a plus
            • Experience working in a matrixed organization
            • Exceptional problem solving skills,
            • Strong experience implementing a metric driven approach across all Operations functions,
            • Proven ability to identify performance issues and implement the necessary changes in a timely and effective manner,
            • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment
            • An effective communicator at all levels of the organization,
            • Exceptional communication and presentation skills,
            • Demonstrated ability to build stable, effective teams and create followership.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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