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Mesa Labs Manager - Manufacturing (Liquid Products) in Bozeman, Montana

Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? At Mesa Labs we're passionate about protecting the vulnerable by enabling scientific breakthroughs, ensuring product integrity, increasing patient and worker safety, and improving quality of life around the world.

The Manager - Manufacturing (Liquid Products) that supports our SDC business has responsibility for ensuring compliance, quality standards and safety protocols while maintaining productive, continuously improving production lines. This role has direct ownership of production and partners cross-functionally in upstream and downstream product activities.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Site Leadership interface and interactions
  • Interview and hiring new employees
  • Provide coaching and performance development
  • Collaborate with Leads, Machine Operators, and Engineering to maintain and improve equipment functionality.
  • Supports implementation and sustainment of TPM (total productive maintenance)
  • Ensures compliance with all pertinent operating procedures, organizational directives, and work instructions.
  • Plans and assigns work to build and deliver products on time
  • Develop training plans to support changes in product mix
  • Minimize downtime in assembly activities by communicating production interruptions with support functions
  • Coordinate with facilities and equipment support teams to ensure timely maintenance.
  • Interface with other Manufacturing Managers within and across value streams
  • Provide oversight on a wide variety of sequencing, planning, scheduling, coordinating, and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow
  • Driving continuous improvement activities throughout manufacturing work cells
  • Prioritize project issues and assist in the resolutions process to meet productivity, quality, and organizational goals and contractual delivery requirement.
  • Define team goals and direct employee development through coaching and 1:1's
  • Handle employee related day to day issues and concerns
  • Model personal Lean Philosophy 5S behaviors in creating a continuously improving, clean, well-organized, and self-maintaining work environment.
  • Working closely with team members and others to motivate and improve 5S knowledge and implementation.
  • Following a continuous improvement approach for team accountability for achieving high performance SQDCM (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, & Morale) targets through a visual work environment.
  • Complying with company ethics, code of conduct, policies, and best practices, with a commitment to safety in the workplace, valuing of diversity, and promotion of a harassment-free environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications/Education:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years in manufacturing environment.
  • 1+ years of direct management of a team, preferred.
  • Ability to make decisions, effectively lead tasks, and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and effectively partner with others.
  • Ability to multi-task in a rapid-paced environment.
  • Effective communication abilities, both verbal and written.

Valuable Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding and demonstrated experience in manufacturing principles (lean, TQM, JIT, 5S, kaizen, Poka-yoke, standard work, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, quality standards and safety standards
  • Advanced skills in MS Office, specifically Excel, in a reporting capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teaming skills.

Compensation/Benefits:

The company offers a comprehensive benefits package and compensation for this position. The package includes base salary, bonus, equity, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k/Match.

Salary Range for this position is $62,000 - $70,000.

Mesa Labs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Mesa Labs prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Mesa Labs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Mesa Labor prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.



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