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Director of Operations

Company: Space-Lok Inc.
Location: Gardena
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

WHO ARE WE: Space-Lok, Inc. specializes in the manufacturing of high quality fasteners and multiple component mechanisms for all sectors of the aerospace industry.Established in 1962, Space-Lok has, over the last four decades, earned a reputation for providing superior products and services to our many aerospace customers. Our niche in the aerospace manufacturing industry is based upon our ability to respond quickly and effectively to the unique production and cost challenges posed by manufacturing sophisticated products with relatively low volume runs.In addition, our operations fully support the production of larger quantity orders. Space-Lok's facility houses a full range of state-of -the-art manufacturing equipment complemented by an advanced, on-site testing laboratory. Space-Lok is ideally suited to serve the varied needs and strict Quality Assurance standards of the aerospace, defense, and power generation industries.POSITION PURPOSE: The Director of Operations is responsible for the growth and profitability of the Space-Lok organization through effective implementation of productions systems that help drive profit and increase capacity for new business. This role includes expense control, staff management, goods production and department supervision. This position requires an individual to be extremely organized, have a keen attention to detail and the flexibility to work with different aspects of a business.BRIEF JOB OVERVIEW: - Ensures production goals are met daily, weekly, monthly. - Responsible for directing and managing Production Supervisors and other department employees as needed; provide the necessary tools, knowledge, and support to ensure success in their job. - Develop as needed a vision, strategy, and key objectives in line with the Company's goals and having the leadership skills to "lead by example" the execution efforts against these key objectives. - Organize process data using tools such as 8D, 5S, Kaizen, Lean, Six-Sigma, VSM, and Statistical Process Control to reduce process variation and improve quality and throughput. - Provides insightful leadership that creates positive morale. - Assigns machines and manpower to meet production schedules and provide on-time delivery to customers. - Monitor tools, material, quality and production. - Manage the manufacturing of products to meet deadlines and production goals. - Manages production to meet monthly budgets. - Devise Departmental Action Plans that support achievement of the Company's and Department's long-term goals and objectives.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Aerospace manufacturing preferred
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience as director or operations manager
  • Analytical skills to evaluate data and make operational decisions
  • Experience working with ERP/MRP systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team oriented leader
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPointJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insuranceSchedule:
      • 8 hour shift
      • Monday to Friday
      • Overtime
      • Weekend availabilityApplication Question(s):
        • How many years in aerospace manufacturing do you have?Education:
          • Bachelor's (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Space-Lok Inc., Gardena , Director of Operations, Executive , Gardena, California

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