Director of Manufacturing

Director of Manufacturing


Beloit, WI


26 June 2022

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Client Overview:
Our client has been powering the world forward with innovative distributed power generation solutions that deliver optimal performance in a wide range of applications from base load and standby in municipal, nuclear, and institutional facilities to locomotive engines, and naval and commercial-class ship propulsion and shipboard power.

TotalTek is a Technology Company focused on managed services specializing Engineering and IT solutions.  We are a minority owned company with onshore and offshore capabilities that originated in northeast Wisconsin. Our workforce solutions and customized delivery in Project Outsourcing, Managed Resource Program and Staff Augmentation have expanded our capabilities to better serve companies in these niche industries. Our core value is Improving Lives for Clients and Consultants alike and is why we believe TotalTek is a simple solution to your complex Engineering and IT problems.

  • Direct manufacturing operations to achieve on-time deliveries, quality, cost and safety goals.
  • Support a team environment that ensures alignment to company goals, objectives, and corporate values.
  • Monitor schedules for manufacturing and materials delivery in accordance with program management milestones determined by customers
  • Responsible for meeting schedules within established budget and profit objectives in addition to planning and recommending capital expenditures
  • Responsible to work with peers and reports to propose and execute CapEx programs and budgets
  • Initiate improvements in production, labor efficiency, quality control, production control, materials execution, etc.
  • Manage the performance management and talent assessment function for direct staff, including performance plans, development plans, assessments, and salary merit increases
  • Responsible for recommending new policies and procedures and ensuring established policies and procedures are followed and appropriate controls are in place as needed and/or required.
  • Experience managing in a union-represented environment is helpful.
  • Manage manpower resources to ensure operational efficiency where goals can be attained
  • Establish an accountable culture focused on continuous improvement within the operations/manufacturing organization.
  • Implement True Lean concepts throughout all manufacturing areas to drive improvements.
  • Utilize x-matrix (policy deployment) to align manufacturing objectives to long term company goals.

  • Proven experience with supervision and the ability to provide leadership, motivation and direction to salaried employees while concurrently effectively working with union personnel.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical discipline required. Master’s Degree and/or MBA strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of five years managing in a manufacturing organization is required; seven+ years is preferred
  • Must possess demonstrated managerial and leadership experience
  • Must be experienced with project management, manufacturing and standardized process creation
  • Change agent with proven experience providing leadership, motivation and direction
  • Capable of working well with all levels of people (executives as well as plant employees) in a small, fast paced, hands-on, environment
  • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, engine assy/testing and stewardship processes

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