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Production Manager - GTMS Assembly

Date: May 19, 2021

Location: Southbridge, MA, US

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 16,000 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Production Manager - GTMS Assembly

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of hermetic housings and other components for the reliable, long-term protection of sensitive electronics. Our core technologies are glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealing, thermal sensing components as well as a variety of cutting edge specialty glass competences.

Your Tasks

  • Lead, coach, and motivate employees within area of responsibility to accomplish departmental and plant goals. Administer performance appraisals, goal setting, development plans, training measures, and compensation.
  • Manage and report key production performance indicators. Evaluate production data for trends or deviations to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and implement departmental budget and personnel and investment planning based on long-term strategic objectives.
  • Initiate and support the systematic process of local problem solving.
  • Provide direction and support on technical issues.
  • Work independently, establish priorities and work in an organized and methodical manner.
  • Manage daily the departmental PIDO in SAP to set the production priorities for assembly, furnace, and in-process inspection.
  • Propose and plan continuous improvement projects to optimize production processes.
  • Lead and manage production projects for new products or installation and use of new equipment.
  • Design and implement processes according to Lean Manufacturing principles.

Your Profile

  • College degree or technical apprenticeship and further supervisory training or equivalent years of relevant manufacturing and supervisory experience.
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in GTMS manufacturing, personnel management, lean manufacturing or similar concepts in production or areas similar to production (maintenance, logistics, quality).
  • Extensive lean knowledge, including 5S, value stream analysis. Knowledge of six sigma desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SAP.
  • Well-organized and team-oriented with strong leadership abilities and proven success working in a matrixed environment; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with an ability to present to all levels and audiences; ability to effectively and accurately deliver results in a challenging and fast-paced environment; analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Due to the nature of work performed at our facility, U.S. Person status is required.

Your Benefits

  • Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.
  • You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future.

SCHOTT North America, Inc. and SCHOTT Gemtron Corporation are both Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

SCHOTT’s inclusion philosophy promotes equal employment opportunity throughout the organization. Any form of unlawful employee harassment is prohibited.

SCHOTT endeavors to make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our careers website, please contact info@us.schott.com. Any inquiries regarding employment application status, resume submittal, open positions and any other general inquiries will not receive a response.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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