Director Of Manufacturing

Health Wright Products is a privately held Contract Manufacturer of Nutritional Supplements that is seeking a Director of Manufacturing to join our expanding organization. After twenty-four years of significant growth we are still just at the beginning cycle of our potential and you would be joining a talented and committed team!

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Director of Manufacturing has the responsibility of our manufacturing and direct manufacturing support functions.  Those direct manufacturing support roles currently include CI/Training, Material Handling, and Sanitation.  This position works closely with our other managers and employees in our organization to assure Safety and Health, Human Resource, Quality Assurance, and Customer Service objectives are met.  The position will be directly responsible for the day–to–day management, performance, direction and growth of manufacturing operations by developing and maintaining strong trusting relationships with your staff and leadership team. This role builds capability among team to ensure that people, processes, equipment and facilities are prepared.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

                It is essential for all employees to adhere to Company policies.

  • Responsible for operating the facility to minimize risk and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Identifies, measures, and reports Key performance indicators and other metrics to provide visibility to current status and progress toward our company and departmental objectives.
  • Responsible for analyzing performance of staff and equipment to prioritize short and long-term actions that achieves performance results and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Responsible for scheduling human and equipment resources optimally.
  • Ensures Shift Managers close out work orders timely and accurately.  Verifies and notes causes for variance.
  • Experience in production expansion and project management.
  • Responsible for building sustainable teams in rapid growth environment.
  • Manage development of training programs for leadership and staff within manufacturing department.
  • Be a productive leader capable of inspiring people to peak levels of performance.
  • Directs the activities of the sanitation processes to ensure that the facility and the equipment are cleaned and sanitized within the Company and Good Manufacturing Practices guidelines.
  • Participates in the planning and decision making for equipment and chemical suppliers including participation in the approval processes for sanitary design.
  • Develop and maintain the company's building and equipment cleaning SOP's; provide coaching and training for direct reports to ensure good understanding of the company's SOP.
  • Documents and maintains cleaning schedules and follows up with regular audits.
  • Must be able to successfully pass all job-related tests and certifications required for working in a cGMP, quality environment. Must re-qualify every year on all job-related tests and certifications as job or qualifications require.
  • Work closely with Human Resources and COO to insure compliance with agency regulations such as, OSHA, ADA, local fire codes, etc. Ensure manufacturing activities comply with federal and state regulations.
  • Support the evaluation of and make suggestions for new equipment or machinery to improve the effectiveness of manufacturing operations.
  • Manage performance feedback, time-off requests, and ADP activities for manufacturing leadership team.    

 

Education/SKILL/EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Management, a related discipline, or appropriate experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience managing direct reports.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong continuous improvement, problem solving, and root cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results oriented environment.
  • Proven project management skills involving multiple simultaneous projects, with attention to detail and project completion.
  • Excellent communication skills. Logical and persuasive.
  • Detail oriented, problem solver
  • Experience with FDA/cGMP compliance preferred.
  • A legal right to work in the United States.
  • Must pass a drug screen and a background check in accordance with HWP standards.

 

If you meet all the above criteria and want the opportunity to grow with a locally owned and operated company that has experienced nothing but growth for the past 24 years, please submit your resume today to be considered for an interview.


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