Director of Manufacturing Operations - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director of Manufacturing Operations for a fast-growing company in Torrance, CA.  Must have 5 years+ experience with P&L responsibilities, Program Management and an Electrical Engineering degree.  US citizen for security clearance required and local SoCal candidates preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all of manufacturing to produce products and ascertain that approved products are manufactured on schedule and within quality standards & cost objectives.

  • Identify and recommend changes to improve productivity and reduce cost through design simplification, packaging and use of new tools to reduce testing time.

  • Coordinate various ongoing technical development programs that may be ready for transitioning to production.

  • Initiate plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, repair and maintenance of returned products and also perform miscellaneous duties & projects as assigned and required.

  • While reporting to the COO, will interact with General Managers, Technical Directors, Business Development and Senior Management personnel.

  • Will work in Corporate Operations Division.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering required. Master’s in Electrical Engineering is a plus.

  • 5 years+ production experience with P&L responsibilities.

  • Experience in writing RFI, RFP & RFQ responses based on specific technical requirements.

  • Program management experience involving leadership and/or participation in program reviews and audits such as PDR, CDR, PCA, FCA, as well as system testing such as ATP, SITP, and ESS/EMI tests.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead production line in avionics or similar such disciplines

  • Understanding of revenue/budget and P&L forecasting and execution.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

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