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Value Stream Manager in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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We are seeking energetic and talented people with the desire to elevate their career to the next level to add to our dynamic team. Here at CarlisleIT, our mission is to 'Make the Amazing Possible by Making Critical Connections When Performance Matters'. Join a great team and enjoy competitive pay, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, immediate full vesting in the 401(k) company match, health, dental, vision and much more. Check out the opportunities today to grow your career with CarlisleIT.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CIT) - Pottstown is seeking qualified candidates to join our team in a newly created role, Value Stream Manager (Space Grade Assembly & UtiFlex). The Value Steam Manager (VSM) is responsible to coordinate the support functions and/or departments such as: planning, quality, production, engineering, materials and maintenance to provide satisfaction to our customers through products and services meeting their expectations of quality, delivery and cost at the most efficient and effective manner possible. This position incorporates strategic, tactical and technical objectives to meet current and projected production goals. Responsible for increasing manufacturing profitability, efficiency and productivity through technology, training and lean processes

* Proactively evaluate sales forecasts and the company's business and revenue plans, backlog, and production capacity and translates into a timely master plan which meets financial goals, supports sales and achieves customer satisfaction.
* Partner with Director of Operations and other senior managers to establish long range operating goals
* Work closely with sales and engineering to evaluate and develop new products. Assist with assessing new product manufacturability and ensure that Production competencies and capabilities are in place for prototype and first of models.
* Maintain clear and effective communication within and among groups. Coordinating with other value stream managers to balance resources and determine priorities amongst value streams.
* Interpret, communicate, follow and execute the management strategy to assure company's goals established on the TTI's and KPI's.
* Provide the all necessary resources to meet the production plans on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
* Coordinate the daily operations meeting with the different departments to identified and solve any restrictions to achieve the production plan generated to support the Revenue plan, On Time Delivery, Past Due Orders reduction, Inventory / WIP.
* Participate and support Safety and Environmental strategy to prevent any unsafe condition.
* Responsible for the efficient and effective management of the value stream to meet the present and future goals related to production operations. Duties include team building; continuous improvements focus on company goals, capital facility plans and coordination of facility maintenance, budgetary, planning/forecasting and reporting facility performance.
* Focus on projects aligned to the company objectives using the Lean Manufacturing - Six Sigma tools and methodology to improve quality and reduce variation on the manufacturing and transactional processes and continuous improvements to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction.
* Promote the Lean-Six Sigma tools applications such: FMEA, DOE, gage R&R, CPk analysis, Value Stream Map, Continuous flow, Waste elimination, Cycle time reduction, 5 "S", Kaizen events, etc.
* Support and assist the Internal Quality System Audit Plan to ensure that all requirements are addressed and promote consistency between activities and personnel determining the standards.
* Support and assist the Corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance process
* Work with the Engineering group to develop process flow, standard work, lay-outs, operations method, standard times, routers creation, manufacturing control instructions, tooling- fixtures-poke yokes, equipment needs, required to assure quality and capacity installed to support customer demand.
* Duties include policy setting, communication of business strategy, financial management and discipline, building integrity and credibility at all levels, career development, overseeing and directing performance of direct reports, and administration of the corporate capital expenditures preparation process.
*Other duties may be assigned*
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
* Occasional sitting
* Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
* Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
* Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
* Hearing and speaking
* Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping
* This position may/may not require passing annual eye testing as required by customers for production activities. If required, exams will be provided by a medically qualified/trained person and shall be paid for by the company
* Responsible for direction, coordination and evaluation of supervisors, professional staff and production employees
* Hold supervisors accountable for meeting goals and objectives and timely performance of all duties and responsibilities. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures, and safety regulations
* Responsibilities include interview, hire and cross-training employees; plan and direct work; appraise performance; reward and regulate employee behavior; address complaints and enact solutions
* Provide coaching and development to supervisors, leads and employees to develop and enhance their technical and operational performance. Meets with subordinates according to performance review schedule for formal performance evaluation and goal setting
* Display effective leadership as defined by the Carlisle IT Model Manager guidelines
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The following are potential items encountered: fumes, dust, noise, hazardous/toxic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.
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Qualified candidates must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Equal Opportunity Employer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* BA/BS degree in business, industrial engineering; equivalent education and management experience may substitute
* Minimum 8 years manufacturing experience in a lean environment with ISO 9000-2001 certification
* Strong background in Lean Manufacturing - Six Sigma methodology and tools applications.
* Experience and ability to coordinate and assist Lean Initiatives related to Supply chain, Order Fulfillment and Transactional Strategies through different Value Stream Map to improve OTD, Lead Time Reduction, Inventory Reduction.
* Strong experience on Capacity Management and Production control activity.
* Leadership, ability and experience to coordinate Operations to operate with most efficient and effective manner possible.
* Proven team building, problem solving and project management skills; sound, reliable judgment and high ethical standards
* Good in interpretation of the Engineering and Quality documents such: Specifications, Drawing, tolerances, part list, routers, bill of material, manufacturing control instruction, acceptance limit, quality control instructions, special customers' requirements/clauses, quality alerts, first article requirements, etc.
* Knowledge of the Microsoft Office, project management program, Minitab, AutoCAD. Knowledge of a computer aided drafting software (i.e. AutoCAD, CADD, etc.).
* Ability to communicate and develop positive relationships in a multi-cultural setting
* Ability to communicate and interface well with a wide range of people.
* Good oral and written communication skills.
* Good organizational and time management skills.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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