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Job Description

Job Number
Orbital -10-209
Job Title
Manufacturing Operations Mgr
SAT : Manufacturing
Irving, Texas

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

•   Member of operations team related to business area, project or strategic activities
•   Leads a group of team members within a formal work break down element of a larger program or leads a group of team members on a small program within the department
•   Manages overall task according to business/project requirements, policies and procedures
•   Works with other team members to establish measurements, monitor performance, establish processes and procedures
•   Must be able to plan and track schedules, financial/budget data, and staffing requirements
•   Performs analysis of work flow/load balancing and take appropriate action
•   Effectively resolves conflict of personnel within team per company policies
•   Supports employee development and performance management of employees
•   May perform duties and responsibilities of control account manager (CAM)
•   Take ownership and assume accountability on assigned tasks
•   Regular communications with senior members of internal team
•   Bachelor Degree in related area
* Demonstrates planning and execution skills in support of projects or teams
•   Demonstrates a high degree of skills and innovation in resolving business or project related issues
•   Demonstrates use of influence skills to meet objective of team or project
•   Ability to adjust individual and team activities to changing conditions
•   Understanding of team roles and responsibilities
•   May require proficient understanding of earned value tools and preparation of variance analysis reports (VAR)
•   Proficient ability to develop and analyze schedule and critical path
•   Understanding of business environment and how team or project support division/company goals
•   Proficient skills in budgeting, planning, problem solving and cost analysis
•   Understanding of manufacturing technology and tools and their impact on efficiency, cost and quality
•   Effective communication skills (verbal, written)

This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The successful candidate must be a “U.S. Person” as defined under ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. Person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.