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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Manufacturing Manager
SMP Satcom Products : Manufacturing
Georgetown, Ontario
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.

Primary Responsibilities
• Communicate expectations; monitor and appraises job results; provide appropriate training and development; assists with interviews of new applicants and selection of new employees
• Ensures a proactive safe working environment
• Support/Execute short and long range requirements for space, facilities, equipment and manpower;
• Follow all HR policies and procedures and applicable employment laws
• Tracks KPI metrics for all manufacturing and production operations.
• Support new product development and continuous improvement by integrating tools (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.) into processes.
• Assist in training employees in problem-solving techniques and on-the-spot production troubleshooting.
• Work closely with QA and manufacturing engineers on quality issues to provide solutions to issues.
• Identify areas for waste reduction.
• Provide cost analysis as required by senior management.
• Monitor workflow outputs, sets group priorities, and identifies issues to ensure performance to schedule
• Ensures communication of key business objectives and customer issues to employees
• Exemplifies and fosters teamwork within the company
• Identify relevant training needs and opportunities.
• Ensure ongoing compliance with local, national, and international standards and legislation.
Job Requirements
• Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business, Engineering or equivalent.
• Minimum 8 years of direct work experience with production, inventory and standard cost systems, manufacturing regulations, guidelines and associated standards.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to effectively impact and influence others
• Sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution and people management skills
• Proficient in MS Office products and ERP systems (JD Edwards an asset)
• Working knowledge of ISO9000 systems
• Detail oriented and analytical thinker, with strong identification and problem-solving skills
• Ability to interface with cross-functional teams
• Direct knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and methodologies.