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Director of Scale Up and Manufacturing - Soft Magnetic Materials and Stacks

Company: Carpenter Technology
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Carpenter Technology has identified soft magnetic materials and stacks for Electrification as a key strategic growth platform. --In order to help meet increasing demand for aerospace, consumer electronics and electric vehicle manufacturing customers, Carpenter Technology has invested in soft magnetics production capabilities in Reading, PA.-- The stack prototyping and low-rate production facility for electric motor applications is based at the Motor Technology Center (MTC), located in Reading, PA, with plans to expand stack production at the company's Tanner, AL location just outside of Huntsville, Alabama.----SCALE-UP AND MANUFACTURING DIRECTOR - Soft Magnetic Materials and StacksLOCATION:-- This role will require managing the prototype and low-rate manufacturing operations at the MTC in Reading, PA--and scaling the operations to our--Tanner, Alabama (outside of Huntsville)--operations.--Travel between the locations will be 25%- 50%.Requires US Citizen or Green Card HolderPOSITION SUMMARY - We are seeking an experienced scale-up and production leader to join the Electrification leadership team to head the Electrification Stack Production Platform, helping to drive strategic growth at Carpenter.-- This individual is expected to have a broad engineering and manufacturing knowledge base with a focus on parts assembly and a proven track record of leading scale-up from prototype to manufacturing.-- This leader will influence strategy for growth in stacks and be responsible for establishment of manufacturing and quality processes to position the company as a leader in stacks for electric motors.-- The role will require managing the prototype and low-rate manufacturing operation at the MTC in Reading and scaling the operations to Tanner, Alabama.------PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead Safety as a Core Value throughout the operation.
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, operators, and technicians.
  • Manage the manufacturing activities in the stack technology area (10-12 work centers) at the Motor Technology Center (MTC) in Reading, PA
  • Work closely with the R&D team at the MTC to translate technology prototypes to a manufacturing environment.
  • Manage the capacity expansion and scale up from the MTC into larger production quantities at a new green field facility in Tanner, Alabama
  • Develop production goals and objectives for the department that are aligned with business growth targets.
  • Build operational capability on all installed equipment for production orders.
  • Lead development of the production plan from prototype to scale-up and mass production of rotor and stator parts for electric motors
  • Develop robust daily manufacturing activity aligned towards maintaining OTD
  • Lead oversight of hourly production operators and cross training at critical work centers
  • Develop, define, and lead the implementation of plans, actions, and measurements to meet department goals.
  • Measure and evaluate execution of the plans and make appropriate adjustments to meet the aligned goals and objectives.
    • Maintain and improve the knowledge base of the existing manufacturing processes and incorporating it into MES shop floor system and integrate it with quality systems, and process control techniques.
    • Identify, research and drive the implementation of improvement opportunities and work with supporting resources to realize these improvements opportunities.
    • Drive and own departmental OEE results through cross-departmental collaboration to achieve production targets, quality performance targets and equipment availability.
    • Evaluate and recommend new equipment, new processes or maintenance technologies.
    • Define and communicate performance expectations for staff and coach and counsel them in the performance of job responsibilities.
    • Communicate monthly departmental results.
    • Develop and manage departmental budgets.
    • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.
    • Effectively manage a portfolio of soft magnetics projects, including maintaining a culture of accountability, effectively allocating resources, and supporting project managers with risk mitigation.
    • Collaborate with other leaders and groups in R&D to build effective project teams, leverage expertise to maximize impact of resources, and ensure access to essential capabilities and equipment necessary for project success.
    • Perform other duties and special projects as required.REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION
      • 5+ years of experience at a production manager level in a manufacturing environment.
      • --Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineer, Electrical Engineering, or other related field required.
      • Experience in automotive production facility preferred.
      • Strong project management skills.
      • Strong experience in working cross-functionally both within an organization and outside using strong interpersonal skills to secure expertise, resources and momentum necessary to advance major programs.
      • Experience with developing and managing budgets, implementing and driving goals within the department.
      • Experience evaluating and recommending new equipment and processes through lean manufacturing.
      • Ability to travel 25-50% between Reading, PA and Tanner, AlabamaPREFERRED FOR THIS POSITION
        • Experience with design and manufacture of stacked laminations for stators is preferred.
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
        • Ability to inspire, motivate and influence others.
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced ever-changing work environment.--
        • Proven commitment to zero injury workplace. Establishes expectation of dignity, respect, integrity, and ethics within their team and leads by example.Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

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