Plant Manager, Delivery Systems & Services

Posted 25 Jan 2023

Chandler, Arizona - United States

Req Id 260483


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

The Plant Manager at the EMD Electronics Chandler, AZ facility has overall operations responsibility of the manufacturing site, including Safety, Production, Quality, Maintenance, Packaging, Planning, and Engineering.  The Plant Manager will champion a team-oriented culture of safety and quality to support employee engagement and customer satisfaction. 


Your role:

  • Provides leadership, strategic vision, and tactical execution in support of key business objectives for the manufacturing site.
  • Establishes and reinforces a culture and expectation of safety; ensures established safety procedures are followed step-by-step without variation to include the safety and security of all employees and visitors on the site.
  • Motivates employees to recognize and promote Safety as a top priority.  Sets the site safety goals and ensures basic safety process activities are performed, hazard identification processes and Operating Plant Hazard Reviews are instituted, and action items are completed to enhance the overall site safety performance.
  • Assures compliance with applicable regulations and laws, corporate sustainability objectives, and emergency preparedness.
  • Oversees all aspects of the employees in the plant including recruiting, onboarding, developing, and engaging.  This includes building a positive, team-oriented culture via diversity and inclusion programs, talent development and succession planning processes, communication programs, training, and teambuilding activities.
  • Optimize the use of automation and data science programs to improve the manufacturing efficiencies and product quality and consistency.
  • Accountable for managing new process and product introductions and providing support during feasibility, technical planning phase, process transfer, launch, and continued supply. 
  • Ensures on-time product delivery and commercial supply of semiconductor products
  • Manage the site budgeting and planning processes to ensure that customer, financial, and operational objectives are goals, metrics and KPI’s are met.


Who you are:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree, in an Engineering discipline or related discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in progressive leadership of multifunctional teams
  • 5+ years of experience in specialty chemical and/or electro-mechanical assembly production systems


Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business or technical field
  • Experience in manufacturing environment in semiconductor materials on an operative level
  • Proven communication and leadership skills and experience in diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Transformation and lean management skills
  • Ability to establish credibility, be decisive, and be able to recognize and support the organization's preferences and priorities
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to drive important company inclusion, values, and initiatives
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, financial acumen, ability to make decisions in a constantly changing environment
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing start-up environment

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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