Manager, Factory Focus

February 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:$102,835 - $154,253
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Job Description


The Factory Focus Manager I leads the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. In this role, the Factory Focus Manager prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.

Position Responsibilities

  • Leads and performs all work in a manner that is consistent with the company's quality system and manufacturing practices, which includes maintaining a clean and orderly production area at all times
  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals
  • Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors and functional peer groups
  • Works on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors
  • Follows, promotes and enforces the company's safety and environmental policies, practices and procedures and assists with safety investigations and corrective actions related to safety hazards and/or incidents
  • Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and support personnel
  • Coordinates with other departments on planning and scheduling production runs, changeovers, preventative maintenance and work order assignments and other related activities. Demonstrates knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum 7 years' related experience, including participation in enterprise level engagements in lean manufacturing initiatives
  • At least 2 years of experience in a leadership role
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Uses vision to think beyond the immediate situation, explore multiple potential paths, and adapt decision-making style based on the situational circumstances
  • Inspires, motivates, and empowers people to deliver organizational goals, while also delivering value back to employees
  • Brings organizational values to life using personality, uniqueness, and the creation of a shared vision.
  • Champions the process of change and promotes a culture of quick adaptation while helping others deal with the effects of change and leveraging change management best practices
  • Assesses the degree of risk and opportunity in plans or actions and takes appropriate action to mitigate them or makes plans to build on the opportunity
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrates strong technical skills and plans ahead to minimize potential issues that may affect the company's growth objectives
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment (Constant)
  • Sit, bend, stoop, climb, and stand for long periods of time in one place (Frequent)
  • Ability to lift and move items of various sizes and shapes up to 50 lbs. (Frequent)
  • Exposure to frequent movement of motorized equipment throughout production floor (Constant)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $102,835 - $154,253

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizenship required

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