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Vice President of Manufacturing

Openwater

Openwater

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San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Responsibilities:

  • Develop manufacturing vision and strategy particularly around our open source manufacturing efforts particularly strong in photonics and ultrasonics as well as high volume contract manufacturing.

  • Scope International manufacturing opportunities to drive lower landed costs and deliver on them

  • Strong business acumen to drive contracts with the help of the executive timea and ability to effectively manage communications and expectations with all.

  • Continue to develop operations innovation jointly with the Research & Innovation organization

  • Manage manufacturing relationships including regular touch points with executive level.

  • Manage manufacturing operations driving accountability for commitments and action plans to meet or exceed deliverables.

  • Develop and implement robust co-manufacturing performance measurement and continuous improvement plans.

  • Work jointly with Quality lead to ensure compliance to quality program.

  • Available for frequent travel to manufacturing facilities

Qualifications:

  • BS in Business/Operations/Engineering or similar

  • 15+ years of relevant industry experience inclusive of contract manufacturing experience with multi-plant network responsibility.

  • Must have demonstrated experience with evaluating and improving supply chain performance and effectively managing CM relationships to drive performance in support of company objectives.

  • Cross-functional leadership and experience presenting to Executive teams.

  • Leadership experience setting and delivering organizational strategies, initiatives, objectives, and plans.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to deliver results in a highly dynamic and evolving environment

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, at a management reporting level

  • Demonstrate strong negotiation skills.

  • Lead complex programs and projects to completion.

  • Handle diverse and complex customer interactions and issues, coordinating with internal and external cross-functional teams to solve challenges and meet/exceed customer expectations.

  • Ability to exercise judgment and handle ambiguity within generally defined practices and policies selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.

  • The job is in our San Francisco office and in person

  • Salary Range: $200,000 - $350,000

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Openwater.