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Production Manager – Henderson, NV

We are currently recruiting globally, and we are looking to add to our production team:

Reporting to the Vice President (VP) Power Sources, the Production Manager is accountable for and will oversee the day-to-day production and leadership matters within the high volume, high product mix, lithium-ion cell manufacturing department. The Production Manager is a key member of the manufacturing and production organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and train a cross-functional manufacturing team to ensure successful product launches in lithium-ion cells;
  • Create, maintain, and communicate schedules and plans for cell manufacturing to include process development, process validation, equipment layout, equipment fabrication, shipping, and standard operating procedures;
  • Develop and report key performance indicators to leadership;
  • Coordinate production demand with Manufacturing Engineering, Facilities and Production teams;
  • Coordinate the commissioning and qualification of manufacturing equipment FAT’s etc.;
  • Lead Kaizen efforts to support continuous improvements and use Total Quality Management (TQM) methodologies;
  • Provide technical leadership and project management skills and manage production schedule constraints using ERP and MRP software;
  • Identify company priorities and motivate personnel to achieve production goals;
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & KEY COMPENTENCIES:

  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a mix of engineering and production environments including testing equipment and automation as it relates to batteries and cells in a high volume and high product mix environment;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Able to communicate with technical and non-technical team members effectively;
  • Work well under a fast-paced environment and can manage conflicting priorities;
  • Previous experience in new product introduction launches;
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage large teams;
  • Ability to adapt to and make decisions based on manufacturing data;
  • Able to exercise sound judgment, is self-motivated, with the ability to prioritize key requirements in a demanding environment;
  • Highly conversant with Microsoft Office;
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and exceed deadlines.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume/cv to careers@lithionbattery.com.

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