Executive Director of Manufacturing – Bay Area

June 1, 2021
Fremont, CA
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Executive Director of Manufacturing - Bay Area

Salary: $180K - $215 /YR DOE – Full Time + Benefits


Fralock is a rapidly growing, well-established manufacturing company, headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley that has a 50-year history of excellence. Due to recent expansion, we have an Executive Director of Manufacturing position opening with Ceramic Tech Inc. located in the Bay area in Fremont, CA. 

We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication and character that thrive in a fast-paced environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement. 

We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday time, traditional 401K and Roth investment options with discretionary employer contribution, annual bonus program (conditions apply), major Medical/Dental/Vision/Flex Plans, company paid Life Insurance, and many more!


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Culture Vision:  Our results driven team strives to deliver extraordinary outcomes through our passionate commitment to each other, collaboration, courage and innovation

Main Functions
The Executive Director of Manufacturing has the authority to direct the activities, schedule and prioritize operations of all production areas. Establishes production goals and tracks data for trends to accomplish goals. Authority to alter standard routings where appropriate and as allowed by customer to meet schedules.

Responsible for departmental budgets, staffing and controlling costs associated with the entire production process as required to meet the business plan. Is a member of the Executive Management Team. Responsible for manufacturing of the company’s product in an efficient and timely manner with the best utilization of materials and personnel. 


This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.

Typical Duties
Monitoring Manufacturing Department Performance

Maintaining staffing in balance with demand

Train, hire, and manage subordinates

Plan and direct manufacturing production activities

Required Skills
- Experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques

- Knowledge of quality systems and standards

- Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance

- Experienced in process improvement techniques

- Knowledge of business, finance and management principles

- Knowledge of human resource principles and practices

- Knowledge of machines and tools

- Knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices

- Solid computer skills

- Excellent communication, teamwork, project management, and presentation skills.

- Excellent leadership/management and business acumen skills.

Preferred Skills
APICS Certification

Fluent with M2M MRP/ERP system

Knowledge of military and commercial specifications and standards

Lean manufacturing /six sigma training and experience preferred.     

Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree in any Engineering Field or APICS Certification

Experience Requirements
Minimum of 5 years in Production Management role

Physical Requirements
Most of the day is spent sitting with occasional walking/standing

Critical thinking and problem solving skills

This position must pass post offer drug test, Pre-work Screen, Integrity, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.

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