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Manufacturing Manager

Honeywell International

Honeywell International

Kansas City, MO, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


Provides team leadership, guidance, and support in the performance of overall manufacturing, quality and production control in areas of complex scope. Manages, mentors and coaches ISC supervisors and ISC direct/indirect staff as warranted. Leverages contemporary supply chain, Honeywell Operating System, Lean, and continuous improvement processes to consistently realize the delivery of sustainable high performance outcomes. Directly assists management on special assignments and projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates traditional and non-traditional production and inspection activities; may include electronic or mechanical assembly, machining, tool fabrication, model building, production of engineering prototypes and fixtures and material disposition.
  • Develops and/or manages initiatives to effect commitment and execution in areas such as waste elimination, operations systems improvement and growth.
  • May lead comprehensive Honeywell Operating System and Lean initiatives across the Integrated Supply Chain.
  • Creates and manages meaningful control plans and success indicators for improvement sustainability
  • Demonstrates knowledge of multiple areas within Supply Chain function (program mgmt, materials mgmt, quality), leverages this knowledge and provides contemporary/progressive leadership to improve broad business processes and achieve business results. Facilitates effective cross business supply chain communications (Defense programs, work-for-others, reimbursable).
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements within the division in efficiency of services performed.
  • Utilizes best-practice and innovative processes to define, coordinate, and implement procedural changes to assure cost-effective operations throughout the division.
  • Interfaces effectively with NSE and work-for-others customers, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Engineering and other support organizations.
  • Functions as key member of Integrated Supply Chain workload and workforce analysis. Works with Integrated Supply Chain leaders to develop the productivity improvement strategy and workforce planning required to meet future workload demands.
  • Creates environment of high employee satisfaction and retention. Assures individual and/or team performance is evaluated and reinforced in support of team and plant goals. Assures employees are trained and assigned to perform necessary operations including conformance to specifications.
  • Complies with and holds employees accountable to collective bargaining agreement.
  • Knows corporate policies and holds team accountable for modeling them.
  • Models the Honeywell Behaviors and commits to personal development in the leadership domain. Follows Honeywell policies, upholds professional standards, and performs all work in a manner respectful of others.
  • Independently resolves most manufacturing operations issues (customer requirements, material shortages, facilities issues, technical problems) within set operation parameters, engaging Integrated Supply Chain senior leaders as needed to escalate or revisit based on changing business requirements.
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of corporate and plant metrics; analyzes, interprets and applies this knowledge to solve variety of manufacturing related business issues.
  • Represents divisional management, as directed, in meetings or appropriate functions.
  • May act as a direct customer interface on assigned projects.
  • Generally, directly supervises employees and performs other managerial responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Conducts activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established HS&E requirements to ensure the protection of employees, the public, and the environment.
  • Takes actions necessary to "stop" work when an unsafe condition or action is identified. Every employee has the right and responsibility to stop work when unsafe conditions or actions are identified

You Must Have

  • 7+ years of experience.
  • Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing/production operation required.
  • Work experience in multiple areas of Supply Chain organization (program management, materials mgmt, quality).
  • May require previous experience in Honeywell Operating System, Lean or related function.
  • Bachelor's degree required Bachelors degree or MS degree in a Business related field preferred.

We Value

  • Working knowledge of production planning methods and manufacturing and quality operations is preferred.
  • Some assignments require specific Honeywell Operating System and/or Lean knowledge or certification.
  • Knowledge of production management, manufacturing operations, and/or quality inspection or test fields or related activities.
  • May require Tool and Die/Model Maker Apprenticeship or equivalent combination of formal education and experience for some assignments.
  • Understanding of team building and group dynamics including conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate in a diverse work environment.
  • Demonstrated reading, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills necessary to train, organize, and facilitate teams.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft office applications, including: MS Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: 834
  • Remote Eligibility: On-Site
  • Travel Required: 0-10%
  • Hourly/Salary: Salary
  • Relocation Available: No