Elray is continuing to grow and is needing a high caliber Plant Manager to support their operations. The Plant Manager will be a hands-on leader overseeing all Production, Logistics, and Material Control activities within the production operations and tool & die shop.
Elray Manufacturing produces highly reliable, precision metal stamped parts for a wide variety of sophisticated products in a range of industries. What makes Elray extremely valuable to their customers is their absolute dedication to Lean Manufacturing and other cutting edge production practices. Their approach to Quality and Productivity is easily as sophisticated as what you will find in many companies ten times their size. They design and produce their tools, dies, and products in Glassboro, NJ and are proud of their ability to compete with the best in the world. A new website is in development; however, for more details refer to SCOPE Recruiting.
Oversee all aspects of production operations including a workforce of 20 with 2 Supervisors
Managing the tooling and equipment department including a workforce of 6 with 1 Manager
Oversee warehouse and logistics operations including inventory management, shipping, and receiving with a staff of 4 including 1 Supervisor.
Lead the production/material control process (planning & scheduling) including involvement in ERP and systems strategies.
Mentor and develop team of supervisors.
Drive continuous improvement throughout the operations, instilling these principles within the workforce.
Experience working in a discreet product, high mix production environment with an OEM customer base.
Tool and Die / Metal Stamping industry experience strongly preferred.
Hands-on experience in the application of Lean techniques i.e. Kaizen, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, etc.
Workforce recruitment and development experience, with emphasis on manufacturing skills development.
Experience with an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system.
Data-driven and process-oriented with the ability to consistently meet commitments and reach objectives without direct oversight.
Excellent written and verbal communication and critical thinking skills.
Bachelor of Science Degree in supply chain, business, operations, management or related field.