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Facility Director

Petaluma, CA 94954

Posted: 06/28/2023 Job Number: 20082051

Job Description

PEAK is looking for the Facility Director for a client based in Petaluma, CA, this is an onsite position with the base salary from 180 - 200k/annum.

This role requires a deep appreciation and experience/knowledge of amplifiers, comfort managing a diverse and passionate group with artistic sensibilities, experience and leadership for Continuous Improvement in a craft environment, deals in facts and metrics as decision points, and can work successfully to budget/forecast as a Cost Center. As a relatively small facility, this position requires an energetic and involved approach on all topics around a structured Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Human Resources (SQDCHr ) framework.

Main duties
  • Works with Leadership/Management teams to set strategic goals and priorities.
  • Transforms high level directional needs into a workable business plan and promotes execution of that plan with the appropriate metrics and timelines for business success
  • Monitors and influences daily production activities and metrics together with the Production
  • Manager and supporting Team Members.
  • Manages Quality, Materials, Engineering, and Production professionals on a daily basis.
  • Manages cross matrix business integration with Finance, HR, Product Development, and Sales professionals who support the facility from the Petaluma, HQ, and other facilities.
  • High profile leadership - Walks the production floor daily and helps maintain an inclusive, servant-leadership based culture.
  • Reports up through the organization monthly on KPI's in a structured SQDCHr format with precise summarized input on variances from plan.
  • Working with cross functional partners, develops and promotes an appropriate timeline and skills/technology development for on-time delivery of new products.
  • Works closely with the site Controller to prepare, present and execute the Cost Center operational budget.
  • Prepares, drives approval and executes on Capital spending.
  • Maintains and further drives Safety as priority
  • Promotes and further drives a product quality focus that anticipates customer's expectations for a craft based premier-level product.
Other duties
  • Employee can be asked to perform other duties that are reasonable within the area of expertise
Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent presentation and strong communications skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative, flexible, and adaptable to new situations and assignments
  • Must be independent, self-motivated and possess a positive attitude, operating well in a team
environment that is focused on collaboration and accountability
  • Strong interpersonal, mentoring, coaching and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to work with all levels of management and foster relationships with operational personnel
  • Proven experience supporting growth through transparency, consistency and disciplined execution
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and organize workload to meet organizational timelines in a fast paced, very high growth environment
  • Ability to work with Senior Executives of the Company
  • Leadership skills necessary to coach and mentor others;effective supervisory skills with an ability to develop a team, review employee performance, address escalated issues, generate assignments, and set priorities
  • Provide insightful ways/approaches to motivate others and identify strengths and developmental opportunities with talent
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills, with ability to make effective decisions
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or concerns
  • Technical and comprehensive knowledge of operating procedures
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation,
with a track record of delivering to plan
  • Flexibility to adapt quickly to changing circumstances;able to proactively question and challenge to prioritize and identify solutions in timely manner
  • Clear thinker with outstanding numeric ability supported by a rounded commercial awareness
  • Able to see the big picture but possesses a pragmatic /flexible approach to delivery
  • Hands-on high-end craft experience
  • Curious in nature and always looking to question, learn, and look for better ways to do things
  • Relish working in a company with a diverse and fast paced environment
  • Personable, fun, team oriented
  • Thorough understanding and strong working knowledge of high-end electronic device/craft
woodworking and production, with an emphasis on the amplifier industry.
  • Knowledge of business practices and procedures related to craft-based facility management
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is required.
  • Minimum of 8 year's progressive leadership experience in production management
  • Experience successfully managing highly skilled artisans
Work Environment
  • A wood shop environment dedicated to all processes related to wood transformation and
  • finishing.
  • Dedicated offices, cubicles, and meeting rooms.
Travel Requirements
  • Occasional travel to and between the company's manufacturing and HQ locations.
Physical Demands
Basic physical stances and actions (sitting, standing, walking);occasional 25lb lifts.
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