Factory Manager Job Description

Factory Manager Job Description

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Factory manager provides management oversight and leadership of safety, manufacturing, maintenance, engineering, operations planning, quality assurance/control and human resource functions for a production facility.

Factory Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage a Distribution team of hourly lift-truck operators, inventory personnel and repair coordinators to guarantee smooth day-to-day distribution operations
Working with regulatory agencies, model governance, internal audit, statisticians and implementation specialist to create, validate, and document statistical model and bank policy operational processes
Identifying and managing systems and resources to measure and report on process metrics used to measure and assure efficiency and effectiveness
Leveraging problem solving and influencing skills to quickly and completely correct issues with systems and data used to support the Model factory
Coaching project managers on critical project plans in a complex dynamic environment, to ensure projects are being documented appropriately to mitigate risk and to be delivered on time
Partnering across the organization to provide strategic and tactical thought leadership to develop and adopt industry leading model factory practices
Developing, recruiting and retaining a second line of production supervisors, superintendents, floor managers, shift managers
Liaising with all departments that have direct relation with production
Plan, drive and control store sales, KPI, shrink and payroll performance
Schedule personnel and direct factory store operations

Factory Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Factory Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, OHSAS18001, ISO14001, PMI, ITIL, ASQ, CQE, ISO, SCRUM, ISEB

Education for Factory Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the factory manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, Marketing, Retail Management, Education, Manufacturing, Management, Industrial, Business/Administration, Technical

Skills for Factory Manager

Desired skills for factory manager include:

Distribution
Manufacturing operations
Warehousing
ISO and TS Quality Management Systems
Shop operations and maintenance procedures
Control plans
General engineering and manufacturing processes – DFMEA
PFMEA
DVP&R
Business and contractual intricacies

Desired experience for factory manager includes:

Demonstrated problem solving and influencing skills
Highly developed interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Process Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Engineering, Computer Science or Management of Information Systems or Military experience
Certification in PMP, Scrum, Agile, or Six Sigma certification
At least 1 year of experience in Banking or Financial Services
At least 1 year of professional experience working with statistical modeling practices

Factory Manager Examples

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Factory Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a factory manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for factory manager
  • Lead a team responsible for Brilliant Factory solutions, in full collaboration with operations, engineering, quality, IT and other business partners
  • Lead critical initiatives for lean manufacturing, virtual manufacturing, sensor enabled manufacturing technologies, factory and supply chain optimization that drive predictability, productivity and profitability into the supply chain
  • Integrate Lean NMS activities with machine monitoring, smart metering, and visual factory initiatives
  • Foster and mature a GSC culture that is data driven and process controlled
  • Act as a change agent for the adaption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and business process improvement
  • Create a consistent communication rhythm on program and operational improvement status, to facilitate adoption of these strategies
  • Implement programs such as Lean manufacturing, Model-based manufacturing, real-time shop floor analytics, and automatic identification and data collection
  • Maintain financials
  • Partner with Finance leaders to manage Advanced Manufacturing initiatives
  • Develop program benefits and drive to achieve results through GEH’s Product Cost Council
Qualifications for factory manager
  • Flexibility & ability to multi-task in both individual and team assignment scenarios
  • Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA), Process Management, Risk Management, Computer Science or Management of Information Systems
  • 5 years of experience in both Process and Project management
  • 3 years of experience in Deposit and Lending processes
  • 2 years of professional exposure to data mining, statistical modeling processes, and big data
  • Experience with Post-Si validation including test plan, test content & tools, functional validation
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Factory Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of factory manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for factory manager
  • Supports global flex factory training and building initiatives that supports Enterprise Solutions
  • This individual will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to identify and prioritize training and business requirements that are translated to user and functional requirements to develop training systems
  • Provide on-site customer training on Flex Factory equipment and automation
  • Provide in-house and customer site training on individual pieces of equipment as needed
  • Assists in new product development, provides market application support and product demonstrations as needed
  • Support Bio-manufacturing Services and Fast Trak scientists with bench top to large scale client projects
  • Responsible for the development, creation, delivery and facilitation of Flex Factory training program
  • Support the design, development and execution of (Flex Factory & Fast Trak) standard and custom technical user training courses that follow a structured process to be delivered through varying methods (classroom, lab, e-learning)
  • Leadership in area of expertise to move projects forward
  • Conducting and building scientific application trainings for Flex Factory and Fast Trak on key tops such as (Monoclonal Antibodies (MAb's), vaccines, recombinant proteins, plasma fractionation)
Qualifications for factory manager
  • Minimum 5 years Food & Beverage experience
  • Been in a supervisory role
  • Must have be beased in the region
  • Experience in specialty retail or
  • Outlet stores strongly preferred
  • Technical competence in either upstream bioprocessing (especially mammalian cell culture) or purification, with exposure to the other
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Factory Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a factory manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for factory manager
  • Plan and execute Profit and Loss (P&L) budgeting responsibilities and all purchasing activities for the
  • Serve as a key leader within the Supply Chain Operations organization, providing keen logistical insight and thought processes that drive change and exhibit cost leadership practices
  • Coordinate with Supply Chain planners to ensure all daily shipping schedules are planned and all transportation requirements are fulfilled
  • Resolve and communicate issues that arise from manufacturing, deployment and inventory availability issues, transportation constraints, and many others
  • Manage a facility and equipment, to include the lift-truck fleet, scanning equipment and systems, conveyor equipment and systems, and all associated facilities
  • Responsible for factory engineering programs for CS services with new product launches through coordination of pilot projects
  • Provides support and/or lead teams through the Engineering development process and implementation of CS service on HP's products
  • Works with engineering management to identify and improve overall efficiency and quality of the program in the future
  • Projects are typically shorter-term, less complex and more contained with a defined time frame.Programs are typically longer-term, multi-functional, multi-project with complex requirements and effort
  • Engineers interface with factory process engineering, Create/instill a “customer perspective of quality” in the factory
Qualifications for factory manager
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline or Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year experience within technical discipline or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED/Biotech training program and 3 years progressive experience within bioprocess-related positions)
  • Must be able to travel internationally without restrictions
  • Must be able to sustain up to 50% travel, including multi-week assignments
  • Bachelors' degree in Business or Engineering- Prefered
  • Professional manner, confidentiality and good judgment are essential
  • Proficiency with Windows based applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
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Factory Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of factory manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for factory manager
  • Guarantee all raw materials and packaging materials used in the manufacturing process are from approved vendors
  • Develop and maintain competences and quality awareness, and commitment to zero defect in the factory
  • Setup, manage, enforce and maintain the Nestlé Quality Management System establishing the Operating Quality Manual
  • Ensure adherence to good hygienic practices in the factory
  • Manage the internal auditing programme, assessing the performance of the quality system, reporting its effectiveness to the management and proposing actions for improvement
  • Ensure the monitoring of key quality parameters by means of statistical process control in order to drive structured root cause analysis and continuous improvement in the quest for zero defect
  • Maintain full compliance of products
  • Lead efforts to ensure QMS complies with the latest ISO standards
  • Promote, mentor, and teach the use of systemic problem solving tools/techniques to identify root cause issues and implement robust solutions
  • Drive continuous improvement methodologies in the QMS through the implementation of Six Sigma and Lean principles
Qualifications for factory manager
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office, CAD)
  • Honest, open, candid, high personal integrity
  • Able to work in a network
  • Development of ‘integration plan’ for products new to the OEM
  • Master in Science Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry / Microbiology or other related major
  • 7 years experience working in a Quality Control / Laboratory Testing function in FMCG, Food, Pharmaceutical, and other related industry at middle management level with at least 2 – 3 years in similar capacity
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Factory Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a factory manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for factory manager
  • Develop quality assurance plans by identifying critical control points and preventive measures
  • Provide leadership and direction to the quality team
  • Maintain, report and develop goals, with clearly defined action plans to improve key metrics (cost of quality, customer complaint metrics, defect rate), and take actions to improve the organizational effectiveness and reduce cycle time
  • Coordinate resolution to supplier related quality issues
  • Provide direct customer interaction as needed to resolve complaints, customer audits, or other good customer interaction to continue to reinforce our good relationships
  • Demonstrate passion for safety and the well-being of fellow employees
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and contribute outside the area of quality
  • Support all corporate and divisional initiatives which may also include hands on support for quality activities outside the plant requirements
  • Ensure products comply with third party testing as required
  • Lead talent review/calibration to ensure high performance is rewarded and developed in line with the Management Development Cycle
Qualifications for factory manager
  • Have a good knowledge and understanding on GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), quality system, Risk Management skills, Microbiological, validating abilities, documentation, analytical methods, good laboratory practice, and process control
  • Demonstrated success implementing and sustaining Toyota Production System concepts in a factory environment to drive business performance
  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to lead a large cross-functional team of employees to achieve continual process improvements while satisfying business objectives
  • Have demonstrated through practice the commitment to assuring a safe and quality focused workplace
  • Preferred 7+ years of working experience in engineering and/or quality role with 5+ years in a manufacturing quality environment

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