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General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems Manufacturing Manager in Carthage, Missouri

Directs and coordinates plant production activities in safely processing materials and distribution operations for a demilitarization (de-mil) industrial plant to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize plant throughput and on-stream factors and profits by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

  • Ensures compliance to all EH& S, Corporate and regulatory requirements.

  • Participates in the scheduling of activities of departments such as operations, engineering, maintenance, warehousing to affect operational efficiency and economy.

  • Daily monitors and reviews production variables and production schedule activities, emergency maintenance activities, operating reports to determine changes in program or operations as required.

  • Participates, implements and delivers directives to the Plant supervision outlining policy, programs or operations changes to be implemented.

  • Provides operational input including personnel requirements, material needs, supplies and inventory, subcontract requirements, facility needs and tooling/equipment needs.

  • Schedules the site shipments by analyzing production demands and current inventory to ensure the most efficient use of magazine space and SFHB waste preparation.

  • Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.

  • Reviews production and operation reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

  • Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing and retrieving production data for reports.

  • Trains and ensures orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.

  • Develops and reports performance measures to help document continuous improvement.

  • Collects burn reports and other documentation for Commercial and de-mil customers to provide proof of high temperature incineration.

  • Conducts audits of processed materials, uncontaminated packaging and transport containers.

  • Plans production operations and establishes priorities

  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.

  • Provides inputs to revisions regarding standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.

  • Participates in the development of training plans with Human Resources for employee development based upon performance appraisals for facility staff.

  • Resolves workers concerns or submits unsettled concerns to Human Resources for action.

  • Participates in the site wide Process Safety Management program.

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong computer skills, administrative data control, scheduling and team interface.

  • Extensive knowledge of explosive materials and their application.

  • Environmental and Engineering practices with working knowledge of ISO-9000 required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and teamwork.

  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Manages competing demands while meeting commitments.

  • Works within the highest level of integrity, ethics and safety.

  • Operates under limited direction and exercises independent judgment.

Requisition ID: 2020-12045

Street: 4174 County Road 180