Sr. Manufacturing Manager in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

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Job Description


The Opportunity | Senior Manager, Manufacturing


Manages the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations and at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.




Your Challenge:



  • Manages and coordinates manufacturing activities so that approved products are manufactured on schedule within quality and cost objectives.

  • Develops and recommends company manufacturing policy, establishes manufacturing operating policy and directs and supervises the application of such policies to the manufacturing operations.

  • Oversee installation and maintenance of all processing equipment used in manufacturing. Coordinates the planning and execution of manufacturing schedules based on sales requirements and plant capacity.

  • Manage preparation of cost control reports, cost estimates and manpower and facilities requirement forecasts. Controls cost of production, warehousing, receiving and shipping of raw materials through appropriate subordinates.

  • Establishes and maintains inventory controls and levels to conform to budgets and forecasts.




Your Expertise:



  • Bachelors Degree in Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or equivalent

  • Over 10 years of management experience including ability to manage budgets, finance and regulatory requirements

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with knowledge of MS Office.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people, develop short/long-term planning, organize multiple priorities, interpersonal skills, and ability to lead high performance teams.

  • Must be able to measure performance to company goals and establish targets for improvement. Problem analysis and resolution.



This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request