Arrow Electronics Manager, Manufacturing Operations in Phoenix, Arizona


Manager, Manufacturing Operations

Job Description:

At present we have an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Logistics/Value Add Operations II in our Phoenix, AZ location.

This position provides leadership to achieve and maintain the highest standards of quality, customer satisfaction, on-time delivery and service at the most competitive cost in support of company and division goals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct management of the production capacity plan and execution in conjunction with sales & operations planning

  • Ensure appropriate resource allocation based on the P&L to meet production demand

  • Work with functional team, sales and leadership to accomplish and develop strategy

  • Support new product introduction, production and engineering improvements

  • Meet or exceed financial budget plans developed in conjunction with financial business partners

  • Develop and direct the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards where applicable for assigned programs

  • Partner with Quality Assurance to implement and maintain effective quality management systems. Identify root causes of issues and make recommendations on improvement as necessary.

  • Develop and implement process improvements leveraging Lean and Six Sigma concepts to improve operating costs, quality, safety and efficiencies

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all policies and procedures relating to safety, quality, regulatory, environmental and human resources

  • Coach, develop and mentor direct staff

  • Responsible for employee recruitment and retention for assigned department

  • Makes employee hiring, pay and performance decisions

  • Create, arrange and conduct business reviews with customers when required

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year College or University; or equivalent training, education and experience

  • 7-10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Prior experience managing people, including supervisors

  • Exceptional action and customer service orientation with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities in a fast paced, dynamic business environment

  • High level of interpersonal skills to be effective at building influential relationships with employees and internal/external customers

  • Strong business acumen to identify solutions for business problems

  • Strong quantitative and operations skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

  • Proven ability to provide direction, motivate, develop and lead a team

  • Ability to effectively interact, negotiate, and influence staff in various levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a high-mix, medium-volume computer integration environment

  • Lean Manufacturing experience and/or Lean Six-Sigma training

  • APICS certification

  • Oracle based ERP experience

Function: Logistics & Operations


Phoenix (Warehouse)

Time Type:

Full time

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