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Manufacturing Director in Irvine, CA at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

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Job Description

We are looking for a proven Director of Manufacturing for our Orange County location.  Our current one will be promoted to a President role.  If you would like to have true growth opportunity, continue reading.

Our organization was financially sound during the recession and has been in acquisition mode to complement our sites across the country. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer supporting commercial and defense markets.  Our engineered products are mechanical and electro-mechanical from components to systems.

You will provide leadership for your team involved with manufacturing, procurement, materials, quality, and aftermarket.  Our President and executive team will groom you to become a President of one of our other business units.

Some of your duties:

- Lead on the floor

- take care of your team; provide training for your team; remove obstacles for your team

- prioritize and direct your team what they should focus on

- improve quality

- identify problems and execute solutions

- communicate goals for the team and communicate up the chain of command

- manage multiple projects


- 4 year degree; Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or other engineering discipline is a plus

- MBA is a plus

- Manufacturing leadership in a high-mix/low-volume environment

- Leading production of a complex product involving fabrication, not just assembly

- proven success

- inspiring leader, game-changer, willing to learn

- strong communicator and proven problem solver

- ability to present to executives

- customer facing is a plus