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Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2022 sales of approximately $5.5 billion.AMETEK has 18,500 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations, and a global network of sales, service, and support locations in 30 countries around the world.Our Mission is to solve our customers' most complex challenges with differentiated technology solutions.Our Strategy is embodied in the AMETEK Growth Model, which integrates the four growth strategies of Operational Excellence, New Product Development, Global and Market Expansion, and Strategic Acquisitions with a focus on cash flow generation and disciplined capital deployment. By executing the AMETEK Growth Model, we seek to generate shareholder value by doubling earnings per share over the course of each business cycle.AMETEK consists of two operating groups, both with highly differentiated technology and leading positions in niche markets: Electronic Instruments - a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of advanced analytical, test and measurement instrumentation for the energy, aerospace, power, research, medical and industrial markets. Electromechanical - a differentiated supplier of automation and precision motion control solutions, as well as highly engineered electrical interconnects, specialty metals and thermal management systems. Job description: Division VP OPEXJob Summary We are seeking a Division Vice President, OEX for the MCT Division who will work closely with the Business Units (BU) and the Division General Manager to facilitate success within the operations and logistics functions of the MCT Division. As the Division Vice President, OPEX, you will develop and coordinate Divisional Operation Strategies and Policies, working with BU Management on initiatives that will facilitate improved operational performance. You will play a critical role in annual strategic planning, operations reviews, and budget presentations to executive management, and will lead the operations due diligence and integration activities for acquisitions made by the MCT Division.Key Responsibilities: Interface with Regional Business Unit Mgrs / Plant Directors, Engineering Groups, Strategic Purchasing groups and all Production areas and HR on all OPEX module initiatives. Responsible for creating an environment of continuous improvement via OPEX tools and techniques modules.Coordinate and execute all Cost Reduction Projects identified and committed in Productivity budget.Co-Ordinate OPEX training roll - out activities across all P&AI sites.Co-Ordinate Six Sigma Projects across the sites Provide resolute focus on supporting the Plant Directors in delivering the Plant OPEX targets in relation to the OPEX Assessment criteria.Ensure all sites have credible monthly Production schedules and backlog visibility to enable successful shipments that meet the budgeted and forecasted requirements as published on the 5th day reports.Develop Current/ future Value Stream Process maps and plan improvement activities that will deliver future Productivity savings as per budget.Work closely with Plant Directors to compile Capital projects that will secure the viability and continuity of production.Ensure Inventory levels & Working Capital targets by each category (Product Family) are in line with Budget targets in terms of $Value & inventory turns.Value Steam Map the current Inputs & Outputs to the Inventory movements.Introduce a Sales & Operational Planning Process or equivalent process in a joint project with IT that will retrieve Business Intelligence from Sales & Marketing and result in the Infinite Capacity Planning for the group.Develop Purchasing forecasts from the S&OP process to share with vendors to drive MOQ, Lead Time & Inventory reductions from Key Suppliers Focus the Supply Chain Function on achieving the Business Metrics on OTD in full to Promise & Request at > 95%Ensure adequate skills are developed within your team to support current and future requirements and promote good employment practices - you and your staff adhere to laws, policies, etc..Work closely with the purchasing community & suppliers to move towards consignment stock and vendor performance rating. Ensuring that supplier contracts put in place support Inventory reduction goals.Establish Divisional structure required to drive OPEX results & cultureCreate an effective visual communication process.Deal with any issue relating to the OPEX roll-out that isn't documented above.Main Purpose of the Position: Improve Working Capital metric in line with Divisional Budget expectations.Improve product profile, cost, profit, availability, and standardsDrive continuous improvement culture through all processes and productsDevelop and maintain Value Stream Map processDevelop, motivate and train people and facilitate team workingCo-Ordinate OPEX & Six Sigma Kaizen event activities across the DivisionKey Accountabilities/ Success Factors: Maintain and monitor Cost Reduction Productivity DeckLiaise with Plant Directors to generate any required recovery projectsDeliver factory commitment to OPEX targets against assessment criteriaDeliver OPEX training plan with Plant resourcesEstablish effective communication processImplementation of OPEX initiatives in line with VSM processCreate a safe working environment which recognises Health, Safety and Environmental issuesProfessional Qualifications/ Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering, supply chain, operations/manufacturing/industrial management, manufacturing technology or related; MBA preferred10 years of experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership role, within operations in an Electronics or Electro-mechanical manufacturing or similar environment.Demonstrated success in relocation of operations to global, low-cost areas is preferred.Strong executive presence with the ability to set vision and strategy for Operations.Ability to effectively communicate information to executives and managers.Strong knowledge of Business System processes.Strong knowledge of inventory control systems.History of hiring, developing, growing, motivating, and mentoring operations talent.Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills especially Excel, and experience working with ERP and internal software programs.Ability to travel up to 30%, domestic and international. 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Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Mount Prospect , DVP OPEX, Professions , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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