Director of Additive Manufacturing & Advanced Manufacturing Processes

  • Minority Executive Search
  • MD, USA
  • Jul 30, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

This leader will manage a team of engineers to implement processes at specific plants in locations including but not limited to Connecticut, Texas and Taiwan as well as approved suppliers and partners.  Travel will be required to support multiple business units as well as customers, vendors, and manufacturing partners.  Install and maintain a series of production capable metal additive manufacturing lines including equipment that manages powered metals, binders, sintering furnaces, heat treating furnaces, polishing, deburring and cosmetic finishing processes.  Implement new processes as identified by the business unit.  Establish relationships with technology and process suppliers as well as the plants to ensure smooth transitions.  IT System (hardware & software) and CAD (design & manufacturing) experience.  Strong Program Management skills will be required.  Maintain a diverse staff capable of implementing new processes on a global scale.  Develop and maintain relationship!
is of interest in the field both within the organization and external including: industrial working groups, conferences, tech councils, university and government agencies.  Ensure processes are achieving maximum efficiency and ensure investments are being made to achieve the highest ROI on existing equipment.  Qualify processes and individual parts/SKUs to ensure design and user intent is met.  Effectively communicate opportunities, results and issues to management.  Ensure processes comply with corporate EHS standards and that the process can be safely managed across the globe.  Build proposals for the business to invest in new technologies, equipment and processes.  Assist in developing the strategy for the product road and ensure we keep our competitive advantage in key product areas.  Identify customer frustrations as well as problems within the business or target markets that can be satisfied with advanced manufacturing processes.  Submit parts and finished goods for qu!
alification testing, interpret results and ultimately approve a production process for mass production.

Requirements: Bachelors, Masters or PHD in Engineering or Physics. 15 years experience implementing processes into a high volume production setting.  10 years experience managing a team.  Experience with Metal Injection Molding, Sintering and MIM Materials and Material Management.  Extensive experience in the following areas: metal additive manufacturing, powdered metal, sintering, industry 4.0, IOT implementation, automation, process flow mapping and line set up.

  Please answer the questions listed below and email them back to me with your updated resume to Referrals are welcome!

  1. Do you have experience 15  Plus years of High Volume Production Settings? Explain
  1. Do you have Metal Ejection Molding, Sintering, MIM and Materials Management experience?