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TecHounds, LLC Manufacturing Manager in Costa Mesa, California

Job Code: #3752

Title: Manufacturing Manager

Job Type: FullTime

Job Location: Costa Mesa California

Job Description:

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager

Location: Orange County, CA

Salary: Open

Keys to job: AS9100, Lean Manufacturing/Six-Sigma, EHS

Must have US Person status for this position (per EAR and ITAR)

The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for managing human and material resources for the planning, procurement and manufacturing of avionics and industrial ruggedized display products, on time and on budget in a high mix low volume environment. The team includes buyer, planner, material coordinator, electro-mechanical assembler, optical bonder, inspector, test technicians and a number of manufacturing engineering team.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in production and manufacturing leadership role, direct management role

  • Knowledge of AS9100 quality systems and standards a definite advantage

  • Proven experience with Lean Manufacturing techniques or Six-sigma

  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance

  • Experience in an environment where there is development of large number of new products

  • Solid computer skills

  • Bachelor’s degree - in engineering, industrial technology


  • Ensure that production planning activities will satisfy contractual obligations

  • Provide leadership to procurement team and ensure targets are achieved

  • Review and ensure production capacity in terms of human resources and equipment is adequate

  • Define human resources need, define roles, hire new talent and manage performance

  • Review production activities as required and execution mitigation plan to insure on-time and quality objectives are achieved

  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement

  • Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations

  • Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to

  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures

  • Set product quality standards

  • Monitor quality standards of products

  • Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives

  • Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems

  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process

  • Prepare and maintain production reports

  • Estimate production costs

  • Set and manage production budgets

  • Implement cost control programs

  • Ensure that manufacturing engineer provide adequate technical support to the floor and that productivity improvements are continuously generated

  • Lead the team to integrate best lean manufacturing practices

    About Us: TecHOUNDS is a SoCal based Technology staffing firm. We are a highly professional and ethical firm that provides both direct hire career and contract opportunities. We take great pride in finding the right career opportunities for Professionals like you. Our services are 100% employer paid.