Director of Implementation – Clinton

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position of Director of Implementation is responsible for providing pre-production product samples and ensuring a seamless transition from product development to high volume production. The position will bring technical insight and excellent planning skills to the objective of creating production-like product that the team can use to verify the product solution. Selecting, managing, and improving outside suppliers is a key element of the position, as well as coordinating and fostering Jabil/Nypro support in product development efforts. This position will be responsible for the financial vitality of the “materials” component of Radius. Additionally, this position will be responsible for improving related department operating systems, and project planning activity.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate for this position must have a strong foundation in project accounting, accounting and/or finance, and experience in transaction processing, cash management, and ERP systems. 

  • Provide manufacturing feasibility input throughout the development process
  • Participate in project planning by proposal writing, planning, and budgeting activities
  • Provide strategic guidance to the team and customers in addressing the pre-production and production needs of the project
  • Qualify suppliers to meet customer’s pre-production needs (i.e. – tool builders, rapid/short run molders, manufacturing development suppliers, materials, etc.)
  • Understand and communicate to the development team Radius-qualified suppliers capabilities
  • Inform and update the development team of new manufacturing technologies, materials, and Jabil/Nypro capabilities
  • Responsible for on-time and on-budget delivery of appropriate-quality product samples
  • Facilitate production supplier involvement through-out the development process
  • Provide part and capital investment information throughout the development process
  • Collaborate with the quality team internally and with suppliers to match expectations with results
  • Define processes and methods to mitigate risk and deliver expected results
  • Fiscal responsibility for the pre-production materials and services profit and loss
  • Manage manufacturing process development activity
  • Responsibility for purchasing of all pre-production parts and services
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s in Plastics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering; Master’s degree preferred 

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience developing products and creating rapid production-like product
  • A history of developing products with multi-disciplinary teams
  • A demonstrated ability to manage suppliers and purchasing responsibilities
  • Experience in developing a broad range of injection molded components (small/large, single/two shot, materials, high/low accuracy, etc.)
  • An applied and theoretical understanding of injection molding and plastics
  • A strong understanding of non-plastic manufacturing processes
  • Experience in secondary assembly, decorating, and packaging operations
  • A solid understanding of mold design and construction
  • A solid understanding of injection molding materials
  • Demonstrated experience in Advanced Quality Planning activities
  • Experience in process validation, including IQ/OQ/PQ requirements

Interested in applying? Submit your resume by clicking here. You will be directed to apply for this Radius position at Jabil.com, our corporate partner’s website.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.