Applications of Visual Science (VA), Applied Spectroscopy (IS), Clinical Vision Sciences (VS), Color (VC), Display Technology (IT), Environmental Sensing (IE), Fiber Modeling and Fabrication (FF), Fiber Optics Technology (PF), Fundamental Laser Sciences (OF), Gamma, Holography and Diffractive Optics (FH), Image Sensing and Pattern Recognition (IR), Imaging Optical Design (FD), Integrated Optics (PI), Laser Systems (PL), Lasers in Manufacturing (FL), Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography (BM), Molecular Probes and Nanobio-Optics (BP), Nanophotonics (ON), NonImaging Optical Design (FN), Nonlinear Optics (OL), Optical Biosensors (BB), Optical Communications (PC), Optical Cooling and Trapping (OT), Optical Fabrication & Testing (FM), Optical Material Studies (OM), Optical Metrology (OR), Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology (BT), Optics for Energy (PS), Optics in Digital Systems (ID), Optoelectronics (PO), Photonic Detection (PD), Photonic Metamaterials (OP), Polarization (FP), Quantum Computing and Communication (OC), Quantum Optical Science and Technology (OQ), Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics (OH), Systems and Instrumentation (FS), Therapeutic Laser Applications (BA), Thin Films (FT), Tissue Imaging and Spectroscopy (BS), Ultrafast Optical Phenomena (OU), Vision (VV), X-Ray and Extreme UV Optics (FX)
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The company is currently seeking a Site Manager for the Duryea, PA facility. The Site Manager reports to the Vice President of Global Operations Advanced Optics. This position has seven direct reports including: Manufacturing, HD production, Engineering Services, Development & Applications, Quality Assurance, Finance (Site Controller), and Supply Chain.
Lead, develop, and build up SCHOTT North America’s Duryea operation with the main emphasis on growing revenue.
Promote the future development of the site and contribute pro-actively to the development of the site’s strategy.
Cooperate closely with the Strategic Business Field Head, Product Management, and Sales. Implement Strategic Business Field and innovation roadmaps.
High comfort level in an international, matrixed environment.
Focus on the implementation of Lean Operations and Continuous Process Improvement and sustain initiatives in these areas.
Ensure training of new employees in Lean principles and maintain skill levels of existing employees through training classes and other Lean activities.
Ensure delivery of goods and services to the business segments or their customers in the required quantity, quality, on time and at agreed upon prices.
Initiate and ensure the development and sustainable implementation of improved production and supply chain procedures.
Optimize the use of capacity at the site in agreement with the Head of Global Operations.
Initiate and ensure the development and sustainable implementation of improved quality, maintenance, engineering, process development and application development procedures.
Conduct required capacity alignment and ensure cost and quality-effective Capital Expenditures.
Plan and monitor cost, headcount and Capital Expenditure budgeting and ensure adherence to budgets.
Lead, support, and motivate employees in all area of responsibility.
Ensure workplace safety and accident avoidance.
Ensure process safety and avoidance of environmental incidents.
Ensure alignment of site with SCHOTT’s vision, mission, and strategy.
Ensure compliance with the SCHOTT code of conduct and other SCHOTT policies.
Represent the site locally. Serve as the primary point of contact for local authorities and institutions and as the integration person for the employees on site.
Ensure effective and positive cooperation with the local union representatives.
Ensure adherence to local laws and to internal and operational guidelines.
At least 10 years of general management experience or experience in managing multiple supporting functions within a production company.
Lean operations background with proven experience implementing Lean concepts within a Production, Supply Chain, or Production Services (quality, maintenance, engineering, process development) environment.
Relevant industry experience; optics industry experience ideal.
Six Sigma training / certification strongly desired.
Experience working with a German company is highly desired.
Extensive knowledge of Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) requirements.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About SCHOTT, North America (Advanced Optics)
SCHOTT North America, Inc. – Duryea, the Core Business Unit Advanced Optics are high precision components and a large variety of special materials for applications in optics, research, medical, astronomy and other industries. Located in scenic Northeast Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountain region, our facility has been in operation for over 45 years. We are located less than 2 hours from New York City, Syracuse and Philadelphia.The successful candidates must be capable of meeting U.S. Government security requirements.