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Operations Manager

in Chelmsford, MA

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  • Req. ID

    R3505

  • Organization

    Semiconductor

  • Job Category

    Manufacturing

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    15 Elizabeth Drive
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    US

Overview

Brooks is looking for a next generation leader to come in and transform our robotics repair operations.  

Key responsibilities include:

Directly manage team of 30 employees producing over $10M in revenue Own and drive Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for department including safety, quality, delivery, and productivity Leverage data analytics to identify, prioritize, and drive root cause corrective actions Manage $2M budget including new capital investments as well as full departmental P&L including labor costs and variable spend Develop both short term (1 year) and long term (3-5 year) operations strategy for Brook’s full portfolio robotic repair. Drive continuous improvement through the real implementation of lean manufacturing and SPC

The right candidate will have a high degree of freedom to drive change and create a world class operation.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Brooks Automation is a fast paced technology company that works on the cutting edge of semiconductor robotics and automation solutions.  We continue to push the capabilities of robotics inside of semiconductor fabs.  We are looking for someone who is excited by technology and manufacturing automation. 

The right candidate will possess a deep knowledge of lean manufacturing and will have the following:

Experience in implementing Statistical Process Controls (SPC). 

Understands both the theory and application (don’t worry we have a team of engineers to do the fancy math) 

Experience managing a manufacturing direct labor workforce (or a real desire to gain this experience) 

Experience in managing operations metrics and KPI (key performance indicators) 

Ability to communicate effectively in both shop floor settings and at executive reviews 

High energy with the desire to drive change and create a world class repair operations

We are looking for that rare combination of hands on “doer” and strategic thinker that can leverage this high visibility role into more responsibility in the future.

Preferred/Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree with one to three years of operational experience.
  • Experience in an Operational Rotational program with a leading company that emphasizes a broad range of operational functions  (beneficial but not required)
  • Experience in the semiconductor industry or industrial robotics (beneficial but not required)
  • Experience with Safety Protocols (people and product) regarding automation and robotics
  • Technical aptitude including complex machinery
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills required
  • Result driven with the ability to work well independently and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multitask handling multiple priorities simultaneously
     

JOB LOCATION

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA  01824

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