VP Engineering


Williamsport, PA

Not Specified years

Posted 236 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

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My client is one of the world's leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers ; THEY ARE CONSISTENTLY RANKED #1 by customers globally; Awarded Supplier Excellence Premier Award for outstanding performance by one of the largest defense

contractors in the U.S. ; ONLY 10 OUT OF 10,000 suppliers to this contractor are given this honor; Also awarded 2017 Supplier of the year by this same contractor for a specific missile program; they have shipped 57,000 mission critical electronics assemblies with ZERO - DEFECT quality for the prior 12months. Widely recognized for providing Zero - Defect Quality, 100 % on time delivery, and best in class service and lowest cost.

Not only a premier company in quality standards they are an organization that believes in community support and back it up with significant financialsupport to various local charity organizations.

It is also important to know that the company is growing at a well managed and planned rate; financially very stable and again well managed.


Due to growth and the desire to continue their proud record of Quality and On Time Delivery they are looking for a VP of Engineering. Needles to say this is a NEW KEY position and will report to the President. All Engineering positions will report to this position. 

Your function includes hiring , coaching and supporting engineers for the safest / best work environment and 100% customer satisfaction through operational excellence.

Some key objectives : perfect safety ; total employee satisfaction ; 100% Regulatory compliance and highest ethical bar ; Zero - Defect Quality ; 100% on - time delivery ; 8hr. Manufacturing Lead Time ; elimination of waste ; Lowest total cost.

You would be expected to set stretch objectives with team to outperform for customers; hold team 100% accountable and prides outstanding coaching and support to ensure every engineer is successful; Apply proven Lean Manufacturing expertise to achieve objectives ; lead from the front and set the highest standards of excellence ; Have experience at AS9100, NADCAP, IPC-610 Class 2 and 3 and all relevant quality standards and certifications ; interface with customers

Your experience should include: Track record of success applying 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma best practices ; 20 yrs. of Process Experience with Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS); Demonstrated ability to set goals quickly while possessing strong people skills centered around supporting each member of the team ; Six - Sigma strongly preferred ; BS / Engineering ; advanced degree is a plus.

$150K - $180K