Director of Manufacturing Uncharted Play
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Uncharted Play is seeking an entrepreneurial, experienced industrial and product manufacturing generalist to lead the company in all production, sourcing, and vendor relationship matters. Working as a strategist, manager, and liaison between all things manufacturing and the core design team, the Director of Manufacturing will work with the head of the production facility, contractors, vendors, and manufacturing engineers, to create a seamless production process from low volume to mass volume. Experience setting up simple assembly lines, negotiating with vendors, and managing production timelines will be key. Willingness to travel is also necessary as the Director of Manufacturing will split his or her time between the NYC office and the production facility each week, and be expected to travel a few times per year to meet with vendors around the country and world.
--Supply chain management
--Liaison between NYC office and production center/contract manufacturers
--Raw materials sourcing
--Management of design for manufacturing
--Development and management of production safety measures
--Development of manufacturing and assembly workflows
--Budgeting, cost accounting and scheduling
--Continuous improvement manufacturing
--Vendor and relationship management
--4-year degree in industrial engineering or a similar field
--At least six years experience in manufacturing and supply chain management
--Experience sourcing and negotiating with international vendors
--Extremely comfortable with common supply chain and manufacturing management software
--Experience in lean manufacturing, total quality management, and MRP.
--The ability to communicate with people on both the shop floor and the executive level.
--No ego - a willingness to be flexible and do what needs to be done to move the company forward
--Unlimited paid time off
--Health Insurance Reimbursement
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Named one of the 25 Most Audacious Companies by Inc. magazine in 2013, Uncharted Play is an award-winning, socially-driven start-up with a simple mission: to foster wellbeing by inspiring people around the world to lead playful lives.
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|Headquarters:||80 Varick Street|
New York, NY 10013
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||Named one of the 25 Most Audacious Companies by Inc. magazine in 2013, Uncharted Play is an award-winning, socially-driven start-up with a simple mission: to foster wellbeing by inspiring people around the world to lead playful lives.
Uncharted Play is best known for its flagship product, the SOCCKET: an energy-generating soccer ball that has been lauded by President Obama and Fmr. President Bill Clinton, and has been featured in/on media outlets such as CNN, The Today Show, The Colbert Report, Fortune Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Fast Company, Newsweek, Popular Science, and the New York Times.
Founded in May of 2011, Uncharted Play is based in New York City with an upcoming production center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Position can be based in Poughkeepsie or NYC.
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