Manager, Manufacturing – Concord (306)

Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
January 7, 2021
Concord, CA
Job Type


Benchmark provides comprehensive solutions across the entire product lifecycle; leading through its innovative technology and engineering design services, leveraging its optimized global supply chain, and delivering world-class manufacturing services. The industries we serve include: commercial aerospace, defense, advanced computing, next generation telecommunications, complex industrials, medical, and semiconductor capital equipment.

Manages various specialized electrical, mechanical, and manual tasks associated with electronic product manufacturing. Coordinates and manages human and material resources to achieve delivery of quality products on schedule and within/below budget. Ensures assigned team members receive the training they need to perform their functions efficiently and cost effectively

• Plans, directs and coordinates Production to achieve goals for resource utilization, quality, delivery and cost of products
• Identifies and fulfils all personnel staffing requirements to meet objectives for production volume, introduction of new products and implementation of improvement programs
• Develops and implements an annual operating plan for manufacturing, which is consistent with and supports the business plan
• Develops and implements improvement programs consistent with the corporate and site objectives to improve quality, delivery, cycle time, cost and asset management
• Develops, implements and maintains active programs in the areas of training and personnel development to improve job skills and performance, provide career opportunities both inside and outside manufacturing and build a cohesive and effective team
• Works with Program Management and Planning to develop production schedules consistent with customer requirements and manufacturing capabilityIdentifies equipment and facility requirements to support the short and long term business plans
• Actively participates in new product development programs to assure rapid transition into manufacturing
• Evaluates worker performance, recommend salary changes, promotions, discipline, leave of absences and terminations
• Ensures team members comply with company policies and procedures
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

Other information:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Demonstrate high attention to detail
• Ability to work with diverse groups
• Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment.
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools.
• Strong customer service and client focus
• Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software
• Demonstrated leadership and people management skills including ability to effectively coach and mentor employees at all levels
• Enthusiastic and motivational communicator with multi-cultural experience
• Demonstrates effective customer interface skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and influence individuals, internally and externally, across all levels, functions and geographies • Use of discretion with the ability to gain trust of business leaders and others to discuss and respond to sensitive and business critical issues
• Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills
• Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Collaborate and influence cross functional peer leaders in order to obtain support for process improvements
• Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship building and project management
• 5+ years of electronics manufacturing experience; Contract manufacturing preferred
• 3+ years of leadership role experience
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
• Ability to drive solutions to complex planning issues with limited supervision
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation, as required
• Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship-building, and project management
• Lead, or at least participate in, a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• Available for travel up to 25-40% of the time, as required


•4 year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management  

Working Conditions:  


Shift: Shift 1

Work Schedule:  M-F 0800-1630 

Full Time

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