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Operations Manager

Company: FEI-Zyfer, Inc.
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Operations Manager

A Brief Description of Job Duties:

The Operations Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of the assembly and test areas, and establishing, implementing, and directing quality assurance efforts to ensure that requirements for processing components and other materials into finished goods conform to quality standards. Job duties include:

Determine and implement new manufacturing techniques for improved efficiency.
Develop, update, and maintain manufacturing work instructions and forms.
Ensures adequate supplies are available to maintain production schedules.
Maintain production costs to established standards.
Oversee the maintenance of production schedules and quality of work.
Review schedule requirements and assign required resources.
Conduct performance appraisals.
Resolve personnel conflicts.
Select personnel for employment, upgrade, transfer, or discharge.
Supervise, coach, motivate, and train personnel.
Assist all departments with continuous process improvements and root cause analysis.
Audit the adequacy of the quality system and manufacturing processes.
Coordinate failure analyses and testing.
Establish and maintain quality assurance standards, procedures and controls.
Participate in the design change control board (CCB).
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The applicant MUST have the following qualifications:

B.A./B.S in Management or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing production
Minimum 5 years of related experience, including supervision of production teams (5 - 25 people).
Knowledge of IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610, and J-STD-001 requirements.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) or material requirements planning (MRP) experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) software.
Strong analytical, financial, and strategic planning skills.
Must be skilled in setting priorities in order to complete work in an appropriate and timely manner.
Ability to read and interpret design drawings.
Ability to use precision inspection equipment (e.g., calipers, micrometers, height gauge, etc.).
Ability to manage a diverse group of production QA personnel.
Strong team and relationship building skills.
Must be a skilled listener in receiving data and understanding and following instructions.
Must be skilled in verbal and written expression and communicating in a positive and persuasive manner.
Must effectively interact with management, peers, and suppliers.
Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to think clearly and constructively and make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions.
Must be creative in defining and solving problems.
Must be flexible and adjust easily to change.
U.S. citizenship.

Additional Desirable Experience:

Knowledge of AS9100 requirements.
Experience with Visual Manufacturing and IQM ERP software
Experience with Project Lifecycle Management (PLM) software such as Empower
Experience in a small company environment
Experience with Crystal Reports software
Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word


As a Federal Contractor, FEI-Zyfer is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links:

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AAP/EEO/Reasonable Accommodation

As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, Executive Orders, FEI-Zyfer, Inc. is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs) and is committed to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans (including but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and any other protected veterans). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the AAP for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans can contact us by sending an email to or by calling Human Resources at (714) 933-4000

Keywords: FEI-Zyfer, Inc., Garden Grove , Operations Manager, Executive , Garden Grove, California

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