Senior Director Manufacturing Management

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: North Reading, MA, US

Company: Teradyne

Manufacturing Management Senior Director in Operations.



  • Responsible for the management of on time delivery, quality, and capacity of our EMS partners and internal factories
  • Develop, monitor, and track ongoing EMS supplier/internal factories performance data / KPIs through SMT, electro-mechanical build, final assembly and test to shipment of product
  • Work with our internal sales administration office to meet/exceed our customer expectations for delivery and quality
  • Ensure critical escalations which impact delivery, quality, and capacity of our EMS partners and internal manufacturing are resolved in a timely manner
  • Work with our New Product Introduction teams to ensure products are released to high volume production which meet our standards/criteria for high volume production
  • Develop and track savings projects and partner with Procurement category managers to lead the implementation of saving initiatives.
  • Ensure product safety and quality improvements from co-manufacturers.
  • Improve customer service performance of co-manufacturers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience, Knowledge, & Skills You Bring:

  • 15+ years of managing EMS providers or direct management of manufacturing
  • 15+ years of broad-based Supply Chain responsibilities.
  • Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing experience/certifications.  Green belt/black belt a plus
  • Strong data analysis skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.


What You Will Need to Succeed:

  • Passionate about a purpose-driven career
  • You’re a born leader: You lead and take responsibility and ownership of your area, your innovations, and/or your category as the strategy maker.
  • You’re a strategy guru: You will strategize with the EMS providers figuring out what to allocate where, which partners to grow with and award more business, and which EMSs to exit.
  • You’re a storyteller: You understand our business and you want to make our EMS strategy competitive, you need to be a compelling storyteller, so they understand why that is so important.
  • You’re a changemaker: You think differently, challenge the status quo on how we buy to reduce costs, and find better alternatives.


Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in a Supply Chain discipline.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and use the computer for extended periods of time; ability to answer phones and use a variety of office equipment; ability to lift 15 pounds and reach overhead.


Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 10% travel expected.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.




ITAR Restriction: All candidates for this ITAR restricted position must be one of the following: US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.

FOUO Designation:  This position may require access to work under Federal Contracts under the "For Official Use Only" designation, and as such, you may be limited to access such programs if you are not a US citizen or if you have dual citizenship

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

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