Founded in 1919, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., is the oldest family-owned firearms manufacturer in America, and is the largest pump-action shotgun manufacturer in the world. Celebrating 100 years of innovation, Mossberg leads the industry with over 100 design and utility patents to its credit and stands as the first ISO 9001 certified long-gun manufacturer. Complete information on commercial, special purpose, law enforcement and military shotguns, rifles, handguns and accessories are available at Mossberg.com or by calling 1-800-363-3555. Mossberg can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
We currently have an opening for a Director of Manufacturing. This position has responsibility for all three manufacturing facilities. This position will be located in North Haven, CT.
Ensure lean transformation across three facilities thru lean six sigma principles, kaizens, 6S workshops and other improvement programs.
Partner with key functional leaders to support a healthy, vibrant culture centered around lean, and ensures that safety, quality, delivery, and cost are at the center of all operational decisions and improvement initiatives.
Lead, motivate, influence, collaborate, and mentor others to achieve results.
Communicate and deliver company messages that represent stratetgic vision, company culture, and operational excellence.
Supervise and lead managers to create a results oriented, metrics-driven culture.
Implement programs, processes, procedures including ISO, ATF Compliance, Safety, Quality, and other functional programs as directed.
Possess strong financiall, sales, marketing business acumen.
Be a blue-color leader - be prepared to roll up your sleeves and get the job done - be a creative thinker - promote employee engagement and transparency - be a solid business partner - be a coach and a mentor - and have fun doing it.
Other duties as directed.
Operations Management - minimum 10 years.
Relevant Education - BS/BA - MBA preferred.
Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
Strong Microsoft Skills.
Proven track record of success.
Able to travel - 25 percent.
Lean Six Sigma and/or Continuous Improvement - Green/Black Belt a plus.
EOE - AAE
About OF Mossberg
Founded in 1919 and headquartered in North Haven, CT, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of hunting, sporting and tactical shotguns and rifles, and is the oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer in America. Having over 100 design and utility patents to its credit, producing the only mil-spec pump action duty shotgun, and standing as the first ISO 9001 Certified long-gun manufacturer, Mossberg is considered to be one of the most innovative firearms manufacturers in U.S. History.