Buffalo-Wheatfield Buffalo, NY, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics, telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more. Our products, services and expertise help enable our customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated “mine-to-mill” supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites. In 2016, we generated approx. $1B in revenue. As a team of 2,500 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In early 2017, Materion closed on an exciting new acquisition that expands our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit our website at http://materion.com/About and check out our video “Materion Is” along with other videos of our employees sharing what it means for them to work at Materion. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Materion on social media. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Value Stream Manager (VSM) is a strategic partner in manufacturing operations, reporting directly to the Plant Manager, with responsibility for leading a Product Value Stream to achieve required business results. This position is directly responsible for the Gross Margin profitability of the defined value stream. The VSM ensures products in the Value Stream are manufactured with the highest level of safety that will meet or exceed customer expectations with regards to quality, delivery and cost. The position is responsible for all Product Value Stream functions and directly and/or indirectly for planning, manufacturing engineering, maintenance, and production. The VSM is directly responsible for overall performance of the Value Stream including safety, quality, delivery, cost, supervision, and employees. This position may have direct and/or indirect responsibility for business functions across multiple value streams. This position and the Value Stream Team performs as liaison and relationship builder to internal customers in Design, Product Management, R&D, Sales, and Marketing to create value across the organization, focusing on improving the external customer experience to drive customer allegiance and rapport. The VSM provides leadership guidance that ensures product scheduling, planning, materials, sourcing, and logistics functions are effective in enabling the Value Stream to achieve customer focused and financial goals; while driving and improving work ethic, team morale and team participation. The VSM drives the implementation of Lean best practices and is ultimately responsible for eliminating waste and improving flow throughout the Value Stream.