Fabrication Manager

Charlotte, NC
Apr 30, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


• Responsible for all Fabrication initiatives, including: production, engineering, process control, process development, tooling design, cost reduction, and quality improvement
• Manage all department manufacturing operations within Rough Fabrication and Rod Polishing
• Both the area Supervisors and the Engineering staff will report directly to this position
• Establish and execute manufacturing plans
• Develop capital and departmental budgets and control department spending
• Establish and execute training programs for all department personnel
• Ensure all SYNOPTICS' policies and procedures are implemented and maintained
• Develop new fabrication/polishing processes for crystals and optics and to improve/modify/perfect existing processes
• Perform other responsibilities as assigned/required


• Bachelor's Degree in business or scientific discipline required, MBA preferred
• Minimum 3 years of experience working in a relevant manufacturing environment, in a supervisory/leadership capacity, is required
• Must be familiar with and show success in Lean Manufacturing disciplines, process improvement and in management of personnel in previous job functions
• Must possess the ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

Company Description
Northrop Grumman SYNOPTICS is the industry leader in the manufacture of solid state laser materials and components. We are truly a "one stop shop" with diverse skills and capabilities from crystal growth, fabrication, thin film deposition, inspection and packaging.

Charlotte, NC


Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:12:59 PDT