Engineer Manager/Production Manager

at View, Inc. in Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

View, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW) is on a mission to transform buildings to improve human health and address climate change. We started by revitalizing something that hasn’t changed for centuries-the everyday window-and in so doing, built the technology foundation for responsive buildings that are more experiential, more human-centric, and more energy-efficient.

View Smart Windows use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun, eliminating the need for blinds to increase access to natural light and views, while improving thermal comfort. They also transform into transparent displays for remote collaboration, internet browsing and more-and come with a cloud-connected smart building platform that can easily be extended to improve indoor cellular coverage, enhance building security, and completely reimagine the occupant experience. The impact of our products is profound. View buildings are 20% more energy-efficient, and research has shown that employees working next to View Smart Windows experience half as many headaches, enjoy 37 more minutes of sleep per night, and are significantly more productive. Companies around the world-including Google, Netflix, Uber, Walmart, Stanford Health Care, and countless others-have already designed our products into 75M square feet of buildings. And we are just getting started! OUR CULTURE AND VALUES We are committed to our culture. We actively use our culture in how we conduct business.

+ Safety First

+ Customer Obsession

+ Drive for Excellence

+ Always Learn

+ Communicate Directly

+ Succeed as a Team

POSITION SUMMARY View, Inc is seeking a Production Manager for its manufacturing facility in Olive Branch, MS. The successful candidate will manage the (Department Area) team and establish manufacturing operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing manufacturing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems and implementing change. Our Production Managers are responsible for ensuring the safety, development & growth of their teams while continuously improving production efficiency by ensuring that all production activities are carried out safely and effectively and in a streamlined manner. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Proactively address safety issues, owning your area and deploying data driven improvements to minimize risk.

+ Own and enforce a safe working environment, adhere to compliance of safety policies and practices and legal regulations, supervise daily housekeeping of assigned area, and adhere to plant policies.

+ Ensure 5S is implemented and sustained.

+ Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of production while ensuring daily operation goals.

+ Providing a regular presence on the production floor to confirm internal and external customer requirements are being achieved.

+ Constant analysis of methods and manufacturing processes for improvement, simplification, revision, cost reduction and utilizing Kaizen

+ Investigate change methods, layout revision, and cost reduction recommendations.

+ Develop and initiate means of measuring indirect labor and other non-repetitive work

+ Develop and design jigs and fixtures to improve manufacturing processes.

+ Understanding of critical production machinery/parameters and its effect on quality to make timely decisions.

+ Investigate and evaluate designated manufacturing problems, determine most suitable courses of action to remedy conditions and make recommendations to the engineering manager or supporting teams.

+ Instruct and receive feedback from manufacturing management and hourly employees by utilizing the application of industrial engineering programs

+ Support a hands-on approach (Gemba) to go, observe, and understand problems to best support colleagues and solutions.

+ Continually coach, monitor and review performance of direct reports. Develop goals with direct reports and follow up to ensure company goals are met.

+ Support and coach colleagues in critical, independent thinking and root cause analysis to empower them to challenge, improve and standardize processes. Get each supervisor and staff member to take initiative to solve problems and make improvements

+ Understand, communicate, and drive results consistent with company goals and strategic plan.

+ Develop and encourage effective working relationships within the department and functional support groups to ensure timely communication and proper operational execution.

+ Motivate team members to participate in projects and meet key deliverables.

+ Build a team to support the area and equipment in optimal operating conditions through implementation of a preventative maintenance system.

+ Facilitate positive partnerships amongst support departments to enhance business processes and remove roadblocks.

+ Work with the department to apply lean methodologies in all areas to reduce or eliminate NVA (non-value added) tasks and to reduce any form of waste.


+ Less than 5 years of experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing field

+ Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills

+ Excellent diagnostic, troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Understand of a wide range of engineering methods and processes.

+ Ability to influence and communicate with all levels of the company

+ Strong project management skills


+ Bachelor’s Degree in I ndustrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering preferred

View, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
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Job Posting: JC207133035

Posted On: Mar 12, 2022

Updated On: Jun 25, 2022