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Workcell Manufacturing Manager

Req ID: J2258600

  • Location
    Monument, Colorado, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing
  • Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description


Plans, directs, and coordinates the operations of productions, machinery, processing, and packaging departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Recruitment and Retention:

· Recruit, interview and hire Manufacturing Supervisors and Group Leads.

· Communicate criteria to recruiters for position candidates.

· Coach Manufacturing Supervisors and Group Leads in the interviewing/hiring process.

· Monitor team member turnover; identify key factors that can be improved; make improvements.

· Manage the hiring activities as per workcell business forecast outlook

Employee and Team Development:

· Identify individual and team strengths and development needs on an ongoing basis.

· Create and/or validate training curriculum in area of responsibility.

· Coach and mentor Manufacturing Supervisors and Group Leads to deliver excellence to every internal and external


· Create and manage succession plans for Manufacturing Supervisors and Group Leads

Performance Management:

· Establish clear measurable goals and objectives by which to determine individual and team results (i.e. operational

metrics, results against project timelines, training documentation, attendance records, knowledge of operational

roles and responsibilities, personal development goals).

· Solicit ongoing feedback from Workcell members, Business Unit Manager (BUM), and Manufacturing Manager on

Manufacturing Manager’s contribution to the team. Provide ongoing coaching and counseling to Manufacturing

Manager based on feedback.

· Express pride in staff and encourage them to feel good about their accomplishments.

· Perform team member evaluations professionally and on time.

· Drive individuals and the team to continuously improve in key operational metrics and the achievement of the

organizational goals.

· Coordinate activities of large teams and keep them focused in times of crises.

· Ensure recognition and rewards are managed fairly and consistently in area of responsibility.


· Provide communication forum for the exchange of ideas and information with the department.

· Organize verbal and written ideas clearly and use an appropriate business style.

· Ask questions; encourage input from team members.

· Assess communication style of individual team members and adapt own communication style accordingly.


Business Strategy and Direction: · Know and understand the campus strategic directions. · Define, develop and implement a Manufacturing strategy, which contributes to the campus strategic directions. · Provide regular updates to Manufacturing and Workcell Manager on the execution of the strategy. · Report best practices within work cell to Peers, to drive campus wide improvements. Cost Management: · Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value-added processes, or complete re-engineering of processes and systems). · Utilize tools to monitor departmental cost and cost trends, striving continuously to improve value. · Provide feedback to BUMs, WCMs, Functional Counter parts on cost and cost trends.


Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management. ·

Assess the adequacy of data gathering methods utilized by the workcells. ·

Assure that procedures and work instructions are efficient and not redundant. ·

Offer new ideas and suggestions for improvement. Identify and implement new practices and processes that are “best in field.” ·

Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet, and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively; making customer issues a priority. ·

Periodically “get down in the trenches” to rehabilitate troubled workcells or to help during product launch.

Foster a “back to basics” mentality during these times. Lead by example; “Walk the talk.” ·

Establish new measurement systems if/where appropriate. ·

Exchange knowledge and information with other Jabil facilities to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization. ·

Ensure 100% adherence to all company policies and procedures (i.e. Health and Safety, Quality). ·

Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately. ·

Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate regarding common scientific and/or technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents ·

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. ·

Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. ·

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. ·

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. ·

Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor. ·

Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy. ·

Take ownership of relevant manufacturing pieces of JOS tools like QRQC & LPA as applicable to workcell


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and training

Master’s degree preferred

Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.

5 years minimum work experience in a relevant position

Or equivalent external work experience, including 5 years management experience.

The anticipated pay range for this role is $79,143 - $150,117. A competitive salary will be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the selected applicant, as well as internal equity and alignment with salary market data. As part of the total rewards package, this position is eligible for a bonus based on performance. In addition, Jabil offers benefits to enhance your health, wealth and resilient self. These include medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; 401(k) retirement plan and employee stock purchase plan; and paid time off.

The anticipated pay range for this role is $79,143 - $114,577 - $150,117. Job-related, non-discriminatory factors used to determine the actual offered rate include qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data, and consideration of internal equity.

As part of the total rewards package, this position is eligible for a short-term incentive based on performance. In addition, Jabil offers benefits to enhance your health, wealth and resilient self. These include medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; 401(k) retirement plan and employee stock purpose plan; and paid time off.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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