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Director Smart Factory FOF Operations

Req ID: J2264327

  • Ubicación
    Remoto - Estados Unidos, Florida, United States of America
  • Categoría Tecnologias de la Información
  • Publicado miércoles, 17 de marzo de 2021
  • Tipo Tiempo completo

Descripción del Trabajo


Coordinate cross functional groups (EMS, Capabilities, and Business) to develop, test, deploy and sustain the Shop Floor Manufacturing Systems (SFS) and Factory of the Future improvements in all Jabil North America, Global Cloud, and Global Mechanical EMS sites.


  • Lead North America, Global Cloud Operations, and Global Mechanicals Operations Factory of the Future Steering committee defining EMS strategies and road maps, and coordinate Smart Factory and JEMMS elements leaders.
  • Communicate Smart Factory/SFS concept, model, strategy and vision globally.
  • Define/Integrate Smart Factory/SFS road map integrating the SFS phases, elements and capabilities:
    • Phases: Standardization, Strategy, Self optimization
    • Elements: Data, People, Manufacturing Processes, Materials and Automation
    • Capabilities: NPI PMO, SMEs, WCM, SFS leader.
  • Define the Smart Factory/SFS benefits, savings, and the measure process.
  • Measure and track site, regional, global results linked to Smart Factory/SFS deployment and tools
  • Analyze internal Jabil factories and external (customers, suppliers, industry) smart factory models to identify industrial trends and new solutions to be integrated in Jabil model.
  • Consolidate Jabil EMS model integrating other BUs models.
  • Coordinate activities with Smart Factory/SFS COE team and other functional groups (IT, Sites, Global Quality, etc)
  • Completes long-range planning to support overall goals of the Company. 
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Reports to VP of Operations. 
  • Job is responsible for influencing site leadership team to deploy Smart Factory/SFS systems.



  • Strong knowledge of operations managing multifunctional teams.
  • Strong knowledge of IT systems, processes, Smart Factory/SFS.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of Industry 4.0 concept, model, trend.
  • Strong knowledge of Project Management activities.
  • Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
  • Strong and convincing communication skills.
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.


  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university. Master’s degree beneficial preferred.
  • PMP or PMI certified preferred.
  • Industry 4.0 or IoT experience preferred
  • Minimum 10 years related work experience with a high volume electronic manufacturing-services company.

  • Extensive experience working in Ops, IT, Manufacturing process and Project Management.
  • Experience of personnel management and development.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.





Competency Characteristics


Customer Intimacy

Empowerment & Accountability

Continuous Improvement

Excels at listening to customers; Regularly reviews customer service plans and performance criteria to exceed key customer expectations; Delivers a standard of service that delights the customers 

Establishes clear accountabilities—who, what, by when, and with what resources; Creates relationships of trust; Empowers others to act; Holds people accountable for accomplishing assigned tasks; Recognizes and rewards excellent performance.

Implements process improvements (such as lean and six sigma) to weed out cost; Demands a quality-first mentality; Leverages internal and external best practices; Fosters innovative problem solving.


Vision & Purpose


Learning on the Fly

Shares the vision with employees; Assesses and links short term goals in the context of business strategies; Considers the big picture when implementing strategies; Measures the implementation of business strategies.

Understand how future trends will affect how our business operates; Shares the company’s direction for future opportunities with employees; Brings cross functional and cross business knowledge when implementing plans.

Conveys a good understanding of her/his area’s strengths and weakness, opportunities and threats; Energetically seeks information and new ideas from a variety of sources; Consistently looks for novel ways to solve new problems.


Innovation Management

Decision Quality

Drive for Results

Challenges the way things have always been done; Look and problems, processes and solutions in new ways; Stimulates creative ideas and experimentation in others; Leverages diversity in people to get the different perspectives and new ideas; Makes needed changes happen.

Considers broader implications when making decisions; Makes sound decision on complex functional issues; Follows a decision protocol that defines what decisions need to be made and by whom; Advances problems towards resolution despite ambiguity or uncertainty.

Focuses time and energy on the most important issues; Is consistently good at getting the right things done; Makes sure her / his team excels at delivering the required results; Monitors work in progress and provides timely correction; Rarely spends time on trivial tasks that can be delegated or eliminated.


Develop Today’s Talent

Motivate Others

Develop Next-Generation Talent

Identifies required capabilities and skills gaps within own organizational area;  

Builds the technical proficiency of her /his team; Ensures people have the resources (training, coaching, technology, etc.) they need to perform in their current job; Allows the people in her / his team to exercise initiative in getting their work done.

Skillfully communicates the information people need to be productive and engaged; Helps the people on her/ his team understand their role and goals in achieving the goals of the organization; Ensures that rewards and growth opportunities reflect individual integrity, motivation, and work performance;  

Creates a work environment that is upbeat and supportive.

Shapes roles and assignments in ways that leverage and develop people’s capabilities for the future; Ensures that key employees are learning across functional business units, or geographical boundaries; Takes accountability for ensuring a robust succession plan for her/his group; Encourages people to network throughout the organization.


Self Knowledge

Cross Cultural Agility

Integrity & Trust

Is aware of personal strengths and weaknesses; Makes time to pursue personal interests while maintaining energy and passion for the job; Recovers quickly from setbacks; Maintains composure even in extremely difficult circumstances; Is a skilled listener.

Masters new jobs, information, and situations quickly and effectively; Skilled at adapting strategies and processes to local settings; Demonstrates ability to work effectively across cultures; Is not judgmental about differences 

Can be trusted; Admits mistakes;  Is seen as a direct, truthful individual; Does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gains; Does not tolerate unethical behavior in others; Treats everyone with humanity, justice, and temperance, even under stressful circumstances.


  • Regular business hours.  Some additional hours may be required.
  • Travel requirements:  Domestic and/or International: Up to 20%
  • Climate controlled office environment during normal business hours.



Up to 7 hour(s) per day


Up to .5 hour(s) per day, up to 50 max. lbs.^


Up to 2 hour(s) per day


Up to .5 hour(s) per day, up to 50 max.  lbs^


Up to 4 hour(s) per day


Up to  .5 hour(s) per day 


Up to 1 hour(s) per day


Up to  .5 hour(s) per day


Up to 2 hour(s) per day


Will not generally apply


Will not generally apply


Will not generally apply


Up to 1 hour(s) per day

Excessive heat exposure

Will not generally apply


Will not generally apply

Excessive cold exposure

Will not generally apply

Hands in water

Will not generally apply

Dust exposure

Will not generally apply


Up to 1 hour(s) per day

Loud Noise exposure

Will not generally apply

Data Entry/Typing

Up to 4 hour(s) per day

Humidity exposure

Will not generally apply

Unusual hearing or vision demands:   None specified

^Other physical demands or notes:   Employees should not attempt to lift, pull or push a load in excess of 50 lbs. without assistance.  Care should always be taken when lifting, pushing or pulling in an awkward position. 


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this job.  It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this job.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description does not imply or cannot be considered as part of an employment contract.  Jabil Circuit, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This job cannot be performed remotely in the state of Colorado.
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