Manufacturing Area Manager - Technical

Company: Abaco Systems, Inc.

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Requisition ID: 6141

Abaco Systems is a global leader in open architecture rugged embedded systems. Spun out of GE in 2015, we combine over 30 years’ experience in the industry with the attitude and opportunity of a start-up company. Find your place here as part of a high-performing team, delivering products and services in industries such as energy, water, consumer-packaged goods, government & defense, and telecommunications.

The person in this role must demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals to the 1st shift Test and Debug team. Demonstrates accountability for functional business, and broad company objectives. Integrates and develops processes that meet business needs across the organization, involving long-term planning.


  • Direct leadership responsibility for all 1st shift Huntsville Single Board Computer test, debug and manufacturing functions.
  • Responsible for meeting all key manufacturing metrics, such as VPP, Product Quality performance, On Time delivery and Environmental, Health & Safety metrics.
  • Strategically plan staffing needs to optimize labor efficiency.
  • Define, review and support business metrics.
  • Establish daily and weekly communication routines in the Test and Debug area to drive awareness and ownership.
  • Identify and drive productivity projects to meet operating plan, quality objectives and impact business objectives.
  • Must have demonstrated ability as a change agent combined with the ability to work at all levels of the organization.
  • Electronics manufacturing, test, debug and supervision experience
  • Excellent team facilitation and knowledge of problem solving techniques.
  • Excellent communication and energizing skills.

  • Qualifications:

  • BS Degree with 3 to 5 years of experience
  • MRP/Materials experience.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma Quality and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated computer competency.
  • Proven leadership capability.

  • Desired:

  • SAP experience
  • AS9100 experience
  • Green belt and Lean certified
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge

  • Are you looking to become a part of something remarkable? Check out Abaco Systems. We are looking for a diverse, self-motivated, and energetic collaboration of minds to build the mission-critical rugged embedded technology. Open-minds, creativity, and innovation are the cornerstone of our new generation; failure is not an option.  We offer excellent compensation and a full complement of benefits to provide for you and your family.

    Abaco Systems prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job RequirementsPlease see above