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Operations Lead / Specialist

Company: PreAct Technologies
Location: Rochester
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

In this position you will be working on the hardware engineering team to push the boundaries of science and technology in some of the most demanding product areas. We are developing the next generation of life saving perception technologies to save lives in automotive accidents and enhance the robotics world.
Required skills & Experience:
You will help PreAct develop new generations of sensing and perception technologies in a fast paced and exciting environment. As part of a small and dedicated team, you will handle operations processes: establish goals, improve technologies, and resolves problems in conjunction with sales and engineering. You will be involved in manufacturing strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products. You will be developing operations-related plans, budgets, policies and procedures. Some travel will be required.
In the Operations & Supply Chain Manager/Specialist role, you'll:

  • Lay out plans and manage the Contract Manufacturer operations to prepare for and execute prototype and pilot builds

  • Purchase inventory and manage inventory levels to ensure efficient operations while minimizing costs and excess inventory

  • Shipping and receiving of materials as well as PreAct products

  • Handling export and import of PreAct products as well materials needed for planned builds

  • Communicate with customers and handle RMAs

  • Track all operational issues from prototype builds and drive resolution

  • Collaborate with Supply Chain and Engineering to implement change orders and disposition of materials at CMs and other sub-tier suppliers

  • Create and Review Ops related documentation and processes

  • Drive Ops related process improvements throughout the company

  • Early engagement with Engineering to drive operational requirements into development of products

  • Collaborate with partner organizations and suppliers to solve problems and present options to management for resolution

  • Present regular status updates and communications to management on operational status for all programs assigned

    ---Skills Required:

    • Ability to work with remote cross-functional teams

    • Ability to work in a small, motivated group

    • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

    • Previous experience at startup environments is a plus

    • Ability to wear multiple "hats" and flexibility to fill gaps in roles and responsibilities of the organization as needed

    • Multitasking and prioritizing projects and tasks based on business priorities

    • Skilled in working with multiple organizations across different cultures and regions

    • Ability to manage and address day to day tasks while driving longer term process improvements

    • Must be US citizen or green card holder or authorized to work in the US

      Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business or related field

      • 4+ years experience in electronics design / development or manufacturing including 2+ years experience with Operations, and Supply Chain management

      • Prefer prior experience with at high volume operations of electromechanical products

      • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

      • Prefer ERP, bug tracking and PDM systems experience such as Jira, GPLPI, etc.

      • Excellent English communication skills (written and oral)

Keywords: PreAct Technologies, Rochester , Operations Lead / Specialist, Other , Rochester, New York

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