Lumo - Head of Manufacturing

Description: Head of Manufacturing

Work with senior leadership team to influence strategic process and planning decisions to meet short and long-term milestones.

Develop the manufacturing plan and establish procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established quality standards.

Lead New Product Introduction (NPI) process both internally and with manufacturing partner.

Lead process of efficiently scaling operations and high volume production.

Attract and develop team as the business scales.

Formulate and recommend manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation.

Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost. Direct the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards.

Lead contract and business activities with key supply chain partners.

Lead entire supply chain process for manufacturing, logistics and fulfillment.

Work closely with Marketing, Product, and Engineering teams to ensure Design for Manufacturability of product and packaging.

Work with finance and sales to create a demand planning forecast that aligns with sales goals of the company.

Communicate proactively and clearly across departments to inform team members of progress, decisions, policies and all matters that affect performance and results.

Work effectively and relate well with others. Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others, working to maintain constructive working relationships.

Keep current on relevant information and technology to increase innovation and ensure compliance.

Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required.

Demonstrate high attention to detail and process.

Be self-motivated and proactive.

Education & Experience:

BA/BS in industrial, mechanical or business administration, or a 4-year technical degree in related discipline.

6+ years experience in manufacturing management, preferably in a process-oriented operations and/or related industry. A minimum of 3-years experience managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operations of a smaller manufacturer.

Experience working with manufacturing based technology, processes and principles is preferred.

Experience integrating and using CRM systems such as NetSuite or Microsoft Dynamics

Bi-lingual in English and Mandarin is preferred but not required.

About Lumo

Lumo BodyTech is a smart sensor and big data company aimed at improving people’s health and has venture backing from premier investors including Madrona Venture Group, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures. We seek to expand our world-class team by investing in a Head of Manufacturing to help build new products and experiences that can enhance peoples lives with a new wave of wearable technologies and digital health data that is rapidly changing the ways we can solve real-world problems.

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