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Factory Operations Manager

Company: Meta
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Factory Operations Managers are confident leaders capable of driving successful execution of challenging product goals at our contract manufacturing partners.The US Factory Operations team, manages and reports on day-to-day activities at our contract manufacturing partners primarily based in the Americas.As a key member of the Operations team, this role closely partners with advanced manufacturing engineering, supplier quality, test engineering, logistics, trade compliance, legal and provides early and ongoing manufacturing support to ensure success of our contract manufacturing partners from concept through mass production to end of life. The main focus is successful launch of high-quality products in a cost competitive way, and with the focused responsiveness to ensure product availability in the channels on time, every time. Ideal candidates are those who have rich experience with high volume mass production background in consumer electronics industry. Candidates must have solid background with manufacturing processes. This must also be complemented with strong interpersonal and communication skills, keen focus on driving business results, ability to work in ambiguous environments, and strong willingness to collaborate and optimize overall business objectives.This team is responsible for all things related to factory management including and not limited to factory bring up and production reporting, supporting warehouse set up, material flow and pack out for ongoing success of our Final Assembly, Test, and Packout Facilities (FATP), while ensuring partner compliance with our launch volumes, quality, reliability and social responsibility.Factory Operations Manager ResponsibilitiesWorking with our contract manufacturing partners to design and layout the FATP facility by applying lean and Six Sigma principles. This will be done in collaboration with other cross-functional teams.Ensuring partners are applying state-of-the-art quality practices at FATP, including incoming components and modules.Driving yield and UPH improvements with our partners and in collaboration with other cross-functional teams.Driving cost and cycle time reductions with our partners and in collaboration with other cross-functional teams.Driving ramp and MP readiness.Execution to Product Development Process and all associated Phase Gates.Develop manufacturing processes at the factory and drive line qualifications by working with cross-functional teams and CM partners.Drive cost and cycle time reduction through line balancing, and line automation.Drive FACA (Failure Analysis Corrective Action) and yield bridge to mass production with our partners and other cross-functional teams.Influence product manufacturability, testability, serviceability, reliability, flexibility and cost effectiveness by coordinating cross-functional teams during early development and ramp.Demonstrate experience to bring up capability and talent at US contract manufacturing locations.Labor development and management through production cycles and understanding of local labor laws to facilitate responsible labor sourcing and development practices.Ability to frequently travel within continental US and Mexico, with some travel to Asia Pacific region.Minimum Qualifications8+ years of experience in Operations engineering activities.Demonstrated technical skills and experience, including a detailed understanding of Final Assembly, Test, Pack and SMT processes.Solid background best-in-class practices at Contract Manufactures for supply management, production planning, documentation control and escalations as necessary.Experience operating in dynamic, fast-paced, factory based environment with minimal supervision.Fluent in English and experience communicating at executive level.Experience in using process driven and analytical approaches to problem-solving (Six Sigma, 8D, FMEA, etc.).Knowledge of data analysis and statistics and experience presenting data driven recommendations.Proven project management experience (Planning, Cost, & Delivery).Proven interpersonal and communication skills.Preferred QualificationsExperience with transfer/set-up/qualify manufacturing in different areas/regionExperience with automated system bring up and qualificationExperience with data analysis using JMPExperience with GD&T & tolerance analysisExperience with optical systems and or Clean room setupExperience with facility bring up and construction management including commercial building permitsExperience with business reporting tools (Agile, SAP, JIRA, etc.)About Meta Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics. Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to

Keywords: Meta, Sunnyvale , Factory Operations Manager, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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