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Manufacturing & Technical Support Supervisor - Poulsbo, WA

About SymphonyAI Industrial

SymphonyAI Industrial is an innovator in industrial insight, accelerating autonomous plant operations. The industry-leading EurekaAI/IoT platform and industrial optimization solutions connect tens of thousands of assets and workflows in manufacturing plants globally and process billions of data points daily, pushing new plateaus in operational intelligence.

• Digital Manufacturing solutions connect devices, processes, people, and systems enabling harmonizing plant automation and control.

• Plant Performance applications span asset predictive maintenance and process health and optimization, maintaining high availability of equipment, extending the life of capital assets, and reducing process variability.

• Connected Frontline Worker solutions mobilize people and enable them to handle even their most complex processes away from their desks with human-driven procedure and instruction support, using a combination of glasses, smart phones, tablets, and PCs.

SymphonyAI Industrial solutions provide high value to its users by driving variability out of processes and optimizing operations for throughput, yield, energy efficiency, and sustainability.

Overview

We are looking for an individual to drive our manufacturing operations and technical support team to deliver our data collection devices, including online, walk around, and wireless to customers on a global basis. This is a “roll up your sleeves” role that requires a high level of attention to detail and interaction across multiple departments. You will have a team of 2 technical support technicians, 2 manufacturing technicians and 1 shipping administrator.

This position is on-site at our Poulsbo, WA office.

Responsibilities

· Interfaces with development department to provide new cost estimates, existing product change requirements ensuring smooth transition of new/modified hardware from development to production.

· Coordinates supplier relations, including price negotiations, qualifying vendors, and quality assurance.

· Reviews hardware designs to ensure that they meet requirements for timing, parts selection, packaging design and manufacturability.

· Schedules manufacturing activities including supplier timing, internal fabrication, and assembly requirements.

· This includes resolving manufacturing process improvement issues, assigning work and reviewing manufacturing documentation.

· Manages sales order processing and ensure shipments are sent on time.

· Maintains inventory levels and schedules purchasing and deliveries to match manufacturing flow and projections.

· Run monthly metrics (i.e. average repair time, average lead time, order quantities, and order quantities by type).

· Implements overall manufacturing cost reduction including inventory reduction methods, outsourcing of non-critical tasks.

· Establishes policies and procedures as needed to maintain inventory control and ensure efficient functioning of the manufacturing/production department.

· Initiates troubleshooting by investigating and eliminating the cause of hardware defects and design failures with engineers.

· Provides executive management with all pertinent department information for support of long-term business development.

· Participates with determining appropriate sales and support strategies.

· Participates with management group for developing annual business and department budgets, operating and strategic plans.

· Manages all department personnel, including job role definition, training, hiring, performance appraisals, wage determination, and career development. Manages all technical service cases and escalates issues to various departments

· Acts as top-level technical support, interacting with customers to resolve cases as needed

Qualifications

  • Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Poulsbo, WA 98370: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • What are your salary expectations?

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Manufacturing and technical support management: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

Essential Functions

Combination of education and experience required

· 2 – 4 years’ experience in a leadership role in manufacturing, logistics or similar department

· Advanced degree in engineering related discipline preferred

· Working knowledge of mechanical repair and assembly techniques for electronics and components required

· Ability to plan and organize workflow for manufacturing, control methods, and understands inventory maintenance principles

· Working knowledge of electronic components, packaging and current vendors and suppliers

· Experience with Supply Chain Management preferred

· Understanding of company sales strategy and customer support principles

· Understanding of project management principles

· Experience with accounting, CRM, and inventory software suites highly desired (NetSuite and Salesforce)

· Highly skilled in gathering data and creating metrics

· Experience with agile project management software (JIRA)

· Experience with collaboration and management workspace (ATLASSIAN, Yammer, Teams)

· Expert in Microsoft products; Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

· Exceptional organizational and communication skills

· Strong leader with the ability to foster team spirit

SymphonyAI Industrial is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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