Production Manager, Semi-Conductor

Kalispell, MT — Full time


Company Overview: This is an exciting time to join this semiconductor company as they continue their fast-paced growth to becoming the leading supplier of advanced electroplating and surface preparation tools to the semiconductor industry. You will be responsible for growing and managing a strong metrics driven Manufacturing and Operations team.

The ideal candidate must have experience leading teams, projects and programs focused on operational growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct manufacturing organization through next phase of company growth plan including expansion of production capacity.
  • Responsible for managing production and operations to meet company goals and objectives.
  • Maintain close partnership with internal stakeholders Engineering, Customer Service, and Sales organizations.
  • Eliminate or reduce duration of non-value add activities, such as any excess testing through focused interaction with all pertinent corporate departments.
  • Drive rapid closure of critical non-conformances.
  • Develop continuous improvement structure and methodologies.
  • Evolve a process control and quality culture.
  • Develop innovative initiatives to enhance internal efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage the operations budget.


  • BS Degree; an MBA is a plus.
  • 5 years of experience overall in equipment manufacturing operations, quality systems; semiconductor experience is highly advantageous.
  • Experience leading teams, projects and programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with inhouse facilities, materials suppliers, and contract manufacturers.
  • Production capacity and factory operations management experience.


A meaningful compensation package will be developed for the successful candidate that includes a base salary, along with performance-based bonus.

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