Manager, Operations - Manufacturing
Myant
Etobicoke, Ontario, CA
3d ago

Position : Manager, Operations - Manufacturing

About Us :

At Myant, we are creating the world’s first textile computing platform, integrating technology directly into the only thing we’ve been wearing our entire life †clothing.

SKIIN is our first consumer facing brand, and SKIIN’s vision is to enhance human ability through connected clothing - think Ironman’s suit, but comfortable.

The sensors and actuators embedded within our apparel create your Digital Identity, which will be consumed by those who matter to you - your family members, doctors, coaches, other IoT devices - without you consciously having to think about it.

Imagine a world where you walk into your house and the temperature automatically adjusts to your optimal body temperature, the lights adjust to your mood, or your doctor is aware of the onset of a disease before you even visit.

The line between the digital and physical world is becoming increasingly blurry, and we believe textile is the next medium to bridge that gap.

We’re looking for people who believe in our mission to make wearable technology truly ubiquitous and convenient, so that everyone can benefit from it.

We are a cross-functional team solving big challenges at the intersection of fashion, electronics, software, and data science.

Role : The Manager, Operations †Manufacturing will be managing various components for the operations department.

Responsibilities :

  • Define machine parameters and measurement.
  • Liaise with vendors for product development, material approvals and material sampling (yarns, conductive yarns).
  • Review and recommend resource requirements, human resources and equipment as part of forecasting the production schedule.
  • Hire, supervise and oversee training of employees in the use of new machineries and new production techniques.
  • Plan the departmental budget, oversee, and audit in order to reduce the variances.
  • Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures and production schedules.
  • Analyze and improve organizational processes, implement changes to machineries and work to improve quality, productivity and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems and evaluate daily operations.
  • Complete maintenance work order(s) as required.
  • Manage and maximize production scheduling for efficiencies and on time production deadlines.
  • Optimize production programs including designs for manufacturing within regulatory requirements, consistency and efficiency standards for manufacturing.
  • Track non-conformities with priority to reduce waste, improving and optimizing efficiencies.
  • Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines.
  • Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor the compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Qualifications Required :

  • Minimum 10 years of supervisory experience in textile manufacturing is required.
  • Prior experience working in an ISO 9001, ISO 13485, or GMP facility.
  • Expert knowledge of Stoll programming Sirix S1 and M1+.
  • Must have the ability to customize Stoll software based on new development.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge in all phases of knitted garment production.
  • Must have strong technical knowledge with working on Stoll knitting machinery.
  • Must have strong background in providing technical training in Stoll Knitting programming.
  • Strong analytical and organizational abilities, including problem solving and the ability to work as a team or as an individual.
  • Must be able to build trust and rapport with business partners, confronting and resolving issues and ability to overcome resistance.
  • Ability to produce data sheets for shape and making size set.
  • Knowledge of linking for sample realization.
  • Knowledge of pressing and stitching.
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