Resonant Link envisions a world with untethered batteries to electrify the future of work, logistics, transportation, and patient care, enabling a healthier, more sustainable future. Our innovative, world-class team focuses on transforming wireless charging to:
- Power fleets while they work: integrating our fast, wireless chargers into the stops that already exist during fleet operation (think pick stations for robots or loading docks for forklifts).
- Eliminate drivelines and battery replacement surgeries, for patients, forever: integrating our fast, efficient, and tiny wireless chargers into active, implantable medical devices like neurostimulators, pumps, and pacemakers.
As a Manufacturing Operations Team Lead, you will be responsible for leading day to day Manufacturing Operations of our Low Volume Pilot Line in our Burlington, VT headquarters, including touch labor, test technicians, logistics, and material handling. You will collaborate regularly with engineering for troubleshooting and design support, support process development, and optimization, and manage manufacturing supply ordering processes. You will initially be responsible for supporting our Mobility vertical through delivery of Alpha, Beta, and Low Volume initial production of our first generation Lift Truck Chargers, and later for supporting future new product introduction and transition to production efforts across all business verticals and product lines as needed.
We’re committed to building a healthy, collaborative culture – and to help us deliver on our mission, we’re looking for empathetic problem solvers and leaders, with a passion for solving big challenges at the boundary between scientific innovation and productization. If you get energized by working at the intersection of team, tools, and technology, we’re excited for you to bring your expertise, creativity, and leadership to the team!
On an average day, you’ll..
- Manage day to day manufacturing operations, focused on achieving weekly production targets & maintaining a safe working environment
- Hire and train production staff
- Ensure production staff have the tools and support they need to execute against weekly production targets
- Serve as the first line of escalation for manufacturing line process issues and troubleshooting, and partner with appropriate support resources to resolve problems
- Monitor and report on manufacturing cost and quality against established targets; Drive resolution of manufacturing attributable cost and quality issues, and collaborate with engineering, supply chain, product, and program to resolve broader cost & quality issues
- Oversee inbound receiving and stocking of component and WIP inventory, and manufacturing line material presentation
- Coordinate and oversee finished goods logistics, including pack out, storage, staging, and shipping
- Monitor inventory levels and ensure signals are sent to procurement for order placement to maintain safety stock
- Improve and optimize manufacturing processes for safety, cost, and schedule
- Provide feedback to engineering about difficult manufacturing and assembly processes as a part of Design For X (DfX) activities
- Support new product introduction and transition to production efforts
- Experience leading direct touch labor in a manufacturing, final assembly & test, or warehousing and distribution environment, either though direct people management or project based leadership roles
- Experience working with electrical, mechanical, or electo-mechanical sub-assembly or assembly processes
- Demonstrated safety focused behaviors
- Familiarity with basic manufacturing principals, processes, and tools, including mechanical and electromechanical assembly & test processes, process capability, first pass yield, line balancing, process documentation, manufacturing data collection, and quality management systems (QMS)
- Experience with logistics & material handling processes and best practices
- Experience with manufacturing process development and/or execution
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Experience in power electronics and/or magnetics manufacturing processes.
- Tooling, fixture, or assembly aide design
- Experience with or exposure to demand planning & inventory management processes
- Familiarity with MRP/ERP & PLM tools
- Lean Six Sigma experience, green belt/yellow belt preferred but not required
- Experience with test troubleshooting and disposition of non-conformances
- Project management experience
Who We’re Looking for:
- You operate with empathy, integrity, and a growth mindset, viewing mistakes and challenges as learning opportunities and building upon your successes. You challenge yourself to continuously grow and improve.
- You’re able to think several steps ahead to mitigate downstream risks, and are not afraid of asking questions to proactively identify issue or broaden your understanding.
- You’re a creative problem solver, taking initiative to own and solve problems with a mindset of continuous improvement – ensuring bigger picture issues are addressed, not just the problem at hand.
- You’re adept at working in a distributed, dynamic environment, and feel comfortable navigating change and ambiguity.
- You’re a collaborative, respectful, and honest team member – you understand the impact of your work/your team’s work on other projects and people, and you know together is always better!