Vice President of Manufacturing

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. seeks an experienced Vice President of Manufacturing to plan, implement and direct all manufacturing activities of Blackmore’s lidar sensor products.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide leadership and management to the company's team of producers; track the development of the company's products; Responsible for efficient and economical manufacturing of company products in conformance with established goals and objectives; create an environment that encourages interactivity and provides empowerment, support and feedback; ensure quality and repeatability in Blackmore’s Lidar products, as well as, internal policies and processes; assist in the formulation and implementation of company vision; work with leaders from teams across the company to execute on the product road map.

Please note that these are required:

  • B.S. from an accredited university

  • 15+ years of relevant technical experience in photonics or an affiliated industry

  • 10+ years of relevant managerial experience in photonics or an affiliated industry

  • Experience managing manufacturing teams in the photonics and/or automotive industry

  • Experience with formulation of company policies and goals directly related to company growth

  • A passion for the industry and enthusiasm for adopting new technologies and invocation that improve productivity

  • Ability to lead and mentor staff to achieve significant results

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

It would be really cool if you had some of these:

  • M.S. or PhD from an accredited university

  • Formal leadership training

  • Experience with lean manufacturing techniques

Here are some additional details:

  • This is a full-time, salaried position

  • Salary is commensurate with your education, experience, and skills

  • We offer excellent benefits

  • Blackmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, or national origin

  • U.S. citizenship required

For full consideration, please submit the following by November 10, 2018 to

cover letter identifying the position | resume

About Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc.: Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. is a leader in frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) Lidar and supporting analytic tools. Blackmore’s technology and unique approach bring the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain. We support intense mission-critical environments, where direct-detect 3D imagers are cost and performance limited. Examples of current use of our technology include self-driving vehicles and defense applications.

Blackmore is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant and beautiful university town surrounded by mountains and ideal for outdoor activities. Whether you like camping, biking, hiking, fishing, skiing or just gazing at beautiful scenery, Bozeman is a great place to live and work.

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters