Operations Manager

Menasha Corporation   •  

West Jefferson, OH

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


8 - 10 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.

About The Opportunity

Position Summary

Manages the day-to-day activities of an organization's operations department. Assists in evaluating current and proposed systems and procedures. Recommends changes when necessary and assists in implementation of new processes.

Essential to this PositionEssential Job Functions

  • Establish operational strategies to assure company objectives in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, customer service, sales, human capital, cost and profitability
  • Accountable for assigned site's key performance metrics including machine and labor efficiencies in addition to providing guidance to departmental leaders to ensure scorecard objectives are met
  • Proactively monitor site capacity and collaborate with other sites on scheduling optimization to meet internal and external customer on-time-delivery demands
  • Conduct equipment feasibility studies and make recommendations for investment; work with Finance to prepare capital expenditure plan and payback expectations
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders to set continuous improvement initiatives to drive operational excellence
  • Prepare and manage the annual financial plan and monitor performance through forecasting and/or other company reports
  • Ensure the overall maintenance and security of facilities, grounds, utilities and equipment
  • Provide guidance on staffing, training, employee relations and performance management to develop and enhance the Operations function, working closely with direct reports
  • Interact with key stakeholders to provide technical support, explore new business opportunities, and/or resolve order problems or complaints
  • Maintain industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications

Education & Experience

  • Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 8 – 12 years of experience including forecasting, scheduling and real time operations management in a large manufacturing/logistics setting
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Exceptional communication skills and must be a self-starter and willingness to work on the production floor
  • Strong experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain –start up facility experience a plus
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills
  • Solid ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong teamwork and organization skills
  • Exceptional problem resolution and analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and a strong focus on quality and safety
  • Prior experience with cross-functional teams

Education / Certifications

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

Education Desired

Bachelor's Degree

Skills & Experience

Work Experience Required

Minimum 8 years of relevant experience required

  • Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities DesiredKnowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and site
  • Knowledge of the processes, tools and operational considerations for effective and efficient movement of goods and materials throughout the manufacturing cycle
  • Knowledge of day-to-day and strategic issues, operational requirements and management of a manufacturing facility
  • Knowledge of the existing and planned approaches and methods for manufacturing products or product components
  • Knowledge of and ability to use and influence organization's policies, standards and procedures guiding manufacturing processes
  • Ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a specific time span
  • Ability to establish high performance teams and a strong team player