Operations Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/02/17
Jackson, TN
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/02/17

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall day-to-day operation, leadership and management of the manufacturing plant.  This position reports to the Plant Manager and regularly reports on plant performance.  Direct reports to this position include a salaried staff including but not limited to Shift Managers, Kaizen Leaders, and Process Improvement Technicians.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Employee Safety and Safety Compliance
  • Product quality and customer satisfaction with order fulfillment
  • Productivity, budget management/cost management.
  • Continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and management methods to generate improved plant performance and workflow optimization and efficiencies
  • OEE Improvement through reliability & maintenance continuous improvement
  • Inventory and materials management
  • Capital planning and implementation
  • Assess and manage the Operations staff and hourly employees within the plant

Candidate Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of production/operations management experience in manufacturing and operations.
  • Well rounded operations management experience including a deep understanding and experience with operations tactics, lean, Continuous improvement strategies, best practices, and process discipline.
  • Knowledge of production processes, raw materials, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Track record of excellent judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Ability to successfully work to reach company goals in an environment in which a wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Ability to effectively set and communicate expectations & directives to manufacturing staff.
  • Results driven, analytical, self-motivated and detail oriented with the ability to logically identify alternative solutions or approaches to complex problems.
  • Must have demonstrated accountability at the plant management level and have a strong track record of successful execution.
  • Demonstrated success as an innovative manufacturing leader.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively manage operations with excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.


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