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Operations Manager Manufacturing
FedEx Fairfax, VA

Operations Manager Manufacturing

Fairfax, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Operations Manager, Manufacturing is responsible for successfully overseeing the production and distribution of orders forwarded to the plant from FedEx Office store locations or other channels (e-commerce, etc.) to include all work streams (digital print and sign and graphics, etc.); supervision of team members; exposure to facility strategy and planning; managing the business financials to varying demands; and ensuring overall business objectives are met.

(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)
  • Responsible for maximization of efficiencies and throughput to ensure continuous flow and on-time execution of production work
  • Direct supervision of team members in manufacturing plant, including responsibility for:
    • Hiring of team members and monitoring new hire orientation procedures
    • Training and evaluating the efficiency and productivity of team members by establishing performance standards and objectives; conducting regular Operations Reviews and Performance Appraisals and making recommendations for wage increase and promotions, when applicable; ensuring execution on all people related initiatives (i.e. bench planning, climate survey follow up)
    • Responsible for overseeing team member morale
    • Responsible for development of team members and keeping team up to date by conducting regular team huddles and communicating as needed
    • Initiating disciplinary procedures, as necessary, for team members up to and including termination of employment
    • Ensuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), quality requirements and company audits, as immediate supervisor of team members
    • Ensuring a positive customer experience, to include internal and external customers
  • Plan, organize and direct operations and ensure proper inventory levels to meet job needs
  • Manage processes to minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of labor, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital
  • Meet business objectives and productions schedules, while ensuring product standards that will exceed our customers' expectations
  • Execute manufacturing strategies and action plans to ensure that the facility supports strategic initiatives
  • Accountable for problem solving and cost reduction
  • Maintain and improve safety to ensure OSHA compliance and FedEx Office standards are met
  • All other duties as needed or required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of leading a high-volume manufacturing environment, including 2+ years of prior progressively responsible supervisory experience required
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge preferred
  • Proven ability to lead, direct and supervise
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
  • For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring
  • For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook
  • Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to the meet the scheduling requirements of the management position, including regular, punctual attendance
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position

Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility.
  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities.
  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives.

FedEx Office is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, age (except for bona fide occupational qualifications), sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or a related medical condition), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military leave or service, status as a disabled veteran or other covered veteran status, participation in EEO protected activity, any other status protected by federal, state, or local law, or association with a person on the basis of one or more of the foregoing. America's Military Veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

FedEx Office will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, including throughout the application and hiring process, if requested. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations in the application or hiring process should email

FedEx Office will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. The existence of a criminal record is not an automatic or absolute bar to employment and a candidate's criminal record will be considered individually based on factors such as the relationship between the job sought and the criminal offense, the timing of the offense, the nature of the offense, and any other relevant information. If you are applying in Philadelphia, PA, you can click here to learn about Philadelphia's fair chance hiring law.

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