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Operations Manager - Manufacturing

Local Business Providence ,RI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for all manufacturing operations from receipt of customer order/parts through final packing and shipping; will supervise and direct associates assigned to operations group on a daily basis. Works with quality, scheduling, customer service and plant leadership to meet safety, quality, scheduling and cost goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Safety and Environmental Stewardship

  • Supervise and direct team leaders, and department teams assigned to operations group.
  • Ensure all activities are performed safely in compliance with company policies and Federal, State, and Local regulations.
  • Coach and train associates on best practices to complete a task safely.
  • Report all safety and environmental incidents to plant leadership in a timely manner.
  • Train team members on housekeeping/5S techniques. Maintain clean and orderly team areas;
  • Implement 5S practices in work area.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Coaching and Mentoring

  • Establish and maintain a coaching climate in the operations group.
  • Give to continual feedback to team leaders.
  • Conduct performance reviews.
  • Develop or improve job descriptions as needed.

Quality

  • Ensure all activities are performed in compliance with company quality policy and other plant quality certifications.
  • Report quality measurements to plant leadership on a daily basis.
  • Coach and train associates on best practices to yield conforming parts.
  • Lead troubleshooting and problem solving initiatives with team members, quality, engineering, and other support functions.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Scheduling

  • Work with sales, customer service, quality to develop delivery schedules, meet delivery schedules, and communicate with customers on commitments and scheduling changes.
  • Coach and mentor team leaders and team members on basic planning and scheduling skills.
  • Assign daily tasks to direct reports to meet delivery schedules.
  • Report scheduling and productivity measurements to plant leadership on a daily basis.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement.

Cost Management

  • Monitor consumable supply usage, report issues to plant management, and make recommendations for new products to introduce to the manufacturing process.
  • Manage consumable supplies to budget.
  • Manage labor to budget.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Work independently to supervise and direct associates in assigned team.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Conduct daily meetings with team to review goals and shift change instructions.
  • Work independently to meet objectives; seeks help when additional resources are required.
  • Develop key interdepartmental relationships with operations, quality assurance, sales and customers to effectively expedite orders to satisfy the company's commitment to 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and complete within required timeline.
  • Read, understand, and develop operational reports, schedules, and other reports.
  • Additional duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, chemistry, physics or other technical discipline.
  • 2-3 years leadership experience in manufacturing, military service, or other fast-paced operational environment.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Basic computer skills.

Competitive compensation plus annual performance-based bonus opportunity and a full array of benefits. EOE.

 

Local Business

Address

Providence, RI
USA

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