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Operations Manager

Mazzella Companies Baltimore ,MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary:

This position provides leadership to the production and distribution teams.  Responsible for developing and maintaining processes to enhance the safety, quality, productivity, and cost functions while building high performance work teams who are humble, hungry, and smart. This position is a critical part of the management team which supports the business and has responsibilities for profit and loss of the business unit. 


  1. Achieve operational objectives by providing recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing safety, quality, productivity, and customer service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends to improve
  2. Set performance goals and deadlines per the Company’s plan and communicates them internally; responsible for establishing best practices, managing KPI’s, expenses, forecasting requirements, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action
  3. Analyze staffing requirements and ensure compliance to schedules and budgets; organize workflows and ensure employees are trained and competent, manage multiple work cells in a fast-paced work environment
  4. Manage team of up to 15 members in the areas of fabrication, production, shipping, and inventory control; improve operations systems by developing, implementing, administering, and evaluating policies and procedures 
  5. Hire and train employees to develop technical, teamwork and problem-solving skills
  6. Maintain and implement continuous improvements to receiving product, inventory management, equipment utilization, distribution, labor management and productivity standards
  7. Profitable Operations: plan, organize, direct, and control the course of operations by integrating and coordinating functions and processes with business goals; maintain profitable operations by controlling inventory, losses, accidents, safety, and maintaining facility equipment and maintenance
  8. Prioritize work plans and uses time efficiently; develop plan, coordinate projects, and set expectations, and monitor delegated work activities; develop workable implementation plans and communicates changes effectively
  9. Performs other duties as assigned



A high school diploma or GED is required; an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related discipline; in the absence of a degree, directly-related job experience serving in an Operations Manager role in manufacturing or distribution, where a number of years and proven knowledge may offset the degree requirement

Experience & Skills

  • Minimum of 7 years direct management experience, preferably in manufacturing and distribution, with material handling responsibilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 products and ERP (Oracle) systems preferred
  • Working knowledge and experience with Quality Management Systems (ISO-9001-2015)
  • Successful experience in leading people and coaching for performance
  • Ability to train and apply processes and procedures through hands on activities
  • Customer focus with ability to manage customer expectations; strong business acumen – understand Mazzella Companies different business units and how they work together for synergy; understand system wide impacts of a decision
  • Experience with profit and loss of business unit
  • Autonomy/Vision: ability to create a vision for the team and communicate it clearly and with influence and transparency
  • Comfortable taking on new skills, challenges, and confrontation; ability to deal with challenging situations promptly and without emotion
  • Exhibit confidence in self and others, accepts feedback from others, gives recognition to others; manage difficult customer situations, respond promptly to customer needs, and meet commitments
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check, physical, drug screen and E-verify
Company Description
Mazzella Companies employs over 800 individuals at more than 30 locations in North America. Mazzella is one of the largest independently-owned companies in the overhead lifting and rigging industries and is a manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of lifting products for industrial, commercial and specialty applications. In addition, Mazzella is a leader in providing overhead cranes, overhead crane services, material handling, specialty machinery, and warehousing solutions.

Some of the major markets we serve are: Steel, Construction, Energy, Vehicle and Durable Goods, Ship Building / Repair, and Mining.

Mazzella Companies


2209 C Sulphur Spring Rd
Baltimore, MD