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Operations Manager - Manufacturing

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Wilmington/ Fayetteville, NC
$130,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Mar 14, 2019
Job ID
Operations Manager – (SE North Carolina)
Leads all manufacturing operations in the plant. Helps the teams understand customer needs, the business plan and plant metrics. Facilitates how and when to react/correct by implementing countermeasures to improve performance in the plant. Major manufacturer of metal components used to control fluids flow/ control.

  • Participates in developing Strategic Plan for the site while driving Goal Deployment to meet objectives.
  • Ensures that manufacturing has the talent to meet business requirements.
  • Lean leader for areas under his/her responsibility. Is the Champion for Continuous Improvement at the site; visibly at the forefront of plant transformation and enabling employees to make daily improvements in their areas.
  • Ensuring the highest quality products and service to our customers; setting up processes inside the factory to focus on the customer.
  • Responsible for Quality at the site with a relentless pursuit of zero defects.
  • Leads by example working with his/her teams to implement all Corporate Standards and provide action plans to ensure proper implementation.
  • Motivates and coaches his/her team to identify opportunities during Gemba Walks in order to eliminate/decrease waste.
  • This position deals directly with all discipline necessary to ensure meeting customer requirements as specified.
  • Budget – ensures predetermined budgets are met for KPI’s. Participates in the preparation of the site Annual Operating Plan linking business goals, productivity targets, resource and capital plans.
  • Identifies the gaps and areas of focus to make certain that budgets are met and the Operations Department is profitable.
  • EHS – working with the EHS and other plant leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, engineering, or other technical area preferred
  • This position has direct reports.
  • Ensure company policies are followed.
  • Enforce company safety policies.

  • 5 to 10 years progressive related experience at a management. level.
  • Demonstrated history of leading change and continuous improvement in factories to achieve customer and business goals.
  • Strongly demonstrated general management skills including team building, JIT process based manufacturing, cost management, material/logistics, forecasting and planning, problem solving, conflict resolution, quality management, strong customer relationship background and attitude.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation/regulation, including Environment, Safety & Health, Industrial Relations, accounting principles, and supply contract administration.
  • In depth knowledge of Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, 5S, Kaizen (certification desired).

            Outstanding  relocation package to South Eastern North Carolina.
            Excellent Compensation Package including performance/ business bonus opportunities.