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Operations Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Howell, Michigan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/06/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Job Overview:

The position is responsible for the direction, coordination, evaluation of the production department hourly work force and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning assigning, and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

*Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality system
*Identify and record any product, process, and quality system problems
*Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels
*Verify the implementation of solutions
*Control further processing, delivery or installation of non-conforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected as defined by the applicable procedures and/or by delegation of the appropriate Manufacturing Manager
*Ensure full compliance to the Standards of Business Conduct through familiarity with related policies and procedures. Train and motivate subordinates in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures
*Ensure department goals for safety, quality, and throughput are achieved within AOP budgets
*Responsible for the efficient control of the shipping and receiving departments, ensuring on-time delivery, minimal expedites, and receiving controls to maintain inventory accountability
*Responsible for the Maintenance of equipment as well as supporting the EHS management system
*Ensure the appropriate liaison between manufacturing and preventive/predictive maintenance is maintained, supporting group activities or programs as necessary for implementation of manufacturing goals
*Train and develop team members on work processes and requirements to ensure functioning in a safe and efficient environment
*Provide production and schedule related information and serve as a communication link between the team and the organization
*Transition business performance data analysis skills to team members
*Facilitate the performance evaluation process
*Coach team members for increased performance; counsel and take corrective action when necessary
*Provide and develop leadership.
*Suggests changes in work methods and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency both within Manufacturing, Materials and Engineering. Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
*Maintain plant/corporate expectations for policies and procedures, safety, housekeeping (5S) & environmental (ISO 14001); quality (QS/TS); HR, production, IT, finance, materials, maintenance and engineering while achieving or exceeding the Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost goals


*Bachelor's Level Degree in Business or Engineering with a minimum of 5-10 years' experience in a heavy industrial, manufacturing environment strongly preferred
*Proven leadership in an industrial environment
*Automotive manufacturing experience preferred in addition to Statistical Quality Control, Design of Experiments, Quality Planning, and Product Safety & Liability and Six Sigma Greenbelt certification
*Excellent oral and written communication skills required, with the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

The Company:
Recruiter notes:

the compensation is 103 - 123K (top end is for superstar). They are looking for someone with strong/proven leadership skills, with a background in heavy industrial, preferably automotive. This location primarily manufactures gears and shafts.

Here are some quick facts:

* There are 90 employees at this facility
* The facility is approximately 112,000 sq. feet. The candidate will need to be comfortable working at a smaller facility.
* The selected candidate will ha

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