Operations Manager

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Operations Manager Responsibilities
  • Oversee day-to-day operations for all areas of Injection Molding and HVAC Manufacturing and direct activities so that approved products are manufactured on-schedule and within quality standards and cost objectives
  • Manage all Shift and Production Supervisors for each shift
  • This includes interviewing, hiring, training, mentoring, performance appraisals, and disciplining
  • Track and maintain maximum utilization of all allocated resources including personnel, equipment, material, and other expenses
  • Adhere to established annual goals including continuous improvement of all key production figures
  • Manage assigned area’s production activities and activities between all shifts including the continuous improvement of all change-overs
  • Organize the workforce through proper distribution to ensure that production objectives and customer demands are being met
  • Stop process if quality, safety, or environmental problems occur
  • Organize and maintain training for production workforce to maximize safety and production
  • Build a safe, improvement-focused operation, through a workforce empowered by comprehensive training, effective communications, clear operating goals, and recognitions for achievement
  • Maintain introduced standards including but not limited to “first piece inspection”
  • Make certain that all production equipment is available
  • Maintain all production parameters
  • Responsible for OEE
  • Support new product launches by assisting with the implementation of manufacturing procedures for new operations
  • Recommend, implement, and carry out personnel changes within area of responsibility; i.e. promotions, transfers, demotions, terminations, shift changes, additions, and performance / wage adjustment issues
  • Ensure consistency and compliance to plant policy and safety procedures
  • Demonstrate open communication and teamwork at all levels
  • Interface as needed on production and program issues as well as discussions regarding plant facilities, capital equipment replacements, and new process and tooling requirements
  • Act as change catalyst for improvements in cultural environment
Operations Manager Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; B.S. in Engineering or Management preferred
  • Ten or more years’ experience in manufacturing
  • Minimum of five years of progressive supervisory responsibility for a manufacturing production line with HVAC and / or Injection Molding
  • Experience in an automotive or heavy duty truck manufacturing facility strongly preferred
  • Hands-on knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, OEE, and production systems
  • Familiarity with time keeping systems, computerized production systems, Lotus Notes applications, and Microsoft Office software programs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership and employee development skills
Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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