GENERAL PURPOSE: Responsible for the overall operations of the facility in a manner which supports the company’s safety, quality, efficiency, and cost objectives. Execute business strategy and achieve facility goals including budgeted EBITDA. Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures. Foster a team atmosphere, provide vision, and demonstrate support of the company’s core processes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Identifies and implements optimal business processes and organizational structure for plant.
Implements, improves and maintains manufacturing policies & procedures, materials usage, shipping & receiving, capacity planning, production scheduling, safety, customer satisfaction, and Key Performance Indicators.
Identifies, recommends and implements strategic changes in manufacturing and operations.
Builds, develops and manages a capable operations leadership team.
Provides individual team members with aggressive and clear performance objectives.
Leads by example with a passion for customer service.
Champions initiatives to institutionalize Safety, Quality, Lean Manufacturing, Team Development and Continuous Improvement.
Provides leadership and support to Lean Business Practices and Activities.
Prepares and submits capital equipment recommendations, process changes, building improvements.
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the company’s business and manufacturing processes, products and operating philosophy.
Develops strong lines of communication across the facility to facilitate teamwork and employee engagement.
Mentors direct reports and assists them with hiring, terminating, and discipline/developmental issues among their subordinates.
Ensures that the facility has an effective overall strategy and program for employee development and training.
Ensures that the facility operates in a manner which optimizes the safety of all employees and is in compliance with all safety and environmental federal and state regulations.
Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Ensures that facility production meets corporate quality standards.
Develops and manages the facility’s budget and labor in a manner which achieves the corporation’s cost/profit objectives.
Ensures facility meets production and on-time delivery targets.
Implements effective materials management practices throughout the plant.
Functions well in a fast-paced environment and manages competing priorities.
Makes sound operational decisions.
Manages conflict effectively.
Understands the functions and capabilities of various corporate departments and uses those resources effectively.
Leads root cause analyses and ensures problems are resolved effectively and in a timely manner.
Uses data to improve productivity.
Owns issues and problems, seeing them through to resolution.
Identifies with and supports corporate leadership and company decisions.
Ensures that employees are being recognized appropriately for good performance.
Builds collaborative relationships within the organization.
Interacts with other plant managers to share best practices
Ensures high levels of customer satisfaction by effectively interacting with Sales and Customer Service.
Provides timely and regular operations reports to the SVP Operations and other members of Senior Management.
Provides SVP Operations with ad hoc support.
Performs other job duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related technical or management discipline strongly preferred
Must have minimum 7-10 years’ supervisor experience.
Must have demonstrated track record of manufacturing management excellence, evidenced by a track record of achieving production, quality and cost objectives while maintaining a safe and positive environment for line manufacturing employees.
Must have superior communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills evidencing the ability to effectively communicate with subordinates, superiors, peers, customers, etc.
Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must have strong planning and budgeting skills.
Must demonstrate superior leadership and managerial skills indicative of the ability to instill teamwork, delegate effectively, and build collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of business objectives.
Must have strong organizational skills and a superior attention to detail.
Must be able to manage competing priorities and objectives.
Must demonstrate a proactive management style evidencing the ability to anticipate and resolve potential issues before they become significant problems.
Must demonstrate creativity and innovation indicative of an ability to identify new approaches, processes and systems to business operations and issues.
Must have strong personal computer skills including proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; specific experience with Radius manufacturing and financial systems would be a plus.
Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
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