Operations Manager

04_Professionals (technical)
BU3 Thermal Management

Your Tasks:

  • 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, new process and tooling requirements.
  • Act as change catalyst for improvements in cultural environment.

Your Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; 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.
  • 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.


 Closing Date: 04/01/2022 I Weekly Working Hours: 40+ I  Salary: TBD   



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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Management
Functional area:  Production

Charleston, SC, US


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