This is a hands-on Management position that will work closely with Senior Management to direct and manage the day to day operations of the assigned business unit. This person will manage utilization of equipment, facilities, and personnel to obtain maximum efficiency and meet performance objectives. This position will lead, coach and set direction for multiple line leaders and supervisors on a regular basis and report to the Director of Operations.

PREFERRED CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Complex machine installation experience and the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Working knowledge of basic safety standards, piping, and electrical standards, and other fundamental industrial and mechanical standards is highly desirable
  • Experience as a liaison between production/manufacturing and facilitation of design for the manufacturing process.
  • Effective communicator and leader makes commitments and delivers on promises.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience and training in safe work environments, capital improvement, and maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience with Six Sigma or equivalent LEAN tools.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from 4 – year college or University (preferably in an engineering discipline)
  • 8-10 years’ experience and/or training with at least 5 years in a supervisory position; or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable
  • Must be familiar with how basic plant equipment functions (pumps, hydraulics, electricity, boiler, compressors, chillers, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clear champion for a safe culture and driver towards an accident free workplace
  • Provides clear leadership, coaching and direction to team in alignment with Company objectives and vision
  • Coordinate and communicate with plant operations, maintenance, engineering, and management personnel on a day-to-day basis while performing duties
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to operations by working with the other business units to balance operations for the good of the Company
  • Creates strategic plans and actions for their business unit to ensure that production delivers its annual objectives
  • Coaches business unit Supervisors in developing leadership standards and practices to achieve highest levels productivity
  • Performs routine checks within their business unit on various daily management systems related to the daily direction setting process
  • Maintains the highest standards in product quality and consumer satisfaction
  • Directs and coordinates activities of business unit to promote: operational efficiency, waste reduction, cost effectiveness, and safety
  • Full responsibility for continuous improvement of business unit performance metrics and customer satisfaction.
  • Manage business unit capital plan and coordinate priorities within the overall Company capital plan
  • Responsible for business unit P&L and financial performance, including labor, materials and waste
  • Provide support for budgeting cycle targeted at delivering year over year savings
  • Generates and provides reliable information to measure the performance of the business unit
  • Ensures training programs are established and meeting the needs of the business unit
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • Occasionally required to lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors accurately

Mental Demands:

  • Must understand vague and/or implicit instructions, and react favorably in all work situations.
  • Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.
  • Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner.
  • Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans.
  • Must understand people and be able to communicate effectively with them.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organization this could be your next long term role.