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Operations Manager

Company: Electric Materials, Inc
Location: North East
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us: At Electric Materials we endeavor to ensure a strong culture of teamwork, high quality and delivering on our commitments. We take pride in everything we do and we will always act morally, ethically and legally to achieve results that are expected for our employees, our customers, our stakeholders and our community.We focus relentlessly on ensuring:

  • Nothing is more important than the safety and health of our people and our environment.
  • We are compliant to all regulations and requirements.
  • People are our most valuable assets. Through our people, we strive to continuously improve our processes, products and performance.
  • Our customers never doubt the quality or integrity of our products. They get what they need when they need it."Right the First Time, On Time, Every Time!"Summary of Position: The Area Manager leads the daily operations of a specific production department within the facility.This person is accountable for managing plant production activities across multiple shifts and/or departments to produce products that meet established safety, quality, customer service, continuous improvement, and cost metrics consistent with schedules and policies.Key Accountabilities:Adherence and enforcement of all Corporate Safety policies and proceduresAssure adherence to processes and/or SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures)Accountable to ensure that all responsibilities of Supervisors and key personnel are accomplished on a shift to shift and project to project basis.Contribute to production planning and budgetingEstablish production targets and metricsAchieve departmental goals - scrap, build performance, PPH, delivery, etc.Ability to understand and analyze data to assess performance and evaluate gaps between what should be happening and what is actually happening in order to meet department goals and objectives. Continuous analysis of current production processes and procedures, proposals for improvements, implementation and follow through of agreed upon changes.Establish and implement lean manufacturing initiatives that achieve improved business resultsUnderstand implications of departmental "down time" and inefficient processing. Understand how to react to such matters, to minimize downtime incurred.Assign staffing to meet departmental goals and support production.Perform root cause analysis of production issues and obtain corrective actions utilizing the appropriate support staff.Ensures parts are produced to appropriate quality level and ensures suspect product is contained and corrective actions and root cause analysis are underwayHold employees accountable to their job duties in a fair, consistent and professional manner. Suggest/recommend disciplinary action and assist with deployment when neededPromote team building and team environment.Work with supervision and HR to develop training programs for cross-training of manufacturing personnel.Controls and effectively utilizes the production capacity, manpower and equipment and outside resources through planning, organizing and scheduling to minimize losses; works within the framework of the budget to optimize company profitabilityImplements standard work and maintains improvement through sustaining behaviors, operating with discipline and rigor, implementing autonomous maintenance.Provide daily communication with production staff regarding performance, areas for improvement, company news/updates, etc.Facilitate communication and develop a shared vision within the teamActively engages with employees on the production floor on a regular basisCandidates must possess strong organization and time management skills, and ability to communicate clearly.Education: High School with some college desirable.Work Experience: The ideal candidate will have 3+ years' experience in manufacturing with at least 2 years demonstrated leadership. Lean/Six Sigma knowledge is a plus. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.PI216189123

Keywords: Electric Materials, Inc, Erie , Operations Manager, Executive , North East, Pennsylvania

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