Operations/ Manufacturing Manager
Company: Amtec Human Capital
Posted on: May 9, 2022
The Operations Manufacturing Manager - Waukegan is a key leader,
reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the
manufacturing and assembly of high quality Company products. This
leader creates and drives a continuous improvement environment,
increases the ratio of value to non-value-added tasks and
eliminates waste in the overall operations from start to finish.
The Operations Manufacturing Manager - Waukegan meets or exceeds
key performance metrics including on time performance, quality,
labor productivity, scrap, and safety.
Direct oversight of Production, Manufacturing Engineering,
(includes Machine programming, and plant maintenance), Tool room,
Planning, Purchasing/Logistics departments.
Plan, develop and implement strategy for the Waukegan production
site to meet/exceed organizational performance plans within agreed
budgets and timescales.
Review performance against operating plans and standards. Work with
other production sites on implementation of best standards.
Utilizing Company Performance System, 80.20, and other tools,
initiate actions to achieve a continuous improvement across
manufacturing, assembly, quality, and shipping.
Utilize Manufacturing Productivity Index (MPI) and other defined
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the on-going control and
measurement of operational effectiveness.
Develop short-term and long-term plans and programs, to ensure
safety, quality, and capacity are in place to meet the needs of the
business, supported by timely capital investments, annual budget
requests and financial estimates.
Working with the COO, contribute to the evaluation and development
of operational strategy and performance with the other Company
locations to ensure a consistent application of operational
standards across the division.
Review and approve plans for production output of each machining
and assembly cell, budget spending, labor efficiency, material
efficiency, along with human resource utilization.
Ensure that daily morning meetings are taking place between shop
floor managers and team members to review current status of all
manufacturing and assembly activity.
Review daily production goals, issues, and balance requirements as
Work with the managers directly as required to guide and assist
concerning special projects.
Daily departmental contact by walking the production floor and
understanding any issues the department managers may have.
Ensure activities meet with and integrate with organizational
requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal
stipulations, environmental policies, and general duty of care.
DPS - utilize "10 standards of Lean,", implementation results in
Meets or exceeds On-time delivery, safety, and quality goals
Manages capital resources effectively; minimize inventory and WIP,
improve machine efficiencies and assembly cell output.
Measure, analyze, and manage production flow. Monitor capacity
utilization of manufacturing and assembly cells, adjusting to
ensure "80" products and "80" customers are the focus.
Working with the COO, Engineering, and Marketing, understand
product line demand trends in short and long term. Request capital
investment as required to ensure capacity is in place to meet
Identify equipment or method improvements for the plant which will
complement our manufacturing/delivery goals and monitor progress
with assigned department manager to assure of timely
Leads, directs, and ensures that proper preventative maintenance of
equipment, machines, and facility are routinely conducted.
Manage and develop direct reporting staff as well as collaborate
with People & Culture partner to ensure that required capabilities
are in place and the expected performance is delivered.
Effectively manages people to their full potential, effective in
coaching, modeling, and building operational skills in report
Liaise with other functional/departmental managers (Quality &
Safety, Sourcing, Finance) to ensure they are fully informed of
operational objectives, purposes and achievements and are ready to
support the plant's efforts.
Instills a Safety culture, involving all plant employees in
ownership and implementation.
Ability to define problems, determine root cause and develop robust
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and
statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry
and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or
complaints. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and
presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management,
customers, and/or board of directors.
Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage
multiple priorities required
Promotes teamwork and collaboration
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; plus
12 years minimum related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Good working conditions. Occasional exposure to elements such as
odor, noise, dust, heat, cold or chemicals. Some elements present
which makes conditions less desirable than usually found in an
Keywords: Amtec Human Capital, Waukegan , Operations/ Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Waukegan, Illinois
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