Operations Manager

Location
Indianapolis IN
Industry
Injection Molding
Date Posted
4/04/2019

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Production and Maintenance departments and the coordination of activities with other departments in a manner which results in the efficient production of quality product at a cost and schedule consistent with company policies, customer service, and plant objectives. The primary duties of an Operations Manager include:

  • Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Works with Supervisors/leads to oversee all Maintenance and Production department personnel/HR issues including: hiring, reviews, recognition, disciplinary, attendance, and grievances.
  • Participates in plant staff, shift and safety meetings, and conducts regular departmental meetings and departmental training based on needs assessment.
  • Coordinates the scheduling and execution of preventative maintenance required for the operational equipment.
  • Determines and controls maintenance budget to ensure efficient use of funds and reduce/eliminate repetitive purchases by identifying and eliminating root causes.
  • Maintains direct contact with the Engineering department on the latest improvements to plant machinery and systems to more effectively increase manufacturing performance and reduce operating costs.
  • Investigates and diagnoses causes of breakdowns and develop programs and solutions to reduce/eliminate future occurrences.
  • Responsible for the execution of a production schedule to satisfy customer service requirements with respect to time, cost, and quality.
  • Maintains contact with the sales department so that customer requirements are effectively met and maximum utilization of plant facilities is obtained.
  • Manages temporary staffing levels for the operation to achieve plant objectives for labor efficiency.
  • Responsible for the selection, training and development of shift personnel to attain department goals.
  • May be responsible for special projects related to other functional areas.
  • Participates in plant operational planning meetings.
  • Develops new methods and procedures to optimize manufacturing efficiency and reduce operating costs.
  • Assists in taking all physical inventories in accordance with corporate procedures.
  • Meets with vendors and plant visitors.
  • Ensures that the necessary plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are developed and that production employees have been trained to meet plant operations objectives.
  • 0-25% travel may be required


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