Operations Manager (m/w/d)

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The Operations Manager will have the responsibility to manage and grow the operations department including production, maintenance, facilities, and engineering. Key responsibilities for this manager include meeting production schedules, ensuring product quality, decreasing scrap and driving efficiency gains to increase manufacturing capacity and reduce production costs. The Operations Manager will also manage the Supply Chain group for materials and production scheduling, the Quality group to ensure product quality, and interface with the Administrative group to review and control expenses, labor absorption, and standard costs. This position will interface with senior and executive management with regard to establishing production goals, performance, and a vision to support future growth.

Your challenge

  • Responsible for operations management of the production facility in Goleta, CA
  • Manage the Engineering group
  • Manage the Facilities management and maintenance group
  • Manage the Production department
  • Manage the Supply Chain and Quality department
  • Ensure the consistent implementation of the production basics
  • Decrease membrane and element scrap
  • Improve product quality
  • Improve equipment utilization
  • Increase labor efficiency
  • Decrease production costs
  • Increase capacity to meet expected demand from the S&OP process
  • Improve on time shipments
  • Ensure that the equipment and machinery have the capability to produce goods that meet our standards
  • Improve operator training programs
  • Plan and manage the Operations budget
  • Develop an operations plan to support the company’s five-year business plan.

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other related discipline.
  • 5 to10 years’ experience in a manufacturing management position
  • Manufacturing management and process improvement experience, understanding of lean manufacturing, six sigma, and process improvement concepts.
  • Dynamic leader and people manager with outstanding communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to implement manufacturing best practices and track technology trends
  • Ability to interact collaboratively across functions and influence others
  • Financial skills including cost modeling, cost analysis, basic income statement and balance sheet understanding.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of ERP/MRP/CRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.

Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This is a company that lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, offers many development opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.


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