Operations Manager

Country
USA
City
Gastonia
Section
Operations
Level
Professionals
Contract type
Permanent

Your challenge

Production

  • Establish the operating budget and monitor the cost and effectiveness of the production activities
  • Ensure the resources optimization and allocate the labor and capital resources to maximize productivity and achieve quality, and manufacturing standards
  • Research, evaluate, and approve investments in technology, capital, equipment, systems, or other assets that will enhance the plant’s production capabilities

Production Quality

  • Account for the entire supply chain (from supplier to customer) regarding the quality issues
  • Define/approve the appropriate procedures and measures for the quality control (CRM, production quality, supplier quality)
  • Develop and implement the local quality assurance strategies and regulations, improve the existing strategies to fit in the plant´s operations
  • Evaluate the potential risks, ensure compliance with standards and regulations and provide recommendations
  • Facilitates the audits and regulatory inspections
  • Liaise with external vendors, contractors or suppliers to ensure that their products or services meet the M+H quality standards
  • Ensure and maintain of all records as per ISO / TS / EMS Standards

Logistics

  • Manage the physical logistics activities incl. the internal material flow within the plant

Technical Service

  • Ensure that all machines and technical equipment in the plant are properly maintained
  • Account for translating the customer specifications into the appropriate manufacturing process
  • Develop and implement the equipment to meet the customer specifications on an appropriate cost level, coordinate the necessary changes in the production equipment
  • Ensure that the working area is prepared, and all technical equipment is set up for the start of production
  • Define, develop and execute production processes according to the customer specifications for all new projects

Leadership

  • Ensure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed and directed
  • Ensure that the personnel are employed in accordance with the production needs and that the employees are assigned to the positions that match their qualifications; identify, facilitate and maintain the personnel training needs and development plan
  • Guide, develop and motivate the direct reports within the HR policy

Your profile

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or relevant field of technical education

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant managerial or supervisory work experience in the automotive manufacturing industry

Required Skills:

  • Leadership, strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge on handling TS 16949 and ISO 14001 requirements MS Office

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.