Aluminum extrusion operations manager

  (#10926) - PA
Industry: Aluminum

An aluminum extrusion company is looking for an operations manager to support their plant.

Description:

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership and coordinate strategic business initiatives required to drive process improvement throughout the manufacturing operations in pursuit of operational excellence;
• Provide leadership and coordinate strategic business initiatives required to drive process improvement throughout the manufacturing operations in pursuit of operational excellence;
• Apply knowledge and skills in EHS to drive disciplined systems in support of an injury free work culture;
• Provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the Production (Extrusion, Paint, Anodize, Fabrication, Material Flow) and ABS teams / *Dependent on Skill Set, Engineering/Maintenance and may add Production Control in the future;
• Apply knowledge in quality systems and ABS to drive disciplined systems, robust processes, and focused standardization of best practices; in conjunction manage a cohesive set of key performance metrics that provide objective insights into the health and effectiveness of business operating systems.
• The manager will focus on productivity, order fulfillment, schedule adherence, process control and inventory management to ensure customer satisfaction, product quality and the smooth flow of material within the operation;
• Conduct deep dives to identify the root cause of manufacturing issues and bring them to successful resolution;
• Engage the workforce in problem solving initiatives and ensure the discipline execution of manufacturing processes and procedures;
• Build a high-performance support team by enhancing a diversity of cultures, thoughts and perspectives throughout the quality team;
• Manage the development of talent with a focus on individual development and succession opportunities with the company;
• Develop a structure to identify and deploy best practices for the core process areas.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Operations or Engineering Technology from an accredited institution
• Minimum 10 years experience in complex manufacturing systems
• Minimum of 5 years of management experience
• Minimum of 5 years of Lean Manufacturing and Quality Systems and Production Planning experience
• Minimum of 5 years forecasting and planning production data
• Minimum of 1 years experience using advanced functions of Microsoft Excel
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience and knowledge in Process Control
• Microsoft Office Suite and JDE experience preferred
• Ability to establish clear direction, intentions and objectives while being able to gain the support of others
• Working knowledge of manufacturing systems and processes
• Preferred knowledge of the architectural aluminum industry with expertise on people paced processes in production environments
• Strong leadership and coaching skills coupled with excellent oral and written communication skills.  Must be able to direct multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing priorities
• Highly developed written and verbal (influencing) communication skills

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