Operations Manager

  (#11090) - Illinois
Industry: Metal Stamping

United Employment Group is seeking an Operations Manager at a Metal Stamping Facility in Illinois.


The Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of the departments that he/she manages. Develops and implements the necessary strategies to meet identified goals in safety, quality, OTP, equipment reliability and cost performance. He/she is given the latitude to manage their departments with the expectation to meet or exceed the identified goals.


1st Shift, Relocation Assistance Available


  • Develop and maintain a positive image and positive relations between company and vendors, regulators and employees.
  • Ensure managed departments comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local laws and regulations.
  • Implement lean methodologies to drive year over year improvement in safety, quality, OTP, productivity and cost performance.
  • Mentor and coach managers in developing a continuous improvement environment of collaboration and accountability.
  • Ensure company policies are enforced correctly and consistently across the business unit.
  • Detailed understanding of the bargaining unit contract, leveraging the agreement to maximize labor flexibility and efficiency supporting cost improvement goals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years leadership experience in a METAL STAMPING manufacturing environment
  • Proven leadership skills in communication, collaboration and accountability
  • Lean Manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • Union experience (plus)
  • Technical knowledge – presses, tooling, design engineering, MS systems
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