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Operations Manager

Company: Brunswick New York Mills Operations
Location: New York Mills
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Provide leadership and supervision to a team of supervisors, team leads, support staff and production employees in a manufacturing setting to ensure optimal value stream performance by utilizing manpower, facilities, equipment, materials and assets. Apply Lean Six Sigma methodology to achieve goals and implement all activities across departments. Recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions through listening, engaging employees and problem solving. Act as the company conduit for employee communications to keep employees abreast of news and information.

  • Identify/prioritize/provide resources to assist the Operations Director to meet the annual operating plan and budgetary commitments.
  • Apply LSS process improvement methodologies and tools to achieve business objectives
  • Provide Operational Management leadership for production operations and mentor / develop supervisors and team leaders
  • Coach and mentor assigned Green and Yellow Belts that drive positive financial impact to the business
  • Identify issues, gather input from peers and employees and problem solve with recommendations and solutions.
  • Drives safety, quality, productivity performance in visual management format to sustain morale and achieve positive results in production area. Works to continuously improve in all areas and provide regular reports to Operations Director.
  • Provide business leaders with support, tools and training to conduct project and performance reviews on an ongoing basis.
  • Monitor cost reductions, such as waste, scrap, damage and rework. Evaluate and monitor production flow to anticipate bottlenecks and disconnects that will affect output.
  • Communicate to Supervisors, Team Leads and team members, information about departmental, facility and company events, changes, activities, policies, news and updates
  • Supervise the successful transition of new products and new technology into the production area.
  • Ensure a positive approach to employee relations for all employees. Maintain effective lines of communication with employees, leads and peers. Build rapport and influence others in a positive manner.
  • Administer all policies and procedures as established fairly and consistently.
  • Lead by example; coach and mentor all assigned employees.
  • Support safety initiatives; policies and procedures to ensure plant operations are safe and consistent with company and governmental standards and help reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Other duties as assigned
    • Bachelor's degree in Operations/Engineering/Manufacturing/Business or related field.
    • 7+ years of operational experience in multiple phases of Manufacturing, Quality or Engineering with experiences in leading cross functional teams.
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification by a recognized source preferred. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with demonstrated history a minimum.
    • Proficiency in Lean tools, techniques and applying in Operational Management.
    • Proven ability to drive results through leadership influence.
    • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
    • Must have excellent verbal, written, listening and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively among all levels of an organization.
    • Demonstrated organizational and follow up skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and adapt to changing situations
    • Computer proficiency various software, including (ie; Microsoft, Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project). Simulation software experience is a plus.
    • Marine industry experience preferred.
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high sound levels, welding processes, moving forklifts, elevated loads, and close quarters. The successful candidate will demonstrate a safety mindset to other employees.

Keywords: Brunswick New York Mills Operations, Fargo , Operations Manager, Executive , New York Mills, North Dakota

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