Operations Manager

Requisition ID:  24635
Job Location(s): 

Blackman Township, MI, US

Job Description

 

The Operations Manager is a member of the Jackson Leadership Team. The primary responsibility of the role is to lead the plant's manufacturing operations to achieve customer satisfaction (delivery, quality) and meet critical business objectives (safety, efficiency).  The Operations Manager will plan, organize, direct, and control all facets of the manufacturing operations including building critical relationships with the functional teams such as quality and supply chain. The Operations Manager will drive performance and deploy continuous improvement framework (CIF) to achieve or exceed financial plans, employee engagement and strategic goals. Leveraging resources and motivating personnel to create a high performance culture will be critical to success.

Job Responsibilities

 

  •  Implement and improve CIF and work to mature initiatives that support our high 5 metrics and engagement.  This includes working with functional teams (Quality/SC) to support the HPWT model.
  • Develop operational plans to support plant sales and inventory objectives. Lead the planning, organization and staffing of manufacturing cells. 
  • Develop the operation systems, operating schedules, and work loads to ensure the most effective and timely use of production equipment and personnel. Plan and manage training, instruction, and guidance of assigned workforce.
  • Work with OPEX manager on capital equipment programs for production equipment and information systems. 
  • Work with SCM to develop material and work order solutions to improve and sustain our high five metrics.
  • Fully support the implementation of Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing, MESH, and EBEA initiatives. 
  • Identify and implement methods and practices to achieve steady improvements in efficiency, quality, delivery and operating profits. 
     

Background & Skills

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or an associated technical field from an accredited institution.
  • Previous experience in a progressive manufacturing/operations in a management/leadership role
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Previous experience in manufacturing management or operational excellence
  • Experience in Eaton’s CIF(Continuous Improvement Framework)
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or an associated technical field from an accredited institution
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification
  • Management experience including supervising professional staf

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.