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Operational Services Manager

Job ID:  13275
Job location(s): 

Freeport, IL, US

Job Description

 

Danfoss is searching for an Operations Services Manager to establish a participative environment by being a role model, providing and facilitating communication, building a team atmosphere, and recognizing/fostering individual and team development.  In facilitating the area specific processes the Operations Services Manager will build and support a customer mentality, aid in defining goals, identify training and education needs, remove barriers, delegate responsibility/authority as appropriate, monitor progress of the team, encourage continuous improvements, and recognize the performance of team members.  Performance requires a broad-based knowledge of manufacturing techniques and systems.  Applies appropriate methods, procedures, practices, policies so as to achieve an economical and efficient operation.  Provides leadership enabling area to demonstrate total quality in the product, cost, delivery, and safety.

Job Responsibilities

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING. OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED.

 

Lead and manage the Freeport Supply Chain, Logistics and Maintenance teams.

 

Interprets demands, plans, prepares and communicates schedules to venders and internal work areas for manufacture of industrial or commercial products.

 

Establish KPI targets in line with BU targets and ensure frequent reporting for all areas of responsibilities.  Perform regular review meetings

 

Builds and supports customer mentality.  Responds with commitment and sensitivity toward satisfying the needs of internal and external customers. Promotes SQDC (safety, quality, delivery, cost) and continuous improvement philosophies.

 

Provides and facilitates communications/interactions amongst team members, between teams and other areas, and with customers.  Resolves differences and/or conflict situations effectively utilizing Company philosophies.  Helps to remove barriers.

 

Evaluates situations objectively and demonstrates the ability to make decisions that are intended to have a positive impact on work performance of area and the total business. Helps to define appropriate goals.

 

Provides visionary leadership and encourages creativity.  Demonstrates personal flexibility in approach and ideas, responds positively and supports changes in procedures, process, technology, responsibility, and assignments.

 

Organizes and prioritizes work assignments to completes assignments/tasks on time, with quality, and has the ability to anticipate problem areas in advance. Applies creative approaches and ideas to solve problems maximizing effective use of appropriate resources.

 

Is accountable for defining resource needs and works within budget and staffing parameters to accomplish objectives for area of responsibility.

 

Responsible for identifying the need for interviewing and selection of, prospective employees for employment.

 

Provides performance management through coaching.  Monitors employees progress.  Takes necessary actions to build and foster continuous improvement philosophies with each team member. Responsible for identifying training and development needs of employees so that necessary skill levels are met.  Recognizes the individuals for performance and accomplishments. 

 

Background & Skills

Required and Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or other related disciplines OR related experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • 7 or more years of experience in a leadership role in Supply Chain or other related Business area
  • Proven leadership skills within strategy development, budgeting, target setting, people and task management and project management
  • Ability to work in a virtual and global matrixed environment
  • Creative, self-driven, responsible, and composed in stressful situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to interact with multiple stakeholders, internally and externally, across various functions
  • Experienced in process management in areas of Supply Chain, Maintenance and Logistics
  • Knowledgeable with SAP and MS Office systems
  • Willingness to travel regionally and internationally (25%)
  • Ability to manage risk and work extended hours, as needed
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 is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com