Operational Manager in Monroe, MI at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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    Monroe, MI
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Job Description

Operational Manager

Reporting to the Global Operational Excellence Director of Continuous Improvement, this position will support the continuous improvement initiatives. Lead sites through the elimination of non-value added activities while improving operational excellence and accelerating financial performance. This position ensures that the Business Systems are integrated consistently and that processes maintain a high level of performance while continuously reviewing and refining those processes.

Responsible for the establishment of an operational excellence culture at all sites with an emphasis on sustainable development.

Must be able to work effectively in a matrix organization across multiple regions and functions to leverage and align resources to successfully fulfill responsibilities. Includes strategy development, and execution of policies, processes, and tools to deliver a best in class performance. Identify opportunities to drive efficiency and productivity as well as lead the development and tactical execution of implementation plans. Ensures proper utilization of facilities, people, equipment, and Enterprise Resource Planning systems.

•Highly visible leadership role that interacts, communicates, and presents to leaders. Strong interpersonal skills and very strong understanding of Continuous Improvement, Lean/Six Sigma methodologies.

•Champions, leads and manages continuous improvement projects and implements a cost leadership model for the NA Chassis Performance business.

•Leads continuous improvement competency assessments to develop talent across the organization. Ensures standard processes and tools are leveraged, coordinates Continuous Improvement reviews, publishes metrics and reports.

•Performs gap analysis to identify deficiencies in business processes and programs, and recommends adjustments to programs and/or processes. Links process deficiencies directly to bottom line impact.

•Leads cross-functional project teams formed to implement change and drive continuous improvement. Ensures adherence to standard processes for data collection, documentation and reporting.

•Drives mixed model value stream implementation projects with a focus on continuous improvement of safety, quality, cost, and delivery.

•Use appropriate problem solving tools to provide rapid improvement with sustainable results.

•Indirectly supervises, trains and mentors continuous improvement resources.

•Manages diverse continuous improvement strategies for transnational and/or manufacturing operations. Builds plans to continuous improvement projects, including resources, timeline, critical paths, etc.

•Develops and leverages best-in-class manufacturing / warehouse distribution processes and tools. Champions continuous improvement competency assessments

•Proactively develops and directs Continuous Improvement projects to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of facilities. Participates in operational continuous improvement reviews with local and/or regional management

•Participates in long-range plant expansion and consolidation activities to achieve the best optimized cost and performance to deliver profitable growth

•Helps Plants with annual resource plans, budgets, profit plans along with 3-5 strategic plans for key areas of responsibilities

•Achieve Annual Operating Plan objectives

•Partner with functional leaders in Operations, Supply Chain, Safety, Quality, and other partners to grow the NA Chassis Performance business profitably through the execution of Continuous Improvement methodologies

•Achieve working capital to meet or exceed inventory targets in manufacturing

•Achieve customer service levels that exceed 96%

•Achieve lean cost-out and productivity goal

•Partner with EHS and Quality to ensure plants exceed performance expectations

•Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Skills:

MBB certified Lean/Six Sigma

Operations experience

Potential temporary to hire

Travel 95% between 4 assigned plants 2 USA 2 Mexico when permanent


Monroe, MI 48161



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