Operations Manager

Posted on Oct 11

Location: Henderson, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4144221

Operations Manager
Why Work Here?
This multi-billion-dollar company is a global leader in glass and metals packaging.  This is a growing company that produces packaging for many of the world’s leading food and beverage giants. US sales total around $2Billion and they employ about 5,000 people domestically.
  • Growth oriented global company and a leader in their industry.  
  • It is a progressive, profitable, stable manufacturing company where you have job security.
  • The plant is nice, clean and well-maintained.
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement both domestically and internationally.
  • Strong career succession planning program.
  • Capital spending is strong.  Have invested millions of dollars in its plants for capital improvements.
  • Fairly recession proof.  Manufactures a consumer product that is consistently in demand.
  • Strong management team.
  • Company that values its employees.
  • Competitive benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability, 401K, pension, vacation, holidays.
  • Comprehensive relocation package grossed-up for taxes including closing costs and realtors’ fees, moving of household belongings and home purchase if desired.
  • Historically strong bonus potential.
  • This is a unique business and a career within the organization will be both challenging and rewarding for the right candidate.
Your Role with the Company:
OPERATIONS MANAGER – 24X7 Glass Manufacturing Plant. This successful candidate will be an Operations Manager with strong leadership skills who is capable of moving into a Plant Manager position as his/her next career step.  The successful candidate will have strong managerial skills and a strong production management background.
What you will be doing:
  • Responsible for assisting the Plant Manger in directing assigned departments to obtain optimum performance in safety, quality and performance efficiencies at the lowest operating cost.
  • Perform administrative responsibilities necessary for the effective management of the manufacturing facility including the selection and development of employees, salary, budget and cost administration.
  • Ensure the manufacturing of product is within customer specifications and quality standards are strictly adhered to while meeting the financial objectives of the plant or department.
  • Direct assigned plant department planning, scheduling and production functions.
  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy work environment always striving for zero accidents.
  • Monitor process improvement analysis and make recommendations to improve the manufacturing process and process control.
  • Maintain good customer relations through regular communication and maintaining the highest level of quality.
  • Assume Plant Manager responsibilities as required.
What you will need:
  • BS Engineering, Operations, Business or related field required. MBA is a plus.
  • Previous experience in glass manufacturing is desirable.
  • Five to ten years of manufacturing experience with emphasis in team building.
  • Production management experience at the departmental level or higher.
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