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Operations Manager

Company: Motus
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Operations ManagerReports to: Plant Manager Work Location: Battle Creek, MIWe have an exciting opportunity for a problem solver, a game-changer who is excited about manufacturing and taking it to the next level. The Operations Manager will be responsible for directing and managing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for launch, production, maintenance, quality, and other production-related activities. A successful candidate will be aggressive, data-driven, competitive with a winner's mindset.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with Facilities, Maintenance and EHS Departments to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
  • Investigates and strives to sustain corrective countermeasures of all OSHA recordables and near-miss incidents
  • Develops and maintains quality standards combined with productivity goals
  • Develops and maintains a team approach while working with operators, supervisors, and engineers to identify and address internal quality issues
  • Establishes production priorities. Plans and directs production activities to meet these timelines
  • Assures meeting the production dates from planning
  • Assures On-Time-Delivery to both internal and external customers
  • Works with engineers and production control to meet scheduling demands and assures profitability
  • Works with the purchasing and planning team to drive inventory to the proper level based on demand
  • Works cross-functionally to set up the flow of product through the facility
  • Monitors daily productivity and sets an action plan for better achievement as needed
  • Establishes and works with cross-functional teams to achieve the desired efficiency goals
  • Establishes, trains, and mentor's lean practices
  • Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process, and quality system, tracking each to closure
  • Responsible for preparing the plant for a successful launch through the correct use of the Plant Launch Glide Path System
  • Responsible for coordinating the activities of the Plant Operations Team to assure plant systems, equipment, and tracking programs are completed on time and in compliance with the Plant Launch Glide Path System
  • Responsible for assuring launch "0, 0, 100, 30" goals are met, working through the Operations Manager and Plant ManagerREQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or related field required
    • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing management leadership role
    • 5+ years of experience in Operations functions
    • Automotive industry experience a plus
    • Certified Six Sigma a plusKEY COMPETENCIESBehavioral Competencies - Common to all Motus Positions
      • Energy/Energize - Exhibits a high level of energy and ability to energize others. Strong desire to achieve, high dedication level. Gets Results. Recognizes excellence in the efforts and work of others. Enjoys seeing others succeed. Ability to energize and motivate others. Has a positive 'can do' attitude
      • Edge - Ability to take a forceful stand on issues without being excessively abrasive. Able to challenge tactfully
      • Execution - Likes to be challenged and can work through tough tasks and execute on stretch goals to move the organization forward
      • Self-Aware/Personal Development: Continually learning and growing. Seeks out and uses personal feedback
      • Adaptable: Embraces change. Communicates needs during periods of change. Continuous Improvement mindset
      • Resourceful: Find ways through barriers to success. Achieves results despite lack of resourcesWho we areMotus Integrated Technologies is a rapidly growing, half a billion-dollar global manufacturer of high-performance headliners, interior trim, and fiber solution products for the global automotive market. Headquartered in Holland Michigan, Motus operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in North America (U.S. and Mexico), with over 20 entities worldwide. Motus is a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, CT.Motus Integrated Technologies offers competitive compensation and benefits package (including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, Rx, life insurance, disability coverage, 401K and company match, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement eligibility, etc.)Motus: United by Diversity; Motus is an Equal Opportunity EmployerAt Motus, we are proud of our diversity. Our family is comprised of people from a variety of different backgrounds, races, creeds, and colors who have come together to try to `make the world a better place.We have seen what equality can do within our company. We believe everyone deserves the same opportunities to grow, thrive, and passionately live their lives.Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party RecruitersPlease note that consistent with Motus Integrated Technologies policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any employment agency, person, or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Motus will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person, or entity.

Keywords: Motus, Battle Creek , Operations Manager, Executive , Battle Creek, Michigan

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