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Operations Manager

Jamestown, New York, 14701, United States
November 30, 2016

Operations Manager

Direct Hire Operations Manager opening within innovative, supportive and energized global organization in Western NY with FANTASTIC GROWTH POTENTIAL in title and compensation!

REPORTING TO: Plant Manager

DIRECT REPORTS: Cell Leaders, Process leaders, Direct hourly personnel

SUMMARY: Operations Manager for Jamestown Operation. Business employees approximately 525 associates, with approximately 100 at the Jamestown site. Position is responsible for Plant-wide daily operations including achieving Quality delivery and cost targets.


• Successfully working alongside Quality Manager, Engineering Manager and Material Buyers, etc.

• Lead and Manage Cell Leaders, Process Leaders, direct hourly personnel and develop associates in a manner which meets the future needs of the business and annually preparing an HR plan to identify key contributors and areas of organizational and individual development.

• Responsible for all daily safety, quality, delivery and cost metrics within the Production areas of the plant.

• Operate within approved budget boundaries and achieve operating performance targets, using company business systems tools to drive continuous process improvements in quality, on-time delivery, cost savings and inventory reduction.

• Accountable for meeting needs of a growing business by managing production levels and driving delivery and productivity.

• Develop associates in a manner which meets the future needs of the business and annually preparing an HR plan to identify key contributors and areas of organizational and individual development.

• Conduct and deliver annual performance appraisals for hourly associates. Generate development plans to drive associate growth.

• Engage with associates to maintain positive associate relations, partnering with HR and utilizing tools such as associate survey.

• Lead the production start-up phase for new product introduction utilizing manufacturing engineering resources. Also, responsible for driving lower product costs by reducing set up times, improving processes and reducing cycle times.

• Maintain a clean and safe work environment that is in compliance with all OSHA (US), and EPA (US) any related country specific environmental regulations and guidelines.

6 Month Targets/Deliverables:

• Complete company business immersion

• Execute Jamestown Immersion

• Execute PSP ( Personal Software Process) and demonstrate results


• Bachelors Degree (BS Mechanical or Industrial Engineering) is required

• Strong computer skills

• Minimum of 5 years Manufacturing Management and Supervisor skills and experience

• 7-10 years Manufacturing expertise

• Purchasing / Negotiation Skill

• Organization/Planning skill

• Business Competencies to include critical thinking skills - decision-making ability, long-term vision and ability to inspire a common vision; the ability to work independently and drive change while maintaining operational effectiveness; Skilled in employee supervision, planning, coordination, budget preparation, contract negotiations, and labor relations; Understanding of key financial indicators and success factors; Strong analytical skills and problem solving; the ability to become entrenched and experienced in the Company lines of business.

• Leadership Competencies to include the ability to foster teamwork and employee accountability, inspire trust and integrity; the ability to Mentor and develop employee skills; Personal depth, in the form of mature confidence, adaptability, self-direction, and organization; Skilled in managing diversity; Outstanding communication skills and a high energy level and work ethic; Must be committed to the Company core values of integrity, openness and trust, accountability, excellence through teamwork, and continuous learning and development.

• Must pass a physical and drug test.


• Hiring salary range will be flexible based on experience and education. Position also offers competitive benefits package and bonus.


• Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Word formatted resume, employment references, and salary history for immediate consideration.

• TxMQ would like to extend thanks to all applicants, however, only those that may qualify for the position will be contacted for a preliminary interview screening.

• EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

TxMQ, Inc.

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