Operations Manager
Job Opportunity at Cypress Group, LLC

Posted on Sep 14

http://www.cypress-search.com    610-866-8141

Location: Allentown, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4142287

Innovative and expanding division of a Global Company can offer you an opportunity to implement organizational strategies and achieve profitability goals working directly with all production personnel and Supply Chain Management.  If you are a hands on professional seeking to work with an excellent leadership team  in a progressive organization then this opportunity will appeal to you.   Strong salary with bonus and full corporate style benefits combined with a strong career progression make this a great opportunity.
You Will:
  • Use an integrated best practices management approach combining Lean principles, collaborative & inclusive communications, talent recruitment & development and a culture of accountability to achieve both short term and long range organizational objectives
  • Lead in the implementation of a multi-year growth plan which will include both plant and personnel expansion from the Operations perspective.
  • Work directly with customers to understand needs then communicate with internal staff to ensure all products meet expectations
  • Be responsible for ensuring all production and delivery obligations are meet
  • Evaluate operational procedures and modify and improve where necessary to ensure adherence to quality metrics including ISO 9001
  • Identify opportunities to upgrade facilities and equipment or acquire new facilities where necessary
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes including but not limited to capacity constraints, personnel requirements, materials, tooling & equipment etc.
  • Lead the organization in developing, educating and coaching staff on lean culture and philosophies and identify opportunities to implement lean practices and lean tools
  • Develop capital, manpower and production budgets
  • Be the face of the organization to Customers, Vendors, contractors, regulators and the public at large.
  • Lead the EH&S program to ensure a safety first culture and zero accident operation.
  • Work cross-functionally to manage union contract and company policies
Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Engineering discipline a major plus factor.Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in another discipline but also with relevant experience will be considered.
  • Minimum 7 years in a leadership role in a manufacturing environment preferably unionized
  • Strong Project Management experience and a track record of successfully completing complex assignments
  • Exemplary Interpersonal communication skills working with Customers, clients and internally with Superiors, Peers and Subordinates.
  • Experience with Six Sigma, 5S, Kaizen required.Green or Black Belt preferred
Keywords: Operations, Project Management, ISO 9001, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, cryogenics, refrigeration

Cypress Search LLC is a Technical and Executive Search firm based in Eastern Pennsylvania.  We work with top companies on Engineering, IT, Operations and Marketing searches.  Cypress Search will discuss all positions with candidates prior to submitting a resume to ensure candidate fit and interest.
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