Operations Manager

Company Name:
Dawson
Here is your opportunity as a motivated manufacturing leader to directly impact the operation of this established, internationally recognized organization. They are looking for an Operations Manager for the press, fabrication and finish departments. This position will strategically drive safety, quality and productivity; continuous process improvements; and lean manufacturing through strong leadership and developing your people. At their North Central Ohio Operations, you can put your leadership skills and project management knowledge to work. For immediate consideration, please contact Stephanie Cramm at 614-255-1360 or .

Brief Overview
The operations manager will lead and direct the Press, Fabrication and Finish operation in the production of high quality parts. This position will set direction for the press, fabrication and finish departments in delivery of safety, cost, quality and productivity objectives. The operations manager also champions the change management process and provides leadership for lean transformation at the North Central Ohio Operations.

In this position, you'll have the opportunity to:
Aggressively lead the press, fabrication and finish organization in the transformation journey to eliminate waste and continue the journey to lean manufacturing implementation at their facility;
Maintain a dependable and dedicated workforce through open communications and the ability to drive and sustain change;
Select, coach and develop people in the press, fabrication and finish organization;
Develop and manage the annual budget to deliver aggressive safety, quality, cost and productivity targets; and
Develop and implement strategic and tactical plans that provide innovative approaches to manufacturing products.

Requirements for Success:
Bachelor's degree required. Prefer operations related field.
5-10 years of leadership experience in a large manufacturing environment.
Success in implementing lean practices and principles
Proven track record of developing people
Proven ability to drive initiatives that support change
Leadership skills in driving new ideas
Proven ability to analyze and process problems while providing effective solutions
Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks
Successful conflict resolution
Strong PC based skills. Experience with Microsoft Office and production inventory systems.
Six Sigma training a plus
This company prides itself on only hiring top-notch leaders. For this position, they are looking for someone who can create positive changes within the company through creative leadership and enthusiasm. This person must be able to work with a variety of departments and employees, as well as maintain the company's culture of respect, integrity, diversity and teamwork.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Candidates must have existing authorization to work in the US - Client cannot sponsor non-citizens.
The company will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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