Operations Manager

Montgomery, Alabama
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
US$ 85,000 - US$ 100,000 per year
Ref. Number
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client is an infrastructure and rail road industry pioneer, with over 150 locations world wide, and a leading provider throughout the North American Market.

- Drive safety, cost, delivery, and quality targets for the facility as established by senior leadership team
- Manage the overall operation of manufacturing including Fabrication, Welding, Rail / Utility Assembly, and Paint
- Manage the critical KPIs (eg, reduced assembly hours, improved safety, increased flow of material, shipped on time, etc)
- Drive cost reduction efforts through analysis of capital and capacity opportunities, responsible for overall plant efficiency
- Overall coordination of manufacturing support functions - Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, EHS, Service, & Sales
- Alignment of production goals with the strategic plan for the PR Company and the division (including OPACC, and other)
- Direct involvement with the design and implementation of new manufacturing lines (i.e. Current State and Future State)
- Creation of a continuous improvement culture by implementation of Lean tools and programs
- Develop weekly, monthly, and annual manufacturing schedules, adjust plans as needed
- Customer focus and mindset to be at the forefront of the entire operation
- Provide regular performance feedback to employees, including coaching, mentoring, and development
- Manager of multiple direct reports, over multiple areas (75-100 indirect)

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

- Bachelor's degree in related field
- Minimum of 5 year experience leading a team with manufacturing heavy equipment products
- Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and manage large workloads
- Advanced root cause problem solving abilities and experience in addressing complex technical problems
- Knowledge of ERP systems, in particular LN (Infor product)
- Excellent verbal and electronic communication skills
- Skillful in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other as needed
- Ability to lead effective meetings related to production


7-10 years

This position offers excellent total compensation package including competitive salary, matching 401K with immediate vesting, medical/dental/life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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