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Operations Manager

  • Location:

    Benton, Michigan

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  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Contact email:

    Andrew Bates

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Operations Manager

Benton, MI

Job Id: 8913

Are you looking to make a career change for an essential and rapidly growing company? This exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance. Does this position match your future career goals? Then this opportunity could be the right fit for you.


  • Provide strategic direction and operational management across 4 US based manufacturing facilities.
  • Provide and support management teams such as Health and Safety, Production, MP & L and Quality and Engineering.
  • Work closely with Plant Manager to lead and coach teams to drive high performance.
  • Responsible for the profit/loss accountability based on approved budgets.
  • In charge of standardized KPI’s and KPM’s across all operations.
  • Conduct customer discussions.
  • Implement best practices to improve production of all teams.
  • Enforce lean manufacturing principles including production, planning, inventory control and work-flow processes.
  • Process all paperwork accordingly and accurately.
  • Utilize company’s ERP and MES systems, including the support of development and implementation of new future systems.
  • Drive the planning and orchestration of business objectives.
  • Be a subject matter expert in process improvement, organizational design, and management/measurement systems.
  • Research and implement new directives for business growth and prosperity.
  • Develop and implement guidelines for employee evaluations, recruitment, and promotion.
  • Oversee employee productivity, training, and personal/career growth.
  • Lead strategic initiatives to improve scalability, agility, and efficiency.


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5-9 years of management experience in an automotive production environment.
  • Must have extensive background and manufacturing experience in an injection molding production environment.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts and experience with Toyota Production System is a plus.
  • Must be able to complete daily reports in a timely manner.
  • Prior experience as director or operations manager.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.



  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Direct Hire


Ask for: Andy Bates

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