PC #417 Operations Manager

  • Prestressed - Precast Concrete Design Build
  • Illinois

POSITION OVERVIEW-

The Precast Concrete Operations Manager is the senior leader on-site and is responsible for everything that goes on inside the fence-line and is the driver of the production process. We look to the Operations Manager to build a collaborative environment between operations, sales, engineering, accounting, and transportation. This dynamic leader will be pushing continuous improvement in workplace safety, production efficiency, product cost, and customer service.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure the plant employees and guests on-site comply with safety and environmental practices – lead by example and build a safety-first culture
  • Lead production scheduling to meet customer needs including timely delivery
  • Develop a keen focus on customer service and proactive communication across the team
  • Partner with the engineering team to ensure proper drawings and designs are being used during the manufacturing process
  • Purchase material/services to successfully operate the facility
  • Successfully hire, supervise, orient, train and retain operations/product staff
  • Promote and maintain a clean workplace that is “tour-ready” at all times.
  • Ability to read drawings, plan production tasks from those drawings, and coach employees to produce the product correctly.
  • Ability to operate some of the standard tools on the plant floor such as overhead cranes, hand tools, batch plant, etc. While the Operations Manager will not be asked to operate these things continuously, having some of these skills will make him/her a better coach and troubleshooter.
  • Be a leader and coach leadership. Motivate crews during morning huddles. Lead effective Mid-Day meetings. Coach Leads on how to set expectations on a whiteboard and have them followed. Lead inventory counts. Promote safety best practices in meetings with other Plant Managers.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager as deemed appropriate and necessary by them

QUALIFICATIONS-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, operations, engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience working in a leadership role in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Experience with precast/concrete or building materials is a plus
  • Proven track record of developing, leading and maintaining a continuous improvement mindset at the plant
  • Ability to work on your feet for the majority of the day in a production/plant environment subject to areas that are unheated and/or non-air conditioned
  • Ability to work with a computer as necessary (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AX)
  • Ability to lead and direct other individuals and work with other group leaders

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