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Flame Spray North America Inc. is seeking an Operations Manager in its Fountain Inn, SC location.
Job Description: Responsible for achieving the company’s strategic and operational goals of production efficiency, quality, profit, customer service, and adherence to all environmental, health, and safety regulations in accordance with best practice and legal requirements. Responsible for all phases of plant operations, including production, quality control, process engineering, and receiving and shipping. Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the facility. Work closely with quality personnel to review product consistency while monitoring scrap/rework rates to determine trends and areas of improvement. Monitor operation expenses and implement improvement processes and systems to reduce costs while maintaining product quality and meeting delivery commitments to customers. Encourage and promote operating in a continuous improvement environment. Establish and implement standard operating procedures within all areas of responsibility, ensuring adherence to standard procedures. Monitor and review the performance of direct reports and organize necessary interventions for improvement. Establish good relationships with workforce and recruit, manage, and develop plant staff. Oversee establishment and management of functional budgets. Implement functional initiatives in alignment with strategic objectives of the company and provide clear sense of direction and focus. Develop and deploy systems and processes that track and optimize standards, metrics, and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets. Ensure efficient collaboration and coordination between relevant departments, including sales, design and development, finance, and human resources. Directly supervise a team of eight (8) direct reports, including HR Manager, EHS Manager, Purchasing Manager, Production Manager, Robotics Manager, Aerospace Division Manager, and Quality Manager. Requires availability to travel up to 20% of the time, including to Italy, Hungary, and Croatia.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Engineering, or Industrial Technology and ten (10) years of progressive experience in key leadership roles within a manufacturing environment. Experience may be gained concurrently. Foreign degree equivalent accepted. Fluency in Italian required. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, experience, or training. Position requires ten (10) years of experience with the following: professional level project management; experience with business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, and human resources); experience leading teams and leading decision making processes; experience with strategic planning, budget development and control, quality systems and standards, environmental, health, and safety standards and compliance, process improvement techniques, and human resource principles and practices; and experience with change management. The position also requires one (1) year of experience with thermal spray coating processes, applications, and manufacturing.
How to Apply: Resumes to: Attn: Josie Williams, 576 International Blvd, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.