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Director of Operations

Holt, MI 48842

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Permanent Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: KB535969426

Job Description



To oversee the entire operations of the facility, ensuring quality, safety and required output are met.

  • Manage direct reports in all aspects and support remaining team members.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives to new hires and veteran staff.
  • Provide direction, development, and leadership to Production Management.
  • Conduct performance appraisals to direct reports and provide coaching and guidance to all employees.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, purchasing and repair expenses.
  • Maintain existing equipment; replace or make adjustments and/or suggestions to/for plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Implement and maintain lean manufacturing practices.
  • Oversee new product launches and implementation of product designs. 
  • Maintain strong communication with customer(s) and management team. 
  • Incorporate shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Assist with all personnel matters as needed alongside Human Resources. 
  • Review established production schedules for all departments to ensure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible.
  • Assist with the costing of new products and provide support to Senior Engineering team. 
  • Oversee the financials of the facility and work with Accounting and Corporate Management to ensure all items are reported and accurate. 

Quality Control
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with company standards and/or specifications.
  • Directing objectives to maximize profitability.
  • Monitor own performance - self-audit for accuracy and produce high level output.
  • Monitor scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement.
  • Personally accountable for preventing injury and illness to self and for protecting Company assets.
  • Know the location, use and purpose of all safety equipment in your work area.
  • All emergency equipment, fire doors and emergency exit routes are to be kept unobstructed and in good condition.
  • Adhere to personal protection guidelines set forth by the company.
  • Maintain a sense of orderliness, keeping materials, supplies, and equipment well organized and in good condition.
  • All guards must be in place prior to routine operation of any equipment and must be inspected daily. 

Behavior Requirements 
  • Complete required tasks, quotas, and assignments prior to or within deadlines given.
  • Treat all coworkers professionally, fairly, and respectfully.
  • Responding politely to the clients we serve
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Uphold all company core values. 
  • Think quickly and act appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Put in extra hours when needed.
  • Continue to perform well under pressure and adapt to change.

Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

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