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Operations Manager

Company: Allied Reliability Group
Location: Adams
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


Allied Reliability seeks an Operations Manager to direct the operations for a 24-hour operating manufacturing plant and ensure the facility meets safety, quality, production, organizational development, operational excellence, and cost & productivity objectives. Operational oversight includes quarrying operations, continuous ground calcium carbonate production (GCC), lime production, batch processing of precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) and batch packaging. - -


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:Production Operations Management

  • Responsible for achieving sustainable results and improvement goals in safety, customer service, quality, operational excellence, cost & productivity, inventory management and organizational capability.
  • Participate in the establishment of annual operating plans and ensure priorities and accountabilities are clear, resources are available, and obstacles are removed in order to ensure success.
  • Identify and implement customer-driven activities that create improved customer satisfaction, flexibility, responsiveness, and innovations. (Customer Intimacy)
  • Drive positive cultural change as a change agent within the region to engage employees towards a high performance self-directed culture.
  • Ensure tracking, daily management and use of key performance indicators to promote improved operational and business results (Plan-Do-Check-Act).
  • Ensures reliability and efficiency of the plant and equipment: recommends process/equipment modification for upgrades that improve safety, quality, and cost and productivity performance.
  • Leverages OE knowledge and tools to drive continuous improvement.
  • Lead significant projects and improvement initiatives in budgeting/forecasting, cost reductions & productivity.
  • Oversee the practice of all health, safety & environmental procedures, ensuring that safety is a fundamental value in all that is done.
  • Understands and ensures compliance FDA, ISO 9001, & FSSC 22000 practices
  • Acts as a team role model and change-agent.Employee Development & Management
    • Continuously strive to create a customer focused, team based organization that encourage and engage employees to drive continuous improvement in our processes
    • Ensure annual goals are communicated and achieved and lead through daily management/Gemba activities
    • Ensure ePerformance Management System is up to date and regular feedback is provided to all employees.
    • Monitor and evaluate team member performance and capabilities, and adjust training where needed.
    • Be a progressive thinker and role model: Enable productivity enhancing tools such as Lean manufacturing, cycle time reduction through standard work and Kaizens, leveraging control system technology, and utilizing SharePoint to support knowledge management and to disseminate best practices for rapid improvement (multiplier effect)
    • Provides leadership for root cause determination and problem resolution to facilitate faster improvementsContinuous Improvement/Lean
      • Acts as resource and champion for department continuous improvement activities (Suggestion Program, 5S, Kaizen, TPM, problem solving, etc.).#LI-TS1#CB


        • Bachelor's degree required (preferably in Engineering Discipline)Experience:
          • 7-10 years Operations/Manufacturing experience with strong leadership experience.
          • Maintenance and/or Reliability background preferred.
          • Lean Manufacturing/Operational Excellence familiarity/experience preferred
          • Previous experience leading positive cultural change within a manufacturing environment required.
          • Previous experience successfully building and fostering self-directed teams or other similar high performing work systems within a manufacturing environment.
          • Proven delivery of goal attainment.#LI-TS1#CB

Keywords: Allied Reliability Group, Springfield , Operations Manager, Executive , Adams, Massachusetts

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