Director of Plant Operations
Company: Kelly Services
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: December 1, 2018
As a of Plant Operations you will be responsible for guiding all facets of a manufacturing based operations and overseeing the personnel related to those specific areas. Additional Responsibilities Include: Assists senior staff members in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives. Develops the manufacturing plan and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards. Achieves optimum employee levels and manufacturing costs within budgeted expectations. Formulates and recommends manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation. Directs and monitors department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan, consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures. Works closely and effectively with senior staff and executives in order to implement established strategies, goals and objectives. Acts as liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results. Hires, trains, develops and evaluates staff. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensures compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consults with Human Resources Department as appropriate. Identifies, recommends and implements changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data. Directs the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards. Directs and coordinates various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, building maintenance, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.). Initiates and coordinates major projects (e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.). Perform miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required Job Requirements s degree in a major technical field. Engineering degree preferred or equivalent experience. 10 years of experience in manufacturing management, preferably in a process-oriented operations and/or related industry. A minimum of 5 years of experience managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operation of a smaller manufacturer. Experience working with Executive Management Team and providing presentations to both internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work alongside our Quality Team, in an ISO certified environment to ensure a high quality, safe and compliant operations. Familiar with Warehouse Management Systems, ERP, Batch Processing Software and implementation of such systems preferred.
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