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Operations Manager

Company: Hti
Location: Hickory
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Manufacturing facility is seeking an Operations Manager with upholstery assembly experience to setup and manage a small Seating Upholstery and Assembly operation in Hickory, North Carolina. Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the site, ensuring that all aspects of this job description are met and maintained to a standard deemed acceptable by the company.
The Operations Manager will lead the manufacturing function within the budget and output targets to meet customer requirements and standards. Full accountability for ensuring safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met. Responsible for developing an enthusiastic, motivated, and flexible team by building working relationships as well as ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to. Manage the team on best practice and establish standard policies and procedures while also mentoring and leading teams. Implement and manage continuous improvement and modern manufacturing principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and processes.
Main Duties:

  • Responsible for recruiting and retaining, motivating, and developing staff to create maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of staff and ensuring high levels of motivation to create a productive and efficient work environment.
  • Set department objectives/ KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports.
  • Responsible for sourcing and securing supply chain; maintain the inventory and replenishing stock as required.
  • Responsible for production output and on-time delivery.
  • Implement training as and when required to ensure that the team are equipped with the appropriate skills to meet productivity targets.
  • Liaising with other Supervisors across the business to ensure harmony in working methods and implement continuous improvement.
  • Ensuring that quality standards are consistently met, and procedures are adhered to
  • Complete regular inspections on finished products to determine whether they meet established quality standards
  • Devising and risk assessing cost effective processes and tasks to maximize production.
  • Lead resolution for any ad-hoc safety, quality, and production issues.
  • Complete maintenance checks to confirm that the machinery is in good working order and perform root cause analysis to resolve problems.
  • Ensure complete compliance with health and safety regulations to prevent accidents and injuries.
    Requirements:
    • Candidate MUST have experience in upholstery assembly and manufacturing experience.
    • A minimum of 5 years experience in a management role is essential with experience in budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources
    • Knowledgeable about safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory, and stewardship processes.
    • You must possess excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively.
    • Able to negotiate and manage supplier and customer expectations.
    • Excellent attention to detail and proven experience of working autonomously.
    • Proven experience in planning and organizing workloads to meet timescales.
    • Computer-literate
    • Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills.by Jobble

Keywords: Hti, Hickory , Operations Manager, Executive , Hickory, North Carolina

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