Manager, Operations in Bryan, TX at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 7/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Bryan

Requisition ID:004893--Plant

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Position Summary:

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading day to day operations of a manufacturing location/area to include safety, quality, efficiencies, and meeting customer expectations. Provides leadership to supervision and employees and ensures they have the proper tools to perform their job safely and efficiently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Leads daily Team Performance Center meetings with Operations team to review safety, quality, and production performance.
  • Conducts production Gemba walks to optimize production flow and efficiencies. May change work flow priorities as needed and works to resolve any problems that may occur.
  • Participates and practices Lean Manufacturing practices to such as Six Sigma, 5S, FMEA, 8D Problem Analysis. Utilizes these practices to determine root causes of systemic problems to resolve them.
  • Engages the team in identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects in the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost and Customer Satisfaction.
  • Engages production floor employees in problem resolution in order to improve production issues/efficiencies utilizing Lean Manufacturing techniques as needed.
  • Performs necessary administrative functions such as budgetary administration, employee safety, performance reviews and employee counseling. Includes the completion and review of work-related forms follows-up as necessary with direct reports.
  • Participates in weekly forecast calls to coordinate production with other locations in order to meet customers’ shipment deadlines.
  • Reviews and updates Key Performance Indicators KPIs (Daily, Weekly, and Monthly) to ensure facility is on track to meet overall departmental objectives.
  • Attends pre-shift meetings to observe and provide feedback to operations team focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Conducts Behavior-Based Safety observations and works with employees to ensure they are performing their job in a safe manner.
  • Participates in monthly site safety review to understand problem areas and establish plans to improve overall safety record and reduce incidents.
  • Meets with Planning and Operations team members to discuss production schedules and changes in the schedule that are needed. Works with production team to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned/unplanned absences.
  • Interfaces with customers and suppliers. Visits both as necessary.
  • Coordinates with the Maintenance Department to prioritize maintenance work orders in an effort to improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and downtime.
  • Ensures employees are properly trained in all aspects of their jobs to include safety, quality, and production. Identifies gaps and develops training plans.
  • Works with Quality team to review Quality issue through HFI (Hold for Inspection) and scrap process. Works with team and tries to minimize rework and/or scrap due to non-conformance through problem resolution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or operations management and 3 years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years injection and/or blow molding experience
  • Management experience in operations, maintenance, engineering, and/or process improvement roles including managing teams of people
  • Previous experience working in a Lean environment; Embraces continuous improvement
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus
  • Strong financial acumen including an understanding of the budgeting process and how they relate to KPIs
  • Exceptional leadership, change management, and communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience in non-union environments


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  • Results Orientation
  • Managing Performance
  • Managing Change
  • Developing Others
  • Business Acumen


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