Manager, Operations in South Plainfield, NJ at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: South Plainfield - 802743

Requisition ID:008946--Plant


Mauser Packaging Solutions is a leading global supplier of industrial packaging products and services. The company's more than 11,000 employees operate more than 180 plants in 20 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America. At Mauser Packaging Solutions, we develop, manufacture and market packaging solutions for some of the most renowned companies throughout all major industrial branches.

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.

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.
  • Participates and practices Lean Manufacturing practices to such as Six Sigma, 5S, FMEA, 8D Problem Analysis.
  • Engages the team in identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects.
  • 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.
  • Participates in weekly forecast calls to meet customers’ shipment deadlines.
  • Reviews and updates Key Performance Indicators KPIs (Daily, Weekly and Monthly) to ensure facility is on track.
  • 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. Identifies training gaps and develops training plans.
  • Works with Quality team to review Quality issues through HFI (Hold for Inspection) and scrap process. Minimize rework and/or scrap due to non-conformance through problem resolution.
  • May participate in Union Leadership/Management meetings and follows-up as necessary if site is unionized.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in related discipline and/or 10 years of experience in a Quality related role in a high volume manufacturing operation
  • Minimum of 5 years of safety experience in a high volume manufacturing operation
  • Strong knowledge of Quality Systems, ISO Requirements, Food Safety experience a significant plus
  • Strong analytical, computational, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated use of problem solving tools…8D, 5Y, fishbone, etc.
  • Strong PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project)
  • Strong team player / ability to build collaborative relationships
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to lead Divisional meetings and present information
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be on feet up to 8 hours per day.
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, crouch and climb to perform duties
  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • The work environment can be very hot, over 90 degrees.
  • Vision: 20/20 corrected and normal hearing range

EEO Statement

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Mauser Packaging Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or disability status.

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