Motrex LLC Operations Manager in Manchester, Iowa
About the role:
Coordinate activities of the production department with support departments and ensure that all plant operational goals are met in a timely and cost effective manner, utilizing knowledge of product technology, production methods and procedures, and capabilities of manufacturing machines and equipment.
About the work location:
Manchester is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States, located along the Highway 20 corridor between Dyersville and Independence. Delaware County is centrally located just 45 minutes from some of Iowa’s biggest hubs (Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Dubuque) – but you don’t need to go far to find excitement. Delaware County is home to several golf courses, parks, museums, retail shops, a movie theatre, festivals and fairs, water sport recreational areas, and evening entertainment. Delaware County offers successful academics programs in three community school districts and a critical access hospital to provide healthcare close to home.
To learn more about Manchester, Iowa (postal code 52057) – click the links below:
Delaware County Economic Development Website
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Responsible for all aspects of shop floor management in assigned areas.
Provide guidance and direction to Area Managers
Assure production levels are attained by anticipating needs, establishing goals, and determining priorities.
Determine direct and indirect manning requirements to maximize throughput.
Serves as point-of-contact for all internal plant operational issues and concerns for all internal and external customers.
Provide leadership and direction in the continuous improvement of the manufacturing operations through employee involvement in the implementation of Lean manufacturing techniques, Six Sigma techniques (DMAIC) and kaizen events aligned with the overall strategy of the company.
Analyzes operational performance and develops priorities for improvements across multiple product platforms.
Responsible for driving safety performance within the plant operations team
Demonstrates safe work practices in accordance with the OSHA, and the EPA. Provide leadership and direction in instilling a safety and environmental compliance culture validated through Company policies, local audits and continued improvements in safety & environmental metrics.
Recognize potential in the operations team to develop and promote employees, while establishing inclusion and accountability.
Promote cooperation between shifts, assure excellent communication avenues, and provide recognition.
Promptly review disciplinary problems and recommend action.
Perform other duties as assigned
Strong written, oral communication, and conflict resolution skills.
Good detail orientation along with solid root cause analysis, problem identification, and resolution skills.
Good organization and time management skills.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to inspire and motivate associates along with ability to work effectively within all levels of the organization
Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, or Engineering5+ years of Management experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. Six Sigma/Lean certification preferredComputer knowledge and skills; MS Office, intermediate to advance in excel
Must have strong project management skills with leadership experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience in implementation of Lean Manufacturing, 5s, and Six Sigma techniques, Continuous Improvement, single piece flow systems, TQM, Kanban material flow, etc.
Experience in developing plans that meet a variety of goals simultaneously and the ability to change these plans as business conditions change.
Experience utilizing analysis tools to determine opportunities for improvement.
Must be willing to work additional hours and varied working hours to effectively manage people across all shifts.
Experience in leading to lean, JD Edwards, Minitab, Ignition, MP2
Experience with Lean Manufacturing as well as other training in formal problem solving and operational analysis.
Knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and machining methods
Stryten Manufacturing is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Stryten Manufacturing, www.stryten.com, is a leading provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the Transportation and Industrial markets. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, the company operates transportation plants in Salina, Kansas, Manchester, Iowa and industrial facilities in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Kansas City, Kansas and Charlottesville, Virginia. Its manufacturing plants are located Kansas City, Missouri, and Lampeter, Pennsylvania. These locations produce a comprehensive portfolio of battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power markets. Also served are industries such as agricultural, automotive, heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others.
Job Locations IA-Manchester
Requisition ID 2021-2854
Category Manufacturing - Operations
Position Type Regular Fulltime
Address 913 South 10th Street
Postal Code 52057