Operations Manager

By: Human Resources02/12/2020 < Back to Blog Home

Key Job Elements (Essential Functions Performed):

·        Lead and manage area leads and supervisors within the Bowling Green manufacturing facility.

·        Ensure that all product produced in the facility meets the quality requirements.

·        Plan and execute all training required to enhance the skills and competency of all manufacturing employees within the facility. Implement cross training to allow adequate backup for all


·        Share clear expectations with the Supervisors and Operators and hold them accountable.

·        Provide leadership for safety, quality improvement, loss prevention, and cost reduction activities.

·        Interpret specifications, work instructions, BOM’s, and job orders to operators, and assign duties.

·        Ensure production is reported accurately, maintain accurate inventory, and resolve negatives daily.

·        Work with management to ensure adequate staffing levels to efficiently meet customer requirements.

·        Establish or adjust work procedures when necessary to meet production schedules and optimize work flow through the departments.

·        Analyze and resolve work problems or assist operators in solving work problems.

·        Professionally interface with other critical areas such as quality, engineering, purchasing, product management, and customer service.

·        Initiate or suggest plans to motivate employees to achieve work goals.

·        Seek approval, advice, or support from management on all matters affecting the policy of the Company.

·        Keep management informed at all times on all matters in regards to the floor activities and management of the facility.

·        Maintain time and production records.

·        Lead 5s in the facility and ensure that all employees follow the 5S program.

Basic Qualifications (Education/Experience required):

·        Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related discipline. 

·        Knowledge of CNC machining.

·        Five (5) plus years of manufacturing/operations related experience including two (2) years of direct supervisory experience in a similar environment (assembly operations, heavy

machining). Plant management experience is a plus. 

·        Strong interpersonal/communication team skills.

This position is located in Bowling Green, KY

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