Full Job Description
Lewisville, TX US
Operations Management & Quality
ABOUT US (AND OUR EXCITING FUTURE)
Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.
Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.
Join us and become part of the power behind possible.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Manages the day-to-day activities of an organization's operations department. Assists in evaluating current and proposed systems and procedures. Recommends changes when necessary and assists in implementation of new processes.
Essential to this Position
The Operations Manager based in Lewisville, TX, is responsible for directing a 24/5 start-up operation that provides contract packaging and fulfillment services for a large multi-national customer. This position will have P&L responsibility for the facility and will manage all processes associated with the site with an emphasis on safety, quality and continuous improvement, team leadership, customer satisfaction, production, and human resources. The ideal leader for this location will have experience with fast paced consumer goods experience including co-packing/contract manufacturing and real time operations management.
Establish operational strategies to assure company objectives in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, customer service, sales, human capital, cost and profitability
Accountable for assigned site’s key performance metrics including machine and labor efficiencies in addition to providing guidance to departmental leaders to ensure scorecard objectives are met
Proactively monitor site capacity and collaborate with other sites on scheduling optimization to meet internal and external customer on-time-delivery demands
Conduct equipment feasibility studies and make recommendations for investment; work with Finance to prepare capital expenditure plan and payback expectations
Collaborate with cross-functional leaders to set continuous improvement initiatives to drive operational excellence
Prepare and manage the annual financial plan and monitor performance through forecasting and/or other company reports
Ensure the overall maintenance and security of facilities, grounds, utilities and equipment
Provide guidance on staffing, training, employee relations and performance management to develop and enhance the Operations function, working closely with direct reports
Interact with key stakeholders to provide technical support, explore new business opportunities, and/or resolve order problems or complaints
Maintain industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications
Education & Experience
Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 8 – 12 years of fast paced consumer goods experience including co-packing/contract manufacturing and real time operations management in a large manufacturing setting
Bachelor’s Degree required
Exceptional communication skills and must be a self-starter and willingness to work on the production floor
Large temp staff experience required
Strong experience in Manufacturing, –start up facility experience a plus
Excellent strategic thinking skills
Solid ability to manage multiple priorities
Strong teamwork and organization skills
Exceptional problem resolution and analysis skills
Attention to detail and a strong focus on quality and safety
Prior experience with cross-functional teams
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Work Experience Required
At least 6 years relevant experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and site
Knowledge of the processes, tools and operational considerations for effective and efficient movement of goods and materials throughout the manufacturing cycle
Knowledge of day-to-day and strategic issues, operational requirements and management of a manufacturing facility
Knowledge of the existing and planned approaches and methods for manufacturing products or product components
Knowledge of and ability to use and influence organization's policies, standards and procedures guiding manufacturing processes
Ability to lead people and get results through others
Ability to think ahead and plan over a specific time span
Ability to establish high performance teams and a strong team player
ABOUT MENASHA PACKAGING
Menasha Packaging Company is a leading designer and manufacturer of graphic consumer corrugated packaging, merchandising solutions, food packaging, shipping containers, material handling solutions, and pack-out and fulfillment services. As the largest independent retail-focused display and packaging company in North America we set new standards in sustainable packaging, and our printing and structural design capabilities are unrivaled in the industry. Our Retail Integration Institute (RII) Group uses an exclusive merchandising model with processes specifically designed to bridge the gap between consumer packaged goods companies and retailers. We currently operate seven RII campuses in geographically dispersed locations. Our 3,200+ employees include more than 100 designers and more than 50 project managers who, together with our highly skilled workforce, develop new, innovative and cutting-edge solutions for global customers. With over 40 locations we are geographically positioned to serve major food, beverage, consumer products, entertainment, electronics, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies with superior products and fulfillment services.
As an operating company of Menasha Corporation, we celebrate over 167 years of unwavering dedication to a sustainable business strategy that focuses on keeping pace with change and market trends. Menasha Corporation is a privately held company comprised of two subsidiaries: Menasha Packaging Company and ORBIS Corporation. As one of America’s oldest family-owned manufacturing companies, Menasha Corporation employs over 5,000 in over 100 facilities in North America and Europe.
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