20 days old

OPERATIONS MANAGER - Plant 10

Howmet Aerospace
Whitehall, MI 49461
  • Job Code
    300001029260436
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 10 years manufacturing experience.
  • Min 7 yrs leadership experience in a manufacturing environment of which 5 years' experience required with all facets of business operations.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the Internal Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • BS Degree in Business or Engineering.
  • Experience with overseeing a large department and/or plant financial including budgets and profit and loss.
  • Experience driving improvement through the implementation of the lean manufacturing principles, total quality practices, six sigma molds decentralized, complex manufacturing operations into an effective team.
  • Demonstrate results in leading customer satisfaction and manufacturing excellence.
  • Strong leadership skills that create an engaged employee environment, high energy level.
  • Able to drive improvement through the implementation of the lean manufacturing principles, total quality practices, six sigma.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Strong financial literacy.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 10 years manufacturing experience.
  • Min 7 yrs leadership experience in a manufacturing environment of which 5 years' experience required with all facets of business operations.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the Internal Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • BS Degree in Business or Engineering.
  • Experience with overseeing a large department and/or plant financial including budgets and profit and loss.
  • Experience driving improvement through the implementation of the lean manufacturing principles, total quality practices, six sigma molds decentralized, complex manufacturing operations into an effective team.
  • Demonstrate results in leading customer satisfaction and manufacturing excellence.
  • Strong leadership skills that create an engaged employee environment, high energy level.
  • Able to drive improvement through the implementation of the lean manufacturing principles, total quality practices, six sigma.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Strong financial literacy.
Howmet Aerospace is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com . Follow @howmet: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn, and YouTube .

Job Roles

  • Coordination --aligns activities, resources, and people to set and achieve forecasts; solicits contributions from various parts of the business to ensure processes are clear and systems function at optimal levels
  • Talent resourcing --deploys talent, aligning to roles and tasks; provides coaching and mentoring alongside day-to-day supervision and evaluation at scale; revisits and realigns as necessary to provide developmental experiences or production efficiencies; recognizes and celebrates performance; considers succession prospects in each talent-oriented decision toward overall Talent Factory strategy
  • Talent advocate --coaches, and mentors to develop talent; prioritizes investment in people as the best means to achieving meaningful and measurable outcomes
  • Structured execution --executes against product criteria and within outlined processes; instills pride of ownership toward quality and metrics; provides accountability
  • Informal authority --collaborates and leads across the enterprise both horizontally and up the chain of command; owns processes not of their own creation-strengthens those through continuous improvement and consistent feedback; provides key input to other senior leaders and shapes performance culture
  • System Influencer --gains buy in from other leaders to create scalable actions and results; asks "why" and "why not;" employs a broad perspective to make local level interventions; monitors data points and key qualitative inputs, acting to avoid or solve problems; challenges reactionary focus and silos; requests and initiates accountabilities throughout system
  • Culture curator --prioritizes and champions safety; understands customer perspectives and educates others; accordingly, enables collaboration and ease with which people can ask for help; fosters engagement and ownership at every level
  • Proactive and direct --communicates transparently and regularly throughout the system; understands and explains the "why" behind decisions; interprets and translates senior and corporate level action, shaping toward local level performance and outcomes; questions status quo and provides informed viewpoints
  • Enterprise perspective --recognizes impact of output and effort on enterprise; understands corporate and public company dynamic and how it influences operation; grows knowledge of other functional areas and factors that affect them, anticipating and reacting accordingly and at scale; employs a strategic perspective to enable operational excellence
  • Consultative --asks questions and listens well; provides quantitative and qualitative input that enables better decision making in other areas of the enterprise; advocates for best practices and continuous improvement; insists on accountability, clarity, and agreement
  • Performance and analytical rigor --monitors key performance metrics and drives directly and indirectly; conducts regular reviews, revising approaches as necessary; makes decisions through the filter of increased performance; employs multiple perspectives on quantitative information, positioning where necessary to motivate, inspire and redress
  • Drive --never satisfied; creative with approaches to improve; resists complacency, identifying and contesting it within the production environment

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage production flow from beginning to end
  • Participate as lead staff member responsible for operations and performance
  • Provide overall leadership and direction to direct reports responsible for all aspects of manufacturing
  • Lead multi-discipled plant teams in meeting to establish monthly forecasts, as well as all associated business metrics (net margin, revenue, LU, scrap, etc.), from a continuous improvement perspective
  • Develop and provide strategic manufacturing direction and planning for 1 year and 5-year Hoshin Objectives, utilizing lean manufacturing techniques, automation, & Kaizen disciplines
  • Participate in the operational budget preparation and coordinate capital plans, appropriation requests, and project follow up.
  • Implement quarter over quarter improvement strategies to increase efficiency, spend performance, customer delivery, and plant safety performance.
  • Manage day to day manufacturing process activities to assure that safety and best practices are maximized.
  • Analyze and implement process flow, inventory, and velocity improvements throughout the entire value stream system, which includes key supplier base and outside vendors
  • Monitors and manages the production workflow and inventory levels to ensure that production schedules are met, and bottlenecks are identified and corrected.
  • Interfaces with a variety of functional areas such as planning, sales, quality, engineering, and finance to ensure cooperative spirit, continuous improvement initiatives, and customer satisfaction are continually enhanced
  • EHS compliance. Follow Safety Regulations along with all department specific safety requirements
Howmet Aerospace is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com . Follow @howmet: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn, and YouTube .

Job Roles

  • Coordination --aligns activities, resources, and people to set and achieve forecasts; solicits contributions from various parts of the business to ensure processes are clear and systems function at optimal levels
  • Talent resourcing --deploys talent, aligning to roles and tasks; provides coaching and mentoring alongside day-to-day supervision and evaluation at scale; revisits and realigns as necessary to provide developmental experiences or production efficiencies; recognizes and celebrates performance; considers succession prospects in each talent-oriented decision toward overall Talent Factory strategy
  • Talent advocate --coaches, and mentors to develop talent; prioritizes investment in people as the best means to achieving meaningful and measurable outcomes
  • Structured execution --executes against product criteria and within outlined processes; instills pride of ownership toward quality and metrics; provides accountability
  • Informal authority --collaborates and leads across the enterprise both horizontally and up the chain of command; owns processes not of their own creation-strengthens those through continuous improvement and consistent feedback; provides key input to other senior leaders and shapes performance culture
  • System Influencer --gains buy in from other leaders to create scalable actions and results; asks "why" and "why not;" employs a broad perspective to make local level interventions; monitors data points and key qualitative inputs, acting to avoid or solve problems; challenges reactionary focus and silos; requests and initiates accountabilities throughout system
  • Culture curator --prioritizes and champions safety; understands customer perspectives and educates others; accordingly, enables collaboration and ease with which people can ask for help; fosters engagement and ownership at every level
  • Proactive and direct --communicates transparently and regularly throughout the system; understands and explains the "why" behind decisions; interprets and translates senior and corporate level action, shaping toward local level performance and outcomes; questions status quo and provides informed viewpoints
  • Enterprise perspective --recognizes impact of output and effort on enterprise; understands corporate and public company dynamic and how it influences operation; grows knowledge of other functional areas and factors that affect them, anticipating and reacting accordingly and at scale; employs a strategic perspective to enable operational excellence
  • Consultative --asks questions and listens well; provides quantitative and qualitative input that enables better decision making in other areas of the enterprise; advocates for best practices and continuous improvement; insists on accountability, clarity, and agreement
  • Performance and analytical rigor --monitors key performance metrics and drives directly and indirectly; conducts regular reviews, revising approaches as necessary; makes decisions through the filter of increased performance; employs multiple perspectives on quantitative information, positioning where necessary to motivate, inspire and redress
  • Drive --never satisfied; creative with approaches to improve; resists complacency, identifying and contesting it within the production environment

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage production flow from beginning to end
  • Participate as lead staff member responsible for operations and performance
  • Provide overall leadership and direction to direct reports responsible for all aspects of manufacturing
  • Lead multi-discipled plant teams in meeting to establish monthly forecasts, as well as all associated business metrics (net margin, revenue, LU, scrap, etc.), from a continuous improvement perspective
  • Develop and provide strategic manufacturing direction and planning for 1 year and 5-year Hoshin Objectives, utilizing lean manufacturing techniques, automation, & Kaizen disciplines
  • Participate in the operational budget preparation and coordinate capital plans, appropriation requests, and project follow up.
  • Implement quarter over quarter improvement strategies to increase efficiency, spend performance, customer delivery, and plant safety performance.
  • Manage day to day manufacturing process activities to assure that safety and best practices are maximized.
  • Analyze and implement process flow, inventory, and velocity improvements throughout the entire value stream system, which includes key supplier base and outside vendors
  • Monitors and manages the production workflow and inventory levels to ensure that production schedules are met, and bottlenecks are identified and corrected.
  • Interfaces with a variety of functional areas such as planning, sales, quality, engineering, and finance to ensure cooperative spirit, continuous improvement initiatives, and customer satisfaction are continually enhanced
  • EHS compliance. Follow Safety Regulations along with all department specific safety requirements






Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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