18 days old

Operations Manager SMT

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.For more information please visit our careers page at www.flex.com.

  • Industry:Electrical / ElectronicManufacturing

  • Type:Public Company


  • Headquarters:2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:www.flex.com


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Job Description

The Operations Manager (SMT) will be based in Buffalo Grove. The Operations Manager is responsible for effectively managing all strategic operational processes and resources and leading the organization to achieve and maintain operational excellence.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what youll do

  • Manage appropriate staffing and inventory levels.
  • Oversee the assembly operations to meet corporate KOI.
  • Supervise production staff on work method and quality checkpoints.
  • Coordinate with other departments and other Flex sites to drive for excellence.
  • Coordinate efforts of operations team by establishing procurement, production and engineering services policies and practices.
  • Ensure ISO and safety standards are adhered to.
  • Report to leadership team in weekly operations reviews.
  • Coach and mentor Operations leadership.
  • Leverage industry practices and apply to internal systems and processes.
  • Implement appropriate HR strategies and actions to recruit and retain a qualified and motivated workforce.

Here is some of what youll need (required)

  • 10+ years SMT Experience
  • Medical manufacturing experience; MUST HAVE CLEAN ROOM operations experience.
  • 5+ years of Managing a team of 100+ employees in a 24/7, fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts, define and solve practical problems.
  • Ability to collect data, establish facts, interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form, and draw valid conclusions. excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Here are a few of our preferred experiences

  • Masters or MBA degree is preferred.
  • Inventory mgmt. and shop floor system experience.
  • ERP system such as: SAP, ORACLE, BAAN
  • KANBAN, Lean, Six Sigma

Here are a few examples of what youll get for the great work you provide

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


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Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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