Operations Manager in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/1/2020

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Operations Manager

Job Description

Ducommun’s Appleton Performance Center is seeking an experience Operations Manager to provide leadership, supervision, coordination and direction for operations to ensure conformance to quality standards, delivery targets and financial goals.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, coordination, and direction for all production operations and facility maintenance to meet budget.
  • Facilitate the establishment and implementation of continuous improvement, lean manufacturing cycle-time reduction concepts, and plans.
  • Oversee the management of inventory levels, manufacturing costs, and on-time delivery to customers.
  • Promote the concept of individual responsibility for product quality.
  • Provide leadership and management for facility maintenance for safety and regulatory compliance (OSHA, EPA, etc.).
  • Prepare annual departmental budget, including sales bookings, shipments, and responsible for performance to plan.
  • Manage performance to key performance indicator goals - on-time delivery, cycle time, overhead efficiency, and productivity per employee.
  • Complete weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to management.
  • Manage the expansion of facilities and the acquisition and installation of capital equipment.
  • Provide leadership for and development of direct reports – establishing priorities, accountabilities, and allocating resources; guiding achievement of performance measures.
  • Ownership for plant layout for all production areas.
  • Participate in recruiting, selection and development of all operations personnel through maintaining discipline and personnel relations, interviewing screened applicants.
  • Provide input for hiring, terminations, transfers, salary adjustments, and promotions.
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:

  •  Bachelors degree in Electrical/Manufacturing Engineering, Business Administration or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 7-10 years experience showing progression in production management, with supervisory experience.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  •  Working knowledge of electronics manufacturing operations, staffing, safety, and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of SPC, TQM, Lean Manufacturing, ISO standards, IPC standards.
  • Demonstrated project management experience—planning, budget, allocation of resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers.
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
  • Ability to write and speak effectively with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Detail oriented with attention to accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately assess and address complex problems using creative approaches.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills that portray the ability to conceptualize business requirements in a proactive manner.
  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members.

2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States


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