Sr. Operations Manager

Location: Gilroy, CA
Date Posted: 01-14-2018
Global Manufacturer of adhesive, solvents and supplies within the commercial, consumer and government industries , seeks an Operations Manager to lead operations for their Northern California and East locations.  This role will be responsible for planning and executing the daily and strategic operations of these small manufacturing facilities comprised of 20 employees and growing. Responsibilities include processes associated with order management, production, shipping, purchasing, inventory management, facility management, compliance and safety.
  • Establish and monitor performance metrics for order management, productivity, cost, quality, and safety
  • Identify process improvements to enhance performance or reduce costs
  • Ensure efficient flow from order to shipment, working with sales and customer service teams across multiple facilities
  • Oversee shipping and manage freight expenses to budget
  • Manage flow of raw materials and availability of finished goods inventory
  • Interface with key vendors and place PO's
  • 5+ years' experience in operations management in a manufacturing environment; preferably chemicals or related products
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma preferred, but not mandatory
  • Excellent problem solving skills and track record of implementing process improvement
  • Strong leadership skills and teamwork orientation
  • Data driven and analytical, with general financial acumen
  • Annual Bonus of 10%
  • Full Medical,Dental,Vision,Life plans
  • 401k Match
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • 5 Sick Days
  • 11 Holidays Paid
  • Tuition Assistance

Robert Wilcox
Partner, Executive Search
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