Operations Manager, Injection Molding

Salary:150K - 175K
Relocation:Not Specified
Ron Eliason
P: 440-971-0681
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Job Description

Growing company in Michigan has an excellent opportunity available for an Operations Manager with experience in plastic injection molding.  This position offers a very competitive base salary, bonus potential and comprehensive benefits.  Must be a quality and a team oriented individual who will oversee the daily operations of all departments to ensure overall efficiencies.  Ensure the smooth operational procedures of the company.  


Job Responsibilities:


  •          Verify that parts produced during the production process meet the company quality standards.
  •          Ensure the safety of colleagues and inspect workplace to identify and eliminate hazards in order to avoid accidents.
  •          Manage the equipment and machinery, and address technical problems when necessary.
  •          Responsible for determining hiring and firing of the workforce.
  •          Interviews, evaluates and supervises colleagues.  Implements new techniques and rules to help the employees improve their performance.
  •          Conduct routine checks from time to time in order to ensure that the job quotas are being met.
  •          Monitor quality of colleagues’ productivity.
  •          Prepare program budget; also makes financial decisions of the purchase items.
  •          Explore ways to make the company more productive by providing effective methods in business operations.
  •          Works closely with other departments such as human resources department, finance department, accounts department and plans the long-term as well as the short-term goals of the organization.
  •          Controls inventory and logistics operations.
  •          Establishes rules and procedures and creates work schedules.
  •          Assists in development of ISO-14001 and IATF-16949.
  •          Adhere to company policies and regulations.
  •          Perform other duties as may be assigned.


Job Requirements


Minimum of 10 years’ experience in plastic injection molding industry.  Skilled in implementing practices; such as 5S and Lean Manufacturing.  Excellent problem solving skills required.  Computer skills in addition to good written and oral communication.  Experience with thermoplastics, polymers, HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, polyethylene, polypropylene or ABS would be a plus.