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Operations Manager

Company: Morgan Advanced Materials
Location: Emporia
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.

The Thermal Ceramics division designs, manufactures and installs a broad range of thermal insulation products that significantly reduce energy consumption and emissions in a variety of high temperature processing applications. Our product offering is extensive and covers application needs from Industrial to Commercial markets.

Group Key Figures: Revenue 1b, ~9,000 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.

Responsibilities

Job Purpose

Under the direction from the Regional Site Manager, the Operations Manager will ensure that company policies and procedures are followed, promote a culture of safety, support quality assurance and continuous improvement programs while ensuring all elements of the Morgan Code of Conduct are achieved. The Operations Manager will be the site leader who fosters an atmosphere of teamwork, accountability and employee development.

Summary

The Operations Manager is responsible for managing department operations including: EHS/Safety, Quality, Supply Chain, and Operational Excellence.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Include the following:

Stimulates maximum efficiency and productivity of both Factory Focus Manager and production employees. Assures efficient utilization of equipment and facilities. Ensures expenditures are maintained within budget limitations. Establishes operating schedules for highly fluctuating product requirements. Responsible for selection, hiring and development of the management team. Participates in performance calibrations and recommends merit increases, promotions and transfers. Assures compliance with Company and Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations, hazardous waste, and good housekeeping practices. Participates in base plan presentation. Continuously reviews ongoing performance within area of responsibility and acts to assure achievement of goals. Works with appropriate individuals to plan business objectives, to coordinate functions and operations between departments, and to establish responsibilities and procedures for attaining objectives. Manages policy deployment in the areas of Lean Manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations and plant performance. Assures compliance with quality and process specifications. Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development. Manages overtime requirements to meet internal and external customer requirements along with financial responsibilities. Behaves responsibly and ethically in all matters, presenting a high level of authenticity and engagement. Evaluates performance of Site Management Team for compliance with establish policies and objectives of division and contributions in attaining objectives. Supports and participates in management review meetings per ISO requirements Assures compliance with Company and Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations, hazardous waste, and good housekeeping practices. Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across business units, departments, and various levels of management

Qualifications

Education and Experience - Minimum level of education and experience required

  • BS degree in engineering. (ceramic, chemical, electrical, mechanical, textile, industrial, or polymer & fibre) is desired. Experience in lieu of education will be considered.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing setting is essential.
  • Experienced in equipment management and facilitating maintenance activities and scheduled shutdowns is essential.
  • Experience working within a high paced environment, previous supervisory/management experience a plus.
  • Lean manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Work experience in a behavior-based safety environment is essential.
  • Must possess superior organization, communications, presentation skills, critical thinking, EQ.
  • Ability to perform as a Leader and Collaborator and the ability to communicate comfortably at all levels of the organization is essential.
  • Experience operating in ERP systems
  • Advanced MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Management and good report writing and data analysis skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be capable of sitting and using a computer for a considerable portion of an 8-hours workday.
  • Must be capable of walking throughout the facility and property to check on employees and equipment.
  • Must be able to physically wear personal protective equipment such as, but limited to, hard hat, safety glasses, respirator and steel toe boots.

Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer

Responsibilities Job Purpose Under the direction from the Regional Site Manager, the Operations Manager will ensure that company policies and procedures are followed, promote a culture of safety, support quality assurance and continuous improvement programs while ensuring all elements of the Morgan Code of Conduct are achieved. The Operations Manager will be the site leader who fosters an atmosphere of teamwork, accountability and employee development. Summary The Operations Manager is responsible for managing department operations including: EHS/Safety, Quality, Supply Chain, and Operational Excellence. Essential duties and responsibilities Include the following: - Stimulates maximum efficiency and productivity of both Factory Focus Manager and production employees. Assures efficient utilization of equipment and facilities. - Ensures expenditures are maintained within budget limitations. - Establishes operating schedules for highly fluctuating product requirements. - Responsible for selection, hiring and development of the management team. Participates in performance calibrations and recommends merit increases, promotions and transfers. - Assures compliance with Company and Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations, hazardous waste, and good housekeeping practices. - Participates in base plan presentation. Continuously reviews ongoing performance within area of responsibility and acts to assure achievement of goals. - Works with appropriate individuals to plan business objectives, to coordinate functions and operations between departments, and to establish responsibilities and procedures for attaining objectives. - Manages policy deployment in the areas of Lean Manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations and plant performance. - Assures compliance with quality and process specifications. - Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development. - Manages overtime requirements to meet internal and external customer requirements along with financial responsibilities. - Behaves responsibly and ethically in all matters, presenting a high level of authenticity and engagement. - Evaluates performance of Site Management Team for compliance with establish policies and objectives of division and contributions in attaining objectives. - Supports and participates in management review meetings per ISO requirements - Assures compliance with Company and Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations, hazardous waste, and good housekeeping practices. - Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across business units, departments, and various levels of management

Keywords: Morgan Advanced Materials, Topeka , Operations Manager, Other , Emporia, Kansas

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