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Operations Manager

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Group Description The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling. Role Summary Key Responsibilities Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations, work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications --- Duties and responsibilities include, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources --- Responsible for overseeing Supervisors, Cell Leaders, Process Technicians and Associates to ensure safety, productivity and quality on their shift --- Communicate with Teams to understand all operational and quality issues --- Monitor inventory levels and staffing to ensure that the production schedules can be met --- Give direction and support to the Production Supervisors and Cell Leaders as required --- Ensure all operators are trained effectively on safety, manufacturing process and quality checking aspects of their job --- Ensure company policies are adhered to by all Production Supervisors, Cell Leaders, and Process Technicians --- Support Quality reviews at the Customer locations as necessary --- Conduct performance reviews as required --- Work with Production Supervisors to coordinate activities of the floor staff in accordance with daily production schedules and initiate changes to the production schedules as necessary --- Work with appropriate teams to root cause problems that arise effectively and efficiently --- Work with JHSC to conduct audits, identify safety issues and ensure legislative compliance --- Make sure all necessary communication is passed on to the Production Supervisor coming on duty --- Understand the current status of all processes and equipment throughout the facility and involve the proper disciplines in problem resolution --- Drive Continuous Improvement throughout the organization (TPS) --- Drive Corrective Actions with Production Supervisors and Cell Leaders --- Ensure that all equipment and process capacities are being maximized to achieve peak efficiencies --- Conduct meetings and set priorities based on the needs of the business. Make decisions regarding the operation; based on customer's needs, needs of the business and the needs of the employees --- Ongoing understanding of KPI results such as scrap rates, downtime and efficiencies, audit results and findings from both internal and external audits (Quality, Environmental & Safety) --- Drive scrap and labor efficiency metrics to meet business plan goals. --- Comply with and ensure all employees adhere to the Employee Handbook and applicable Standards (TS/ISO) --- Other duties as assigned Key Qualifications/Requirements * Completion of 4 year Degree required with specific discipline in Manufacturing Operations considered an asset ( Experience can by substituted for education and Vice Versa) * 3-5 years experience required in a managerial role * 3-5 years experience in and automotive manufacturing setting Additional Information * Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing processes and dealing with mechanical and electrical equipment is required * Demonstrated leadership skills and self-motivation with the ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion * Must have excellent interpersonal skills * Must have excellent oral and written communication skills * Must be able to work flexible hours and be willing to work overtime, as required * Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word * Strong trouble shooting and reasoning ability * Strong organizational, self- starter and prioritizing abilities 07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Detroit , Operations Manager, Executive , Plymouth, Michigan

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