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Operations Manager

Company: Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


In this role you will have accountability for the overall manufacturing organization, manufacturing support, process improvement, quality, and direct P&L. Responsible for efficiency, quality and operational improvement programs with accountability for safety, productivity, cost, headcount planning and support of strategic initiatives and projects.


A role like this comes with some important responsibilities, some of those responsibilities include:

  • Develop and drive continuous improvement initiatives in safety, quality, productivity, inventory, supply chain, leadership etc.
  • Plan, develop and implement operational policies to ensure the organization operates at peak productivity and profitability.
  • Manage plans and changes in operations based on sales volume
  • Ensures accurate completion of monthly operations reports, KPI's and works with plant manager and finance to evaluate against objectives, operating costs and project management status. Makes adjustments in plans based on variances.
  • Maintains a commitment to the company vision through exemplary leadership style and structured performance management
  • Frequently communicates with direct reports and management counterparts, using a forthright, supportive approach
  • Evaluate, manage and motivate all direct reports with a strong emphasis on planning, organization, preparation, follow-up and internal communication.
  • Support a lean, high-performance culture that rewards overachievement and encourages continuous improvement at all levels of the organization.
  • Communicate clearly and directly with employees concerning performance expectations, productivity, and accountability.
  • Key focus on safety, equipment allocation/utilization and people development

Why Work for MEC?

We don't want to brag, but we are honored to be the largest fabricator in the nation for 10 years in a row. That recognition isn't handed out without a lot of hard work and dedication from more than 2,000 employee shareholders at MEC. Did we say shareholders? YES! MEC is an employee-owned company that is highly involved and actively supports the communities in which our facilities are located.

Founded in 1945, MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of Prototyping, Metal Fabrication, Tube Bending, Machining, Welding, Coating, and Value-Added Assembly services to a variety of markets including Commercial Vehicle, Power Sports & Recreational Vehicles, Agriculture, Construction & Forestry, Military, Mining, Automotive, and Power Generation companies. We continue to have an aggressive growth plan, operating 20 manufacturing facilities that are strategically located near its customers in eight states


What Does It Take to Be a Fit for This Role?

  • Bachelor's Degree (BS) in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business Administration or equivalent and five or more years related work experience and/or training.
  • The ideal candidate should direct experience in supervision with proven leadership skills in motivating and developing people, metal bending and fabricating, IATF 16949/ISO 9001/ISO 14001 Quality Standards and leading Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or higher is preferred.

Keywords: Mayville Engineering Company, Inc., Detroit , Operations Manager, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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