Operations Manager - Atlanta, Georgia United States - 33657

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Job #: 33657
Title: Operations Manager
Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 17.5% bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Fast Track within 2 years to Plant Director with a global Manufacturing Co.  

Excellent Benefits including PENSION, 401K Match & Stock Purchase Program



Operations Manager fast track to Plant Manager/Director

Company: Global Multibillion High Speed Manufacturing Company with Excellent Benefits including Pension Plan, Immediate Vesting in Co. 401K match, employee Stock purchase program.  

Position:  fast track to Plant Manager/Plant Director

Location: 1st location will be at a large high-speed facility in either GA, OH or PA followed by Relocation within a two-year timeframe in North America via promotion to Plant Manager/Director of Operations over another company owned plant.  Multiple desirable locations across North America. Must be willing to relocate within the US including Hawaii.   

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Operations Manager is open as part of a succession planning program in a learning mode to become Director of Operations/Plant Manager at another company owned plant. Assists Director of Operations in the direction of assigned plant. Ensures the plant meets the group’s overall business plans and objectives.


  • Overall safety and environmental performance in the plant by ensuring plant focus on programs, procedures and KPI’s in accordance with company safety/environmental programs.
  • Manage a team of 5 to 6 direct reports in a high-speed manufacturing packaging plant with 400+ associates.
  • Supports the selection, training, growth and development of shift and staff personnel to attain organizational goals.
  • Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system i.e. HAACP.
  • Provides direction of plant operations for the manufacturing of group products in accordance with process and product specifications and quality standards, complying with contractual and/or customer requirements and meeting financial objectives.
  • Provides direction/support to plant operations to include production, engineering, quality, lean etc.
  • Facilitates and partners with all functions in the preparation of the plant’s operating budget.
  • Ensures the plant complies with all environmental regulations by maintaining effective environmental programs and maintains knowledge and awareness of environmental requirements.
  • Initiates, reviews, masters, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Supports positive employee relations in the plant, including with local/national union leadership, if applicable.
  • Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.
  • Orchestrate activities and projects to maintain optimal level of customer service for both internal and external customers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain (MBA-Preferred).
  • 5 years minimum of Manufacturing Leadership experience over direct management level reports in a manufacturing environment (high speed manufacturing/food grade packaging/food & beverage, consumer package goods CPG) fortune 500 level manufacturing company
  • Customer focused ability to negotiate with customers to promote or sell ideas or concepts.
  • Demonstrated successful experience using Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement principles in manufacturing.
  • Strong values including high integrity, collaboration, operating like an owner to inspire associates to meet plant and organizational goals.
  • Stable work history with a pattern of consistent career progression via promotion as a direct result of high integrity performance in a Highly matrixed/High growth organization.
  • Ability to relocate nationwide within a 2 two-year period as part of a succession plan to Plant Manager/Director to lead another company owned plant in North America

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree