Operations Manager - Nashville, Tennessee United States - 43603


Job #: 43603
Title: Operations Manager
Job Location: Nashville, Tennessee - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $120,000.00 - $160,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: plus bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Expanding growth opportunity


About the Position:

Extrusion Plant leadership role responsible for managing the extrusion operations and process engineering teams to achieve maximum results for Quality, Safety & Productivity. Direct the daily operations of the extrusion facility while championing team development to continually improve process and products. This is a rare opening and a great opportunity in a prime location!


Key Responsibilities:

  •  Manage a plastic extrusion group of roughly 150 with 5 direct reports.
  •  Develop and execute policies regarding quality, safety & continuous improvement/lean manufacturing by establishing standards, statistical methods, good communication,   follow-up and proper training.
  • The Operations Manager is responsible for the manufacturing operations team as well as the process engineering team at this plastics extrusion plant.
  • Collaborate with management team to develop budget, including capital requirements, and meet your budgetary goals.
  • Coordinate the plant operation with other areas including Sales/Marketing, R&D, Logistics and Material Management, Customer Service, other plants and technology. Promote teamwork between the various teams.
  • Keeps corporate management informed and updated on production and other issues as needed.
  • Works closely with Human Resources to develop overall training systems to improve employee development and plant production.
  • Maintains high level of safety ensuring equipment and facilities are in proper condition.
  • Develop the managers reporting to you to their highest capabilities.



Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in an engineering discipline preferred or 10 years of production experience with a minimum of 3 years in a management role
  • Must have a plastics manufacturing (extrusion, injection, blow molding) background
  • Strong leadership background in team building and employee development.


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


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