Operations Manager
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 9/12/2017

Job Description

Formsprag LLC, a Division of Altra Industrial Motion is seeking an experienced Operations Manager for our facility in Warren, Michigan.

POSITION OBJECTIVE: This job exists to oversee the day-to-day operations of the main plant production floor, as well as all related staff. 

• Supervises production management employees as assigned, including supervisors of machining, assembly, etc.

• Assures quality production with maximum efficiency, which may involve establishing and administering a profit improvement program.

• Promotes and implements policy deployment and lean manufacturing objectives using the Altra Business System (ABS) tools.

• Establishes and administers company policies and procedures related to production in conjunction with Human Resources.

• Documents subordinate performance using the authorized review process. Applies performance improvement plans as necessary with the involvement of the Human Resources Manager.

• Represents the Company with Union matters, including grievances, arbitration and contract negotiations as assigned and in conjunction with Human Resources.

• Maintains a safe working environment by ensuring compliance with state and federal safety regulations.

• Works closely with other departments such as Engineering, on major design changes, tooling, new product development, logistics, etc.

• Safeguards confidential or proprietary information as well as trade secrets in accordance with Company policy.

• Strives for continuous improvement in all processes and works on teams as required.

Job Requirements

Problem Solving: Linear thinking and the ability to quickly solve potential problems are essential in this position.  

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  As a result, all applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

B.S. degree in Materials or Logistics Management, Business or Engineering from an accredited program with a minimum of five years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent work experience

Other Requirements Include:
• Excellent communication skills
• “People” skills
• Knowledge of a union workplace environment
• Proficient with MRP
• Ability to drive productivity

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Formsprag Clutch is an EEO employer

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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