Director of Operations
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

Job Description

The Director of Operations is a key member of the Global Operations team and is responsible for developing and executing Operational strategy for assigned locations which satisfies Customer Demand and achieves Key Business Objectives. The Director is also an engaged member of the Kollmorgen North America Leadership Team.  Kollmorgen is part of Altra (AIMC).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned. 

  • Manages a site(s) Operations team which fulfills internal and external customer demand.
  • Develops and delivers Operations forecasts for Revenue and Cost
  • Provides leadership for and improves the Engagement of associates directly involved in Operations and associates working with Operations
  • Ensures that best practices for Lean Manufacturing, Process Quality, and Visual Management are used in the manufacturing of products
  • Manages and delivers improvements in safety, quality, lead time, cost, and productivity through use of Kollmorgen Business System tools.
  • Manages and improves Working Capital through reduction of inventory and increasing inventory turns.
  • Leads Operational Reviews with site teams to ensure targets are met and rigorous problem-solving process is applied.
  • Develops associates in a manner which meets the future needs of the organization and prepares annual plan with HR partners to identify key contributors, areas of organizational and individual development, and succession planning.
  • Responsible for EHS and Environmental Risk Management for assigned locations.
  • Leads and influences Supply Chain team to provide further improvement in cost and effectiveness.
  • Leads PSI for assigned locations and works closely with Sales and Marketing to optimize resources needed to support customer demand.
  • Works closely with Product Design and Marketing functions to support Product Development initiatives

MEASUREMENTS:

  • On Time Delivery
  • External and Internal Quality
  • Cost and Margin Expansion (Productivity, PPV, VAVE, Scrap, etc)
  • Inventory and Inventory Turn Improvement
  • Engagement
  • New Product Development Projects on Time and on Budget

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Engineering highly preferred. Will consider additional years’ technical experience in place of Engineering degree.
  • 10+ years of experience in Engineering or Operations
  • 5+ years leading teams and developing talent

Additional Qualifications:

  • Prior operations daily management, process development and organizational development experience in a Lean/Pull operations environment required
  • Financial Acumen
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management
  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a Senior Leadership perspective
  • Demonstrated aptitude in organization development through a combination of effective talent planning and associate development

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join].

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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