Brick Staffing is seeking an Operations Manager for our Chicago Service Center. This position will report to the Area General Manager and be responsible for work assignments, safety instructions, quality adherence, productivity, and cross-training.Responsibilities:Ensure employees work safely and maintain a hazard free environment on the production floor.Participate in safety audits, incident investigation/reporting, training, JHAs, LO/TOs, housekeeping, and inspection activities.Make certain direct reports are adequately trained and have an identified future development plan.Maintain overall training plan and required certifications for hourly employees.Assist with technical training and advise direct labor work force on motor repair/refurbishment techniques.Plan, direct, and coordinate hourly labor requirements on the shop floor to support the incoming tear downs, inspections, production repair jobs, and field service jobs.Participate in day-to-day management and perform necessary capacity planning to support the production schedule.Ensure that all customer requirements such as inspections, data collection, and delivery of materials are being met.Assist with coordination of customer visits and communicate with customers as needed. This includes technical and scheduling support.Support the quality system by editing process documentation, work instructions, and process standards.Maintain disposition participation and signature responsibility. Support customer qualifications and Quality and Engineering related customer quality issues.Direct the hourly workers to support the IPS Continuous Improvement Process Solution (CIPS) Program (i.e. Lean initiatives, and Kaizen events).Coordinate maintenance of the facility and equipment.Responsible for staffing of hourly work force and management of personnel in areas such as time logging, job performance to work plans, and overtime tracking/authorization.Able to lead, mentor, and coach technically skilled staff.Create production operating cost budget for approval, and is responsible to track and achieve cost elements of the budget.Participate in company strategic growth planning activities.Minimum Qualifications:Associate Degree (industrial, mechanical, or electrical) or equivalent experience.Knowledge of electric motor/generator manufacturing process or repair techniques.Continuous improvement/Lean manufacturing experience.Experience with industrial environmental and safety programs/practices.Machine shop knowledge.Valid Driver's License.Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or 10 years of equivalent experience.
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