• General Manager, Operations

    Job Locations US-OH-Sheffield Village
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position oversees the Operations and staff, insuring customer orders are properly filled and delivered while maintaining a safe, productive, clean and organized facility. 


    1. Plan, direct and coordinate all daily aspects of an industrial organization’s production and administrative operations.
    2. Responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiencies and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies.
    3. Review production schedules, process flow, data and activities.
    4. Ensure that all work manufactured is produced in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in accordance with industry specifications and Sheffield quality requirements.
    5. Ensure and maintain employees’ safety and environmental concerns.
    6. Perform cost benefit analysis, ROI and monitor overhead to assist the financial planning process to exceed the yearly budget.
    7. Design and implement control systems to coordinate activities and production planning to ensure products meet industry standards.
    8. Communicate with internal/external partners about product specifications, purchasing, and current production capabilities.
    9. Oversee and perform cycle counting; ensure the accuracy of the inventory for the organization.
    10. Oversee shop equipment and preventative maintenance schedules.
    11. With demonstrated leadership skills, use performance management to evaluate staff/employees, quarterly, yearly and in real time for course correction.
    12. Focus on workflow while balancing many factors including production time, labor requirement, course of action, product quality optimization, removing obstacles, using technology, ERP system, all other tools and resources.
    13. Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Principles, find ways to reduce waste, improve production efficiencies to meet On Time Delivery and other Production Metrics.
    14. Understand and implement the 5s Visual Management System.
    15. Other duties as assigned.



    A high school diploma or GED is required; an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Industrial Engineering or related discipline is preferred; in the absence of a degree, directly-related job experience serving in a management role in a manufacturing facility, where a number of years and proven knowledge may offset the degree requirement.


    Experience & Skills

    • Extensive operations leadership experience.
    • Excellent organizaton skills.
    • Experience in conflict resolution, direct labor utilization, budget development, maintaining equipment, maintenance schedules of mission critical equipment.
    • Ability to identify bottlenecks and determine effective solutions.
    • Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and tracking and trending organizational metrics.
    • Ability to identify cost savings strategies and implement promptly and effectively.
    • Requires solid written and verbal communication skills (Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization).
    • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
    • Strong analytical, conceptual and planning skills are required.
    • Excellent math skills and overall PC literacy (Microsoft Office) are required.
    • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated and disciplined with the ability to multi-task.
    • Must successfully complete a criminal background check, physical, drug screen and E-verify.

    EOE/Drug Free Workplace


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