Operations Manager

Houghton Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 6 months ago

Summary of Position:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Operations Manager directs Production Supervisors across multiple shifts to ensure cost effective and timely manufacture of quality products. May also manage shipping activities for the Plant.

Job Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Integrates production operation and related processes over multiple shifts.

  • Establishes short-term activities directed toward production continuity and balance; shift schedules, ensuring requisition of materials, machine loading, grievance resolutions and equipment maintenance.

  • Work with Research & Technology (R&T) and Product Management to resolve formulation, packaging, labeling and logistic issues.

  • Selects, trains, develops and motivates production staff to ensure consistent attainment of production schedules at optimum productivity and cost levels.

  • Recommends improvement in production flow or methods.

  • Monitor and track relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

  • Champion safety and environmental initiatives and directives.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Engineering preferred

  • Minimum of five (5) years production supervision experience required

  • Familiarity with modern production techniques such as Lean manufacturing, KanBan, SQC, etc. is preferred

  • Solid decision making ability

  • High level of initiative and responsibility

  • Above average communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

ABOUT HOUGHTON INTERNATIONAL, INC.: Houghton serves the metalworking, automotive, and steel industriesand a variety of other marketswith the development, production and management of the highest-quality specialty chemicals, oils, and lubricants. Our value proposition provides innovative and sustainable solutions designed to help customers improve productivity, reduce costs and minimize risks. With a singular focus on customer satisfaction we solve the toughest technical challenges and support diverse and widespread customer operations with a global network of fluids experts delivering innovative technologies, chemistries and high performing products. Houghton takes environment stewardship and social responsibility seriously as we conscientiously strive to develop renewable, sustainable products through innovation and process improvement.

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO STATEMENT: It is Houghton International's policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Houghton International will also provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


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