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Operations Manager 

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Job Summary

APG - Specialty Valve and Machined Products (formerly Mercury Manufacturing) is looking for experienced Operations Manager to join our team!

The purpose of a Operations Manager is to oversee the planning and coordination of a company's inventory and purchasing departments. They are tasked with researching best prices, monitoring inventory levels, distributing supplies, and negotiating contracts.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Schedule Shop floor: Manage optimum production sequencing based on demand and prioritization
  • Monitor all inputs required for Production plan execution, elevating, and adjusting as required to ensure 100% on time delivery
  • Track production and scrap
  • Track Inventory – Days on Hand
  • Solve, correct, and root cause inventory discrepancies
  • Coordinate with management on shortages affecting internal production departments
  • Plan safety stock based on optimal stock quantity and run size
  • Develop daily, weekly, and monthly staffing plans
  • Maintain Capacity Plan: Understand constraints and production throughput
  • Ensure suppliers are meeting shipping deadlines
  • Analyze ERP systems purchasing requirements
  • Prepare and place purchase orders
  • Reorder all raw material and component inventory as required
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical, communication and negotiation skills
  • Informs customers of delivery expectations when appropriate
  • Drives continuous improvement, lean and 6S initiatives regarding all plant operations
  • Manages, motivates, and leads production employees to ensure production requirements are met within quality standards and in accordance with customer delivery schedules
  • MRO procurement as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

Required skills and qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point, and Excel
  • Plex experience a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Hands-on experience with forecasting and budgeting
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills

Education / Skills

  • BS degree in supply chain management, business administration
  • APICS certification desired in CPIM or CIRM
  • SAP and experience using MS Excel formulas
  • Minimum 2 years production control/supply chain management experience in a scheduling/ planning role
  • Minimum 1 years of hands on Lean Manufacturing experience desired, Heijunka experience desired
  • Experience with pull systems, level loading, forecast accuracy, and capacity planning preferred
  • Legally able to work in the U.S. without requirement of visa sponsorship/transfer now and in the future.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of walking and standing on the production floor
  • Some periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to access and navigate the production facility
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

APG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Operations Manager  
Division Specialty Valve and Machined Products  
Location Specialty Valve and Machined Products  

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