Operations Manager

Petaluma, California | Full-Time Permanent | $150,000 - $175,000

December 22, 2023   |   Job ID: 2180660

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 Operations Manager  


Growing industrial equipment manufacturer is hiring!


Location: Sonoma County


Compensation: $150-175K plus bonus and generous benefit package.


Objectives of this role include develop strategic plan for optimized productivity, review and improve organizational effectiveness by developing processes, overseeing employees, establishing a highly motivational work environment, and implementing innovative changes, adhere to company standards for excellence and quality, seek out opportunities for expansion and growth by developing new business relationships and provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas




  • Production Planning: Analyze production requirements, forecasting, and ensuring efficient utilization of equipment, materials, and labor. Attends Production Meetings for planning and reporting. Works with COO on ship-date evaluation(s) and schedule setting. Reviews and examines production standards as it relates to output and quality; providing clear feedback on progress and pace to all stakeholders.


  • Implements, reviews, and summarizes KPI’s for all production related functions, including Quality Control, Build-Efficiency, Engineering preparation and accuracy, Supply Chain on-time and correct part-delivery.


  • Identifies and resolves production-related issues via collaboration with all layers of management and leadership.


  • Operational Management: Establishes and/or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency and safety of shop, department, or work crew. Works with Supply Chain Manager to coordinate and ensure smooth supply of required materials for production success; evaluate and monitor KPIs.  Directly and/or indirectly (via process creation) facilitates inter-facility communication for effective and efficient resource sharing. Ensure process, product, and quality standardization (SOP’s). Conduct Operational SWOT analysis quarterly to drive strategy and risk mitigation.


  • Leadership Objectives: Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems with support from HR. Works with HR on Supervisor coaching and leadership training.


  • Provides support for Production and Supply Chain Managers as well as all supervisors on production floor, when necessary. Meet with VP of Operations on effective strategies and problem-solving strategies to facilitate consistent methodology between facilities.


  • Process Improvement Focus: As a manufacturing general manager, you should drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, reduce waste, and optimize processes. This may involve implementing lean manufacturing principles, fostering a culture of innovation, and encouraging employee suggestions for improvement.



Required skills and qualifications.

  • Proven success in manufacturing managerial role
  • Strong decision-making ability
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and delegation skills
  • Proven ability to develop and achieve financial plans
  • Ability to motivate and lead employees, and hold them accountable
  • Strong working knowledge of operational procedures
  • Bachelors degree and or masters highly desirable.


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