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Operations Manager

Date: Jan 29, 2021

Location: Cypress, CA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.

Summary:

Leads and develops a culture of excellence for all manufacturing areas within the plant. Responsible for all manufacturing operations activities and issues. Leads, directs, and coordinates activates of production department(s) in processing materials or manufacturing products by performing the following duties:

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safety of all employees in the production areas with involvement in EH&S related activities.
  • Leads and champions continuous improvement efforts throughout the facility.
  • Works closely with Supervisors, Team Leaders and production personnel on all shifts to provide coaching, guidance and instruction on proper processes.
  • Works to modify and continuously improve processes to build quality into all processes, decrease lead/cycle times. Reduce costs and increase on time delivery.
  • Works closely with Shop Supervisor to build a strong, motivated, efficient, well trained production team through effective feedback methods. Common methods include daily conversations throughout the shop, developing and implementing training programs, recognition programs, and timely performance appraisals.
  • Reviews and prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications. 
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. 
  • Takes the lead in analyzing bottlenecks and areas of downtime, which could adversely impact customer satisfaction.  Actively responds with positive actions to solve problems.
  • Carries out and is supportive of company policies in all areas.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include assisting the Production Supervisor in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
     
    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years of related experience and/or training.
    LEAN and Kaizen background a plus.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Strong, hands-on knowledge of continuous improvement tools, concepts and implementation methods
    Proactive, effective leadership, team and management skills
    Thorough knowledge of industrial safety applications and responsibility
    Strong computer skills, ERP/MRP experience required, Syteline experience a plus
    Willingness to travel up to 10% domestically.
    Production planning and scheduling experience a plus
     

    Physical Requirements:
    The physical demands described here 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.
     
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    Working Conditions:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.


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