OPERATIONS MANAGER - Injection Molding


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Michigan location, MI
Posted On
November 1, 2019
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Inject your new blood into our profitable operations and lead our custom injection molding team into the future. If you are a highly effective manufacturing leader, with ambition and a solid record of growing custom plastic injection molding companies, then this role is for you!

About this Job

  • You will oversee the entire operations function and manage all facets of production, maintenance, sourcing, distribution/warehousing, and budgeting.
  • You will have the opportunity to implement your new ideas and drive change to create a world-class company.
  • Your operational and strategic leadership will aid in succession planning by developing people, creating an organizational structure, and building a high-performance team.
  • Make a significant impact on this successful and growing company by taking it to the next level of sales and profitability.
  • Establish strategic initiatives for scaling the business through expansion and navigating complex challenges to deliver results.
  • This direct-hire position is based in Michigan, and relocation assistance is available to the right candidate.

About this Employer

  • Our client is a custom injection molder with a reputation for producing quality products and providing outstanding customer service across multiple industries. They’re proud of their technical capability and the speed with which they bring new products to life - from inception to production!
  • Their customers expect responsiveness, quality, and superior service, and that’s what they deliver. They achieve customer satisfaction through operational excellence, new product design, quality, and on-time delivery.
  • This family-owned business has a long history of success in the plastics industry. The addition of this NEW POSITION will infuse additional talent, drive, and management skills into their growing business.

Some Ideal Qualifications

  • Degree in plastics, engineering, or related field
  • Operational experience with custom injection molding companies in the $15-$50M range. Multi-plant oversight experience a plus.
  • A well-rounded technical injection molding background (e.g., insert molding, two-shot molding, vertical molding, etc.) that includes both hands-on operational roles and C-suite responsibilities (e.g., strategic planning, account management, P&L, customer relations, etc.)
  • Managerial experience in a fast-paced automotive component manufacturing environment that strives for continuous process improvement, efficiency, and profitability.
  • A dynamic, inspirational, and “roll up your sleeves” leader with the ability to motivate teams to achieve company objectives.
  • Strong team building, interpersonal, communication, decision-making and people management skills.
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