Operations Manager

  • location: Kalamazoo, MI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $125,000 - $140,000 per year
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job description

Operations Manager

Permanent position: An Operations Manager is needed for a direct hire role with a leading Paper/ Pulp manufacturer near Kalamazoo, MI. The Operations Manager is responsible for providing direction to production and maintenance teams, and driving plant performance and goals. Candidates must have a BS Degree, preferably in Paper Science or Chemical Engineering and 5+ years' of leadership/ management experience within a paper & pulp manufacturing facility. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

Responsibilities for the Operations Manager
  • Work with operations, maintenance, quality and customer services to drive technical excellence within the plant
  • Responsible for providing technical direction, administrative management, and leadership in the maintenance department
  • Implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity, and cost reduction
  • Evaluate facility procedures and recommends changes to improve quality, operating efficiency, and to maximize productivity
Requirements for the Operations Manager

  • BS in Paper Science or Chemical engineering, other Engineering Degrees may be considered
  • 5+ years' of leadership/ management experience within a paper & pulp manufacturing facility
  • Candidates with experience within a boxed board, coating, or recycling processing facility are preferred
  • Experienced with Continuous Improvement
Benefits

  • Excellent benefits
  • 401K and saving plan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Bonus potential
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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