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Logistics Manager
Company  : Global Manufacturing Leader
Location   : Domestic U.S.
Logistics Manager

To manage all facets of the logistics requirements for the company including trucking, rail movement, container movement, shipping, insurance requirements, trans-loading facilities, SKU monitoring and measuring systems, and negotiations with various logistical solutions providers.

•    Lead and develop a team environment for all personnel reporting to the position.
•    Provide cost effective and efficient logistics solutions for our customers.
•    Plan, develop, and implement processes that fit with the strategic goals.
•    Develop and implement processes for measuring the performance of the logistics team, and all service providers.
•    Investigate all potential means of transporting finished products to domestic and global markets.
•    Continue to evaluate and adjust processes as required.
•    Develop and implement strategic plans for the logistics team.
•    Implement continual improvement disciplines that fit with the company’s customers and service providers.
•    Implement safety standards and procedures.
•    Work closely with Operations to ensure that the plant runs efficiently.
•    Establish and maintain effective work and communication relationships within departments, ensuring that efficient day to day operational decisions can be achieved.
•    Complete special projects as assigned.  

Requirements

•    BS/BA - 4 year degree
•    5+ years experience in logistics fields
•    Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers and all service providers
•    A good working knowledge of computer programs, with specific emphasis on data bases, spreadsheets (Excel), word documents, etc.
•    Understanding of inventory software programs and software integration potential.
•    Ability to effectively manage the logistics group, and report to senior executive on a consistent basis
•    Ability to work in a team environment, and has the ability to multi task, if and when it is required
•    Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; strong interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills.

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Operations Manager: High Corporate Visibility in Very Profitable Company
Company  : Strong Corporate Leadership Team, Which Includes Professionals from Fortune Companies
Location   : Midwest U.S.
With a strong corporate leadership team, which includes professionals from Fortune companies, our client is a highly profitable leader whose products are used in a wide variety of markets.  A continual focus on innovative technology & capital investment has led to a continually expanding customer base.

Due to the important nature of multiple key sites (mining and processing), the Operations Manager will enjoy very high corporate visibility and will have responsibility for both salaried Management and Engineering staff and will support and direct the sites’ management teams.

We’ve kept this message brief in order to not overwhelm you.  But, we will gladly provide details as interested candidates come forth.

KEYWORDS: Mining, Processing, Operations
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Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement Manager
Company  : Global Leader
Location   : Domestic U.S.

Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement Manager

Works as part of a team to integrate the design, development, deployment, measurement, and improvement of systems throughout the manufacturing process with an emphasis on the interaction between all components.  From supply and production through delivery to data management, organizational structure and finance, develops and maintains efficient manufacturing and administrative processes to support maximum production of high-quality product at the lowest cost and in the shortest time.  Responsible for driving process improvements throughout the plant to support key strategic initiatives, increase productivity and reliability, and reduce waste. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and execute Continuous Improvement projects aligned to key business priorities;
  • Identify and deploy Lean Manufacturing best practices;
  • Mentor and coach plant personnel on Operational Excellence philosophy and tools;
  • Ensure plant personnel remain informed and trained on Operational Excellence activities, (5S, Total Productive Maintenance [TPM], Daily Management Control, Standardized Work and Problem Solving);
  • Champion for improvement activities (benchmarking, bottleneck analysis, loss analysis, trend analysis and reporting, etc.);
  • Assist management team with the advancement of High Performance Work Systems;
  • Perform business analysis to identify, generate, develop, and execute opportunities;
  • Coordinate, communicate and document plant Hoshin and Kaizen activities as well as monitor and track idea program;
  • Review and track all monthly standard work audits;
  • Create and revise visual standard work as needed and ensure all visual standard work procedures and manuals are current;
  • Develop, maintain and communicate key production, financial, quality, OE and cost metrics;
  • Works with safety department personnel to ensure safety philosophy is incorporated into all continuous improvement activities (training, self-assessments, safety audits, incident reporting, non-routine task risk review, etc.);
  • Work with management team to effectively monitor, assess and make adjustments to inventory levels, (finished goods, MRO, etc.) as required;
  • Provide input and support to Quality Assurance Department to maintain, audit and update QA systems to ensure continued certification (ISO, etc.) and customer satisfaction (Customer Concern database).
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Area Operations Manager
Company  : Manufacturing and Processing Industry Leader
Location   : Southeast U.S.
Area Operations Manager to direct overall improvement of multiple facilities. Responsible for the overall safe and efficient operations of multiple facilities with 100+ personnel. This position is also responsible for coaching and developing subordinate staff (Plant Managers) and works closely with senior executive corporate staff. This person will lead the effort to improve overall productivity and profitability. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for management of all plants in the region;
  • Responsible for oversight of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance through implementation and enforcement of all governmental regulations;
  • Control of operation costs in order to achieve budget;
  • Directing Managers in equipment maintenance and protection programs to maximize life expectancy of all hard assets;
  • Oversee customer satisfaction through producing and delivering on-time products in proper quantities, shipping and correct invoicing;
  • Implement long-term planning concepts, directives and goals as outlined by Senior Corporate Management;
  • Responsible for employee compliance with all operations and plant operating policies and procedures;
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel and management. 
The ideal background would include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, General Management or other related field;
  • 7+ years of Plant Management experience;
  • Proven track record of leadership, productivity improvement, profitability and personnel development while maintaining site Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
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Logistics Manager
Company  : Global Manufacturing Leader
Location   : Colorado

Logistics Manager

To manage all facets of the logistics requirements for the company including trucking, rail movement, container movement, shipping, insurance requirements, trans-loading facilities, SKU monitoring and measuring systems, and negotiations with various logistical solutions providers.

The position will include:

  • Lead and develop a team environment for all personnel reporting to the position;
  • Provide cost effective and efficient logistics solutions for our customers;
  • Plan, develop, and implement processes that fit with the strategic goals;
  • Develop and implement processes for measuring the performance of the logistics team, and all service providers;
  • Investigate all potential means of transporting finished products to domestic and global markets;
  • Continue to evaluate and adjust processes as required;
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the logistics team;
  • Implement continual improvement disciplines that fit with the company’s customers and service providers;
  • Implement safety standards and procedures;
  • Work closely with Operations to ensure that the plant runs efficiently;
  • Establish and maintain effective work and communication relationships within departments, ensuring that efficient day to day operational decisions can be achieved; and
  • Complete special projects as assigned. 

Requirements:

  • BS/BA - 4 year degree;
  • 5+ years experience in logistics fields;
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers and all service providers;
  • A good working knowledge of computer programs, with specific emphasis on data bases, spreadsheets (Excel), word documents, etc.;
  • Understanding of inventory software programs and software integration potential;
  • Ability to effectively manage the logistics group, and report to senior executive on a consistent basis;
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and has the ability to multi task, if and when it is required; and
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills.
Detail Apply Now


Logistics & Distribution Manager
Company  : Global Manufacturing Leader
Location   : Colorado
Logistics & Distribution Manager

To manage all facets of Domestic and International logistics and distribution requirements for the company including trucking, rail movement, container movement, shipping, insurance requirements, trans-loading facilities, SKU monitoring and measuring systems, and negotiations with various logistical solutions providers. 
·         Lead and develop the team of all personnel reporting to the position;
·         Provide cost effective and efficient solutions for customers;
·         Plan, develop, and implement processes that fit with the strategic goals;
·         Develop and implement processes for measuring the performance of the logistics team, and all service providers;
·         Investigate all potential means of transporting finished products to domestic and international markets;
·         Develop and implement strategic plans for the logistics team;
·         Implement continual improvement disciplines that fit with the company’s customers and service providers;
·         Implement safety standards and procedures;
·         Work closely with Operations to ensure that the plants runs efficiently;
·         Establish and maintain effective work and communication relationships within departments, ensuring that efficient day to day operational decisions can be achieved; and
·         Complete special projects as assigned.  

Requirements:
·         BS/BA - 4 year degree;
·         5+ years experience in logistics fields;
·         Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers and all service providers;
·         A good working knowledge of computer programs, with specific emphasis on data bases, spreadsheets (Excel), word documents, etc.;
·         Understanding of inventory software programs and software integration potential;
·         Ability to effectively manage the logistics group, and report to senior executive on a consistent basis;
·         Ability to work in a team environment, and has the ability to multi task, if and when it is required; and
·         Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; strong interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills.
Detail Apply Now


Area General Manager
Company  : Growing Mining/Minerals Leader
Location   : Domestic U.S.
Area General Manager

Direct Operations and Engineering for multi-site Surface Quarries, Processing Plants and Load-Out facilities. Lead the effort to improve overall productivity and profitability. Solid track record mentoring and developing personnel. 

Responsible for overall safe and efficient plant and quarry operations. This position is also responsible for coaching and developing subordinate staff. Responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for management of all operations personnel;
  • Responsible for oversight of Environmental, Health and Safety compliance through implementation and enforcement of all governmental regulations;
  • Responsible for administration and enforcement of Homeland Security;
  • Control of operation costs in order to achieve budget;
  • Direct Managers in equipment maintenance and protection programs to maximize life expectancy of all hard assets;
  • Oversee customer satisfaction through producing and delivering on-time products in proper quantities, shipping and correct invoicing;
  • Implement long-term planning concepts, directives and goals as outlined by Senior Corporate Management;
  • Responsible for employee compliance with all operations and plant operating policies and procedures; and
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel and management.
Background should include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mine Engineering preferred;
  • MBA preferred but not required;
  • 5+ years of management experience;
  • 10+ years of minerals industry experience; and
  • Proven track record of leadership, productivity improvement, profitability and personnel development while maintaining site Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
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Director of Operations
Company  : Large, International Mining / Minerals Leader
Location   : Midwest U.S.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Direct Operations for multiple Mines/Quarries and Mineral Processing Plants. Lead the effort to improve overall productivity and profitability. Solid track record mentoring and developing personnel. Responsible for overall safe and efficient plant and quarry operations. This position is also responsible for coaching and developing subordinate staff. Responsibilities include:
• Responsible for management of all operations personnel;
• Responsible for oversight of Environmental, Health and Safety compliance through implementation and enforcement of all governmental regulations;
• Responsible for administration and enforcement of Homeland Security;
• Control of operation costs in order to achieve budget;
• Direct Managers in equipment maintenance and protection programs to maximize life expectancy of all hard assets;
• Oversee customer satisfaction through producing and delivering on-time products in proper quantities, shipping and correct invoicing;
• Implement long-term planning concepts, directives and goals as outlined by Senior Corporate Management;
• Responsible for employee compliance with all operations and plant operating policies and procedures; and
• Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel and management. 

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Site Manager
Company  : Mineral Processing Operations
Location   : Domestic U.S.

SITE MANAGER

Direct Operations for Mine/Quarry and Mineral Processing operations. Lead the effort to improve overall productivity and profitability. Solid track record mentoring and developing personnel.

Responsible for overall safe and efficient plant and quarry operations. This position is also responsible for coaching and developing subordinate staff. Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for management of all operations personnel.
  • Responsible for oversight of Environmental, Health and Safety compliance through implementation and enforcement of all governmental regulations.
  • Responsible for administration and enforcement of Homeland Security
  • Control of operation costs in order to achieve budget.
  • Direct Managers in equipment maintenance and protection programs to maximize life expectancy of all hard assets.
  • Oversee customer satisfaction through producing and delivering on-time products in proper quantities, shipping and correct invoicing.
  • Implement long-term planning concepts, directives and goals as outlined by Senior Corporate Management.
  • Responsible for employee compliance with all operations and plant operating policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel and management.
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Operations Manager/General Manager
Company  : Highly Valued Company Due To Significant Assets and a Strong Growth Rate
Location   : Mid-Atlantic U.S.
Operations Manager/General Manager

Direct the operations for Mines/Quarries and Mineral Processing Plants. Lead the effort to improve overall productivity and profitability. Solid track record mentoring and developing personnel. 

Responsible for overall safe and efficient plant and quarry operations. This position is also responsible for coaching and developing subordinate staff. Responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for management of all operations personnel;
  • Responsible for oversight of Environmental, Health and Safety compliance through implementation and enforcement of all governmental regulations;
  • Responsible for administration and enforcement of Homeland Security;
  • Control of operation costs in order to achieve budget;
  • Direct Managers in equipment maintenance and protection programs to maximize life expectancy of all hard assets;
  • Oversee customer satisfaction through producing and delivering on-time products in proper quantities, shipping and correct invoicing;
  • Implement long-term planning concepts, directives and goals as outlined by Senior Corporate Management;
  • Responsible for employee compliance with all operations and plant operating policies and procedures; and
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel and management. 
Detail Apply Now


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