Manager Operations

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Leonardo DRS
    December 4, 2020
    Dallas, TX
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    Job Summary

    Ensures cost, schedule, and quality targets for manufacturing sites, product lines, or work cells are consistently met

    Job Responsibilities

    • Capable of resolving complex issues/problems utilizing comprehensive understanding of manufacturing processes
    • Manage the development, and monitor execution, of manufacturing schedules
    • Develop budgets and manage activities to accomplish financial objectives
    • Develop and recommend short- and long-range objectives, consistent with organization guidelines
    • Coordinate operations and communications within, between, and among various functional areas
    • Ensure operations conform to the organization’s policies and procedures, values, and federal, state, and local regulations
    • Establish, monitor, and ensure customer satisfaction
    • Engage in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling
    • Coordinate team members recruitment and selection, career development, and performance assessment
    • Drive continuous improvement through deployment of best practices, such as Lean Six Sigma
    • Continually identify and assess risks and deploy proactive mitigation plans
    • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
    • Attend applicable internal or external customer meetings
    • Participate on special project teams
    • Support and lead new product introduction activities
    • Maintain knowledge of current manufacturing and continuous improvement trends in the industry
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, management or related field, or equivalent
    • 5+ years
    • Proficient technical expertise with demonstrated application
    • Knowledge and familiarity with standards (ISO, AS, etc)
    • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, negotiation, communication and writing skills

    Physical Requirements

    • Lifting, Walking, Climbing, Bending, Sitting, Standing, Stooping and Kneeling

    Work Conditions

    • Office
    • Light Travel up to 10% per year
    • No special work conditions

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