Operations/Value Stream Manager

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Bristol, CT
$100,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 06, 2018
Job ID
A global manufacturer of precision parts and sub-assemblies used in medical devices and analytical instrumentation has an immediate opening for an Operations/Value Stream Manager to join their manufacturing facility based in Bristol, CT.

The Operations/Value Stream Manager (OVSM) will oversee day to day activities of their respective Value Stream.  They will lead their team to meet targets and goals and provide a high level of leadership for the employees within the Value Stream.  The position is responsible for all aspects of the role including developing employees, budget planning, employment decisions related to employees and performance assessment of team leaders and employees.

The OVSM also directly manages the departmental cells and works collaboratively with other functional managers, supervisors and leaders to optimize the value streams.  The focus of this role is to drive labor productivity, throughput and customer On Time Delivery (OTD).  As a leader and a key member of the leadership team, this role will be the main Operations Leader, by leading the operations team and helping to improve overall employee engagement.

Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering, Manufacturing, or Operations discipline.  An MBA is preferred.
  • Strong manufacturing/operations background with a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience and training in Continuous Improvement/Lean/Six Sigma/Value Stream Mapping methodologies.
  • Management experience required. 
Preferred Competencies
  • Strong technology/computer skills including previous experience working with an ERP system.
  • Must have excellent people skills, communication skills, and strong leadership skills. 
  • Previous experience directing projects or teams is highly desirable.
This position offers a very competitive compensation package and a comprehensive benefits plan.