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Operations Excellence Manager

Company: Volt
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Volt is working with a manufacturing entity located in the Fort Lauderdale, FL that has an immediate need for a Manager of Operations Excellence - Business Process Workflow. The candidate must be able to utilize flowcharting tools and software such as VISIO to map out work flow process and key business process that significantly impact the business financially and operationally. This is a skilled position that requires previous experience and in-depth knowledge of supply chain, purchasing and procurement, document process flow and manufacturing processes. The manager must demonstrate the ability to improve the workflow processes, eliminate stoppages, increase output and decrease costs. The manager will have continuous interaction with business process owners and senior management. This is a hands on position that involves technical skills with flowcharting, process engineering and re-automation

The position will achieve operational excellence by driving the strategic plan that manages people and processes, evaluates resources and technological needs, and reforecasts the team's size, growth and skill sets, and technological needs to ensure the team is prepared to meet the company's long range strategic plans for growth and profitability.

What you will be doing: Working directly and cross functionally with all operational departments (i.e. Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Purchasing and Logistics etc.) throughout the organization ensure accurate, efficient workflow operations.
Communicate and manage a strategic roadmap for over 20-30 key business process that drive profitability.
Utilize flowcharting and workflow tools such as VISIO to map out numerous business processes for review and analysis by senior management
Collaborate with leadership to drive best operational practices to deliver the desired results for manufacturing, materials management, shipping & logistics and financial operations.
Partner with leadership team to identify areas of redundancy that require process improvement, develop and design new workflow process that promote efficiency throughout the respective departments. Draft, document and implement operational best practices and narratives.
Report and communicate regularly with Senior Leadership on the continuous process improvements that are being documented and implemented
Assist with the long-term planning and overseeing of plant operations and business unit operations to achieve maximum efficiency and accountability for manufacturing operations, materials management, shipping and logistics.
Work cross functionally at the corporate level as well as with manufacturing, purchasing, shipping and receiving and facilities and other non-corporate departments.
The position is a working manager role that requires a high level of organization, attention to detail and must be an advocate of change management. Additionally, the manager must be able to set short-term and long-term strategic plans as the company evolves with the newly implemented workflow processes.

What you need to be considered: Bachelor's Degree preferably in Industrial Engineering, MBA is a plus
Highly proficient with VISIO flowcharting software or similar applications
5-years plus experience in workflow process automation and key business process improvements in a manufacturing environment
Proven success in developing flowcharts using VISIO or similar flow charting tools
Demonstrated analytical and presentation skills
Experience with documenting and implementing policies and procedures
Has the ability to quickly and efficiently implement strategies to meet the needs of the business.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment.
Must be very organized with outstanding communications skills (verbal and written).
Excellent time management, analytical, communication, and presentation skills
Ability to work within a fluid fast-paced environment with a diverse group of line managers.
Demonstrated ability to lead change and inspire work toward a common goal.

Keywords: Volt, Fort Lauderdale , Operations Excellence Manager, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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