Operations Manager

Arlington, TX, USA Req #484
Thursday, March 25, 2021

We're Not Just in the Packaging Business–We're in the "Wow" Business

Pregis is Hiring!
 

Why Join Pregis North America?

It’s an exciting time to work for Pregis! We are constantly innovating and continue to serve the needs and be a strong partner to our customers. We empower our employees to operate in a socialized environment and welcome diversity of thought. Pregis LLC (www.pregis.com) is a leading manufacturer, marketer and supplier of innovative protective packaging products and solutions to a variety of industries. Pregis’ Private Equity partner is Warburg Pincus, together focused on investment in growth. The Company’s broad product offerings provide protection to meet customer needs in three segments: inside the box, surface protection and mailing and bagging solutions.

 

We are focused on growth; the company has grown in the last 5 years by “Wowing” its customers. Pregis has experienced significant growth organically and through acquisition, expanding our capabilities to meet customer needs and enhancing our ability to deliver value in a rapidly changing environment.

 

Privately PE owned, with nearly 2,300 employees in 24+ North American facilities and additional manufacturing operations across Europe. Our reach continues to increase with the growing global demand for a strong protective packaging partner, working through a strong network of distributors, fabricators and converting partners with support teams ready to provide industry leading service.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Operations Manager oversees production operations within the plant. He/she will coordinate the activities of the production, shipping/receiving, maintenance, and quality departments in processing materials and manufacturing products to ensure that optimal levels of quality, safety and productivity are met.

Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership & perform essential management tasks. This is a hands-on management position that supports, coaches, directs and oversee all daily operations of the plant production. Ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
  • Reviews factory orders to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
  • Prepares production and personnel schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets customer specifications.
  • Reviews production and operating data and resolves operational and manufacturing problems to ensure minimum costs and highest possible quality, and to prevent operational delays.
  • Monitors machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance, product quality, and optimum utilization.
  • Continually champions the Health and Safety of the team members.

Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises Manufacturing Supervisors, Maintenance Technicians, Quality Assurance Technicians, and Packaging Coordinators. Carries out supervisory responsibilities, including: interviewing and providing input on the hiring and training of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or another related field.
  • 10+ years of manufacturing experience
  • 5+ years of manufacturing management/operations leadership experience
  • Experience working within an ERP System – SAP Preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to distinguish and identify colors, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Growth Culture

We thrive in an open transparent environment where we constantly challenge our team members to share their diversity of thought by incorporating round table discussions, regular 1.1’s and maintaining a collaborative environment. 
 

Pregis Core Values

Integrity-The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.  Here at Pregis, we value our people and expect the highest quality from each.
 

Collaboration-Combination action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient.  Pregis strives to hire people that want to win as a team.  We look for these qualities when interviewing and value the people that want to strive for the greater good!


Customer Focus-
We recognize that having a strong customer focus means having a strong contribution of overall success.  We are about putting our customers and their satisfaction first!  When recruiting for the right fit, we strive to find this quality in our candidates as a priority for both internal and external customer basis.


Innovation-
Here at Pregis, we are always innovating and keeping up with the newest technology to stay proactive within the market.  


Diversity and Inclusion


We believe in diversity of thought and bringing together other traits and characteristics that make an individual bring a unique experience to Pregis.  We strive to foster an inclusive environment where behaviors and social norms ensure people are welcome.


Affirmative Action/EEO Statement/Inclusion


We offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We support inclusion and believe in welcoming a collective sum of individual differences, thoughts, traits, and characteristics to represent Pregis’ culture and achievements.
 

Visit us at www.pregis.com for more information about Pregis LLC

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  • Arlington, TX, USA