Jr. Operations Manager

Williamstown - Kentucky - United States - Industry - Automotive - Operations & Maintenance - Professional Bachelor

Brunel is currently searching for a Jr Operations Manager for direct hire with our client located 40 miles South of Cincinnati in Williamstown, KY.

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Cindy King, Account manager

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About this role

The Jr. Operations Manager will work hand-in-hand with the plant leaders and will be responsible for the production operations of the plant to include production schedules, quality of product and logistics.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Production scheduling to ensure that daily production requirements are met;
  • Working with the quality department to ensure quality of products being produced;
  • Build strong relations with all plant employees;
  • Support leadership in strategic development and turn-around activities;
  • Liaison with all departments using LEAN tools and improving existing manufacturing procedures and systems;
  • Development of cost-saving potentials to ensure the facilities overall profitability;
  • Maintain safety standards for all assigned areas by ensuring safety requirements are met and policies are adhered to;
  • Support enhancement of the existent Quality Management System to reach 16949 standard;
  • Preparation and presentation of weekly/monthly overall KPI´s in collaboration with the Accounting.

About you


  • Minimum of Bachelor´s Degree (BA) from a four-year-college or university in Business Engineering, Production Management, Industrial Engineering or equivalent technical field; Master´s Degree is preferred;
  • Must have a minimum of 5-years practical work experience as a Production Manager, Quality Manager or Production Engineer within an Automotive manufacturing plant;
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing methods & techniques and the willingness to be hands-on;
  • Highly motivated & self-driven to drive change;
  • Assertiveness as well as distinctive goal and solution orientation;
  • Strong Ethics & Values paired with successful leadership experience and the ability to connect with the team members of the plant;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, PowerPoint, MS Excel and Outlook;
  • Requiring a strong personality who is flexible, highly motivated and willed to learn new technologies & processes;
  • MUST be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future.

What we offer

We offer an attractive salary, benefit package (e.g. paid vacation, Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401K, Dental).

About us

Our client is in the field of surface coating and is a strategic partner of the automotive industry. They offer standardized processes for surface treatment and bonding in over 17 locations worldwide.


  • Vacancy number: PUB251483
  • Location: Williamstown
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 50
  • Branch: Automotive
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Closing date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Cindy King

Account manager Brunel USA - Detroit

+1 313-986-9073

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