At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future and are focused on creating a healthier world for all. Throughout our 120 global locations, our values guide us as we create innovative solutions for the world's water challenges. We bring water to life!
As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.
We have an opportunity for an Operations Manager to join our Ashland, OH team. You will coordinate and facilitate the daily operations of the assigned Value Stream(s) to provide adequate resources, on-going work direction and problem solving to ensure business goals are met under the guidelines of the company policies and procedures. Be a change agent and drive out waste throughout the manufacturing operation through the deployment of the Lean methodology. In this role, the Value Stream Manager will be responsible for identification of continuous improvement initiatives. Interested candidates, who meet the requirements below, are encouraged to apply today!
Lead and manage a manufacturing department(s). Set goals and establish metrics for the departments.
Manage department with zero recordable injuries.
Manage quality systems and responsible for all out of box quality within these departments.
Maintain a customer first attitude while achieving OTTCR goals.
Manage productivity levels with the departments.
Continuously improve productivity, flow, change-overs, etc. through the implementation of Lean principles.
Decrease scrap levels and identify all forms of waste for elimination.
Manage cost as a % of net sales. Manage within the forecasted budget.
Establish stretch goals/metrics for the value stream - define success.
Actively participate in and lead self-directed Kaizen events.
Lead the development of current and future state value stream maps and continuous improvement plans, as well as the implementation of those plans across the value stream.
Be highly visible to associates and promote hands-on, high involvement approaches to problem solving.
Support new product development by driving the operations requirements.
Review/Ensure success of the day-to-day production activities within the value stream while driving improvements.
Lead cross functional performance review walk and drive improvements.
Drive cross-functional execution and track daily performance through the use of process center communication boards on a daily basis ensuring root cause analysis and counter measures are identified.
Assure a clean and safe working environment for all employees, emphasizing prevention of potential problems and hazardous conditions.
Conduct safety investigations as needed.
Perform 5S audits/safety training.
Responsible for developing and monitoring standard work and quality standards.
Perform layered process audits and quality audits.
Manage resources of the assigned areas of the value stream.
Manage assigned resources to or below budgetary levels.
Develop value stream budgets.
Ensure accuracy and proper management of inventory and build schedules.
Ensure timely disposition of scrap and non-conforming materials.
Execute, manage and coordinate department's vacation schedule to ensure adequate coverage and completion of departments work products.
Provide input and makes recommendations for requisitioning, placing, and training of employees assigned to designated production area.
Manage salaried and professional staff.
Develop and delivers complete, fair, accurate and meaningful employee performance reviews.
Responsible for assigned team's adherence to company policies and procedure. Award and discipline as appropriate.
Develop talent via training and career direction discussions. Find opportunities for leaders' growth.
Ensure cross training of employees is conducted for development and skills matrix is updated.
Bachelor's Degree or higher. Engineering, Science or Business degree is preferred.
5+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
Lean manufacturing concepts experience (layouts, material, performance to Takt, etc.)
Experience in machining a plus
Ability to lead and coordinate multi-functional team projects
Ability to develop leaders
Standard PC skills (Office Suite, etc.)
Able to communicate effectively in the English language.
Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Diversity and Inclusion:
With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.
We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:
Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership
Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels
Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture
Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory
Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.