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Area Manager  

Area Manager Area Manager - Distribution - Skills Required - Operations, Area Manager, Budget/Financials, Project Management, Improvement/Quality,Lean Manufacturing, Safety, Inventory Management,Manager/Supervisor, Scheduling/Planning

Area Manager
Join an stable and reputable company where you will provide leadership, direction and hands on involvement for areas of responsibility. Plan/Execute daily activities to ensure internal/external customer demands are met. Drive continuous improvement of safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost in area of responsibility through the use of Lean Manufacturing tools. Measures, gives feedback, rewards and/or top-grades associates to ensure that the right talent is on the team.

Essential Functions:
Daily supervision of staff to ensure internal & external customer demands are met.
Manage projects and set direction for areas of responsibility.
Leads teams in meeting safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost goals through the use of the Lean Manufacturing Tools.
Tracks each team's achievement of Standard Work and ensures the team records all improvement opportunities.
Responsible for creating and executing data-driven action plans to improve standard work & performance.
Works with area planning staff to evaluate customer orders versus available labor and materials to develop a weekly and daily build/ship plan and meet on-time delivery objectives.
Manage labor availability to complete work load and work to enhance cross-training for increased labor flexibility.
Enlists all associates in the commitment to excellence by communicating appropriate business information in a timely manner.
Acts as liaison between line associates and Operations Manager.
Creates and executes policy deployment actions plans through all areas of responsibility by using the DBS tools, budget reports, and short and long-term company goals.
Ensures all associates are knowledgeable of, and comply with, all work policies.
Works with technical staff to pursue process improvement activities
Evaluates associates' performance, development plans and merit recommendations.
Coaches, trains, and counsels associates to improve performance. Works closely with HR Dept. to resolve issues resulting from unacceptable associates behavior.
Top-grades talent as required to ensure a strong team.
Recommends hiring and terminations, partnering with HR.
Direct reports are primarily hourly associates and may include exempt staff (supervisors or technical professionals). Total supervisory responsibility up to approximately 50 associates.

Relocation assistance for an ideal candidate- Great place to raise a family!
Outstanding opportunity for career growth!

Qualifications for an ideal candidate:
BA/BS Degree; Physical Science, Engineering or Business degree required
3-5 years leadership experience (project teams, staff supervision, etc.)
Distribution experience required
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with both Sr. Management and Associates.
Data and Fact-Based problem solving skills
Focus for safety, quality and customer satisfaction
Scheduling and planning skills helpful
Strong project and time management skills
Solid Data analysis/and reporting skills
Lean manufacturing experience preferred (Kaizen, KANBAN, root cause counter measures, etc.)
Basic financial understanding
Experience with Inventory management

For your hard work and dedication, earn a generous salary (DOE) along with a 4.5% bonus, comprehensive benefit package and a great place to work!

CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

LocationHuxley, IA
CountryUnited States of America
EmailContact This Employment Agency
Posted Date05/21/2011 08:39:01
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