Operations Area Manager

Offer published on 13 09 2023
Location :
WOODBURN, IN, United States of America
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Contract type :

Open positions

Operations Area Manager

Michelin is hiring!

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The Opportunity

We have an immediate opening for an Area Operations Manager in our Fort Wayne Facility!  You will lead all aspects of the results in a section of the facility.  You will directly manage anywhere from 30-50 wage production employees and have indirect reports in maintenance and quality that support the team.  The successful candidate will initially rotate shifts for a few months as a Flow Manager to train and learn the business, then move to dayshift M-F into your permanent role as an Area Manager over a team of wage production associates.

What You'll Do

  • Achieve Business Unit SMQDC (safety, machine, quality, delivery and cost) expected performance levels and respect of standards to satisfy customer demand
  • Ensure the team and its members are empowered and visibly committed.
  • Ensure the team’s autonomy is increased through the evolution of competencies and responsibility.
  • Provide leadership, support, and direction to 30-50 wage production operators
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Work with maintenance, quality, and continuous improvement teams to meet both daily and annual productivity goals
  • Develop employees through coaching plans and work closely with your team members to improve their capabilities through effective performance management
  • Monitor the short and long-term needs of the facility to ensure succession needs are met and employees are afforded opportunities for development.

What You'll Bring

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Experience in managing in a unionized environment is a plus
  • At least 3-5 years of successful people management (industrial setting preferred)
  • A history of successful employee performance management (to include attendance, productivity, skill development, and talent management)
  • A history of successful production management (safety, production, quality, cost, budgeting, etc)



Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at accommodations@michelin.com.

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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