Operations Manager - 544-en_US

at Rogers Corporation in Bear, Delaware, United States

Job Description


The Operations Manager oversees manufacturing operations to ensure product quality and employee safety. This role is responsible for meeting company objectives, ensuring customer satisfaction, and improving operational efficiencies. This position will be responsible for operations leadership within Advanced Connectivity Solutions (ACS) in Bear, DE. This person will focus on the High Performance Products Value Stream.

Essential Functions:

  • Build a culture of safety and drive to zero injuries.
  • Execute ACS BU and Global Operations Annual Operating Plans.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts in yield, scrap, productivity, on-time delivery, lead times, and inventory.
  • Lead the drive for "first time right" quality and implement the cost down road map.
  • Manage and leverage capabilities and capacities between the global manufacturing sites to gain efficiencies in productivity, quality and transportation.
  • Implement systems to ensure consistency between sites and sharing of best practices.
  • Encourage, participate and lead Kaizen events at all sites.
  • Close collaboration with Sales, Marketing, R&D, and Supply Chain to improve the ramp-up of new products and capacity requirements.
  • Support new product/new technology launches and drive process capabilities to Cpk>1.33.
  • Optimize capacity utilization globally.
  • Close collaboration with Quality Systems organization to support, implement, and maintain ISO/TS quality systems in all locations.
  • Help develop a quality culture throughout the organization.
  • Develop a high performing operations team.
  • Identify high potential employees.
  • Create personnel development plans and succession plans


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience:
  • B.S. degree in Engineering
  • Operations experience to include engineering, production leadership, quality, safety, and equipment procurement
  • 5 years' experience managing an operation of 200+ employees
  • Customer-focused with superior skills in the areas of analytical thinking, consensus building, empowerment, strategic thinking, and constructively dealing with conflict
  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve high standards as an individual and as a leader
  • Demonstrated ability to persevere and succeed in the face of significant challenges and ambiguity
  • MBA
  • 10+ years' operations experience
  • Automotive and/or FR4 experience
  • Six Sigma Black Belt

Tags: Plant Manager, Factory Manager

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 898776

Posted On: Jan 18, 2022

Updated On: Feb 17, 2022