Owens Corning Production/Operations Manager in Wichita Falls, Texas

Location: Wichita Falls, Texas - United States PURPOSE OF THE JOB The Production Leader is accountable for leading all production operations in a 24/7 manufacturing plant and achieving all operational goals and targets. This role manages and oversees all shift operations in a manner that enhances the plant’s safety, engagement, productivity, efficiency, quality and customer service. The Production Leader must build a culture of trust, respect, open communication and accountability. Reports to : Plant Leader Span of Control : 2 Direct Reports (Production Team Leaders) - 37 Indirect Reports (Operators and Support Staff) JOB RESPONSIBLITES Safety Ensures a safe, clean and environmentally complaint work environment and builds a culture where safety is a first priority. Lives the Safety Stand and adhere to Employee Safety Responsibilities Ensures strict adherence to OC safety policies and procedures Provides a safe and secure work environment for all employees, contractors and visitors Ensures completion of all required safety training Educates and trains employees on safe operations Performs reporting and investigation of all safety incidents, driving to root cause and permanent resolution Leads Hazard Identification and reduction efforts Ensures housekeeping standards and expectations are set and followed Managing Daily Operations Communication—ensuring visibility to and understanding of performance and operational metrics, key messages, and daily priorities Performance Management—coaching and developing employees; correcting performance issues; rewarding and recognizing performance Decision Making—determining operational priorities, resolving issues, resource planning and talent deployment TPM /Lean / Sigma Leadership—identification of continuous improvement opportunities; escalation of issues; development and implementation of solutions to eliminate waste Manage KPI’s –meeting/exceeding strategic team goals Determines department objectives and priorities in support of the Plant’s strategy and vision, and develops teams to deliver results and ensure strong execution Drives for plant targets on all applicable machine performance metrics (Capacity Utilization, Rates, Waste, etc…) Proactively analyzes and manages all relevant operations performance metrics and drives improvement in efficiencies, quality and cost Ensures proper shift resourcing in order to meet production schedules Assigns and coordinates work of the operations department in a way that minimizes controllable costs Ensures operational procedures exist and are followed to deliver product specifications and quality metrics are met to fulfill customers’ needs Ensures timely and accurate production to schedules in order to meet or exceed delivery to promise Partners with relevant stakeholders to identify and address process improvement opportunities to eliminate waste, enhance safety, reduce cost, increase capacity and productivity and improve the end product Partners with plant leadership team to develop and implement Total Productive Maintenance plans and ensure employee engagement and ownership Talent Development and Succession Planning Drive engagement globally and cross-functional projects through a collaborative environment Creates and fosters a work environment that promotes teamwork and inclusion Communicates to employees in a way that connects daily activities to the achievement of plant performance targets Establishes an engaged workforce characterized by mutual trust, open communications and recognition Develops and executes training and development strategies to ensure the plant has employees capable of delivering expected results Provides feedback to employees focused on strengths, development opportunities and performance against expectations Maintains documentation, tracks, counsels and executes coaching and corrective action when performance issues occur Knowing Your Customers Understands and communicates customer expectations throughout operations and ensures all products meet customer standards and requirements Ensures timely and accurate production to schedules in order to meet or exceed delivery to promise targets Ensures operational procedures are followed to deliver products that meet all customer needs and Fitness for Use (FFU) Supports or leads investigations on all quality complaints or near misses Performs root cause analysis with the involvement of operators on quality related issues JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline required Experience: Minimum of 4 years manufacturing experience, including supervisory experience Proven results in driving improvements in a manufacturing environment Experience supporting TPM Coordination with not only strategic approach, but on the shop floor as well Managing and delivering results through projects and initiatives, proven project management skills Knowledge Skills & Abilities: Strong business and financial acumen Ability to create and implement strategic and operational plans Strong interpersonal communications skills Effective verbal and written communication skills at all levels of the organization Collaborates and fosters teamwork Builds and develops talent Inspires others, creates energy and excitement towards achievement of goals Proficient in MS Office. Proficient with business software applications Continuous Improvement skills Essential Physical Requirements/Work Environment: The employee must possess the ability to: Work extended /flexible hours Sit/Stand/walk for prolonged periods of time Utilize computer equipment for extended periods of time Travel up to 5% About Owens Corning Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2016 sales of $5.7 billion and employs about 17,000 people in 33 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com . A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.