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Operations Manager

Richmond, VA 23228

Posted: 05/17/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Permanent Industry: Operations Job Number: 13746 Pay Rate: $ 33.00 - $ 41.00

Job Description

Congratulations in pursuing your next career opportunity! TLX - Talent Logistix in partnership with one of our business employers, is pleased to present the following opportunity. Our team at TLX is available to answer question, coach, and advocate for you through-out your hiring process. The following Job provides you with fair-market income, a good benefits package, the opportunity for growth and a culture that is team oriented and committed to having fun in the workplace.
This employer is seeking an EXPERIENCED Logistics Manager in Richmond, Virginia to join our winning team. We offer steady work, above average wages with weekly pay and a full benefits package for those with the skills and knowledge to help our clients achieve their goals.
HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, some weekend workLOCATION: Richmond, VA PAY RATE: $33/hr - $41/hr

The Operations Manager is responsible for First Line Personnel Management responsibilities including Safety, Environmental, Maintenance, Quality, Asset Performance Management, and Inventory Management.

In this role, the Operations Manager targets and accomplishes high level results and goals through the team, prioritizes and leads / manages activities in the most efficient means possible, collects data, monitors progress, manages issues, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, and leads / motivates the team.

The Operations Manager will oversee operations, maintenance, and general labor staff. This position reports to the General Manager.

Occasional weekend or evening work may be required.

Travel Requirements: up to 10%.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily: Develop, cultivate and enforce our 'Safety Is a Part of Everything We Do' culture by ensuring all established safety procedures and protocols in the Plant are adhered to include Near Miss Reporting, High Risk Task Reporting, Incident investigation, and root cause analysis.
Coach the importance of company safety processes, and how they benefit from a safe working environment Continuously
Ensure monthly Safety Compliance and Training is completed to adhere to the Safety Management System.
Utilize Performance excellence in Leadership, analysis, strategic planning, customer/supplier focus, workforce focus, operations focus, and importance of results.
Create a daily production plan that ensures maximum production efficiency to ensure the total plant objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Utilize Daily Management System to track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics, and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
Manage and minimize labor overtime, premium freight, and repair expense to achieve daily efficiency goals
Continuously monitor operating budget and works with appropriate organizational personnel to deviations/abnormalities from annual budgets
Keep all necessary business licenses and occupancy permits up to date, as well as fire suppression system inspections, and any other licenses needed to operate the facility
Partner with Human Resources to ensure that plant employees get requested information and/or concerns addressed by HR
Perform other job-related duties as required or assigned.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma OR GED required; Bachelor's Degree and/or progressive high-level supervisory training in recycling and/or manufacturing industries preferred 4+ years' experience leading operations management or supervisory experience required Maintenance Experience and Strong Mechanical aptitude, OSHA training, Material Handling experience preferred Previous Operations Manager experience in the recycling industry preferred Lean Six Sigma or continuous improvement experience desirable Advanced understanding of Safety/OSHA regulation and programs Advanced knowledge of recycling plant operations Required Skills: The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: Knowledge of compliance with all regulatory bodies and standards (including OSHA, EPA, etc.) Knowledge of how to identify problem areas and to understand what success looks like Understanding of Scale Operation and fundamentals. Understanding the impacts to production and how to teach and coach others through the variation of operation. Ability to operate with the supplier / customer's best interest in mind. Maintain knowledge of customer's material specifications and document all material rejections by customers Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT, and Outlook) Familiarity with plant office functions and Office Manager responsibilities Detailed knowledge of how to properly operate a baler, forklift, skid steer, wheel loader, and if applicable a sort line focusing on optimal utilization. Must be able to read, write and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, instructions, signs, signals, and safety training. Talent Logistix is a work force business solutions provider. We value our hardworking team members and strive to get them matched where they can be successful. We have supplied labor solutions to contractors, commercial, and industrial companies with qualified, skilled tradesmen and technicians for over 30 years.

Meet Your Recruiter

Michael Harsley

Michael joined the TLX Talent Acquisition team as a Recruiter in March 2023. Prior to joining TLX, he has held a plethora of roles within Recruiting and Talent Acquisition across the Midwest including Chicago, Illinois and Louisville, Kentucky.

Michael is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington and a former athlete. Currently, he is an avid football and basketball fan. In his spare time he is a DJ and enjoys photography and most importantly sneakers.

Michael is the proud father of his 6-year-old daughter Addison, and serves as a mentor for young people in Greater Indianapolis.


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