Operations Manager

Website Future Metals

The Future Favors The Brave

Operations Manager- Wallingford, CT - Full time

Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we’re committed to attracting and retaining top talent.

Future Metals is a Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway Company. Berkshire Hathaway is one of the world’s largest business conglomerates, holding over US$400 billion in assets and employing nearly 300K people worldwide.

At Future Metals we are a leading supplier of aerospace quality metals and other materials to the global aircraft manufacturing and maintenance industry. We operate from nine strategically located service centers in North America, The United Kingdom, Europe and Asia. We hold significant long-term contracts with leading OEM’s and their subcontractors around the world, the size and scope of which allows us to obtain highly dependable products and delivery, as well as favorable pricing terms from our network of world class producers.

Position Responsibilities:

To lead, manage and oversee all aspects of an 8 person staff, 37k sq.ft warehouse and site level operations on a day-to-day basis for an Aerospace Metals Distribution Company.

Productivity (& Supervision)
• Self-Identifies & Implements (build & launch) Lean Principles to eliminate waste and reduce cost (e.g. 6S, Visual Management, Key Performance Indicators, time studies, continuous improvement program etc.)
• Supervising, scheduling, training, hiring and holding employees accountable to work in the warehouse either as laborers, equipment operators, clerks or inventory control personnel.
• Ensures that created work schedules are correctly followed and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly in all production cells.
• Manages building, vehicles, machinery and equipment issues via preventative maintenance programs and inspections (e.g. material handling equipment like Fork Trucks)
• Fulfilling objectives and directions from the operation’s Division Manager, headquarters or executive leadership team via leading daily production standup communications and reporting up status via SQDIP Scoreboard.
• Partners with Corporate Operational Excellence team to standardize best practices.

Safety (& Health, Environmental & Security)
• Maintain adherence to OSHA regulations as well as various other guidelines, standards and company operating procedures.
• Report all accidents, incidents and near misses to management.

Quality
• Performs quality checks of processed and completed orders before shipment.
• Capability to be site quality representative and expert user of QT9 Quality Software
• Comfortable using 5 Why methodology and other quality tools to support Root Cause Corrective Actions and efforts by partnering with corporate quality team.
• Performs quality inspections of received product and distributes product into the inventory when needed or applicable.
• Checking and verifying shipping records, handling questions or concerns of shipping shortages or overages and addressing any problems with inventory control.
• Maintains calibration records and familiar with AS9100 quality management system (or equivalent)

Delivery
• Understands production planning and can implement and provide metrics (e.g. on time delivery) or pulse points to determine workflow, efficiency and throughput.
• Has the ability to pull and package product, then prepares final product for shipment and distribution to customer if needed.
• Oversees the distribution of final product to multiple modes of transportation.
• Operates tier lift trucks or other material handling equipment to move, convey or hoist packaging and supplies to or from the storage and packaging areas.

Inventory
• Control and protect inventory/stock via cycle counting, tally process and ERP system.
• Handles all other duties as assigned.

Qualification And Competencies:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Minimum 7 to 10 years of experience in Operations preferred (Min 3 years supervisory)
• Experience in the metals service industry or Aerospace Industry is a plus.
• Experience in the field of Warehouse Logistics and Management is a plus.
• Experience in using band saws, cold saws, fibrous cut-off saws and metal cutting processes is a plus.
• Strong communication skills, verbal and written
• Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy
• Must be able to multitask and have strong organizational and time management skills.
• Must be proficient with computers and email usage

Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to [email protected], and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@marmon.com