Senior Operations Leader

Location: Lubbock
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Operations and Technology Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Natalie Hart
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Job Description

Our client is a Fortune 500 company who are a market leader in the manufacturing and materials industry. They have been a Fortune 500 for over 65 years and have a global turnover of over $7bn with 18,000 employees across 25 countries.

As a Senior Operations Leader you will have overall responsibility for the entire manufacturing facility and will oversee the development and implementation of organizational strategies, standards and practices to achieve best-in-class performance. To be successful in this role you must be able to collaborate closely with other plant leaders / corporate leadership team to share best practices and drive success of the entire business.

The business is building out their manufacturing excellence capability and are looking for a strong leader who will be able to utilize their expertise to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency as well as drive a culture of continuous growth.

Key Measures / Objectives:

  • Ensure a culture which enables a safe and secure work environment for all employees, contractors and visitors
  • Operate strategically and be able to communicate a clear vision of where the organization needs to be in 1-3 years
  • Lead the successful deployment of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) in line with corporate initiatives
  • Constantly improve the plant’s environmental footprint consistent with company goals and community interests
  • Set clear and measurable performance expectations that are in line with division and corporate goals; and proactively analyze and manage all performance metrics to ensure accountability is held by the team


  • Bachelor degree in engineering is preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in a plant leadership role with P&L responsibility
  • A history of hiring, growing and promoting talent within the organization
  • Formal TPM training is essential and a strong background in Continuous Improvement, and Lean manufacturing is also preferred
  • Experience successfully designing and leading culture change within an organization

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