About the role
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our close-knit team in Almere. The Operations Manager directs all areas of the manufacturing environment overseeing the day-to-day operations to meet production, quality, and cost objectives. You will determine requirements for equipment, materials, and manpower resources. You will be responsible for operational results and represent Operations on cross-functional leadership teams to drive site and business goals.
Employee Development & Management
Train and provide development opportunities for staff. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure the Global Performance Management System is up to date and regular feedback is provided to staff members.
Monitor and evaluate team members, and adjust training where needed.
Attract, retain, and develop high potential talent.
Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.
Perform general management duties, exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions, and terminations. Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting, and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies.
Act as a team role model and change agent.
Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.
Coordinate team efforts, and create and manage a regional strategy and team operating plan.
Responsible for operational results. Drive execution of site improvement plans, help set operations improvement goals, ensure priorities and accountabilities are clear, provide resources and remove obstacles to ensure success.
Responsible for site EHS standards and zero recordable injury rate. Oversee the practice of all health and safety procedures, ensuring that safety is employees’ top priority
Lead a safe operation of the business unit and comply with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements.
Analyze and draw information for long-term strategic change and improvement.
Lead significant projects and improvement initiatives, scheduling and planning, budgeting, and control. Focus on improving more complex performance through ELS efforts.
Design and implement operational improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory and services.
Ensure that manufacturing team members meet site goals and objectives.
Plans, directs, and coordinates the ordering and distribution of products, parts, and accessories. Ensures adequate and timely distribution of these elements to attain maximum sales potential consistent with good inventory control.
Understand and implement ISO 9000 procedures related to the role and responsibilities of the Operations Manager position.
Ensure tracking and use of key performance indicators to promote improved operational and business results.
Drive execution of maintenance improvement plans. Ensures maximum efficient operations of facilities and equipment, as well as the care of all grounds and support equipment, through the direction of a technical support staff made up of supervisors, technicians, and custodians, and the purchase of necessary outside technical and non-technical support services.
Plans, coordinates, and supervises machine and/or building maintenance schedules and activities.
Recommends equipment modification for upgrades.
May assist with or oversee engineering design and construction of new facilities, or alterations or modifications of existing facilities.
Coordinates all ordering of parts and services that will maintain or improve the machine/facility cost-effectively.
Understand and implement those ISO 9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of the Maintenance Manager position.
Focus on improving more complex performance through ELS efforts.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related field required.
- 5+ year’s successful Operations management experience including employee development.
- Demonstrated experience in leading and managing individuals and teams through transparent communication.
- Knowledge of the printing and fulfillment industry is preferred.
- Working knowledge of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies (e.g. ELS…) and the ability to integrate those into the operation.
- Skilled in analyzing information for long-term strategic change and improvement for the site.
- Skilled in leading significant business project initiatives, scheduling and planning.
- A good command of the English language is required for this role and Dutch language skills would also be an advantage.
- Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
AVERY DENNISON IS EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK:
We not only embrace change… we drive it. We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks. Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. We are committed to workplace diversity for employees and the business. We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer:
Structured learning and development
Competitive total rewards
Commitment to Sustainability
At Avery Dennison, we do what we love and we love what we do.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team via email@example.com