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Assistant Operations Manager in Northville, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Assistant Operations Manager
Northville, MI


Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of powertrain, body and chassis products, and in-vehicle entertainment and navigation systems who is looking to add an experienced Assistant Operations Manager to their team. The Assistant Operations Manager will be responsible the day-to-day operation of the Warehouse, Inspection, and Repack departments to ensure customer satisfaction with both product and delivery.

Assistant Operations Manager must have 3+ years of experience in a supervisory role

Assistant Operations Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or related area
  • Minimum of three years’ supervisory experience in the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Written, verbal, and cross-cultural communication skills, emphasizing customer relations skills.
  • Computer literate, Microsoft Office, ERP experience
  • Knowledge of domestic/international shipping, receiving, warehousing, distribution, & inventory procedure
  • Root cause analysis and/or Green Belt/Black Belt certification preferred

Assistant Operations Manager Description:

  • Coordinate with the Senior Warehouse Supervisor to instruct and train Material Handlers regarding day-to-day shipping and receiving activities, inventory control, safety and maintenance matters
  • Coordinate with the Inspection Supervisor to instruct and train associates regarding the daily activities to inspect and adhere to the Production Control schedule for the Inspection department
  • Coordinate with the Repack Supervisor to instruct associates regarding the daily activities to complete the repackaging schedule provided by the Production Control department in an efficient manner
  • Coordinate with Floor Supervisors to develop and implement means to increase departmental productivity, quality, and efficiency, maintain assets and training of personnel to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Train personnel and implement KAIZEN techniques and practices to ensure a culture of constant improvement in the operations group.
  • Create, maintain and implement written procedures for the operations group as required
  • Verify the accuracy of computer entries and resolve discrepancies within assigned areas of responsibility
  • Analyze shipping, receiving, inventory, transportation, and supervisory policies and procedures to identify areas for improvement and recommend changes as needed.
  • Communicate with hourly employees to discuss shipping, receiving, warehouse, and inventory problems; inspection/packaging schedules; safety; suggestions and areas for improvement; preventive maintenance and housekeeping/5-S duties.
  • Support Supervisors to maintain and monitor ADP, disciplinary action records, attendance figures, efficiency numbers, vacation records, paid absence records, accident reports, preventive maintenance reports, etc.
  • Analyzes current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Support and make recommendations to improve Company policies and procedures
  • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Operations Departments by analyzing current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement for own job


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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