Operations / Manufacturing Manager in Richland, MS at AZZ Inc.

Date Posted: 7/8/2020

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Job Description

Who We Are

AZZ Bus Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of AZZ Incorporated, located in the Jackson, Mississippi metro area. Our custom-built, medium voltage power distribution systems are found in power plants and large industrial facilities across the U.S.A., and around the world. We've been an industry leader for over 60 years. We have a great opportunity for a Operations / Manufacturing Manager to join our team. This position reports to the General Manager. 

What You'll Do 

  • Use self-directed work teams to manage manufacturing operations and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Continue advancing positive trends in zero injury safety, cost and warranty reductions, and on-time delivery
  • Initiate and implement product design improvements, standardization, and cost reductions, with prioritization as agreed to by peers & General Manager
  • Work with all internal departments to optimize value streams and mistake-proofing
  • Develop the annual budget and timeline for continuous improvement projects
  • Serve as the direct or indirect report for approximately 25 manufacturing team members
  • Embody AZZ's TRAITS (Trust - Respect -Accountability - Integrity - Teamwork - Safety)

What You'll Need

  • At least 7 years of leadership experience, preferably in a progressive manufacturing (or similar) environment.
  • Prior P & L (profit & loss) responsibility
  • A Bachelor's degree; preferably in engineering or related technical field. MBA is also preferred.
  • Excellent facilitation, coaching, and leadership skills.
  • Experience with engineered products (metal fabrication a plus).
  • Strong technical ability and excellent organizational skills.

AZZ Inc. is a global provider of galvanizing, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services. We support the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets through protection of metal and electrical systems used to build and enhance the world’s infrastructure. Learn more about us by visiting AZZ.com.


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