Operations Manager

Company: Silicon Mountain Contract Services

Silicon Mountain is looking for an experienced Operations Manager

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Assist the company managers in the development and formulation of long- and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives
• Develops and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards
• Achieves optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead and raw material costs to meet annual budgetary plan
• Directs and monitors department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures. Act as liaison between department management/subordinate levels as well as executive manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes, and results
• Manage production and planning departments. Establish planning and production guidelines and drive operational excellence.
• Identify, recommend, and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data. Direct the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of production standards
• Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvements for efficient budgeting.
• Organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate results and provide cost efficient, but effective solutions.
• Develop and establish a process to level load demand and drive operational efficiency.
• Maintains production plan risk report highlighting material issues and production capacity constraints.
• Establish daily production meetings and provide risk reports to management for revenue impact to schedule.
• Establish, verify and maintain assembly lead time profiles by working closely with Engineering.
• Develop bench strength and lead the team through Mentoring and Coaching.
• Coordinate the efforts of cross-functional departments as required to ensure that programs are run within the requirements of the customer needs.
• Interface and support internal customers (program management, production, quality, engineering, etc,)
• Interacts with internal and external customers and colleagues, and other functional areas.
• Supports the Quality Management system including conformance to ISO based registrations and controls for the facility business plan based upon targeted market sectors.
• Manages conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as partners with business executives and operations leaders in order to develop appropriate solutions.
• Prepares activity reports and other data input as required
• May include odd hour teleconferences with global facilities

Qualifications Required/Job Specifications:
• Must have at least ten (10) years’ experience in a combination of Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing areas in an NPI contract manufacturing facility in the EMS industry, with at least five (5) years management experience.
• 3+ years management experience within the Automotive industry highly desired
• Possess a MA/MS degree in industrial, mechanical or business administration or equivalent experience
• Proficient with PC-based software, example; Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Strong, effective organizational skills required; detail oriented; ability to multitask
• Demonstrated effective leadership abilities required
• Possess strong analytical, communication, listening, and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to individuals from multi-cultural backgrounds, and build trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results, at all levels within the organization.
• Possess conflict resolution skills, and ability to apply techniques at all levels of the organization.
• Possess a high level of integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information.
• Must be self-directed, dependable, and motivated with excellent relationship and time management skills.
• Must be able to learn various software systems quickly.
• Understands the competitive dynamics in electronic manufacturing services and NPI process.
• Ability to manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as partnering with business executives and operations leaders in order to develop appropriate solutions.


Salary range: $75,000.00 to $100,000.00 & Depends On Experience

Company benefits include:

  • Employer-sponsored medical plan through Meritain Health, an Aetna Company for employee and any eligible dependents in which SMCS contributes to monthly premiums,
  • Voluntary employee and dependent dual-option dental and vision insurance coverage,
  • Optional flexible benefit accounts allow for reimbursement of medical, dental, vision and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis,
  • Participation in the company 401(k) plan through Blue Star Retirement after one (1) year of service and immediate vesting in SMCS 401(k) matching,
  • Employer paid $10,000 basic life and AD&D insurance coverage; voluntary supplemental coverage with a guaranteed issue of $75,000 total coverage at first eligibility,
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) provided by Ataraxis* through Business Psychology Associates
  • Six paid company holidays and 78 hours of paid vacation annually
  • Paid Time Off after completion of probationary period


To apply and/or learn more, visit: https://siliconmtn.net/job-opportunities/