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Operations Manager - Automation

Company: Flex
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 9, 2021

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Job Description

The Automation Operations Manager will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. In this position you will be responsible for effectively managing all strategic automationoperational processes and resources, and leading an organization in order to achieve and maintain operational excellence-

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

  • Manage appropriate staffing and inventory levels
  • Oversee the assembly operations to meet corporate KOI
  • Supervise production staff on work method and quality checkpoints.
  • Coordinate with other departments and other Flex sites to drive for excellence.
  • Coordinate efforts of operations team by establishing procurement, production and engineering services policies and practices.
  • Ensure ISO and safety standards are adhered to. Report to leadership team in weekly operations reviews.
  • Coach and mentor Operations leadership.
  • Leverage industry practices and apply to internal systems and processes.
  • Implement appropriate HR strategies and actions to recruit and retain a qualified and motivated workforce.

Here is some of what you'll need (required):

  • Previous management experience in operations/automation
  • 5 to 10 years of related experience in a technology-based industry, where automated assembly techniques are utilized.
  • Industrial Engineering experience working in high-volume assembly processes.
  • Knowledge of automated equipment systems and tools - robotic, vision, material handling, Conveyors, PLC, HMI, Pick-Place-Pack, Inspection/Test (Structural and Non-Contact e.g. Laser), Application of lasers e.g. Etching/Marking, dispense process, plastics welding and joining.
  • Travel required - 20%

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment using injection molding machines and related auxiliary equipment
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics.
  • Experience in working with manufacturing of medical devices

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers.


Job Category

OperationsRelocation:Eligible for domestic relocation only

Is Sponsorship Available?


Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

Keywords: Flex, Buffalo Grove , Operations Manager - Automation, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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