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Manager, Operations

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 


Job Tile: Manager, Operations (Compounding)

Department: Electrical Manufacturing

Location: Carrollton, GA

Reports To: Director, Materials



In support of OPS culture, provide leadership to all areas responsible for manufacturing within respective facility. Develop systems, methods, and practices to safely manufacture a quality product at a competitive price. Interface with other areas of the organization to drive continuous improvements in the manufacturing process within an OPS structure

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

Daily leadership for manufacturing operations. Strong passion for OPS principles and culture is a must.

Key areas of responsibility are Safety, Quality, Material Usage

Manufacturing Throughput and Waste Minimization.

Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and ensures positive work environment.

Implement training programs to support goals of continuous improvement.

Interface with Materials Management for all plants to establish priorities and sequences for compounding products.

Coordinate with Maintenance and Engineering to resolve manufacturing problems to ensure minimum costs and delays.


Qualifications and Experience Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in business or related engineering field along with 5+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience

Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Detailed working knowledge of rubber, nylon, and PVC compounding processes and equipment is preferred

Excellent P.C. Skills including Excel, Word, SAP, and PowerPoint

Must have clear understanding of OPS principles and applications.

Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities along with outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills required.

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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