ASSA ABLOY Profit Center General Manager, Cylinders in New Haven, Connecticut
Career Opportunities: Profit Center General Manager, Cylinders (15175)
Requisition ID 15175 - Posted - New Haven, CT (100 Sargent Dr) - Sargent Manufacturing Company - Architectural Hardware Group - General Management - Posting Country (1) - Yes - Mid-senior level - 0-10%
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Profit Center General Manager, Cylinders
Summary of Position
Directs and coordinates activities concerned with the operation of the Cylinders Profit Center to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits. This is done by completing various duties individually as well as through subordinates.
Train and encourage team to improve in all areas of the business.
Contact and field questions from the Customers, Sales Force, and Sargent Front End Organization.
Set high standards of conduct, and lead by example.
Increase productivity, while not compromising quality.
Assist in the development of yearly budgets and budget containment.
Assist with the development of yearly business plans and report on monthly progress toward those plans.
Reduce errors and customer returns by root cause analysis and put corrective action plans into place.
Reduce inventory levels, while not compromising customer delivery.
Review all safety and OSHA requirements and make sure they are being adhered to.
Support Kaizen methodologies to continue to improve processes.
Lead continuous improvement and profitability growth initiatives. Report on initiatives monthly.
Work with company policies and procedures
Requirements / Education
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering.
10+ Years of hands-on operations experience in a manufacturing environment managing technical and hourly resources
Must be self-directed, well organized and have good follow-up skills.
Strong record of continuous improvement success including demonstrated experience using Kaizen, cellular manufacturing, one-piece flow, 5-S, standard work, visual management, kanban and process linking methodologies.
Metal machining and assembly background.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong leadership capabilities and interpersonal skills.
Solid PC skills including proficiency in MS Office applications
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