• Director of Operations

    Job Locations US-TN-New Johnsonville
    Posted Date 1 year ago(11/13/2017 4:13 PM)
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  • Overview


    The operation for which the Director of Operations has management responsibility is primarily a plant that produces specialty & electronics gases.  The plant employs approximately 100 people, and generates $80- $100 Million per year of product revenue.  The Director of Operations also has management responsibility for several “satellite” storage & distribution locations spread around the U.S.



    • Responsible for providing a safe environment for all employees.
    • Responsible for Accident and Incident investigations.
    • Responsible for acceptance/review of customer orders for safety and quality.
    • Administration of the company safety program and the maintaining of good employee relations.
    • Directs and manages Facilities, Production, Distribution, Planning and Lab departments to ensure compliance with customer expectations and established standards.
    • Responsible for the performance of plant employees and activities.
    • Directs and controls the local production planning and scheduling, purchasing and inventory control and effectively maintains production flow (raw materials, finished stock, etc.) to meet customer requirements.
    • Directs inventory management at storage depot operations in several locations within the U.S.
    • Participates in company sales and service activities as required.
    • Responsible for acceptance/review of customer work orders for feasibility and on-time delivery.
    • Directs and participates in development projects in order to improve operations, quality, and efficiency of operations.
    • Assists in developing and submitting the Capital Budget annually.
    • Maintains and promotes 5S throughout the facility, equipment and grounds.
    • Makes recommendations as needed for production and operational improvements, including financial justification of investments.
    • Manages COGS and utilizes appropriate metrics to ensure efficient operations.
    • Prepares performance reviews, recommends salary adjustments and disciplinary action. Responsible for proper staffing levels and employee training.
    • Must have working knowledge of all local, state and federal legal and licensing requirements pertaining to the storage, handling, shipping and use of hazardous materials.
    • Responsible for maintaining and improving production efficiency and quality systems.
    • Responsible for maintaining QMS and ISO requirements.
    • Develop appropriate operating procedures and guidelines to ensure reliability and quality expectations are achieved.
    • Investigate quality issues and determine root causes using corporate methodology.
    • Maintains and monitors quality metrics to ensure continuous improvement throughout the organization.
    • Meets with customers as needed to explain quality systems & processes, including customer audits of the plant operations and incident investigations. EOE AA M/F/VET/Disabilityhttps://careers-mathesongas.icims.com/
    • Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, Religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability
    • Matheson is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth under EEOC.



    Bachelors’ degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or Business and a minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience.  IS0-9001 and Six Sigma training preferred.  MBA preferred.



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