Operations Manager - Printing

Manufacturing Mason, Ohio


Build your Career with an Industry Leader   
As the global leader of premium labels, MCC helps brands stand out in competitive markets and inspire positive consumer experiences. Backed by over a century of printing experience, MCC is focused on the future by developing consumer-driven innovations and sustainable packaging solutions. Working for our team, you can truly make a difference.    
The Operations Manager is responsible for overall site production operations.  Creates a work environment which promotes safety, quality, and delivery.  Effectively develops teams that can achieve corporate improvement objectives.  Accountable for all aspects of plant production performance while ensuring objectives are attained cost-effectively.  Drives best practices through the organization and leads process improvement.   
Why work at MCC:    
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, plus two floating Holidays
  • Directly, and through delegation, coordinates activities required to assure safety, quality, delivery, and cost meet specified targets.
  • Assures compliance of behavior-based safety initiatives and continuously improves safety performance.
  • Executes quality control plans for compliance to standards and drives variation reduction within the process.
  • Assesses on-time delivery performance and develops actions to improve and sustain elevated levels of performance.
  • Holds direct responsibility for managing cost by effective management of labor, overtime, and expenditures.
  • Reviews and analyzes production reports to determine root causes of variance from budget, and develops and executes corrective actions, using structured root cause analysis, MDI, and Policy Deployment methodologies.
  • Reviews and analyzes production reports to determine root causes of variance from budget and develops and executes corrective actions.
  • Promotes, prepares, and participates in kaizen activities. Sustains results.
  • Facilitates the execution of daily Gemba walk by assuring the proper utilization of hour by hour, SQDC boards and war room.
  • In conjunction with Human Resource Manager, coordinates appropriate “required to operate” and “required on roles” staffing levels. Administers to the RTO daily and shift by shift.
  • Directs the efforts of plant supervision to ensure the consistent application of human resource policies, procedures, and plant rules. Assures adherence to safety accountability guidelines.
  • Coaches and mentors team members to assure their ongoing development
  • Stays abreast of contemporary trends and developments in methods, techniques, equipment, tools, materials, and supplies, which might be incorporated into the production process to increase efficiency or better use of resources. Researches and recommends capital equipment purchases.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or Business or equivalent 10 years of staff level leadership experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in Operations and/or Lean Management.
  • Printing industry experience is preferred (although not required).
  • Experience in being a change agent in complex transformational activities.
  • Considerable experience in implementation of Lean principles as they apply to manufacturing operations.
  • Ability to apply structured problem-solving methodologies to determine root cause of problems and provide effective countermeasures.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong MS Office skills.
Diversity & Inclusion:   
MCC fosters an inclusive culture that respects and embraces our teammates’ diverse backgrounds and experiences, so that everyone can achieve their full potential here. We aspire for our company to truly reflect the diversity of our customers and the markets we serve. We are committed to equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of peoples’ gender identity/expression, age, language, sexual orientation, ability, race, socioeconomic status, national origin or other characteristics.