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Operations Manager

Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Waycross, Georgia, USA

Company: Voith Group


For the Voith Paper, Dryer Operations - Waycross department, we are looking for:

Operations Manager 
Waycross, GA 

Summary: Leads the operating units to achieve the annual targets for safety, quality, efficiency and profit. Manages site leadership team to ensure development and execution of a clear strategy and plan to achieve the safety, quality and profitability goals. Engages the site employees routinely to ensure everyone understands the business objectives, the status of the objectives and how individual performance impacts the objectives. Ensures the site has a comprehensive performance management system to reward desired performance and appropriately addresses performance deficiencies. Regularly works with sales and product management to fully understand the customer’s needs regarding quality and consistently achieves the desired results. Creates a standard where the safety of every employee is of the utmost importance.






  • Ensures all site employees are focused and measured on fulfilling our strategy, goals and commitments with a special emphasis on safety, quality and financial performance (20% of time of spent).
  • Initiates the development of documented solutions to address all gaps in safety, quality and financial performance (20% of time spent).
  • Communicates and collaborates routinely to update on business results and performance levels both collectively in groups and individually with leadership team (20% of time spent).
  • Creates an environment where all employees are rewarded for excellent performance and corrective actions are developed for performance deficiencies (20 % of time of spent).
  • Promotes a work culture where creativity and standardized systems are harmonized to create the expected results consistently with an ever present element of continuous improvement regarding safety, quality and financial performance (20% of time spent).
  • Performs other duties as assigned




  • At least 1 year of operations management experience
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience
  • Travel Requirements – 10 – 15%
  • Bachelor’s Degree with technical or business major
  • Understands the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma
  • Has formal training and demonstrated experience and results in Lean Manufacturing, Operational Excellence, Six-Sigma, and/or Continuous Improvement


Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.


Why join Voith? Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. For our Group Division Voith Paper we search for employees that are respectful team players and as diverse as our markets. Use your chance – at Voith.


Voith Paper is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.



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