Operations Manager

Philadelphia, PA
Posted 4 weeks ago


Operations Manager, Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA


Who We Are:  Gemini delivers solutions through automated equipment and integrated systems to the Commercial and Industrial Baking industry as well as Ingredient Handling systems to the food industry.  Our teams are passionate about delivering world class products and service to our customers through design, manufacturing, and technical support. We believe in fostering lasting relationships and creating innovative solutions so our customers can focus on feeding families.

What is the Role: As Operations Manager for our Philadelphia location, you will lead all mechanical and electrical activities and processes related to final equipment assembly.  This role will be responsible for personnel growth and development of direct reports as well as partnering with other functional groups, including supply chain, project management, and services, to improve processes and systems to optimize delivery, quality and performance of the operation. This position will be responsible for management of our two Philadelphia area facilities (and related maintenance and repairs) and support the additional departments, such as warehousing, parts inventory and shipping functions.

Who You Are:

  • You are experienced directing work load for efficient completion in accordance with established engineering standards
  • You are able to improve production metrics, such as quality, delivery, and cost, through optimization of work processes, flow, and layout.
  • You are an excellent communicator and have experience communicating with various departments (project managers, customer service, accounting, procurement) as needed to ensure successful delivery.
  • You are committed to delivering high quality products and continually raise the standards through improvement of standards, training, and processes.
  • You are passionate about employee safety and work to improve personal behaviors, eliminate hazards, and ensure facility and process compliance for the team.
  • You are able to support additional key operations in the facilities such as Warehousing, Shipping, Parts Room, and Inventory
  • You have experience managing facilities functions, including but not limited to, ongoing maintenance and repairs, contractor oversight, capital expenditure recommendations, and major utility oversight.
  • You value employee development and lead employee growth and development.
  • You are comfortable in a dynamic environment and have a “can do” attitude to help and support the entire team, as needed.


What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or 5+ years relative experience
  • At least four years in a key role leading activities in a dynamics manufacturing/assembly operation, with direct management preferred
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement initiatives in a Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and ability to direct work of others.
  • Displays good judgment in the face of changing priorities and multiple problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive, productive, problem-solving, and high performance. work environment.

What Else Would Be Helpful:

  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others and have a positive attitude
  • Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Must have ability to prioritize and demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Sharp, quick, dedicated, and innovative problem solver
  • Core values and continuous self-improvement
  • Lean methods, especially 5s and Visual Management


What’s In It for You: 

  • 401k Matching
  • Health, Vision, and Dental benefits
  • Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee and Spouse
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Gemini Cares Program (matches donations for employee nominated charities each quarter)

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