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Dura-Line Operations Manager - Salt Lake City, UT

Company: Dura-Line
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it's because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment---your whole life; that's our connection.

Dura-Line is currently hiring for 3 Operations Manager to join the NEW extrusion site and Salt Lake City, UT team. We need engaging & proven leaders to manage all aspects of a 24/7 Value Stream (VS) operations to achieve short and long-term goals to meet customer, company expectations, and lead your team to SUCCESS !

You will bring your proven people leadership skills to coach, mentor and motivate your team while determining the best practices to implement & execute. You will be able to influence and making decisions that affect associate's health & safety, internal & external vendor relations, associate growth & development, Value Stream production, profitability (PNL), quality of products, maintenance, and customer satisfaction.

In this critical role, you must be able to build a team that is dedicated and committed to excellence, lead 5S & CI initiatives, proactively fix challenges, and create a community where all team members have a voice and feel heard.

You will need to have 5-10 years of management experience in a lean manufacturing operations environment, 2+ years of successful Profit and Loss responsibility , and a proven track record of building people's capability. You will be responsible & must have hands-on knowledge & experience in all of these manufacturing practices & functions:

Safety: Drive world-class processes in the areas of EH&S, developing a solid safety culture within the VS to achieve an accident-free work environment, providing prompt and effective action to eliminate unsafe acts or conditions as they become apparent. Develop and engage with all associates to develop a favorable environment, work with VS associates on their personal growth and development goals to ensure ongoing encouragement and motivation, ensure compliance with OSHA, ESA and all company policies and procedures.

Quality: Develop and implement sustainable manufacturing processes needed to manufacture high-quality products on time, ensuring scrap levels remain below budgeted levels. Ensure adherence to quality systems & seek out information to understand root causes and drive effective decision-making.

Cost: Build a process-oriented continuous improvement culture. Identify opportunities for improvement across the plant in relation to process, equipment, facilities and staffing to drive implementation in a spirit of continuous improvement. Empower the VS team to build a strategic plan that fits into the overall plant needs and execute it. Provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relations. Assist with plant or line start-ups and breakdowns, fault finding and repairs outside of the capability of the production or maintenance staff. Business case creation and management with advanced communication skills. Financial understanding (PNL). Propose and execute VS operational budgets, capital budgets, and resource requirements. Identify opportunities for improvement across the plant in relation to process, equipment, facilities and staffing.

Delivery : Lead the manufacturing functions in the VS on all shifts to ensure on-time scheduling, production and shipment of conforming products and materials and pose a personal drive to meet or exceed our customers expectations.

As a Operations Manager/ V alue Stream Manager , excellent multi-tasking & problem solving skills are vital as you will manage multiple projects and work in an operation to establish a robust lean manufacturing program (5S, Kanban, Standard Work, SMED, tier meetings, Kaizen/Blitz, RCCA, etc.).

We need an exceptionally passionate and innovative individual to join us and grow within our forward-thinking organization. We are looking to advance as a company & want the right people on our team!

Why should you join our team? We will invest in your skills and development to support long-term growth while you advance in your career and seek innovative opportunities and initiatives.

What do we offer?

We offer 401k with a 6% company match (the company will automatically contribute an extra 3% of your plan-eligible pay to your 401k).

Multi-tier benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) that you can tailor for yourself and dependents which include Employer-paid Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, & Life Insurance

We also offer an inclusive relocation assistance package if needed

Wellness Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid parental leave, Fitness & Weight-loss Reimbursement

Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, 11 paid company holidays, paid time off/vacation time, career development opportunities, and many other benefits in a collaborative culture that focuses on work & life balance, innovation, & teamwork. Benefits start on day one!

If you are up to the challenge, do not delay & please feel free to apply today! Are you ready to join the Dura-Line team?

Check out our website at to learn more about our history, testimonials, and products, and APPLY TODAY.

All associates are subject to a pre-employment Background Check and Drug Screening and employment is contingent upon successful clearance of both. Dura-Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.



Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at

Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia , bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia's business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

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