Operations Manager Sheridan, AR in Sheridan, AR at Signode

Date Posted: 1/10/2022

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Operations Manager, Sheridan, AR


  • Health, Dental, Vision 

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 

  • PTO – 3 weeks starting off 

  • Tuition assistance program  

  • Career path options 

  • Scholarship program for children of full-time employees 

  • Personalized discounts, savings, and rewards program 

  • Wellness Plan 

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 

  • Other additional benefits  

Signode Industrial Group is looking for a Operations Manager who is a true leader that can drive a strong, positive culture throughout the manufacturing operations.? This position will have primary responsibility for the manufacturing of the Angleboard brand located at our Sheridan, AR facility.  This position requires a strong operational and analytical mind to constantly seek out improvements in cost containment, standardized processes, performance metrics and inventory levels.? The Operations Manager is responsible for leading the strategy and execution related to customer fulfillment, budget, resource utilization, quality, delivery and talent management, as well as fostering a strong safety culture. This individual will be responsible for directing the multi-brand manufacturing functions at a single location with 75+ associates.? The Operations Manager will have direct reports, high visibility plant management, full P&L managing the manufacturing operations plus some customer / sales interaction.   


  • Solid understanding of production outputs, budget spending, labor efficiency material efficiency, engineering effectiveness and effective personnel utilization 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to interact with other business units, employees, and outside vendors 

  • Drive quality in all we do to ensure customer satisfaction and prevent repeat issues 

  • Proven project management, time management and leadership skills as well as problem solving and decision making skills 

  • Responsible for meeting on time delivery and productivity goals 

  • Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the manufacturing operations, including provision for the selection and employee counseling and motivation, meeting organization goals and objectives, and planning, organizing, integrating, and measuring the work performed within the operations. 

  • Direct and develop the documentation and documents to support the facility, equipment, and operations of the facility 

  • Develop and manage the Capital Expenditure and Operating Expenditure Plan 

  • Participate in developing and executing strategic initiatives within Operations 

  • Ensure the objectives of the company are being met directly through the supervision of the plant's management staff 

  • Define and recommend goals and objectives in each area of the operation 

  • Develop specific short-term and long-term plans and programs, together with supporting budget and manpower requirements 

  • Develop and implement cost control measures, cost estimates, manpower and equipment forecasts and annual departmental operating budgets 

  • Responsible for all aspects of Environmental Health & Safety compliance 

  • Identify, develop, and challenge top talent to ensure long-term success of the organization 

  • Support the success of other Signode locations through cross-functional projects, teams, and the sharing of resources 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business, or Engineering. Masters preferred. 

  • 5+ plus years Operations Management experience with at least 2 years of Plant Management experience with P&L responsibilities 

  • Lean experience, budget, operations setup and management 

  • Successful experience with managing and developing talent and building a strong team to improve organizational capability 

Signode Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at HRRecruiting@signode.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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