Operations Manager in Fordyce, AR at Signode

Date Posted: 5/9/2022

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Operations Manager - Fordyce, AR

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Operations Manager, Fordyce, 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 


  • Manage production supervisors and day to day production operations in multi-shift paper products manufacturing environment. 

  • Drive quality in all we do to ensure customer satisfaction and prevent repeat issues.  Make sure all production employees are following ISO work instructions. 

  • Responsible for meeting on time delivery and productivity goals 

  • Perform administrative duties 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 

  • 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 supporting the Plant Manager with 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 

  • All other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager 

Abilities & Skills required: 

  • Solid understanding of production outputs, labor efficiency, material efficiency, and effective personnel utilization 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to interact with employees, customers, and outside vendors 

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

Experience & Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business, or Engineering is preferred but not required. 

  • 3+ plus years industrial management experience 

  • Lean Six Sigma experience, 6-S, A3, budget, operations setup, and management is desired. 

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

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.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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