Operations Manager, Troy, Michigan

We are searching for an experienced Operations Manager for our 3D print manufacturing facility in Troy, Michigan.

October 8, 2019

About Us

Located just outside of Pittsburgh, The ExOne Company is a global provider of binder jet 3D printers. Our business primarily consists of manufacturing and selling 3D printers and 3D printed parts for our customers.

ExOne’s technical team includes world class engineers, material scientists and metallurgists, some with over 20 years of experience in binder jetting. Our machine engineering team consists of a variety of mechanical, electrical and software engineers. Through our ExOne Adoption Centers (“EACs”), we offer comprehensive application support to help our customers find innovative ways to leverage our technology. Our ability to print in a variety of industrial materials, as well as our industry-leading volumetric throughput, uniquely positions us to serve the needs of global industrial customers.

Overview of the Position

Our Operations Manager will be responsible for all functions within the facility regarding the manufacturing of ExOne products. This includes tracking and monitoring work flows, inventory, production, and equipment maintenance. A major expectation for the Operations Manager is continuous improvement which includes waste elimination and lean implementation.

Your Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Establish procedures and metrics; Position regularly interfaces directly with customers and suppliers

  • Responsible for training, troubleshooting, and repairing machines

  • Oversight of inventory levels and proper allocation of items 

  • Accountability of existing processes including safety, production, scheduling, customer interface and overall maintenance of the entire facility

  • Lead and participate in meetings concerning schedules, processes, safety, quality and workload acquisition as it pertains to the company

  • Recruitment of all personnel needs within the facility to include new hires, replacements and any part-time individuals

  • Supervision of employees including development and mentoring of employees, discipline procedures to include terminations in conjunction with Human Resources and engagement items

  • Provide personnel with the appropriate training necessary for success in their positions

What you need to bring to the table

  • BS in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or Engineering technology

  • Minimum of 5 years of shop floor scheduling experience required

  • Experience with OSHA requirements

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes, tooling, inventory control and shipping

  • Hands-on experience with lean six sigma methodologies preferred with certification a plus

  • Working knowledge of 3D modeling programs (Magics, Solidworks, etc.) 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrated ability to implement processes 

  • Emotional maturity in dealing with customers and ExOne personnel in critical situations

  • Organization, record keeping and clear communication skills a must 

  • Valid driver’s license; Current HAZMAT certification a plus; If not certified, must be able to obtain certification in the first 60 days

What we provide in exchange for your skills, knowledge and talent

At ExOne, we have a comprehensive compensation and benefit program which includes the following:

  • Two (2) Medical, Dental and Vision plans to choose to fit your specific needs with a portion of the premiums company paid by ExOne
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) tied into our High Deductible Medical Plan
  • A generous company match 401k program
  • Company Paid Life, Short & Long Term Disability with AD&D insurance
  • Vacation/PTO and company paid holidays

For those who want to continue their professional growth, we provide tuition reimbursement on a yearly basis

How does this opportunity sound to you? If you’re intrigued to find out more about ExOne, we’d love to fill in the blanks and show you what we are all about. Please forward an updated resume and a cover letter telling us “Why you want to be part of our team at ExOne to:

ExOne appreciates your interest in our organization as a place for your next career. We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. ExOne provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. We also participate in E-Verify.