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Supply Chain and Operations Manager – AMF BakeTech

Open Position

Location: AMF Tucker
Posted Date:

Job summary:

AMF Bakery Systems is seeking a driven and results-oriented Operations Manager for our Tucker, GA facility to provide leadership and oversee operations to achieve corporate metrics and strategic goals. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership qualities with a proven track record of managing, motivating, and developing teammates.

This position will drive Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost across all operations functions (purchasing, manufacturing, material handling, shipping) and foster an environment of continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and control the day-to-day activities of the following plant sectors, Manufacturing, Procurement, Materials, and Facilities
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s employment and safety policies
  • Implement and lead the continuous improvement culture and cost reduction efforts using the tools of the Markel Business System
  • Play a direct role in purchase order issuance, procurement KPI’s, vendor management, and quality control
  • Extensive knowledge and use of D365 ERP and CRM software
  • Must have the ability to create reports and extract data to analyze costing and evaluate opportunities for automation
  • Ability to review engineered drawings and BOM’s to work with corresponding teams to prevent issues from being passed downstream
  • Responsible for plant-wide planning of manufacturing and assembly schedules
  • Work as a liaison between engineering and production to address challenges on the production floor
  • Document and create a standard workaround for various new and old processes that affect purchasing, production, and shipping
  • Ability to build cross-functional teams to mitigate ongoing issues that affect the delivery of our products
  • Ensure compliance with local laws and regulations that affect our facility, teammates, and environment
  • Participate in the development of the overall business strategy of the company and ensure the achievement of operations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Work closely with the engineering and installation teams to ensure flawless execution of projects
  • Provide leadership to teammates by establishing goals and objectives
  • Serve as a mentor by providing coaching, career development, and training opportunities, and encourage teamwork and collaboration

Knowledge, skills, and abilities should include, but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial business management, or finance
  • Strong purchasing background centered around low volume custom engineered parts
  • Ability to build solid and long-lasting relationships with vendors
  • Experience in a supervisory role and conflict resolution skills
  • Inventory management skills with the ability to research demand usage on critical items to ensure minimal disruption of parts in the supply chain
  • Costing analysis abilities to dive into projects and see where the company won and, most importantly, where we lost for future problem-solving exercises
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to present to large groups and the Senior Leadership of the company
  • Working knowledge of MS Dynamics 365 is a significant benefit (learning it is a must)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with lean tools such as Kaizen, Problem Solving, A3’s, etc., is preferred
  • Travel 10%, travel to customers, suppliers, and sister AMF locations as required

Reports to:

General Manager, Tucker

How to apply:

Please send your resume and motivation letter to recruiting@amfbakery.com

About AMF Bakery Systems:

Bakeries around the world partner with AMF Bakery Systems for best-in-class unit equipment and complete system solutions. From mixer to marketplace, our solutions enhance operations, products, and bakery successes. With a global reach and local presence, AMF is the only truly global partner to provide complete system solutions that help bakeries grow. AMF Bakery Systems is a proud member of the Markel Food Group.