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Manufacturing Operations Manager

Colorado Springs, CO

Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: LW96145623

Job Description

Front Range Staffing is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Operations Manager in Colorado Springs. Pay starts between $100,000 to $125,000+, depending on experience.    An ideal candidate for this company would possess the following skills and experience:   
  • Require 10+ years of operations management or similar leadership experience in high precision manufacturing, machine shops, or large-scale production, and/or experience working with machinery.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in meeting product delivery commitments outlined in company contracts, emphasizing timeliness, quality, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Improve and track Operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as On-Time Delivery, Quality, Labor Efficiency, and Marginality.
  • Prepare and monitor weekly KPI reports, material, and labor budgets against actual expenses.
  • Forecast, budget, and report operational expenses (OPEX), capital expenses (CAPEX) for monthly staff meetings, and quarterly reporting.
  • Analyze and report Operations/Production KPIs monthly to the management team.
  • Implement Lean manufacturing, Continuous Improvement Processes, and Best Practices.
  • Monitor and adjust production processes to resolve issues effectively.
  • Lead departmental teams and develop a comprehensive training program for employees to ensure process consistency, faster learning, and higher retention.
  • Contribute to policy and strategy development with the leadership team to achieve or exceed revenue, profit, and cash flow targets.
  • Collaborate closely with inventory and purchasing teams to minimize production delays by ensuring material and part availability.
  • Maintain and update master schedules to establish machine lead times in alignment with sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Strengthen, develop, and motivate staff through effective management and accountability, demonstrating exceptional organizational and leadership skills.
 Education Desired: 
  • Lean manufacturing, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, PMP Certification is preferred. 
  • BA/MA in Operations Management, Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, or other related disciplines. 
  • Proficiency in data analysis, performance metrics, Excel, and ERP knowledge (Dynamics365 preferred).
  Please apply by emailing your resume to jobs@frontrangestaffing.com and then call for immediate consideration. Front Range StaffingPh: (719) 323-6632Frontrangestaffing.com  
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