Operations Manager

Las Vegas, NV
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Shamrock Metals is looking to fill the Operations Manager role to oversee and grow the newly formed metal fabrication division. This person will provide direct oversight for the Shop Foreman, Estimator, Office Manager and indirectly supervise the 20 shop personnel.


The Operations Manager will be managing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for sales, safety, production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities.

  • Direct and manage plant operations for safety, production, maintenance, quality, and shipping and receiving
  • Lead the company’s safety program and ensure safety policies and procedures are implemented and followed
  • Provide direct oversight and leadership to estimator, shop foreman and administrative assistant
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with Shamrock Metals operations team to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner
    • Regularly review of production, hours and efficiencies to meet or reduce hours
  • Responsible for meeting production goals, as well as developing strategies to increase production at minimal costs
    • Review jobs and estimate hours needed to run through shop
    • Implement alternate production methods to ensure jobs are completed timely based on comparison of plan hours and estimated hours
    • Implement and maintain quality control program
    • Maintain a production plan vs. capacity for both short term and long term
  • Establish (and maintain) strong communication with customers, both internal and external
  • Build and maintain a cohesive work culture that reflects the core culture of Shamrock Metals and Glenn Rieder
    • Maintain a daily presence on the shop floor
    • Build rapport and earn trust/confidence of shop staff
    • Mentor and provide continual training on processes, and alternate techniques/solutions
    • Provide work direction and process improvement initiatives to the shop foreman

Primary Responsibilities Continued:

  • Hold shop staff accountable for quality and meeting/exceeding deadlines
  • Provide input into the annual operating and capital budgets
  • Maintain and grow the Shamrock Metals’ customers base
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries
  • Manage capital asset maintenance
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses. Set proper staffing levels to maximize labor efficiency hours
  • Implement and facilitate training on methodologies to improve construction processes as related to cost efficiencies. Develop a cross-training plan to ensure coverage in all of areas of the shop
  • Ensure that the plant is compliant and operates within all OSHA guidelines. This includes documenting that all employees have timely and successfully completed safety training
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish Shamrock Metals’ goals and objectives
  • Oversee and incorporate shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among all personnel

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage proper inventory levels of common materials for fast response times
  • Facilitate weekly shop floor/production meetings and report on the progress of work orders
  • Responsible for building security
  • Partner with Human Resources to ensure annual open enrollment, performance appraisals, etc. are completed timely
  • Effectively promote the Shamrock Metals culture and monitor employee morale
  • Associates degree in related field is preferred
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Minimum of 7-10 years previous experience in a management role within the custom metal fabrication industry
  • Extensive understanding of custom metal fabrication
  • Bi-lingual/Spanish, preferred
  • Previous experience overseeing annual budget of more than $4M
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in problem solving/analysis
  • Superior conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and implement alternate solutions to challenges

Our application process

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