Enviva - Operations Manager
Job CategoryProf-Operations Management
Job TitleEnviva - Operations Manager
Employment TypeDirect Placement
Jumpstart your career at Enviva in Franklin, VA and expand your professional portfolio. As the Operations Manager you will supervise and manage all phases of plant operations which include but aren’t limited to production, management, quality control and shipping. This role will also coordinate the training process of the new hires; ensuring new employees are accurately trained and adhere to all workplace safety programs. This manager will be the key resource for developing and implementing plant project budgets as well as improving the overall efficiency of the plant and the production process.
Since 2004, Enviva has been developing a cleaner energy alternative to fossil fuels. Now, Enviva is the largest producer of wood pellets in the world. With seven operating plants in the southeastern United States, Enviva produces over 3 million metric tons of wood pellets annually that are used in power plants in the United Kingdom and Europe that once were fueled by coal. By switching to Enviva’s wood pellets, these power plants have reduced their lifetime carbon footprint by about 80 percent.
Enviva makes their wood pellets through sustainable practices that protects Southern forests and by employing over around 700 people in the rural South. Enviva’s goal is to help lower emissions, sustain healthy forests and strong communities.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Forestry, Wood Sciences or related field is preferred
- 7+ years of supervisory experience in a production environment, preferably in the wood products industry, with lean six sigma manufacturing experience
- Strong leadership skills and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are essential
- Proficient leadership skills
- Develop subordinates through education, training, and teamwork
- Proven track record of hiring, training and managing staff to meet company objectives
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
- Ability to learn other applications related to the position
- Outstanding communication skills, oral and written
- Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy
- Proactive, self-motivated, and strong ability to multitask
Direct, supervise, and motivate all line supervisory functions, ensuring overall plant morale is conducive to safe and productive operations
Act as an liaison for production staff and members of plant management to ensure a free flow of information for optimum operation, teamwork, knowledge, and enforcement of corporate, divisional, and local policies as described and outlined by the plant manager
Appraise performance of supervisory staff and ensures that all hourly reviews are completed in an accurate and timely manner
Assist the Plant Manager in establishing operational objectives and strategies for attaining goals and targets for meeting corporate and divisional safety, quality/service and overall productivity improvements
Implement best manufacturing practices and supports Lean Management practices (5’s, Kaizen, SQDC, Gemba activities)
Develop production schedules and duty assignments, making strategic decisions as necessary to alter programs when time or budget limitations are reached
Assists Maintenance Manager and Team Leaders in the repair and upkeep for all plant equipment to assure minimal disruption to production activities
Pellet mill, Hammer mill, Dryer are some of the key areas.
Monitor every stage of production, analyze current methods and incorporate techniques to increase productivity and minimize waste
Headquartered in Augusta, Georgia and founded in 1973, MAU Workforce Solutions is a multi-faceted business solutions provider offering professional recruiting, commercial staffing, outsourcing, and human resources services. World class companies across the globe utilize our customized workforce solutions in order to gain a competitive advantage.
MAU is a family-oriented organization that has built its foundation upon strong values of dedicated service, loyal relationships and tailored business solutions all of which still remain today.
All Applicants must submit to background check and drug screening.
Disclaimer: This job description not designed to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and safety requirements required of the Administrative Support position.