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Baker Hughes Manufacturing Operations Leader in LONGMONT, Colorado


The Manufacturing Operations Leader is responsible for all manufacturing operations to ensure a safe, consistent daily operational environment and to build a culture of teamwork and accountability. In this role the MOL will manage the Longmont manufacturing team to achieve site goals and overall business objectives in the manufacture and test of legacy and new product control systems.


In the role of Manufacturing Operations Leader, you will:

  • Be responsible for all processes, documentationand procedures related to project manufacturing, test and quality assurance

  • Manage all daily manufacturing operationsthroughout the production areas

  • Ensure products are delivered on time with thehighest quality levels.

  • Champion a safe working environment

  • Drive shop floor operations teams towardsexecution of business goals using Lean Manufacturing methodology and BrilliantFactory tools

  • Promote a working environment that encourages employeeinvolvement to achieve excellence in productivity, customer service, quality,inventory and Environmental Health& Safety (EHS)

  • Improve operations performance as measured by ontime delivery, cost of quality, cycle time and production costs

  • Ensure sufficient capacity exists to achieve all customercommitments

  • Work in a seamless fashion with materials,engineering, project management, quality and other associated functions toachieve business goals

  • Develop, review and action reports and metricsfor manufacturing work centers and activities

  • Communicate safety and quality issues and allproduction shortfalls to affected functions in a timely fashion

  • Ensure communication of key business / customer issues toemployees


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accreditedcollege or university

  • A minimum of 5 years ofmanufacturing/operations experience (or OMLP/JOLP/Aspire graduate for BakerHughes employees with 2 additional years of manufacturing /operationsexperience).

  • Minimum3 years ofexperienceworking in a Lean manufacturing environment


  • MBA or Master’s Degree in manufacturing,business or engineering

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, OPEX and/orTPM implementation and generation of manufacturing transformation plans

  • Knowledge and experience of SAP (or other ERPsystem) for production scheduling and support

  • Knowledge of the disciplines of manufacturing managementsuch as production and inventory control, variable cost productivity,fulfillment metrics, quality systems, and cost systems

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skillswith demonstrated ability to influence and communicate with all levels of theorganization, including senior leadership

  • Proven mentoring and coaching abilities thatdemonstrate motivation and inspiration of others

  • Inclusive leadership style with proven abilityto build a connection with the team through personal involvement and trust

  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at onetime

  • Ability to cope with and resolve multiplecomplex situations daily

  • Ability to manage priorities to achieve targetresults

  • JOLP/OMLP/Aspire graduate (Internal Employees)

  • Six Sigma training is preferred

  • Prior experience working in a Lean manufacturingenvironment


  • Longmont, CO

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

Baker Hughes is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more at

Job: Manufacturing

Title: Manufacturing Operations Leader

Location: Colorado-LONGMONT

Requisition ID: 1929244