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Operations Manager

Broomfield, CO, US, 80020

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Wazee Crane, a division of Timken Motor and Crane, has an opening for an Operations Manager in Broomfield, CO. The role of the Operations Manager is to provide a seamless operational environment to achieve the company’s 100% TSB goals. The Operations Manager leads the operative team and sets the standard for safety, culture, and operational excellence. This position reports to the Business Manager.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Supervise and direct all manufacturing and activities related to crane and crane related system production
    • Enforce employee discipline, productivity, safety, integrity, and efficiency.
    • Drive honesty and integrity on the shop floor, data collection, and accuracy of data.
    • Develop and maintain plant culture that places highest value on customer satisfaction, workplace safety, housekeeping, quality, and honesty
    • Conduct performance reviews, evaluations, and disciplinary actions as required/directed.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and communicate all aspects of operations schedule
    • Create, maintain, and update an accurate weekly production schedule and coordinate weekly production meetings
    • Identify production schedule risks and minimize potential impacts
    • Maintain documentation for changes to project scope, cost, and schedule
    • Ensure ERP and related system data accuracy to provide accurate forecasting and operational data
    • Promote and track corporate manufacturing and operational metrics
  • Manage operational aspects of business as they relate to business goals and 100% TSB operational goals
    • Drive profitability and productivity goals as set by the company, budget, and business manager
    • Ensure timely and profitable completion of WIP
    • Track and maintain inventory
    • Implement and maintain continuous improvement initiatives
  • Maintain and oversee quality processes according to current ISO standards.
    • Participate in internal and external quality audits as necessary.
    • Update and maintain work instructions and ISO documents.
  • Coordinate with all aspects of business to ensure a seamless operational environment
    • Provides feedback before, during, and after on projects to help align labor hours, cost, and over-time, for future quoting accuracies.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build strong relationships and trust with teams.
    • Interface with and support all other departments as needed
    • Function in a teamwork atmosphere for all endeavors.
    • Perform necessary customer presentations/shop tours during customer visits to facility as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelors in business, business administration, or similar field; Masters preferred
  • 10 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing role; 15 preferred
  • 5 years of experience in supervisory or leadership role
  • Logistics or operations experience
  • Quality control and continuous improvement experience
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical components
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft 365/Office Suite
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record


Key Attributes


  • Strong systemic mindset and active problem solver
  • Multi-task, identify priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills in person, in writing, and on the telephone
  • Teamwork approach with total associate workforce
  • Interact professionally with all levels of customers, suppliers, and internal support teams
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to effectively delegate and direct workflow


The yearly compensation for this role is $96,000 - $132,000 is commensurate on experience and education and could pay more or less than the posted range. This full-time position is eligible to participate in the company’s short-term incentive program, paid time off plan, 401k, and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision.  Qualified candidates can apply for this position by clicking on the link located in the job posting at


This position will be posted until May 31, 2024 or filled.


All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.





The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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