Area Operations Manager (Experienced Level Professional)

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ANDERSON, SC, United States of America
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Area Operations Manager (Experienced Level Professional)

Michelin is hiring!

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Lead and drive the Team's safety, machine, quality, delivery and cost (SMQDC) performance, through team members development, in order that the Activity reaches the objectives of customer satisfaction. Participate with the team to guarantee the implementation of Lean Manufacturing tools.


  • Provide leadership, support, and direction to 30-50 production operators.
  • Effective budget management of your area.
  • Identification and implementation of process improvements.
  • Work closely with maintenance, quality and continuous improvement teams to meet both daily production and annual productivity goals.
  • Participate in creating and fulfilling the annual progress plan by developing and leading towards key performance indicators.
  • Develop and implement employee coaching plans and work alongside your team to enhance their capabilities through effective performance management.
  • Monitor the short and long-term needs of the facility to ensure succession needs are met and employees are afforded opportunities for development.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • 5+ years of progressive production and people management experience achieving excellent results
  • Prefer knowledge and/or practice of Lean methodology as it applies to manufacturing.
  • Successful employee performance management (attendance, productivity, skill development, and talent management)
  • Exceptional communication and team leadership skills
  • Proven ability to coach, mentor and lead upwards, peers and direct reports




Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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