Operations Leader


Brookville, IN, US, 47012-1458

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Experienced Professional
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  61543


The Operations Leader is accountable for providing leadership for the Brookville roofing production line and the associated processes in the Brookville Roofing.  The successful candidate must have strong leadership skills, a passion for safety while driving a zero-accident culture, zero customer complaints, employee engagement, impeccable housekeeping and drive the change needed to meet business objectives.


Reports to:  Brookville Site leader

Span of Control:  4 Production Supervisors



The Operations Leader will have the responsibility to:


Live the Safety stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities:

•    Champion an injury-free work environment through strict adherence of the OC safety policies and procedures
•    Drive continuous improvement in the areas of safety and housekeeping
•    Upholds sustainability and environmental compliance/stewardship

o    RIR 
o    First Aids
o    Corrective Actions 
o    Behavior-Based Safety Program
o    SIF
o    Environmental Deviations


Competitively Drive Results:

•    Accountable for employee safety, cost reduction programs, productivity, product quality, employee growth, and development and sustainability.
•    Ensure effective deployment & compliance of employee/labor relations practices
•    Establish a World-Class Housekeeping and 5S Environment for the site
•    TPM Deployment, Lead AM Pillar, Partner with Brookville peers and division leadership on the site TPM journey 
•    Respond to unplanned downtime events with a sense of urgency with attention to safety and detail
•    Identify and eliminate waste to improve productivity and cash flow through continuous improvement efforts and lean methodologies

o    Productivity
o    Plant Efficiencies
o     KPI & KAI


Know Our Customers:

•    Raise the quality systems and service to provide a customer experience that fosters strong relations.
•    Partner with peers, product engineers, etc. to clearly understand customer’s FFU’s and constantly meet/exceed customer expectations

o    Customer Fitness for use (FFU)
o    Schedule Attainment
o    On-time Delivery to Promise
o    Order Fill Rate
o    Quality Assurance
o    Layered Process Audits


Lead and Develop Talent:

•      Set clear and measurable performance expectations, in line with Plant, Site, Divisional and Corporate Goals
•      Demonstrate commitment to building a work environment that nurtures and facilitates open communication, employee engagement, and diversity
•     Create and sustain a culture where talent is developed through effective performance management, talent evaluation, and utilization of people

o    Performance of Direct Reports
o    Progress on Talent Development Plan
o    Succession Talent Plan



•    A minimum of 7 years of manufacturing experience
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering is preferred, Advanced degree preferred.


Knowledge and Abilities:

•    Able to engage and care for others starting with Safety
•    Proven leadership skills and experience in facilitation, problem-solving, diversity, safety, and lean concepts
•   TPM and Lean Manufacturing experience preferred
•    Change leadership & building strong teams
•    Strong process, Engineering, and technical abilities
•    Experience in dealing with employees relations issues
•    Business and financial acumen
•    Demonstrated ability to think strategically and turn strategy into action
•    Able to achieve results fast both individually and through others

Personal Characteristics:

•    Passion for safety
•    Likes people and working in teams
•    People-focused leadership style
•    Establishes a course of action
•    Demonstrates a strong self-awareness of one’s own strengths and development needs
•    Positive and confident
•    Analytical and Strategic, yet capable of simplifying the complex
•    Competitive and driven by goal achievement
•    Open to new ideas and continually benchmarks against the best
•    Communicates with impact







About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit www.owenscorning.com.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.