Alliance Laundry Systems

Operations Manager – 2nd Shift

Location US-WI-Ripon
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The Area Leader will have the opportunity to develop people and continuously improve the process for the Ripon manufacturing operations on 2nd shift.


Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the 2nd shift Area leader is responsible for leading all 2nd shift operations of the Ripon Plants.  Areas include the following: small chassis assembly, large chassis assembly, finishing – paint and porcelain, metal fabrication, machining, press operations, and welding.


The Area Leader ensures continuous improvement activities with overall responsibility for safety, quality, and production within their area of responsibility. This role will achieve excellence through people management and development, driving employee engagement, and meeting or exceeding the expectations of our customers.


  • Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all team members.
  • Initiate and lead Continuous Improvement of Safety, Quality, and Productivity
  • Meet production requirements to ensure Alliance meets customer demand requirements.
  • Provide support, coaching, and training to the Group Leaders/Supervisors under their Supervision.
  • Initiate communication with all shifts and all operations on the other shifts
  • Establish annual goals and objectives that support the company’s strategy and key performance indicators (KPI)s.
  • Support day-to-day activities to maintain relationships with team members.
  • Support new product launches.
  • Interact with the Union Steering Committee to ensure labor harmony.
  • Proactively build relationships within production, partnering with Environmental Health & Safety, Supply Chain, Logistics, Human Resources, Engineering, Quality, and Maintenance departments.



  • Proven history of ability to lead with a servant leadership mindset.
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations, Business or Engineering is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a medium/high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with lean tools and concepts.

Skills and Abilities:


  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, basic problem solving and troubleshooting ability, along with proven leadership capabilities.
  • Must have advanced understanding of process control and production scheduling.

Physical Requirements:


  • Position involves sitting for long periods, walking long distances, standing, manual dexterity, stooping, bending and minimal lifting.


Alliance Laundry Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and persons of all Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities.



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