Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Manufacturing Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Longmont, Colorado, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Role Summary:

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Manufacturing Operations Leader, you will:

  • Be responsible for all processes, documentation and procedures related to project manufacturing, test and quality assurance
  • Manage all daily manufacturing operations throughout the production areas
  • Ensure products are delivered on time with the highest quality levels.
  • Champion a safe working environment
  • Drive shop floor operations teams towards execution of business goals using Lean Manufacturing methodology and Brilliant Factory tools
  • Promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve excellence in productivity, customer service, quality, inventory and Environmental Health& Safety (EHS)
  • Improve operations performance as measured by on time delivery, cost of quality, cycle time and production costs
  • Ensure sufficient capacity exists to achieve all customer commitments
  • Work in a seamless fashion with materials, engineering, project management, quality and other associated functions to achieve business goals
  • Develop, review and action reports and metrics for manufacturing work centers and activities
  • Communicate safety and quality issues and all production shortfalls to affected functions in a timely fashion
  • Ensure communication of key business / customer issues to employees


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of 5 years of manufacturing/operations experience (or OMLP/JOLP/Aspire graduate for Baker Hughes employees with 2 additional years of manufacturing /operations experience).
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a Lean manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA or Master's Degree in manufacturing, business or engineering
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, OPEX and/or TPM implementation and generation of manufacturing transformation plans
  • Knowledge and experience of SAP (or other ERP system) for production scheduling and support
  • Knowledge of the disciplines of manufacturing management such 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 skills with demonstrated ability to influence and communicate with all levels of the organization, including senior leadership
  • Proven mentoring and coaching abilities that demonstrate motivation and inspiration of others
  • Inclusive leadership style with proven ability to build a connection with the team through personal involvement and trust
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
  • Ability to cope with and resolve multiple complex situations daily
  • Ability to manage priorities to achieve target results
  • JOLP/OMLP/Aspire graduate (Internal Employees)
  • Six Sigma training is preferred
  • Prior experience working in a Lean manufacturing environment

  • 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