Regional OPEX Manager

Bolingbrook, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc.

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Management
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Project Management
$83,970 – $93,970
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/11/20
Job number:US_RS_06593
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thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc. seeks a Regional OPEX Manager in Bolingbrook, IL.

Duties: ensure achievement of key performance indicators in the areas of productivity, deliveries, customer satisfaction, quality, and safety; communicate and gather data for continuous process improvement; assist plant operations managers in planning and executing capital projects to improve safety, product quality, machine setup and utilization; conduct process studies, establish standardized work, and train employees; collaborate with quality department to establish and document Standard Operating Instructions for machining and non-machining processes; implement Lean techniques in all departments; perform job safety analysis and lead employees in creating safer work environments; monitor utilization of equipment and personnel resources to identify opportunities, and implement actions to improve productivity and efficiency; perform internal audits and scans to ensure compliance to state, legal and company requirements; ensure the ability and effectiveness of the processes to maintain quality of product throughout the value stream; and perform cost saving analysis through continuous improvements and training.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Industrial, Systems, or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field of study. Education must include one semester of study in each of following: lean manufacturing; quality management systems; statistics; project management; and six sigma principles. In lieu of one semester of study in any of the above, will accept 6 months of work experience in the same.

Email resume to Please reference Regional OPEX Manager position in subject line of email. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.


Materials Services - With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.

Copper and Brass Sales is a distributor and processor of aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, bronze and more quality materials serving markets across North America, including Canada and Mexico. By providing customers what they want, when they need it, Copper and Brass Sales is able to help them succeed in today’s challenging global business environment. The company’s focus on the Aerospace, Automotive, Electrical, Medical and Oil & Gas Industries allows them to offer these market segments expertise specific to their needs. The daily commitment of its employees to provide premium service focused on the customer first has earned Copper and Brass Sales the position of a respected leader in the nonferrous metals industry for over 80 years.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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