Regional Operations Manager

Santa Fe Springs (CA), Portland (OR), Fresno (CA)thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc.

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Management
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Production & Manufacturing
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/03/17
Job number:US_RS_05730
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Your responsibilities

Our Copper and Brass Sales team is looking for a new Regional Operations Manager for our West Coast.

Plans and directs the manufacturing operation of one or more plants in a specified region/major geographic area or major segment/division of the organization. Oversees the implementation of production schedules, personnel requirements, quality control, plant performance standards, and safety programs.

This role has travel across 7 locations in the Western US and Western Canada - 50%-60% travel

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure achievement of key performance indicators in the areas of productivity, deliveries, customer satisfaction, quality, and safety.
  • Effectively communicate and gather data for continuous process improvement
  • Expense accountability (within the operations area)
  • Quality Accountability (co-author Work instructions, with department personnel)
  • Revise work instructions as needed
  • Identify and implement Lean techniques in all departments
  • Reporting verbally and electronically the tactical and strategic level of production performance
  • Employee training with the Quality and Safety systems
  • Monitoring of resources; equipment and personnel
  • Direct, train and mentor Branch level employees
  • Plant process well being
  • Compliance to EEOC / OSHA/WIHA laws
  • Processing of quality raw material from receipt to delivery at point of use.
  • Cost saving analysis through continuous improvements and training

Core Competencies:

  • Strong leadership skills to lead and motivate the team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Analytical skills to be able to analyze data, recognize patterns and make informed decisions that improve operations in a timely manner.
  • Strategic thinking to help develops detailed plans that align with the overall business strategy.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change in the business environment to adjust operations accordingly.
  • A strong customer focus on meeting customer needs and ensuring that operations are aligned with customer expectations.


· Bachelor's degree in engineering or business

· 3 – 5 years of management or supervisory experience

· Clear decision-making abilities

· Risk assessment and prioritization skills

· High level of organizational skills

· Proven ability to mentor and coach team members

· Actively participate in lean and continuous improvement activities with measurable results

· Understanding of warehouse processes and impact of decisions

· May represent PM on projects and customer meetings

· Excellent presentation and communication skills

· Personnel management; including headcount, hiring, org chart

**Must be eligible to work in the USA to be considered, no sponsorship opportunities***

We are open to someone based out of Fresno, CA, Santa Fe Springs, CA or Portland, OR locations for this opportunity!

Your profile

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the

performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties,

responsibilities or requirements.

Your benefits

We value people as our greatest resource and offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, employer-matched 401(k) plan, paid time off and an array of employee purchasing incentives.

If you are interested in furthering your education, we have awesome reimbursement programs for graduate, undergraduate, trade school and more!


If you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link: California Job Applicant Notice of Collection


99,000 - 140,000 + Bonus Inventive

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

Copper and Brass Sales is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

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


With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

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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