Operations Manager

Motus Integrated Technologies

Battle Creek, MI


  • Identify and drive cost reduction activities while working with other areas to ensure profitability targets are met.
  • Identify process improvement initiatives and execute projects to improve safety, quality, cost and productivity
  • Employ Lean and Six Sigma concepts and practices; conduct Kaizen events; drive 5S activities and visual management
  • Coordinate with other plant departments including Engineering, Quality, Sales, Shipping and Human Resources to ensure customer needs are met
  • Support Quality Control circle activities, corrective action reviews and root cause analyses
  • Track and report on production KPIs which may include safety, headcounts, efficiency, schedule attainment, OEE, productivity, production volumes, downtime, on time delivery, etc.; analyze data and make recommendations for improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field required
  • 7+ years experience in Operations; including supervision
  • Understanding of business financial reports and manufacturing impacts on financials
  • Strong emphasis on state and local safety regulations, safety compliance and training
  • Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm and a sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner


Behavioral Competencies – Common to all Motus Positions

  • Integrity – Iron clad. Does not ethically cut corners.  Earns trust of co-workers.  Puts organization above self-interests
  • Energy/Drive – Exhibits high level of energy and ability to energize others. Strong desire to achieve, high dedication level.  Gets Results. Recognizes excellence in the efforts and work of others. Enjoys seeing others succeed.  Ability to energize and motivate others.  Has a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Customer Focus – Monitors internal and external client satisfaction. Establishes partner relationships with clients. Visible and accessible to clients. Focuses on partnerships with customers, suppliers and communities
  • Change Leader - Embraces change. Communicates needs during periods of change. Actively intervenes to create & energize positive change. Leads by example
  • Assertive/Edge – Ability to take a forceful stand on issues without being excessively abrasive. Able to challenge tactfully
  • Execution – Likes to be challenged and can work through tough tasks and execute on stretch goals to move the organization forward
  • Teamwork: Supports environment that encourages teamwork, cooperation and collaboration
  • Interpersonal Communication: Is respectful when interacting with others. Shares information freely in all direction
  • Problem-solving/Decision-making: Works cooperatively within teams to solve problems. Works cooperatively across teams to solve problems
  • Personal Development: Continually learning and growing. Seeks out and uses personal feedback
  • Innovator: Takes initiative. Encourages risk-taking in pursuit of continuous improvement
  • Flexible - Embraces change. Communicates needs during periods of change  

Motus Integrated Technologies is a rapidly growing, half a million-dollar global manufacturer of high-performance headliners, interior trim and fiber solution products for the global automotive market. Headquartered in Holland Michigan, Motus operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in North America (U.S. and Mexico), Europe, and Asia with over 20 entities worldwide.  Motus is a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, CT.

Motus Integrated Technologies offers a competitive compensation and benefits package (including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, Rx, life insurance, disability coverage, 401K and Company match, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement eligibility, etc.)

 Motus is an Equal Opportunity Employer