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Operations Manager

Company: Freudenberg Group
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for 40 market segments. The Freudenberg Group employs some 50,000 people in 60 countries worldwide and generates sales of over 10 billion euros.

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global supplier of innovative technical textiles for the markets of automotive, building materials, apparel, energy, filter media, healthcare, building interiors, shoe and leather goods as well as specialties. The company generates sales of more than 1.3 billion euros, has 33 production sites in 14 countries around the world and some 5,000 employees. Freudenberg Performance Materials attaches great importance to social and ecological responsibility as the basis for its business success.

You support our team as the

Operations Manager


  • The Operations/Site Manager is accountable for all safety related matters and is supported by the HSE function
  • Will be responsible for quality of all produced materials that leave the site
  • Leads the Operations Management Team which enables team cohesiveness, progress and goal achievement
  • Owns overall production responsibility for the site and is supported by the Production Manager, Quality Manager, Maintenance, and Technology/R&D Engineering


    • Bachelor's degree in Technical discipline, preferably Mechanical/Chemical Engineering.
    • 10 to 15 years Manufacturing Experience preferred (textiles/ extrusion/polymer, continuous process, ISO is ideal)
    • People developer / mentor - minimum of 5-10 years leading teams
    • Experience managing cross functional teams
    • Financial knowledge/skills to steer site performance
    • Excellent communication skills with flexible leadership approach
    • A proven driver of change and bridge builder between people and Functions
    • Decisive facilitator and problem solver with motivation to act

Keywords: Freudenberg Group, Durham , Operations Manager, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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