Indiana Manufacturing Jobs

Mobile Indiana Career Connect Logo

Job Information

Bendix Operations Manager in Huntington, Indiana

Operations Manager

Tracking Code


Job Description

Want to help shape tomorrow? At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!

Essential Functions:

  • Drive all functional aspects of operational unit at BCVS Huntington through cross function team.

  • Partner with functional leaders to achieve Safety, Environmental, KPS, and Human Resource objectives.

  • Achieve business unit performance goals and objectives including Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Budget Performance.

  • Represent company at required customer and supplier interfaces.

  • Coach and support Value Stream and Business Team Leaders to maintain cooperative, team-based environment driving continuous through the use of formalized problem solving and KPS tools and methodologies.

  • Establish daily tools to drive accountability and informed decision-making to the appropriate level through the Shop Floor Management process.

  • Provide clear direction and priorities for assigned business unit direct reports. Establish individual goals, objectives, and training plans through the performance feedback SDII process. Create fun, productive, learning environment.

  • Posture people and systems to promote new business growth opportunities.

  • Represent plant in CoC meeting platforms and initiatives.

  • Ensures adherence to Product Safety and Pass Through Characteristic processes.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of Operations Management practices including JIT, KPS, AQP, Capacity Planning and TS16949.

  • Knorr Production Systems and Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques.

  • Computer skills: Micro-soft office suite, pertinent SAP functionality.

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement success through innovation and problem-solving skills.

  • Six Sigma philosophies engrained in approach to job.


  • Minimum 5 years Operations experience including 3 years in leadership role.

  • Greenbelt certified preferred.

  • Demonstrated KPS application.


  • Passion for customer satisfaction.

  • Sound communication skills: presentation, written, and interpersonal.

  • Mature time management and prioritization skills.

  • Enthusiastic and approachable.

  • Ability to drive change from concept to completion across functional boundaries.

  • Capable of energizing assigned business unit to world class performance.

  • Drive Fair and consistent application of policies across employee base.

  • Ability to represent company in an appropriate and professional way in commercial settings.

  • Demonstrated commitment and loyalty.

Education/Training /Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline required.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

What does Bendix have to offer you?

  • Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off

  • 401k Plan with Company matching

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)

  • Wellness Program and incentives

  • Telework policy

  • On-Site Fitness Center

  • On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options

  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

  • Company-Paid Benefits:

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Business Travel Accident Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans

  • Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family

  • Long Term Disability

  • Accident Plan

  • Critical Illness Plan

  • Hospital Indemnity Plan


Position Requirements:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Location

Huntington, Indiana, United States

Position Type