Operations Manager in Fremont, CA at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you an Operations Leader looking to make a change? Do enjoy developing and mentoring? Do you have machine shop experience and prefer to be in a manufacturing environment?


If you answered yes, then look no further. Thomson BSA is looking for Operations Manager to join our Fremont team.

As an Operations Manager at Thomson BSA, you can expect to:

  • Demonstrate people management skills:  D.L. to supervisor level (mentor, develop, organize, assess, discipline).
  • Strength in process design and implementation for sustainment (builds systems to stabilize, control and sustain).
  • Focus on daily management of OTD and productivity (key performance indicators).
  • Lean proficiency and aspiration (proclivity for driving improvements through continuous improvement or kaizen methods).
  • Understanding and commitment to EHS (risk reduction, waste stream management, environmental impact).
  • Ability to plan for growth and execute (labor management, capex planning, facilities).
  • Facilities oversight and management capability (preventative maintenance, building maintenance and improvement).

Thomson has been a leader in the mechanical motion technology industry, designing, manufacturing, and marketing products highlighted by globally trusted brand names and innovative technologies. In short, we help our customers build better machines to improve lives. 

We invite you to explore the opportunity of advancing your career with Thomson. For more information about us, visit www.thomsonlinear.com.

Job Requirements

We are looking for a team member with the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.  Engineering major preferred.  Advanced business degree beneficial.
  • Minimum of ten years overall manufacturing management experience is required with at least five years in a similar manufacturing environment preferred.  Experience within the Motion Control Industry is a plus.
  • Machine Shop experience required.  
  • English fluency required.
  • Extensive experience utilizing ABS/Lean Tools to achieve sustained breakthrough improvements and specific experience with cellular manufacturing, process improvement, and new product introduction is required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel international and domestic by all forms of transportation. Travel is occasional. 



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