Technical Operations

Technical Operations

​Ishikawa. Heijunka. Kaizen. Poka-yoke. Pareto. Technical operations relies on a complex, collaborative global language to design, analyze and improve the production of goods and services. Meanwhile, the rapid development of artificial intelligence and machine learning is ushering in a new new era of transformation that will bring about game-changing approaches, models, processes and systems in technical operations management.

A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 50% of small businesses fail within the first four years of existence. One of the main reasons for this failure is poor implementation of technical operations. Without proper technical operations management, it’s safe to say that a company will struggle to achieve its goals and deadlines. A technical operations manager must anticipate the needs of the company according to the scalability of the business. Essentially, it’s about balancing technical and managerial knowledge. The technical operations manager should be prepared to advise on potential improvements and anticipate future needs.

Advances in technology have led to many benefits for businesses across all sectors and it is the job of the technical operations team to avail of these advantages and utilize technology the best way possible to benefit their company. A study by McKinsey Analytics titled ‘Analytics Comes of Age’, suggests that supply chain management (including distribution), workplace management and operations are where advanced analytics including ‘big data’ are making the greatest contributions to revenue growth today. 83% of technical operations managers surveyed in these fields said that proper utilization of ‘big data’ would have a positive effect on their business.

The Institute for Operational Excellence reports that 88% of technical operations professionals indicate that OPEX is a business strategy that achieves top-line growth. In the US, the DSJ Global team supports recruitment across several key areas of technical operations, including operational excellence, engineering, manufacturing, quality, strategy and more.

Technical Operations Jobs

District Operations Manager - 4 sites
Negotiable, Cincinnati

District Operations Manager - Cincinnati, OH Company Summary: A leading global ingredient distrib...

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Principal Mechanical Engineer
Negotiable, Washington, D.C.

Principal Mechanical Engineer for Leading Biotech Company Mechanical Engineer | Principal Level G...

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Maintenance Supervisor - Food Production Company
Negotiable, Cincinnati

Role Description Coordinate and manage maintenance team activites for the installation, repair an...

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OPEX Manager
Negotiable, Chicago

Company Summary: This Pharmaceutical and Bio-technology company is looking for an Operational Exc...

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Mainenance supervisor
US$70000 - US$70001 per annum, Manteno

Title: Maintenance Supervisor Company Summary: My client is projected this year to be a one-billi...

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Plant/General Manager - Glass
Negotiable, Shakopee

Plant/General Manager required for Global Glass Container Company! Shakopee, MN One of the world'...

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Hot End Supervisor
US$90000 - US$100000 per year, Shakopee

Hot End Supervisor - Forming Required for Global Glass Container Company! $90,000-$100,000 Shakop...

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Shift Supervisor
Negotiable, Tennessee

Shift Supervisor: In this position the Shift Supervisor will be reporting directly to the Product...

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Plant Manager
Negotiable, Chicago

Plant Manager - Chicago-land area Looking for a Plant Manager to drive continuous improvement and...

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