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Fairbanks Morse Engine

Director of Operations

Fairbanks Morse Engine - Longview, TX

Director of Operations

Position Summary

Responsible for all site operations, management of safety, people, quality, delivery, and cost and resulting financial metrics/performance for overall STEMCO . Serve as the Director of Operations on the STEMCO Operations team to create and define the long term strategy for organizational. Dual Bottom Line leadership for effective resource utilization while producing best-in-class quality products across our organization.

Actualize business metric excellence through the diagnosis and improvement of any process detracting from acceptable levels of performance. This position undertakes long term engagements in local business units to improvement performance of that business to excellent levels, as defined at the management level.

Essential Functions


Embrace the values of the EnPro/STEMCO safety pledge in each of the below responsibilities. Participate in the organization’s safety culture and aim to continuously improve safety within all aspects of your work.


Foster a work environment that promotes mutual respect of all colleagues and creates an environment focused on a dual-bottom line.


Promote the STEMCO / Enpro Culture by exhibiting the five principles of exemplary leadership: Modeling the Way, Inspiring a Shared Vision, Enabling Others to Act, Challenging the Process, and Encouraging the Heart.

Lead the safety culture for alli manufacturing site. Ensure all functional departments have clear safety metrics and are continuously following existing safety standards as well as driving improvements and developing an ever growing safety vision for all employees. Work with each site leadership team to lead Safety committee meetings, EH&S events and audits, safety audits and stand-downs

Drive continuous improvement across our manufacturing process through the effective use and implementation of EMLS principles, data management and the appropriate corrective actions in the day-to-day needs of process value streams.

Conduct our business by adopting EnPro’s five pillars of leadership and by following all STEMCO/EnPro existing policies. Build relationships with all colleagues and work cohesively with peers across STEMCO/EnPro. Hold formal communication meetings to ensure STEMCO–EnPro initiatives are clear and followed. Present business updates such as plant performance and gain-share results. Communicate up through formal and informal reports and updates of relevant items

Develop a STEMCO vision for employees continuous development, learning and teaching supported by measurable goals that will pave the way for individuals to pursue their professional aspirations. Ensure BOW and EMLS initiatives are supported. Develop, grow and maintain a positive culture and community by building strong one-on-one and team relationships with colleague at all levels.

Manage all STEMCO manufacturing facilities and assure Goals and Objectives are aligned with STEMCO future.

Ensure business health is evident through the continuous measurement of financial performance, realistic budget goals, appropriate use of resources (human and financial) and clear metrics in support of the value stream. Provide leadership on capital projects, CI projects, budgeted development, review of monthly and annual financial business performance. Ensure cost savings initiatives are active and tracked.

Verify and validate that our business practices are aligned and support our EH&S duties to our colleagues, customers and our community. Make sure that our existing policies are in full support of our environmental requirements and certifications. Support EnPro EH&S regional model.

Required Experience

Qualified individual will have a 4 year degree and 5 years experience.

CV Blackbelt certification or equivalent preferred.

Expertise in the use and implementation of process improvement skills (ie Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc), preferably in all aspects of the business not only manufacturing.

Job Location

Longview, Texas, United States

Position Type


10 days 19 hours ago

Fairbanks Morse Engine


Director of Operations Fairbanks Morse Engine - Longview, TX, United States


Location: Longview, TX

Company Profile:
Fairbanks Morse Engine, based in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA, is a worldwide leader in engine technology and manufacturing. Since the company's inception in the 1870s, Fairbanks Morse has produced a wide variety of products, including the Eclipse Windmill, the Train Master locomotive, and the first commercially successful gasoline engine in 1893.