Filtration Group Corp

Con-Air Operations Director

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/7/2021 10:44 AM)
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Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing and rapidly-evolving global filtration industry. We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.

The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown organically and through a thoughtful acquisition strategy to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry. Filtration Group has the broadest portfolio of solutions in the industry and has had a particular focus on building a leading platform of solutions focused on the Life Sciences and Indoor Air Quality end markets which are rapidly growing in the current market environment. Filtration Group operates across a wide variety of attractive end markets and produces mission critical products with high replacement rates. Over 80 percent of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.

With revenues of $1.4 billion, Filtration Group is consistently recognized as the fastest growing and one of the largest filtration businesses in the world and has a global footprint of 141 facilities in 28 countries. Filtration Group has over 6,000 employees who are united in their Mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.

Filtration Group is an affiliate of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world. Madison builds entrepreneurially driven, branded market leaders that are committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value. The team at Madison is committed to building something truly remarkable that long outlasts them while coaching others to reach their highest potential. Madison’s footprint spans across Europe, Asia and the Americas operating over 216 facilities in 45 countries, with over 12,000 engaged employees. Having successfully built market leaders in filtration, medical, safety, instruments, heat transfer, and indoor air quality, Madison generates revenue of $5 billion, with an enterprise value worth well over $7 billion.




  • Responsible for the full scope of operations within the manufacturing facility. Areas of responsibility include Production, Planning, Materials, Shipping, Quality, Safety and Environment, and Maintenance. Current size of plant is $24M in Revenue, 55,000 sq. ft. and 50 people.
  • Responsible for the strategy and achievement of the operating plan.
  • Advance Lean manufacturing concepts to create a culture of customer focus and continuous improvement
  • Manage production scheduling and inventory management to ensure 1-day lead times for the made to stock products
  • Significantly improve 5S in Plant
  • Implement a repeatable process for monitoring and improving safety
  • Continuously improve the quality management system in order to win and retain customers by delivering consistently high-quality products and service.
  • Fully Implement the system of Hourly/Daily/Weekly/Monthly SQDIP management
  • Develop a Kaizen opportunity funnel and eventually hold 1-2 significant Kaizen events each month
  • Further move the value streams to single piece cellular flow and standard work
  • Ensure all new part numbers of existing product families and new products make it to the floor in a systematic fashion such that all specifications, processes, work instructions and materials meet quality, lead time and cost objectives.
  • Develop the operations team to have a “can do” attitude and the skills, competencies and drive to achieve world class levels of performance




Skills and Experience:


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Minimum of 7 years in a manufacturing operations leadership role’
  • Consideration for other education and industry experience will be given
  • Leadership approach that gathers input, develops people and utilizes a systematic approach to achieve objectives
  • Significant Lean manufacturing expertise and experience.
  • Strong financial/cost accounting acumen
  • Technical background a plus
  • Desire and ability to collaborate well across boundaries


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