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(Archived) Global Operations Manager

Last Updated: 6/08/21

Job Description

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking, forward-thinking, and driven people. If you would like to be part of a global multi-cultural team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through outstanding talent, a culture of innovation and teamwork, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss!


Commscope is looking to add a Global Operations Manager to our Network Connectivity team (NCC). This role can be based out of Catawba, NC or Claremont, NC.

How You'll Help us Connect The World:
Advise on and implement the business unit's operational activities, strategies, and objectives to ensure the achievement of goals. Take the lead to drive operational improvement activities in support of project teams and project time lines and cost, taking into consideration the team member input. Lead and ensure critical processes within the Business Unit for replication or transferring of product manufacturing, tools, and processes globally. Working closely with internal partners to turn ideas into improvement projects within the constraints of timing, product requirements, profitability, and budget (cost)
The Network Connectivity Operations Manager is fully accountable to a functional manager and/or colleagues for these projects. Provide leadership within the project team and assume ownership for execution of development projects per documented procedures and in line with agreements/contracts within the core team and overall business unit strategy. This includes management of all project activities, drive decision-making and executive reporting within agreed timelines. Ensure common understanding within a cross-functional team with regards to objectives and goals. Achievement of all Plant Transfer Process (PTP) guidelines. Influence team members and functional resource managers to get results, recognize team strengths and weaknesses utilizing cross-functional team members to complement each other. Proactively handle cost, service and quality objectives for assigned profit centers. Monitoring of project forecasts and corresponding impact to project justification. Accountable for detailed work plan of each project phase and ensuring completion of agreed upon results by the team. Resolve staffing/resource issues together with functional managers. Track projects per the project scope with executives and internal partners. Lead and mentor project teams in the use of peer reviews, team meetings, requirements workshops and tools to mitigate costs, risks and schedule. Minimize exposure and risk on projects through contingency planning and risk mitigation.. Identify key issues and make the best choice of all alternatives with team input. Request and be responsible for the project budgets. Resolve project and functional issues and lead expectations. Advance relevant issues/barriers to management.

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalency with eight years of strong experience including 3+ years in project management or operations leadership OR Bachelors Degree with 5 years of relevant experience including 1+ running managing projects or leading operations OR Master’s degree with 2+ years of experience that includes over one year in leading project or operations
  • Previous exposure to financial data and financial indicators.
  • Consistent record of leading both horizontally and vertically and presenting to all management levels in the organization.
  • The ability to balance multiple priorities and maintain the accurate harmony between meeting the business needs and handling the available resources.
  • Travel up tp 40% of the time (including international travel)

You Will Excite Us If You Have:
Greenbelt, PMP or other certification program. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience with project management applications like Microsoft Project and experience with cost reduction projects and/or working through quality issues. Strong understanding of Supply Chain Fundamentals and financial acuity

What happens after you apply?
Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire

Why CommScope
CommScope is pushing the boundaries of communications technology. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating 5G, private networks and Gigabit speeds everywhere – we're always anticipating what’s next. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, Cloud and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit careers.commscope.com/eeo


It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

United States;United States : North Carolina;United States : North Carolina : Claremont

Company Details

Hickory, North Carolina, United States