Job Description


Directs the activities of manufacturing operations of the plant in accordance with established company goals and objectives.


May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide leadership, planning, and assist in directing manufacturing activities, personnel, and projects
  • Responsible for planning and directing the layout of equipment, workflow, processing methods, and work force utilization.
  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies to meet plant and company goals within agreed upon budgets and timeframes.
  • Develop programs and strategies to optimize operations and increase production.
  • Develop supervisory and managerial staff.
  • Develop a data driven culture to make logical and timely decisions.
  • Serve as liaison between manufacturing and other departments so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development.
  • Work with CI team to carry out lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Work with sales department and product development department to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Visit/call suppliers and vendors to obtain information regarding manufacturing activities and projects.
  • Administer company policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state safety and environmental regulations.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for all employees and ensure that employees follow established safety rules to ensure the goal of zero injuries.
  • Review and monitor employee attendance on a regular basis to ensure compliance with established attendance policy and efficient staffing of the operation.
  • Maintain constructive working relationship with employees and supervisors/managers.
  • Develop Plant Operating and Capital Budgets based on current and future market demand.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education:

      Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in technical or related field.

  • Experience:

A minimum of ten years in industry-based management of manufacturing operations. Lean manufacturing experience (such as Six Sigma or Kaizen) is preferred.     

  • Skills:

Must be a self-starter with good time management and communication skills; be able to organize people and tasks; possess strong leadership skills; and proven track record of identifying and developing talent.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general plant financial reports and P&L’s, technical procedures and governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

  • Communication:

Must possess excellent interpersonal along with strong verbal and written communication skills. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, talk and hear.  Moderate amount of squatting, bending, and stooping is also required.  On occasion, the employee will be required to walk and stand.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  Due to the administrative and managerial duties, this position requires a substantial amount of sitting and attending meetings. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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