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Manufacturing Manager

Job Description

As a Manufacturing Manager, you are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing process, either for an entire facility or for a specific department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs and coordinates all manufacturing activities and operations.
  • Accomplishes department objectives by managing staff, planning, and evaluating department activities.
  • Ensures a safe, secure, and legal work environment.
  • Develops personal growth opportunities
  • Responsible for meeting customer expectations in terms of quality, production, and delivery.
  • Responsible for meeting corporate expectations and goals in terms of profit targets, capital expenditures, cost containment, manufacturing/plant engineering improvements, environmental/health/safety goals, quality enhancements, information technology needs, and employee and community goodwill.
  • Responsible for improving business processes for each department through analysis and collaboration.
  • Assures prompt, accurate, and complete reporting on all major aspects of plant operations to the President.
  • Decision-making, analytical problem-solving, forecasting, budgeting, negotiating, communicating, and evaluating are skills used daily on the job as well as the supervision and development of managers.
  • Accountable for understanding all requirements of each job reporting to this position, ensuring each person is performing all requirements of the job, and providing adequate training and development as necessary.


  • 10+ years of direct progressive experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • 10+ years of leadership experience at various levels
  • Experience in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing and using Kaizen as a tool for
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Experience in Operations of Machining, Finishing, and Assembly processes is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and lead teams to drive change.
  • Experience in Managing Operations.
  • Proficient personal computer experience and software knowledge
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Required Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial, technical, manufacturing, or engineering.