The manufacturing manager has oversight over all manufacturing, remanufacturing and repair functions. The manager is responsible for the safety, quality and production of the shop. As a member of the senior management team, this position has direct impact on employee engagement, customer satisfaction and company profitability.
Supervisors reporting directly to Manager of Manufacturing
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position requires a solid understanding of manufacturing and salvage repair processes and equipment. This includes knowledge in machining, welding, and heavy equipment component repair salvage operations. Progressive experience in manufacturing as a skilled machinist, mechanic and welder is needed for the extensive knowledge and skills required of the position. A minimum of ten years of experience in a manufacturing and repair supervisory role, as well as experience in heavy equipment remanufacturing is required.
A bachelor's degree in industrial management, business or engineering is preferred but not required.
Technical Knowledge Requirements:
Skill Sets / Ability
The manager of manufacturing seeks the highest work ethic, demonstrating this first by example and second by enforcing this example. The position is expected to capably lead the manufacturing department. The candidate must be able to assess or develop training programs for the company, while ensuring all employees are properly trained and qualified for their position. The position requires a fast paced and “active” managerial style. The manager must be able to reach and handle materials weighing 10 lbs, while bending, crouching or moving freely around shop objects.