Manufacturing Operations Manager

Gleason | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 3/30/2024

Position Summary:

Manage daily activities in support of order processing, materials management and manufacturing of all products sold by GWR Tooling Products Group. Working together with tooling group management team, sets strategic targets in line with corporate objectives and define key measurements. Develop personnel and practices to meet said targets. Maintain departmental budgets. Participate in sales and operations forecasting. Lead continual improvement and change activities to support the above.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the manufacturing of products in compliance with company goals and objectives.
  • Direct supervision of supervisors responsible for TP manufacturing departments.
  • Analyze delivery issues (lateness) and provide solutions in order to satisfy customer and quality specifications.
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and practices in support of standardization, cost reduction, lead time reduction in order to satisfy production requirements in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Maintain employee safety by creating safe working and efficient working environment.
  • Investigate and analyze new manufacturing processes, where feasible.
  • Develop a culture that embraces and supports continual improvement activities.
  • Play a significant role in development of Strategic Planning, in support of corporate and Plant SD directives.
  • Assist in development and manage metrics in support of productivity and quality improvement activities.
  • Conduct regular reviews of manufacturing processes to identify waste and implement projects to focus on the elimination / minimization of these wastes (Value Stream Analysis).
  • Lead 5S and CIT activities in the manufacturing areas.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The person in this role carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

5 years manufacturing experience such as milling, turning, grinding, and lapping.

5 years in supervisory / management position in a manufacturing or office environment.

Understanding of high mix low volume manufacturing environment and challenges.

Strong abilities to develop growth strategies and manage change.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or Production Engineering
  • 5 year(s) related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

  • Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook
  • Internet
  • SAP modules:SD, PP, MM, VC

Travel Requirements:

  • Negligible - Infrequent domestic and international travel may be required.

Job Details

Job Family

Job Function
Leader - Manages Employees

Pay Type

Hiring Min Rate
74,652 USD

Hiring Max Rate
124,420 USD
Salary74,652.00 - 124,420.00 Annual
Employment Type
Full Time

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