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(Archived) Director of Manufacturing

Last Updated: 9/08/23

Job Description

Job description:

The Director of Manufacturing will be based near one of the US manufacturing plants. 50% travel is required, including to Canada and Mexico.

Home base can be in:

  • Waterloo, NY
  • Milton, PA
  • Pottsville, PA
  • Long Valley, NJ
  • Lamar, SC

Job Description:

  • Coordinate and oversee daily operations of 6 manufacturing plants and 200 MM lbs of production
  • Oversee management of all areas of manufacturing to produce products
  • Direct activities to ensure products are manufactured on schedule and within quality standards and cost objectives

Essential Functions:

  • Assist officers and senior staff in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives.
  • Develop the manufacturing plan to establish procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations.
  • Direct and monitor department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan, consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures.
  • Act as liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement activity at plant level


  • 10+ years of experience in manufacturing management, in a Steel manufacturing industry a MUST.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer.
  • BA/BS in industrial, mechanical or business administration, Engineering Manufacturing, or a 4-year technical degree in related discipline.
  • Experience working with manufacturing-based technology, Manufacturing Systems/ scheduling software, processes and principles.
  • LEAN Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma experience required.
  • Welding experience is required

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Great company with multiple plants, pick your location where to be based!

Excellent benefits, bonus potential. Travel.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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