Manager of Manufacturing - Metal Fabrication in Rochester WI

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Manager of Manufacturing - Metal Fabrication
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Rochester WI
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Prod./Plant Management

This full-time, permanent, hands on, leadership role as a Manager of Manufacturing for Metal Fabrication is at a start-to-finish material processing industry leader. The company has been in business for 70 years and is growing rapidly. The company has great benefits, a small structure and a family feel. Average employee tenure is well over 15 years as employees really like working there. There is a lot of room for career growth as they are growing their teams to keep up with the company growth. This casual environment is perfect for the person that wants the challenges of going through culture changes and getting ahead of the game. It is an exciting time to be part of the company as there is something new every day.

The duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate includes the following:

  • Managing the fabrication of metal products
  • Being "hands on" on the shop floor
  • Planning / scheduling manufacturing employees, equipment and materials
  • Participating in developing and implementing plans to increase production output by 100% via additions and improvements
  • Overseeing quality, health, safety, performance, and behavior
  • Maximizing productivity, quality, and safety by updating production methods
  • Estimating and controlling costs / budgets
  • Getting involved with lean processes, KPIs, as the company is just getting into that area
  • Getting involved with formal SOPS as the company is just getting into that area

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Four or more years of "hands on" management experience with metal fabrication (not a supervisor)
  • Ability to develop the team
  • Ability to know what and when to order material
  • Familiarity with machines
  • Scheduling ability
  • A steady work history that is free of gaps in employment
  • Four or more years of responsibility for employees, work production, quality, process changes, and training
  • A four year degree in Business, Management, Engineering, or Production (or additional experience in lieu of a degree)
  • Ability to determine orders for materials required in the fabrication process
  • Production processes and techniques knowledge and experience
  • Formal quality program implementation knowledge
  • Ability to spend significant time on the shop floor
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to adapt to changes

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