Plant Operations Manager

Reference Number: 4197-SAM
Location: Manchester, NH

If you have the skills, drive, and desire to lead a Manufacturing operation, and can meet the expectations below, then please forward a resume and let's get started in expanding your career!


Job Description


  • Provide guidance, leadership, and direction to a 250 Employee Manufacturing team
  • Drive a "Safety First" culture; maintaining all safety and compliance procedures
  • Maintain all Quality Systems / Standards 
  • Lead proactive analysis, problem identification and implementation of action plans to drive business process improvement/continuous improvement programs
  • Oversee the hiring and training of operations personnel to ensure a capable workforce
  • Manage operations budget to ensure minimal production cost and optimal product quality.
  • Collaborate with R&D Engineering, Sales, Material Control, Supply Chain Management, and Human Resources to drive a teamwork based culture.
  • Conduct employee performance appraisals to identify areas of needed coaching, guidance, and recognition.
  • Prepare and submit to upper management regular reports of plant operations.




  • Seven (7) plus years of demonstrated manufacturing operations supervisory experience, preferably in a metal fabrication environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field required, MBA preferred
  • Strong leadership and communications skills, flexible, and effective in a build-to-order environment.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Solid understanding of budget statements, cost analysis, and planning forecasts.
  • Experience leading continuous improvement initiatives