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Manufacturing Manager

Buffalo, New York, United States
January 05, 2017

Manufacturing Manager

Our client, a custom equpment and systems manufacturer in Buffalo, NY region is searching for a highly qualified Manufacturing Manager for their growing organization. This is an opportunity to join a leading designer and international manufacturer serving world class companies across the globe!

REPORTING TO: VP of Operations

SUPERVISES: Union Employees

OBJECTIVE: Manage the day-to-day manufacturing processes to meet department priorities while adhering to overall schedules and budgets. Also, act as the main contact to identify manufacturing process problems and recommend improvement for optimum productivity.


• Oversee day-to-day manufacturing and processes of the plant, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules to meet deadlines, budgets and goals.

• Detailed production schedule planning (vs macro-planning), metric building and execution of production schedules

• Manage staff and provide technical and operational direction as required.

• Manage quality objectives and activities in the plant to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize cost.

• Monitor, track, analyze, forecast and report on budgets and goals.

• Coordinate, train and enforce Safety Policies and procedures in the plant.

• Identify problems with manufacturing process and recommend improvements for optimum productivity.

• Enforce company policies while adhering to all terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

• Maintain effective labor relations & communicate any potential issues to management and/or HR.

• Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.


• Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE) with minimum of 5 years experience preferred

• Engineer to order, custom equipment manufacturing or Job Shop experience preferred,

• Lean Six Sigma Training is preferred

• Need to possess strong critical thinking, problem solving, analyzing and examining skills to find the best solutions to various situations

• Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner

• Good technical writing skills

• Skilled in Microsoft Office to level of creating professional quality documents

• Experience with MRP / ERP software (Syteline experience preferred)

• Experience with Microsoft Project

• Prioritizing and executing daily work assignments

• Experience with administration and adherence to a QMS (ISO-9001 preferred)

• Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

• Fabrication and Welding processes

• Safety programs


• Manufacturing environment: Welding, fabrication, assembly, inspection and testing of high temperature materials processing systems

• Union Manufacturing shop

• Regular interfacing with manufacturing facility personnel, production control, purchasing and engineering

• Occasional travel to suppliers, subcontractors and customers


• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and climb or balance. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit.


• Salary for this direct hire position will be commensurate with experience and will include a competitive benefits package, paid holidays and vacation, room for growth, etc.


• Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Word formatted resume, employment references, and salary history to for immediate consideration.

• Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

TxMQ, Inc.

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