Under management direction, is responsible for organization and implementation of plans, procedures and policies necessary to maximize utilization of resources in line with area and plant goals. Incorporate core values of safety, quality and employee relations. Supervises Manufacturing Supervisors with respect to production, distribution, volume, cost, quality and achievement of production plans. Assures, through Manufacturing Supervisors, good employee relations. May conduct employee meetings, approves requisitions, promotions, merit increases, transfers and discipline. Stimulates maximum efficiency and productivity of both Manufacturing Supervisors and production employees. Assures efficient utilization of equipment and facilities. In conjunction with Manufacturing Supervisors, establishes goals and objectives for assigned departments for review by Plant Manager. Administers the goal setting/performance appraisal program for the area. Responsible for selection, hiring and development of Manufacturing Supervisors. Recommends merit increases, promotions and transfers. Coordinates activities within his area with those of other production areas, plant staff managers and division. In conjunction with Production Control may develop weekly schedules to meet customer requirements. Assures compliance with Company and Plant policies, health and safety standards, environmental regulations, hazardous waste, and good housekeeping practices. Participates in base plan presentation. Continuously reviews ongoing performance within area of responsibility and takes action to assure achievement of goals. Recommends improvements in equipment and processes. Coordinates, manages and evaluates the installation of new equipment or processes in area of responsibility. Assures proper maintenance of machines and equipment in area of responsibility. Coordinates longer term planning for major maintenance projects. Assures compliance with quality and process specifications. Maintains the security of products and assets in area of responsibility. Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements. NOTE: This is a general overview of the job duties, not a complete list of essential job functions Requirements: Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering, or related field required. Minimum 6+ years’ experience in manufacturing environment required; heavy industrial environment experience is highly preferred. Minimum 3+ year managing employees in manufacturing setting required.