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  • Ashland, OH 44805

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Director of Manufacturing

Nesco Resource • Ashland, OH

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

 Essential Duties:

  • Provide management leadership and strategic direction to the Manufacturing organization to assure compliance with established policies and procedures, attainment of divisional and Company goals and the development and retention of a highly skilled, motivated workforce.

  • Reviews production schedules and directs adjustments based on the availability of personnel, equipment and materials. Ensures appropriate personnel are aware of production shortfalls, delays or interruptions that impact the on-time delivery of Hedstrom products.

  • On an on-going basis, monitors all aspects of plant operations in order to identify cost saving strategies. Identifies targeted savings figures and manages operations to meet or exceed desired goals.

  • Works with process engineering, quality assurance and maintenance to implement product/process changes. Establishes measurement standards and continually monitors performance to determine the effective or need for change.

  • Interfaces with other Company Manufacturing organizations, Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Product Development and Sales to facilitate the exchange of information and improve the efficiency of operations.

  • Develop and present for approval staffing plans, operating and capital expenditure budgets and other required reports that detail the operation of the manufacturing facility. Operates the facility within the constraints imposed by the approved plans and notifies senior management of major deviations.

  • Encourages the development of a work environment in which managers work collaboratively with the manufacturing staff and workers to introduce change, resolve problems and develop policies and procedures the promote efficient, safe operations.

  • Interprets and applies Human Resources policies to resolve problems, and to hire, train, motivate, reward, discipline and terminate assigned personnel. Participates as a member of the HR Committee assisting the development of new or in the modification of existing policies and procedures.


We are seeking candidates with a Bachelors degree (REQUIRED) and 7+ years of manufacturing management experience. Candidates should have a minimum of five years experience in a plastics environment.

Additional requirements include:

  • Proven leadership and organizational development skills

  • Advanced knowledge of manufacturing management

  • Solid communications skills – verbal, written and presentation,

  • Superior analytical/problem solving skills

Job ID: 17-53028
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