Operations Manager

Location: Johnson City, TN
Currently, we are seeking a Production Manager position based in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Company / Location Information

Our organization is a global leader in water heating and water treatment technologies with over 140 years of history and a strong reputation. We employ over 12,000 individuals worldwide and pride ourselves on providing innovative water technology solutions. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not only in our factories and processes, but also in our people.

As the Production Manager, your key responsibility will be to oversee and ensure the productivity of our manufacturing department in a safe and efficient manner. This will involve coordinating workflow across all departments, managing equipment and materials, and leading the workforce.

Scope of Responsibility

- Collaborate closely with senior leadership to ensure quality product output and safety throughout all departments.
- Manage manufacturing workflow, including materials and equipment, to meet production, quality, and cost objectives.
- Plan and coordinate production schedules, rates, and capacity plans, as well as processing methods and times.
- Budget and approve expenditures for production resources, such as equipment, materials, and workforce.
- Promote and maintain a safety conscious manufacturing environment.
- Direct first-line supervisors in reporting and scheduling activities.
- Lead communication of corrective action plans, resolutions, and quality results within the department.
- Analyze reports and reviews provided by first-line supervisors.
- Conduct annual performance appraisals for direct reports.
- Mentor production team members to foster a professional and motivated workforce.
- Assist in company/plant planning by preparing budgets, making expenditure recommendations, and forecasting workforce/space needs.
- Report production, quality, maintenance, or personnel issues to the Director.
- Perform other tasks as assigned or necessary.


Bachelor's Degree required
- 5+ years of experience in Manufacturing
- 2+ years of supervisory/leadership experience
- Significant experience in manufacturing management and supervision.
- Knowledge of lean production principles and metrics.
- Ability to prepare and interpret various metrics and reports.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.

We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans, including medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs, and tuition assistance.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leader in the industry. The position is full-time. Please submit your most recent resume for quick and confidential consideration.
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