Manufacturing Manager

Location: Oxford, Connecticut

$90,000 - $120,000 Annual Salary

General Purpose

    • · Responsible for the organization, planning, delivery, and profitability of the manufacturing operations while maintaining customer satisfaction

      • · Work closely with the Quality, Tooling, Engineering, and Customer Service to develop strong working relationships that foster teamwork, engagement, commitment, and accountability to generate results

      • · Create a culture and environment of continuous change and improvement by incorporating LEAN strategies throughout the manufacturing organization

      • · Develop short term and long-term business needs assessments regarding capital requirements, staffing and supervision

      • · Identify and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework

      • · Recommend short and long-term strategies for evolution of manufacturing capacity, technology and efficiency

      • · Responsible for introducing and managing improved manufacturing methods (i.e., lean, Kan Ban, 6-Sigma, TQM, Robotics, etc.)

      • · Increase manufacturing efficiencies and overall product and process quality

      • · Responsible for supervisory, technical and operator development

Operational Duties and Responsibilities

  • · Actively manage all manufacturing operations; molding, finishing, and production planning

    • · Schedules manufacturing operations based on input from production planning.

    • · Monitors backlog and modifies staffing to meet short and long term production requirements.

    • · Is an integral member of material review board and responsible for implementing corrective actions within the department.

    • · Analyzes job performance, identifies problems, initiates corrective actions

    • · Develop proficiency with PTA Business Management System

    • · Operating & Capital Budget
      •       · In conjunction with Accounting Department, develops annual operating budget
      •       · Builds staffing model to support forecasted sales
      •       · Reviews historical performance to develop new budgets

    • · Based on S&OP, Sales Forecast & Age/Condition of equipment, and identification of new technologies develops capital budget

    • · Develops cost justifications for capital expenditures

    • · Personnel
      •       · Writes, conducts and / or assists in reviewing performance appraisals
      •       · Resolves personnel problems in conjunction with Human Resources
      •       · Authorizes vacations and time off
      •       · Identifies needs and arranges training for departmental personnel

    • · Drives use of PI for employee development

    • · Member of the LEAN Steering Committee

    • · Member of the Corporate ISO Management Team


  • · BS degree in relevant field

    · 10+ years of experience, with a demonstrated achievement in Production, Materials, Manufacturing Operations and Processing

    · Deep knowledge of / and ‘hands on’ involvement in manufacturing

    · Experience in Plastics Injection Molding

    · Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills

    · Ability to lead a team and work well with others

Apply Now

If you meet the position requirements and are an accountable, customer-focused individual, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

Mail: PTA Plastics | 148 Christian Street | Oxford, CT | 06478

PTA Plastics is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity E-Verify Employer.

Financial Benefits

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

401(k) Plan with company match

Life Insurance

Health and Wellness

Comprehensive health care coverage with prescription drug plan (2 plan options)

Dental Coverage

Vision Coverage

Flexible Spending Accounts (medical reimbursement and dependent care)

Salary Continuance (short and long-term disability)

Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Paid Holidays

Professional Development

Tuition reimbursement program

Routsis Plastics Training

Support for Professional Association Membership and Education

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