Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Manufacturing Manager

    Job Location US-PA-Trevose
    Posted Date 12 hours ago(4/23/2019 10:21 AM)
    3111 Old Lincoln Highway
  • Overview

    General Machine Products, a Klein Tools company, located in Suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a manufacturer of a wide range of products for the telecommunications, power utility and cable television industries, and the contractors who serve them.

    We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Manager to be located in our Trevose, PA Facility.



    Manage the departments manufacturing operations. Plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of production departments. Develop manpower loading requirements based on production needs. Responsible for the creation and adherence to the departments fiscal budget. Make budget recommendations on capital expenditures and labor. Sets priorities for production schedules based on new product introduction, equipment efficiency, and material usage. Oversees the work efforts of Production Supervisors. Oversee various safety and lean manufacturing efforts within the facility to drive best inclass operational performance.


    Specific Responsibilities will include:


    1. Production: Ensure the timely delivery of products within the cost and quality specifications through effective use of subordinates and production activities. Ensure manufacturing capability is utilized to meet customer demand; accountable for accurate staged and/or finished inventory levels. Key Metrics: Overall Equipment Effectiveness OEE﴿, Adherence of On Time Delivery percentage, Inventory Accuracy percentage, Cost per Unit, and Champion of lean methodologies.
    2. Methods: Analyze and review operating methods procedures on a continuous basis to develop and implement improvement strategies. Include your team in the improvement process to improve their technical and managerial skills. Maintain visual scheduling methodologies to drive collaboration in problem solving.
    3. Financial Budget: Develop the annual departmental fiscal budget. Determine staffing levels on an ongoing basis. Review regular departmental financial reports and take action where necessary to control costs. Approve all purchases of supplies and equipment. Plan, justify and submit capital projects for the department. Implement and communicate countermeasures as required.
    4. Human Resources: Execute Company policies and procedures regarding job announcements and select candidates. Establish and communicate job content, accountabilities and standards of performance. Conduct formal performance evaluations. Interact with subordinates and Human Resources concerning departmental disciplinary issues.
    5. Safety/Housekeeping: Drive a proactive approach to Safety Management through education and reinforcement. Ensure that proper safety methods are used in the department as specified by the Corporate Loss Prevention group. Assure your team maintains an orderly and clean department.
    6. Quality: Implement quality systems/programs designed to provide assurance of product quality. Participate in Material Review Board Meetings that pertain to the department.
    7. Staff Development: Provide opportunities for staff to improve technical and managerial skills, through training and education.
    8. Perform other duties as assigned.




    Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Operations, Business, Engineering, or other related field with a minimum of 7﴿ years of experience in a manufacturing environment; demonstrated ability to lead people; knowledge/experience with strategy deployment preferred.


    Providing full attention to what others are saying, understanding the points being made, and asking questions and/or reaffirming information to assure clarity. Actively engaging by means of discovery, process, and/or application of new information to assure clarity.


    Comprehensive knowledge of PC and various business office applications/software.



    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.


    No phone calls please.




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