Manufacturing Manager

BlueLinx   •  

Fort Worth, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 214 days ago

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Position Purpose Summary

Manages all operations and related activities of a single manufacturing facility engaged in the raw manufacturing processes for customers.   This position manages all manufacturing activity and related costing/raw material utilization for a Regional mill shop(s). Oversees equipment and personnel, including scheduling, and is responsible for troubleshooting and blending business and operational issues/strategies, and providing a close link to Sales Organization.  P&L responsibility for manufacturing facility.


  • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
  • Supervises personnel and equipment usage and maintenance including production and maintenance scheduling.
  • Spends some time performing similar activities to fabrication employees.
  • Ensures product quality, costing of materials, and proper utilization
  • Interacts closely with business units, sales, warehousing, transportation, and customers to ensure orders are fulfilled in a timely and quality manner.
  • Selects and develops fabrication personnel. 
  • Implements operations strategies identified by the branch manager, general manager and/or Regional Vice President.
  • Manages the scheduling and planning of production.
  • Makes equipment recommendations to the branch manager.
  • Assists with planning and directing the layout of equipment.  Ensures production follows appropriate workflow and assembly methods.
  • Evaluates with procurement on product purchases specifically vendor selection and quality control
  • Responsible for financial performance of Manufacturing Operation


Industrial Hygiene; Human Resources; OSHA Regulations; Mechanical & Electrical Engineering; Enforce & Enhance BlueLinx Safety Program; Strong Financial Acumen including Accounting and Costing; Production Supervision; Equipment Procurement/Design/Set Up; Production Scheduling

Years of experience: 8+ years experience in related field preferred.   6+ years experience w/ MS/MA/MBA.