Manufacturing Manager

Invacare Corporation   •  

Elyria, OH

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Leads the Value Stream Teams on a daily basis to achieve Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and 5S goals
  • Implements and maintains manufacturing quality systems necessary to support Invacare and regulatory requirements.
  • Drives productivity/quality improvements.
  • Creates a positive work atmosphere for associates
  • Effectively leads maintenance and toolroom teams
  • Collaborates with support teams on a daily basis to run the business and meet customer needs.Manages manufacturing budget.
  • Creates a culture of safety through compliance with OSHA regulations and associate engagement
  • Leads, coaches, and develops supervisory staff.
  • Ensure that all required training is identified for and completed by all direct reports.
  • Evaluate staffing needs and costs; identifies, hires and promotes individuals with the right skills and competencies necessary to achieve superior results.
  • Develop a team environment that values diversity and uses various individual's strengths to the benefit of the team.
  • Exhibit positivity, flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as requested or required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in business or Operations; MBA a plus.
  • Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in manufacturing management.
  • Experience in a non-union environment.
  • Well - developed administrative, communicative and management skills.
  • Participative management style.
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive while supporting organization's overall goals.
  • APICS certification a plus.
  • Hands-on experience implementing lean manufacturing principles.
  • Conducted or participated in kaizen events.