• Assistant General Manager - Bedford

    Job Locations US-IN-Bedford
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Manchester Tank - Bedford
  • Overview

    Summary: Plans, directs and coordinates the overall operations of the production departments. Manages equipment, machines and other resources efficiently in accordance with cost, quality and quantity specifications. Utilizes department superintendents to manage activities of workers.


    McWane is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.



    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include those listed below. Other duties may be assigned. This position is a full time (minimum 40 hours per week) on-site position.


    • Plans, directs and manages production departments and production activities to enhance achievement of goals and objectives in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
    • Coordinates activities through subordinate supervisory personnel utilizing knowledge of product technology, production methods and procedures, and capabilities of machines and equipment.
    • Improves work methods and procedures to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.
    • Revises production schedules and priorities to maximize efficiency.
    • Ensures production schedules are adhered to and ensures proper quality standards are maintained.
    • Fosters positive work relationships.
    • Observes and enforces all Company, housekeeping, safety and plant policies and procedures.
    • Has strong written, oral, communication and facilitation skills.
    • Works within budget constraints.
    • Trains, develops, mentors and assists subordinates.
    • Motivates and encourages teamwork among departments to ensure objectives are met.
    • Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement.
    • Addresses errors, problems and complaints within scope of authority.
    • Exercises final authority for the full range of personnel management matters and organization design proposals recommended by subordinate supervisors.
    • Keeps supervisor informed of important matters as they arise.


    Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises Production Department Superintendents and indirectly supervises their direct reports. Carries out managerial and supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies, practices and procedures.   Responsibilities include planning and directing work; interviewing, hiring, rewarding and disciplining employees; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.                                 


    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or Industrial Technology required plus 7 years’ industrial manufacturing experience with 3 or more years’ managerial experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.



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