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Plastics Operations Manager

Company: Klein Tools
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

We are growing! Klein Tools make great products with the highest of standards. We value Quality, Customer Obsession, Innovation, Teamwork and Ownership. These five distinguishing values define our company's culture and how we operate as an organization. We believe that these values set our business above others in our industry. At Klein Tools, you have the opportunity to forge your career with an iconic brand to drive your future!

There has never been a better time to join Klein Tools!

The Manager Operations is responsible for directing and overseeing department activities to ensure efficient use of labor hours and productivity to meet volume expectations. This position is also responsible for driving operational improvements to achieve business goals, streamline processes, and maximize operational performance to enable long term growth.

  • Monitor department activities to ensure an effective use of available resources are used to meet production schedules for customer orders and inventory requirements.
  • Review department production reports and resolve minor issues to ensure quality standards. Escalate major issues to the Plant Manager as needed.
  • Recommend and establish department organization, including hours worked and productivity to meet volume expectations.
  • Assist the Plant Manager in improving manufacturing operation procedures to increase productivity.
  • Implement company wide policies, goals, objectives, and procedures in conjunction with company management.
  • Develop the annual department fiscal budget. Determine labor standards and staffing levels on an ongoing basis. Review regular financial reports and follows up as necessary to control costs.
  • Evaluate and recommend equipment purchases to improve departmental operations and product manufacturing.
  • Make employment decisions on hiring, promotion, transfers, training and development, disciplinary action, terminations and pay adjustments; monitor performance by completing new hire and annual performance evaluations.
  • Ensure that proper safety methods are used in the department as specified by Loss Prevention. Ensure team maintains an orderly and clean department.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.Qualifications

    • ---Bachelor's Degree in Operations, Business, Engineering, or related field and five (5) years of relevant work experience required. At least three (3) years working in a manufacturing environment and three (3) years of supervisory experience required. Master's Degree preferred.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office ---Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word---. Strong leadership skills combined with the ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with people, projects and issues. Ability to listen and communicate effectively. Ability to lead people. Ability to actively engage by means of discovery, process, and/or application of new information. Demonstrate key competencies, including conflict management, business negotiation, organization and decision making.Physical Demand Requirements

      ------Occasionally required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

      DISCLAIMER: This position may include exposure to radio frequencies that may be dangerous to individuals with a pacemaker, consult with your doctor.

      Travel Requirements

      10% (3 days per month)


      Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
      • 401(k) Company Match
      • Profit Sharing
      • Paid Vacation/Holidays
      • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
      • Flex Spending
      • Education Reimbursement Program
      • Employee Discount Program
      • Onsite Employee Fitness CenterKlein Tools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For candidates with disabilities and needing assistance, please email us at

Keywords: Klein Tools, Mansfield , Plastics Operations Manager, Executive , Mansfield, Texas

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