General Cable Industries

  • Manufacturing Unit Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Scottsville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/11/2018 9:06 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Manufacturing Unit Manager, has responsibility for managing the manufacturing process to effectively use materials, labor and equipment to meet the business plan for one unit, composed of multiple manufacturing cells.


    The  Manufacturing Unit Manager has responsibility for total production of the unit, to include production requirements, defect levels, waste and work order attainment. This position is responsible for the manufacturing operations of a unit  within a manufacturing facility with an operating budget of $50  million .  The Manufacturing Unit Manager has 3 direct reports, and supervises  60 unionized/nonunion  hourly associates indirectly. 


    • Assures availability of all resources necessary to operate the unit, including adequate direct labor, technical and maintenance resources, and all other required direct support.
    • Coordinates with Production Control and the cell associates, schedule sequencing and load leveling in the cells.
    • Coordinates with Engineering and Quality to eliminate waste and improve process capability.
    • Champions health and safety, environment, and 5S programs
    • Uses LeanSigma tools to troubleshoot recurring issues and eliminate root cause process failures.
    • Performs other related duties as required


    • Results driven with a demonstrated ability working in a high performance manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to manage multiple, complex tasks with excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to motivate, communicate and lead continuous improvement.
    • Excellent analytical abilities.
    • Solid planning, organization and administrative skills.
    • Familiarity with Six Sigma and lean manufacturing
    • Engineering Degree or equivalent desired
    • Greenbelt  certification desired.
    • 3-5  years manufacturing management experience, preferably in a team-based environment.
    • Project management experience


    • To apply, please email your resume to: ( 




    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed