• Manufacturing Service Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Kennedy Valve
  • Overview

    The Manufacturing Services Manager oversees daily production to include direction of personnel. Responsible to the production department for the maintenance of tooling and fixtures. (i.e. – core boxes, patterns, CNC fixtures, etc.).


    • Supervise machinist work to complete production and repair of production tools and fixture
    • Provide technical insight for the development of Manufacturing Service Department personnel.
    • Provide prototype assistance and troubleshooting, oversee design of prototype tooling, and installation/modification of prototype tooling.
    • Responsible for priority setting and workload scheduling for the personnel and machines within the Manufacturing Services Department.
    • Comprehensive project management
    • Reduce unnecessary production interruptions and continually improve the performance of personnel, machinery, and tooling.





    • Associates Degree in Manufacturing Technology or in a related field required.
    • Minimum of three years of supervisory experience.
    • Applicable Engineering Software (i.e. Solidworks and/or other CAD Software)
    • Ability to create, read, analyze and interpret drawings
    • Experience with Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing Principles and Project Management.
    • Demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills.
    • Proven results to develop a team, and working cohesively within a team.


    • Attention to detail through ambitious goal setting and productive project management
    • Firm foundation of trust through excellent verbal and written communication
    • Projects a consistent, reliable presence that inspires calm and confidence in our team members
    • Standing for long periods of time, walking throughout tsthe facility, ability to lift 50lbs as required.          
    • Exposed to elements, such as cold, heat, noise, dust, odors, fumes, etc.
    • Work time is spent on the manufacturing floor and in a managerial office.
    • Potential for alternating rotation of 1st and 2nd shifts.
    • Minimal travel requirements to other McWane facilities and suppliers.




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