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Dillman Equipment, Inc.

Operations Manager

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Posted On: Wednesday, 16th May 2018
Department: Manufacturing
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

  • Review production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specification of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
  • Plan production operation, man hours, and establish priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
  • Coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications.
  • Review production and operating budgets and assist with the resolution of operational delays due to manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Work with shop supervisors and other manufacturing managers to develop manpower requirements and machine requirements to meet work schedules.
  • Conduct a weekly supervisor meeting to go over production schedules and expected completion dates.
  • Support and manage improvement initiatives in the manufacturing areas to include lean manufacturing initiatives, 5-S, and quality improvement programs.
  • Must follow and actively support all company policies and rules to include a primary emphasis on safe operations.
  • Make recommendations to management on efficiency improvements related to the manufacturing process.
  • Attend work order and sales order meetings as needed.
  • Conduct time studies and gather data for operational efficiency issues.
  • Prepare reports on manufacturing efficiency issues.
  • Follow company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Follow proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

  • BS Degree in Industrial Engineering or similar degree related to production/manufacturing planning preferred.
  • Ability to work well as a team player with all levels of employees required.
  • Excellent oral communication skills required, to include ability to chair meetings, make presentations, and conduct training classes.
  • Ability to write reports, memos, business correspondence, and procedure manuals required.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and process manuals required.
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an Industrial Engineer or Production Manager in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Must be able to work satisfactorily as a team member.

Company Profile

Dillman Equipment, Inc., a division of Astec, Inc. and a member of the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies, is a manufacturer in both hot and warm mix asphalt equipment technology, support, and training. Dillman Equipment, Inc. along with Astec, Inc. are the only manufacturers in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable, and stationary asphalt plant equipment.

Our corporate values are:

  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers;
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business;
  • Respect for all individuals;
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and focus through decentralization; and
  • Profit, growth and safety as means to ensure the success of the company.

Our company's core purpose is to improve the quality of life for people all over the world by building equipment to improve the world’s infrastructure.

We invite you to learn more about Dillman Equipment, Inc. and what we have to offer to prospective associates.

Dillman Equipment, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Benefits

Dillman Equipment, Inc. offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package as part of its commitment to associates. Benefit highlights include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan (including company match)
  • Opportunities for advancement through job posting
  • Paid Days Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Payroll Direct Deposit Option
  • Active company safety program
  • Friendly work environment

Please Note: Resumes and applications are not accepted online unless an open position is listed.