Director of Manufacturing Operations

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-328652
    • Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/06/2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 01205
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Job Description


Develops and implements the company's production control functions including any of the following activities: master scheduling, production planning/coordination, shop scheduling and dispatching, material requirements, planning systems, work-in-process tracking, material and labor variance controls, and manufacturing performance reporting. Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area through several department managers within the company. Has overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods.


  • Maintains reports to reflect scheduling, methods, support performance and process procedures.
  • Approves quantities, schedules and parts lists provided to the material control organization to ensure timely and complete ordering, as well as receipt and issuance of production material requirements.
  • Responsible for planning, reviewing, and developing production procedures and personnel.
  • May coordinate activities with materials function using enterprise resource planning systems.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Participates with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives.
  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations effective achievement of objectives.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.
  • Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.
  • Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements.
  • Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers.
  • Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management.



This position has direct supervisory responsibilities.

Experience and Skills

  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the Essential Job Functions, including computer skills.
  • Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government requirements.
  • Communicate and interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and public, including maintaining respect for others, and following company policies.
  • Have a willingness and ability to learn and utilize company technology for company required purposes, including, for example training, reviewing and signing policies and procedures, benefits enrollment and changes, and more.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to your job.


  • 12 years of related experience required.  Preferred experience in planning, scheduling, and status of manufacturing.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Preferred degree in Business or Engineering
  • Office and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, mouse, phones, use tools/equipment).
  • Ability to read and write effectively in English.
  • Must be able to work between the shift hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Yes, if applicable.