Operations Manager

Prion Manufacturing Company in Oakdale, PA is seeking an Operations Manager for our manufacturing plant.


  • Plans, coordinates, and directs office and plant activities to ensure that engineered products are manufactured within quality and cost objectives and completed on schedule.
  • Oversees the purchasing of raw material (steel, brass, etc.) and minimizes excess inventory while maintaining an adequate supply to fulfill customer orders.
  • Oversees the planning and execution of machine and employee schedules based upon customer orders and plant capacity.
  • Evaluates work backlog and develops and implements plans to eliminate it.
  • Ensures that parts are manufactured according to customer specifications.
  • Establishes, implements, and enforces manufacturing policies.
  • Negotiates contracts with customers.
  • Evaluates daily business decisions and processes and implements changes to maximize business efficiency and profitability.
  • Accepts responsibility for business decisions.
  • Supervises employees.
  • Project management.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Skills Needed:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Initiative, resourcefulness, and business acumen.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience managing schedules, workflow, daily operations, personnel, and equipment.
  • The ability to evaluate situations and implement improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage people.
  • Experience with short and long-term planning.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and set priorities.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing work environment with competing demands.
  • The desire to make the company‚Äôs priorities his/her own.
  • The ability to instill in others a drive for completing tasks on time.

Pay is commensurate with experience and knowledge.

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs1@prion.biz

  • Prion Manufacturing Company
    One Prion Drive
    Oakdale, PA 15071-3645
    Tel: 724-693-0200
    Fax: 724-693-8686


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