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Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Manager

Elliott Tool Technologies is seeking a Manufacturing Manager who takes pride in their work and can lead our advanced machining operations to enhance our production capabilities and meet increasing demands. If you’re ready to be part of our growth journey, we’d love to hear from you.

Why Choose Elliott?

  • Exciting industry with opportunities for growth
  • Comprehensive training and mentorship
  • Professional development and continuous learning
  • Culture that values integrity, mutual accountability, and work-life balance
  • Stable, profitable company with 135+ years of innovation and success
  • Average employee tenure of 11 years

As Manufacturing Manager, you’ll be:

  • Oversee and enhance manufacturing processes by applying your extensive machining knowledge and leading the manufacturing team
  • Supervise and develop a versatile team proficient in operating a variety of machinery, including manual and CNC equipment
  • Collaborate with the VP of Operations to execute strategic tasks and strive for manufacturing excellence
  • Coordinate with other departments to align manufacturing goals with company objectives
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including occasional travel for training and business expansion

What’s a typical day like?

As the Manufacturing Manager, your day is filled with decision-making and leadership to ensure efficient and high-quality production. Your role is pivotal in meeting challenges, such as delivering specialty tooling with a typical 2-week lead time in just 5 days.

You begin by assessing the manufacturing process, collaborating with the Inventory and Scheduling Manager and Manufacturing Technicians to determine the feasibility of expediting production. Together, you strategize ways to accelerate the process, possibly by reallocating resources or approving overtime. Your decision-making extends to working with Purchasing to negotiate terms with vendors, like our heat treat partner, to meet tight deadlines.

Once a plan is in place, you coordinate with Scheduling and Expediting and the Customer Experience team to present viable options to the client. Whether it’s standard delivery or an expedited service, your goal is to meet client needs effectively and efficiently

After finalizing the client’s choice, you oversee the execution of the manufacturing process, ensuring that all work orders are released, and production runs smoothly. Your leadership directly contributes to delivering quality tooling on time, enhancing client satisfaction, and potentially leading to new business opportunities.

What sets us apart is the engagement and dedication of our workforce. Our customers often marvel at the smooth operation of our production line and the commitment of our team. In fact, our operations are so well-regarded that many clients wish to benchmark their own processes against ours. Your role is crucial in maintaining this high standard of operations, further enhancing our reputation as a benchmark in the industry. This not only meets but exceeds customer expectations, leading to increased satisfaction and potential new business opportunities.

This is a typical day in your role as a Manufacturing Manager at Elliott Tool Technologies, a role that is as challenging as it is rewarding.

Every day you will be doing work that really matters. As the Manufacturing Manager, you’ll be helping customers solve their business challenges by leading and managing our advanced machining operations.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Manager. Do you have what it takes?

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Manufacturing Engineering or related field preferred
  • Locally Based: You live within a 45-minute commute of our Dayton, Ohio location
  • Practical Experience: 10 years of progressive responsibility in hands-on manufacturing roles, applying knowledge in real-world scenarios
  • Leadership Skills: Not just a manager but a coach who is self-motivated, diligent, and responsible, capable of inspiring and guiding a team towards excellence
  • Communication Skills: Skilled in active listening and able to convey complex information clearly and effectively that positively influences team members and achieves common goals
  • Results Driven: A process and results-oriented mindset, focused on delivering high-quality products consistently and efficiently

If you’re ready to be part of our growth journey, we’d love to hear from you.

Please reach out via LinkedIn or by emailing your resume with contact information to We’d love to connect with you.

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