Production Manager

Metal Bellows Division - 1075 Providence Hwy, Sharon, MA 02067
Metal Bellows
Metal Bellows
Vacancy title
Production Manager
Metal Bellows Division - 1075 Providence Hwy, Sharon, MA 02067
Employment type
Working pattern
1st shift
Closing date
09 August 2024

Who is Senior Metal Bellows?

Senior Metal Bellows continues to refine and develop welded metal bellows technology and the integration of welded metal bellows into critical aerospace, semiconductor, medical, defense, and industrial applications. Our 115,000 square-foot manufacturing facility is conveniently located on Route 1 in Sharon, Massachusetts.

We have demonstrated excellence in creating new products and solutions that face extremes of temperature, pressure, leakage risk, and reliability demands. We accomplish these objectives within a culture of strong collegial support, mutual respect and uncompromising standards.

What is the Position?

Responsible the overall culture, team member relations and operational performance in alignment with the Company’s core values and initiatives.  Also responsible for demonstrating personal leadership, effectively managing manufacturing activities and resources for assigned manufacturing area(s) ensuring an efficient operation in achieving business targets with an emphasis on quality, on-time delivery and production efficiency, operational excellence/continuous improvement and positive team member relations,  while fostering a culture of working safely.

What are the key responsibilities?

  • Manage people, materials, and equipment by active presence on the shop floor to achieve the daily production schedule.
  • Use of critical thinking skills to address and resolve complex operational issues.
  • Accountable for operational excellence activities to deliver high levels of service to internal and external customers.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor policies and procedures to ensure the safe, timely, and efficient manufacture of quality products in compliance with the customer’s requirements.
  • Establish production schedules and plan and arrange the daily work assignments for the departments to meet schedule requirements and effect balanced production to control costs.
  • Communicate with Manufacturing Leadership members to ensure productions problems affecting delivery, discuss causes and take corrective action. Reassign personnel as situations require and approve overtime requests.
  • Direct, assist, instruct, and monitor subordinates regarding schedules, methods, standards of workmanship, division policies, and safety procedures which impact performance.
  • Establish standards of performance and schedule inter-departmental workflow to meet schedule requirements and control costs. Make recommendations with regard to changes in methods, equipment and product design to improve manufacturability.
  • Monitor product quality to ensure compliance with requirements and specifications, note deviations and take appropriate action.
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures, e.g., resource allocation/sharing, vacation scheduling, meet business needs.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement manufacturing cost-reduction initiatives.
  • Support development and implementation of new processes/technology within the production area.
  • Ensure the development of people, teams, and organizational capabilities though training, information sharing, coaching, feedback, recognition, delegation, and performance management.

Qualifications Required

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) along with a minimum of 5 year’s leadership role in manufacturing.


Senior Metal Bellows’ competitive compensation package includes a market-led base salary, commission plan, and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.  

Who is Senior PLC?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Equal Opportunity Employer:   minority/female/disability/veteran


Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons, lawful permanent residents of the United States and properly-licensed foreign persons.