Manufacturing Manager

Cookeville, Tennessee, United States Full-time

For over 35 years, Nielsen Bainbridge has been bringing custom framers the highest quality aluminum frames in the world. With over 450 references, Nielsen Bainbridge offers innovative design solutions in a wide assortment of profiles, colors and exclusive anodized finishes making it a top international custom framing and preservation company. Nielsen Bainbridge is the only manufacturer with an extruding, anodizing and painting facility devoted exclusively to picture frame moulding, allowing strict quality control every step of the way.


We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Manager for our plant located in Gainesboro, TN, just north of Cookeville. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager and the facility has approximately 75 employees.  


The ideal candidate will have at least five years of manufacturing supervision/management experience with a minimum of three years working in a managerial role and a strong focus on Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Communication, combined with a team-oriented, professional management style.  Well-experienced supervisors new to the managerial role will also be considered.  Strong computer skills are essential, particularly Microsoft Excel.


We offer a competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401k, paid vacation and holidays as well as STD and LTD benefits.


Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for effective management of personnel and capital equipment to achieve maximum utilization of raw materials, high quality productivity, and cost savings. This position plans, organizes and controls daily departmental operations complying with departmental standards for quality, safety, and efficiency. Maintains records and provides regular reports ensuring timely completion of production schedules. Reporting includes accurate technical information retention to note either problems or processes, ensuring continued repeatability of successful processes and/or results of production in the department. Manage budgeting, planning, staffing, and costs while adhering to budget guidelines. Minimal travel required.


Physical Requirements: 

Continuous standing/walking/moving (mandatory to perform job eight hours and more per day). Occasional pushing/pulling and ability to lift 100 lbs or more.  Occasional kneeling/stooping, ascending/descending stairs.


Job Requirements:

College graduate or equivalent work experience to satisfy requirement.  Strong oral and written communication skills, well organized with strong problem solving and analytical skills.  Ability to read/interpret technical drawings/use tools of trade including micrometers and calipers.  Strong computer skills.