Manager, Manufacturing Operations

Manufacturing Operations Okarche, Oklahoma

Position at Nortek Air Solutions

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Manager, Manufacturing/Operations

Position Summary: 

The Manager, Manufacturing Operations is responsible for overall aspectual process of production. The role of operational manager is to provide leadership of logistics, materials, supply chain, planning, and manufacturing functions and to manage these tasks directly. The operational manager’s key challenge is to maintain production within specific guidelines for production efficiency, labor cost, product rework, waste amounts, and control of on-hold product.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maximizing the efficiency of production lines and ensuring effective employment utilization.
  • Planning, directing, and coordinating the manufacturing of products in compliance with company goals and objectives.
  • Analyzing delivery and inventory issues and providing solutions.
  • Establishing and controlling conditions of production to satisfy customer and quality specifications.
  • Participating actively in standardization, cost reduction, and finding out ERP system protocols.
  • Organizing and directing workflow for satisfying production requirements in a cost-effective manner.
  • Investigating and analyzing new coordinates and processes where feasible.
  • Developing and motivating cost-effective alternatives and improvements to production processes.
  • Maintaining employee safety and morale by creating a safe and efficient working environment.
  • Managing the purchasing, stock control, distribution, and production scheduling tasks.
  • Maintaining proper employment levels through selecting, interviewing, and training personnel.
  • Performing analysis of manufacturing materials and determining optimum control levels.
  • Liasing with the product line manager on planning and predicting customer orders to satisfy shipments.

 Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience and/or a bachelor’s degree.
  • Industry relevant production experience.
  • Tangible track record of improving organizational effectiveness and operations management.
  • Knowledge of business management, HR, and project management principles and practices.
  • Must possess excellent computer skills with experience using the Microsoft suite of products.
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to think strategically, solve problems, and coach to maximize team and individual contributor performance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fosters a continuous improvement culture.
  • Holds self and others accountable with a focus on safety.
  • Values integrity, works transparently, and is recognized for treating others with respect.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead teams with a cooperative mindset.


Nortek Air Solutions, LLC, offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Air Solutions, please visit our company website at

About Nortek Air Solutions:

Nortek Air Solutions, LLC (NAS) is a Madison Industries company. Madison Industries is on of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world and has a robust portfolio of indoor air quality solutions. Madison builds entrepreneurially driven, branded market leaders that are committed to making the world safer, healthier, and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value.

NAS is the largest manufacturer of custom heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment in North America. Its products include FANWALL TECHNOLOGY®, air handlers, packaged DX, vertical self-contained systems, energy recovery ventilators with integrated heating and cooling systems, coils and more. NAS has five strategically located manufacturing facilities which encompass over 2 million square feet of clean space and 180 sales representative offices. NAS’s brands are known for innovation and advanced technology and provide customers with product solutions for every industrial need including commercial air handlers, clean room systems, and mission critical technology. NAS’s end markets include healthcare, education, industrial, commercial, clean rooms, and data centers.

Nortek Air Solutions, LLC, is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.