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Manufacturing Paint Manager - Dublin, VA

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The purpose of this job is responsible for all production activities within assigned area, which includes quality, delivery, costs and people initiatives, through the effective utilization of all employees. Leadership responsibility for the business area which requires effective coordination of all functional disciplines assigned to the respective area.

Core Responsibilities

  • Act as leader for the business area and accountable for quality, delivery, cost and people concerns daily 
  • Conduct meetings and organize performance reporting by business area
  • Institutionalize (a way of life) the total quality philosophy by creating an environment where all employees are customer focused and have increased opportunities to contribute to the success of the enterprise and the security of their future
  • Utilize the “Kaizen” approach to continuous improvement of quality, delivery and cost by implementing effective measurement systems for monitoring progress 
  • Work jointly with union officials to achieve an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect by sharing each other’s concerns 
  • Responsible for promoting and reporting employees’ ideas and suggestions for improvements in areas of cost, quality, safety, housekeeping methods and other areas 
  • Development of Advisors and Team Leaders by demonstrating and instructing new skills and roles necessary to function in a Total Quality Environment 
  • Champion the “Quality in Station” philosophy to all within spheres of influence


  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes
  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
  • Customer Focus: Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders
  • Leadership: Setting and modeling high performance standards and empowering a team of people to achieve agreed-upon outcomes
  • Employee Development: Giving subordinates and peers the direction, opportunities, and support they need to improve their professional competence

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and or 4 years of supervisory/ management experience
  • Work experience in a paint manufacturing facility preferred

Skills/Training requirements

  • SPC – Statistical Process Control
  • Leadership Training – Covey or equal
  • Team Dynamics

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Location: Dublin, VA