Operations Manager

POSITION / TITLE: Operations Manager

REPORTS TO:  President


Incorporating our company values: Accountability, Continuous Improvement, Customer Focus, Integrity, and Quality, this position will oversee the day-to-day activities of manufacturing, ensuring that production is managed and performing efficiently and effectively while promoting customer satisfaction that positively impacts the financial performance of Reese Pharmaceutical. The Operations Manager is a key contributor to the development of the company’s strategy and goals and is a member of the management team.


  • Adds value as a key member of management; understands the business, financials, industry, customers, and strategy.
  • Maintains adequate staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, developing, and performance management of production department, warehouse, and shipping employees.
  • Supervises employees; provides direction, coaches, trains, and develops; and manages performance to company goals and expectations.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business procedures.
  • Implements policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations.
  • Ensures work environments are adequate and safe.
  • Plans, directs, controls, implements, evaluates, monitors, and forecasts budgets to achieve financial objectives. In conjunction with VP of Finance and President.
  • Develop and coordinate with VP of Finance and President on manufacturing capital plan.
  • Direct efforts to ensure facility and equipment are adequately designed, built, and maintained.
  • Initiate and coordinate major projects, including purchasing of new equipment, plant layout and other continuous improvement objectives.
  • Ensures all product ships on time and is within quality standards.
  • Promotes and monitors quality assurance and regulatory compliance initiatives; ensures appropriate internal controls are implemented and operating, as designed.
  • Assists with the development of new products by assessing customers’ needs, business trends, and through analysis of competitors’ products.
  • Projects a positive image of the organization to employees, customers, industry, and community.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by participating in continuing education efforts. (i.e., workshops, college level classes, seminars, professional organizations, etc.)
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and personnel requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required; degree in Business Management or a related field is preferred.
  • Diversified background with at least 5 years of related experience; 3 or more years of management/supervisory experience.


  • Lean manufacturing certification preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Superior managerial and diplomacy skills.
  • Experience with regulatory authorities, including inspection preparation, execution, and response.
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

Maintenance Manager

Title: Maintenance Manager

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Summary:

Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the organization’s business goals and objectives.

Specific Responsibilities – Must be able to do all:

  • Develop and oversee maintenance department and maintenance program.
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the facility’s equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment (during and outside of normal production hours) as well as perform scheduled preventative maintenance. This can include, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, plumbing, HVAC, hydraulic.
  • Implement and follow lock out tag out process.
  • Perform machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, drawings, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Be able to read electrical drawings to effectively trouble shoot problems.
  • Diagnose problems, replace, or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Performs routine maintenance on building interior and exterior. Perform a variety of plumbing, electrical, masonry, roofing maintenance, and carpentry functions.
  • Contact and schedule vendors and contractors for necessary building repairs and emergencies that are outside the scope of routine maintenance.
  • Be able to effectively and strategically work with internal and external technicians to trouble shoot equipment issues.
  • Utilize preventative maintenance software, make recommendations to existing schedules, keep maintenance activity up to date in the software.
  • Manage and maintain spare parts inventory.
  • Work with vendors to source the most cost-effective options for spare and replacement parts.
  • Work in a safe manner, comply with safety regulations and recognize unsafe situations. Take appropriate action to ensure the safety of themselves and others in the facility.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Maintain clean, organized work areas.
  • Work in a cooperative manner with management/supervision, co-workers and vendors.
  • Assist in on-board training with new technicians.
  • Mentor and train technicians to help create depth at our technically inclined positions.
  • Consult on process improvement and capital equipment purchases.
  • Implement automation.
  • Other duties as assigned or directed.


  • High mechanical aptitude.
  • A positive, team player mentoring attitude.
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Certified electrician.
  • HVAC experience.
  • Plumbing experience.
  • Pneumatic experience.
  • PLC experience.
  • Ability to perform arithmetic.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours.
  • Lift at least 70 pounds.
  • Tow Motor and aerial lift experience.
  • Work overtime as necessary.
  • Work outside of normal production hours to complete tasks.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 – $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience Level:

  • 2 years


  • Monday to Friday

Work Setting:

  • In-person

Work Location:

  • In person

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