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Dura-Line Production Manager (McAlester, OK) at Dura-Line Corporation in Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it's because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment...your whole life; that's our connection.

Production Manager

We are currently seeking a highly strategic Manufacturing Production Manager in our McAlester, OK facility who will be responsible for plant production, employee training, and development, oversee the production team while implementing lean manufacturing initiatives and procedures. Our ideal candidate will be a professional with at least 5 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment, have excellent mechanical skills, and first-hand experience working in a production & industrial environment. If you have an extrusion or plastics background that is a huge plus! You will need to be a proven people leader that can set high standards, improve accountability, actively promote culture change and work as a coach and mentor to new hires and employees. Bring your best practices and implement new processes and 5S initiatives on all shifts by using your lean manufacturing mindset and continuous improvement. We empower you to build a team that is dedicated and committed to excellence, with open communication, where all team members have a voice.

We are offering:

  • We offer 401k with 6% company match (company will automatically contribute an extra 3% of your plan-eligible pay to your 401k).
  • Multi-tier benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) that you can tailor for yourself and dependents which includes Employer paid Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, & Life Insurance
  • We also offer an inclusive relocation assistance package
  • Wellness Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid parental leave, Fitness & Weight-loss Reimbursement
  • Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, 11 paid company holidays, paid time off/vacation time, career development opportunities, and many other benefits in a collaborative culture that focuses on work & life balance, innovation, & teamwork. Benefits start at day one!

In this role, you will be tasked to lead people and get results through others which requires outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. You will be handling several projects and tasks and it will your responsibility to prioritize, delegate, and organize. We are expecting our management team to be hands-on and visible on the production floor through Gemba walks and department meetings. Lead by example, influence, and engage to foster quality, lean, and safety culture at the plant across all shifts. This site runs 24/7 and must be able to work after hours as needed.

You will use Microsoft Office and system tools (ODEN, SAP/ERP) that will help you standardize operations and accomplish your daily goals: prepare reports, track operational KPIs metrics, determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow. You will use your problem-solving and analytical skills to resolve production-related issues, reduce scrap production, resolve customer and employee complaints, and implement corrective actions. You will oversee and participate in daily operations such as scheduling, staffing, quality, and cost-effectiveness. A "Boots on the Floor" mentality will allow you to have the ability to ensure effective employee relations, mentor, and empower your supervisors, and balance quality, safety, morale, productivity, and cost to achieve positive results in all areas.

Are you ready to join the Dura-Line team? Check out our website at to learn more about our history, testimonials, and products and APPLY TODAY.

Dura-Line is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, encouraging diversity in the workplace. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please contact Human Resources. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on any characteristic protected by law.

We thank you for your interest & look forward to hearing from you!

McAlester, OK

Do you want to work and live in McAlester, OK?

The hometown-friendly city of McAlester, located 90 miles south of Tulsa and 120 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, is a major trade center for southeast Oklahoma and is one of the state's oldest communities. Unique attractions include the beautiful, historic McAlester Scottish Rite Masonic Centeruseu and the Tannehill Museum, which tells the tales of prisoners of lore. McAlester visitors also commonly visit the nearby town of Krebs — known as Oklahoma's Little Italy and famous for its great cuisine. We also have many lakes within a 30-minute drive, various camping opportunities, ATV trails, and natural hiking parks. McAlester Schools has a great Academic and Sports tradition. The cost of living here in our small community is great and our team at the plant is family. We enjoy a small family friendly environment, come join us!

* All employees are subject to pre-employment Background Check and Drug Screening and employment is contingent upon successful clearance of both. Dura-Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires*



Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at

Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia, bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia's business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

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