Production Manager Job Details | Orbia


Mcalester, OK

Join Dura-Line, an Orbia business, in leading the charge for global connectivity! As the premier manufacturer of plastic conduit pipes, we create pathways that connect people and information worldwide in various markets. Every part of the manufacturing process is monitored with environmentally friendly sustainable efforts in mind. Quality, sustainability, and safety are paramount values at Dura-Line. Be part of our mission to Advance Life Around the World.

Dura-Line Production Manager Opportunity in McAlester, OK.

Are you ready to take the helm in a dynamic manufacturing environment? Dura-Line, an Orbia Business, is actively seeking a seasoned and strategic Production Manager to join our team at the McAlester, OK site. This pivotal role involves overseeing plant production, spearheading employee training and development, and implementing lean manufacturing initiatives and procedures.

About Us: Dura-Line is a global leader in the manufacturing of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit, duct, and pressure pipe solutions. As a Production Manager, you will play a key role in driving operational excellence and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

What You’ll Do:

  • Leadership Excellence: Lead and inspire our production team through effective communication and interpersonal skills. Balance quality, safety, morale, productivity, and cost to achieve positive results across all facets of operations.

  • Project Management: Handle multiple projects and tasks concurrently. Prioritize, delegate, and organize effectively to ensure seamless workflow and optimal efficiency.

  • Hands-On Engagement: Be a visible presence on the production floor through Gemba walks and department meetings. Demonstrate a commitment to a 24/7 operation, including the ability to work after hours as needed.

  • Operational Oversight: Oversee daily operations, including scheduling, staffing, quality control, and cost-effectiveness. Utilize Microsoft Office and system tools (ODEN, SAP/ERP) to standardize operations and achieve daily goals.

  • Problem Solving: Use your analytical skills to resolve production-related issues, minimize scrap production, address customer and employee concerns, and implement corrective actions.

What You’ll Bring Along:

  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years in management within a manufacturing environment, coupled with excellent mechanical skills. Background in extrusion or plastics is highly advantageous.

  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and motivate teams, set high standards, improve accountability, and actively promote a culture of positive change. Be a coach and mentor to new hires and existing team members.

  • Continuous Improvement: Bring a lean manufacturing mindset and experience in driving continuous improvement initiatives, including 5S practices across all shifts.

Why Dura-Line:

  • Innovation: Join a company that empowers you to bring your best practices and implement innovative processes.

  • Team Building: Build a dedicated team committed to excellence, where open communication is valued and every team member has a voice.

  • Employee-Centric: Embrace a "Boots on the Floor" mentality to ensure effective employee relations, mentorship, and empowerment.

If you are ready to step into a leadership role that offers challenges, growth, and the opportunity to make a real impact, apply now! Dura-Line awaits the next leader to drive success in our facility.

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.

Dura-Line will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)