Area Manager – 2nd shift $60k – $75k

Findlay Products Corp.

Columbus Grove, OH

This is a 2nd shift position:


  • Ensure that team members work safely, produce quality parts, meet production goals, and problem solve on the shop floor.
  • Prevent the reoccurrence of making non-conforming parts by generating ideas to either detect or eliminate.
  • Audit the team's performance.
  • Coordinate the manufacturing activity.
  • Set up procedures for the implementation of process control.
  • Assist with cross-training team members to create multi-functional employees.
  • Teach, train, coach, assist team members with authority to discipline as needed.
  • Assist in scheduling overtime and die set.
  • Gather and analyze MOS information.
  • Prepare daily and weekly production needs report.
  • Assist in MPS activities that will reduce cost or increase performance the area manager will oversee and help implement.
  • Schedule shift production and overlook time cards.
  • Attend production, safety, quality, and current event meetings.
  • Maintains established employee relations policies and safety and health regulations.
  • Empowered to demand others maintain quality standards set by quality dept. and order job to cease running if in question.
  • Authority to demand employees to meet housekeeping standards at the plant level.
  • Performs other essential functions as assigned.



  • Training and experience: Prefer high school diploma, technical background or the equivalent.
  • Need at least one year experience on the floor, good supervisory skills, and need to be cross-trained and know all jobs well.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Computer skills, good verbal and written communication skills.


  • Able to stand on concrete floor for duration of work shift, walk, talk, push, pull, reach overhead, bend to floor, use arms, hands.
  • Will exert up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and 50 pounds of force occasionally.
  • Visual precision is needed for visually inspecting parts for quality at production equipment speed, and for reading documents, machine gauges, and precision measuring instruments.


  • Normal factory environment.
  • Employees will be subject to hazards such as loud noise from operating machines, physical hazards from operating or moving equipment, and breathing of fumes and dust.
  • May be hired to work in a specific area, however, all area managers are expected to be able to work in all production areas in order to promote productivity, quality & safety.