Manufacturing Manager


Baldwinsville, NY, US, 13027

Company:  9039-Fluid Power Sales Inc.

Fluid Power Sales designs and manufactures hydraulic manifolds and accompanying parts.  The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for all machining operations and personnel.


Position Responsibilities


  • Maintain the production schedule using various software tools such as Visual Planner and Macola (ERP system).
  • Maintain, monitor, and approve manufacturing cost accounting information related to labor, outside process, and purchased part content.
  • Lead or participate in defect investigation, root cause analysis, countermeasure implementation, and quality gate review.
  • Apply TPS (Toyota Production System) principles to daily activities.
  • Generate, schedule, process, and release MWOs (Manufacturing Work Orders) according to customer requirements.  Closely monitor material and manpower availability and adjust the production schedule dynamically to achieve a high level of on-time delivery to customers.
  • Collaborate with design engineering to resolve part-specific machining challenges.
  • Participate in capability expansion projects and take the lead in roll-out of changes and improvements.
  • Provide insight and feedback in a collaborative environment with manifold designers.
  • Coordinate with warehouse operations to align material presentation with the production schedule.
  • Coordinate with shipping operations to facilitate outbound logistics.
  • Facilitate or participate in internal meetings to resolve production schedule constraints.
  • Collaborate with inside sales and purchasing departments on schedule changes and customer expedites.



Position Requirements


  • 5+ years of experience in a production management or equivalent role
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience with references


Desired Characteristics


  • Excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Familiarity with TPS or similar quality system principles.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles.

As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, the Applied Fluid Power® network of companies provide dedicated fluid power support and custom designed solutions that meet customer performance goals and keep industry running. Capabilities include system integration, manifold design, machining and assembly, electronic controls, fabrication, fluid filtration, programming, high speed hose assembly, engineering, repair services, and more. Additionally, Applied Fluid Power® has one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics to assist with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting, and other custom requirements.

Applied Fluid Power® is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Syracuse

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