United States of America
Kennewick, Wa, Washington
Job category

Manufacturing Flow Manager

In this role, you are responsible for the management of production operations within your area of responsibility in Kennewick, WA (around 50 employees), specialized in producing the high precision titanium tube products for very demanding markets like Aerospace and Medical.

For that, you manage the flow of work product through the manufacturing processes and manage union personnel on multiple shifts. You provide leadership through effective communication and personal behavior, including fostering the culture of a learning organization. You are responsible for administrative activities related to payroll, discipline, performance expectations and company policies and ensure union operators have effective training, communication of work expectations, and the creation of a safe and productive work environment.

Your Role

  • Create and implement tactical production plans & controls to meet strategic planning objectives.
  • Maintain a safe work environment for all employees, completing routine audits to assess safety, quality, and productivity in responsible areas
  • Guide and mentor Working Leads to effectively implement production plans and ensure a safe working environment is maintained, including an effective training process
  • Fostering and mentoring the continued efforts of a learning and changing organization, such as employment development and operational excellence.
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for work centers within area of responsibility
  • Daily communication and reporting on KPI performance to the management team, and develop action plans for improvement when necessary
  • Implement company strategic programs and objectives as assigned (ie.. 5S, Safety, Continuous Improvement, Lean initiatives etc.)

About You

We are looking for someone with solid experience from the manufacturing industry combined with relevant and adequate knowledge in leading a production department. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred for this position, but a combination of secondary education and equivalent work experience will be considered

Thanks to your strong leadership competences, you are able to mobilize the team to build an empowered environment with aiming the excellence and a high performing organization.

Your competences and knowledge in leading a manufacturing environment are key, from systems and technologies and obvious typical production processes (safety, quality, productivity, inventory….)

Excellent communication skills are also essentials for the success in this position. You must be confident and willing to work in a team-oriented environment with Engineers, Technicians, Operators and Managers, with good organization and project management skills.

Your personality is the key to our common success! You enjoy working independently while being a true team player who really values ​​collaboration. You are a confident and driven executive who always strives to learn more. With a positive and open attitude, you also see no problems working in a changing environment.

Other required competences: Digital oriented with strong proficiency office and industrial IT; Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience

What you can expect from us

The salary range for this position is $73,000 to 108,300 annually with a 10% annual bonus and annual merit eligibility.

Additional elements of the compensation package include medical, dental, vision insurance as well as company paid disability and life insurance. We offer paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year and a 401 (k) retirement savings plan that has a 5% company contribution with company match of 50% for the first 6% you invest. We offer a generous Tuition Reimbursement Program, and provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement within the company.

Additional Information

Alleima Special Metals is positioned within Alleima’s Division Tube & Business Unit Specialized, the world leading supplier of specialized products in key market segments such as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Hydrogen. Our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology, and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customers’ needs, and, thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally

At Alleima (formerly Sandvik Materials Technology), our mission is much more than delivering high-quality products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customers' needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.

Alleima was listed as a stand-alone company on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange on August 31, 2022. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? Join us on our journey! Apply to Job Opening # R0035412 at