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Job Title: Factory Manager

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Factory Manager to oversee our manufacturing operations. The Factory Manager will be responsible for ensuring that production runs smoothly, efficiently, and safely. They will manage a team of workers and work closely with other departments to ensure that products are manufactured to the highest quality standards.


  • Oversee all aspects of the manufacturing process, including production planning, scheduling, and quality control
  • Manage a team of workers, including hiring, training, and performance management
  • Ensure that all safety protocols are followed and that the factory is in compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Work closely with other departments, such as engineering and logistics, to ensure that products are manufactured to the highest quality standards
  • Monitor production metrics and make adjustments as needed to improve efficiency and reduce waste
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to improve production processes and reduce costs
  • Manage inventory levels and ensure that raw materials and finished products are stored and handled properly
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to ensure that production meets customer demand


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing management
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and quality control standards
  • Experience with inventory management and supply chain logistics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k)

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Factory Manager

What is the best way to find and hire a Factory Manager near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Factory Manager applicants. Employers posting their Factory Manager job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Factory Manager applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Factory Manager are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Factory Manager positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Factory Manager role?
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Is it OK to text Factory Manager job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Factory Managers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 169% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Factory Manager applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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