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Senior Manager, Manufacturing

Date:  Apr 30, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Tupelo MS
Job Requisition:  34495

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Department Manager is responsible for the daily operations of his/her department. Reviews the production schedule, tours the department, and formulates the production plans for the day. Analyzes daily budget, labor, scrap, overtime, etc. reports for trends and patterns to reduce costs, scrap, improve product quality and improve department efficiency. Reviews plant problems and coordinates efforts to minimize overall production problems.


Job Specific Duties:

  • Directly supervises the department supervisors and coordinator.
  • Indirectly supervises the department's personnel as well as coordinating the efforts of the area support staff as they pertain to his assigned areas, equipment and personnel.
  • Reviews the production reports from the following day.
  • Requisitions new and replacement personnel.
  • Meets with plant engineering personnel to solve engineering problems within the department.
  • Aids in the justification and preparation of the appropriation requests for new equipment and/or major changes in the department.
  • Meets with individual employees to discuss production, quality, absenteeism, or other work related problems then takes appropriate action.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field
  • Manufacturing environment familiarity


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years comparable work experience



Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Tupelo

Job Segment: Industrial, Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations, Management

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