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General Manager of Manufacturing

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: OLATHE, US, 66220

Company: TVH Group

Manufacturing General Manager

Full-time | Materials | Location – Olathe, KS, 66022

Serve as the department head for Manufacturing, collaborating with executives and leaders across the organization to meet manufacturing and customer expectations




You’ll deliver short and long term projects that support the business strategy. This will involve:

• Manage manufacturing for all locations, including but not limited to:

• Product documentation processes

• Lean or other manufacturing initiatives

• Sourcing strategies for pre-production assemblies

• Equipment and tool purchasing

• Software implementation

• Partner with operation and department leaders to resolve complex manufacturing discrepancies and issues.

• Ensure staffing and development of departments including meeting training and overtime goals


• Collaborate with TVH management team to ensure effective daily safety and manufacturing operations including meeting accuracy and timeline objectives

• Partner with Human Resources for talent acquisition, talent management, talent development, and compensation

• Travel a minimum of 30% of the time to other TVH manufacturing facilities to collaborate on continuous improvements, metrics, processes and strategies




We’re looking for someone who can come up with simple solutions to complex problems. To join us you need:

• A Minimum of 10 years work experience in manufacturing or distribution, performing a substantially similar role

• A minimum of 5 years work experience in supervising, selecting, coaching, mentoring and training staff

• Experience and proven success working with cross functional collaboration across teams and locations

• Must possess experience and/or training with identifying, developing, and reporting operations/manufacturing related metrics

• Demonstrated ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, regulation or government law

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Business Administration, or another applicable field OR a minimum of four years’ work experience performing a substantially similar role

• APICS certified

• Prior experience with implementing lean manufacturing and/or six sigma initiatives





You’ll be part of a people-centric culture, where your well-being matters. Our comprehensive package offers standard benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, plus unique benefits such as our onsite health clinic and our incredible dollar for dollar 401(k) match up to 6%. At our HQ, there’s an on-site preschool, restaurant and where you can get active or enjoy our regular team get-togethers.

We also offer:

• Hybrid work schedule

• Opportunities for professional development, including access to LinkedIn Learning and many in-house/external training courses

• Easily accessible office location (lease your e-bike through TVH!)

• On-site restaurant, café, pre-school, fitness/social area, employee gardens and more.

• Sports facilities and lunch breaks in TVH Park, the company’s green zone.




TVH is a global business with a family atmosphere, where people are at the center. We value clarity, mutual respect, kindness and open communication. Our people are down-to-earth, easy to work and engage with. We welcome differences and celebrate new ideas.




TVH is a global one stop shop for spare parts and accessories for forklift trucks, industrial equipment, and agricultural machinery.

Our 4600 colleagues are the strength, heart and soul of TVH. We are a dynamic team, where initiative and entrepreneurship are valued, and innovation takes center stage.



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