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Director of Operations in Thomasville, NC at BrassCraft Manufacturing Company

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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Job Description

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of plumbing products for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Our Company’s promise “Committed to Quality – Driven by Innovation” is reflected in the thousands of high-quality plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft® brand. These include a wide range of 100% no-lead compliant water heater connectors, fittings, water stops and connectors that meet provisions of the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act as well as a full line of gas connectors and valves, faucet and toilet repair parts and drain cleaning tools. Our strength in product innovations and product line diversity, in addition to a continual commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service, have made Brasscraft Manufacturing products the family of brands that professionals worldwide have trusted for over 70 years.


This position will lead operational excellence within company’s Thomasville, NC; manufacturing location, driving superior performance in: Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Cost, Inventory Management and Capital / Capacity Utilization. The position will coach and develop Operations talent, mentor project teams and ensure linkage of corporate objectives to manufacturing activities. Critical to this function are the planning and managing of budgets and coordination of facility initiatives.  The position also ensures customer expectations are consistently met, delivery and quality targets are hit, and resources are utilized to provide a globally cost-competitive product. This position reports directly to the VP of Operations.


  • Directs the activities of the plant in Thomasville, NC
  • Develops and implements strategic and operational initiatives that support the company’s long range plan and annual objectives
  • Drives overall operational excellence through the application of Lean practices and processes
  • Builds capabilities, tools and processes to analyze and deliver globally cost competitive products, including evaluation of make vs. buy decisions
  • Owns and deploys the culture of financial compliance and controls in alignment with the company’s overall requirements and principles
  • Evaluates key performance indicators and drive excellence in: Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Investment
  • Creates a strong operations talent base; partners with Human Resources to build talent management plans in support of long-range strategies and succession
  • Drives a culture focused on customers, people and teamwork, accountability, continuous improvement and innovation
  • Able to travel 20%+
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive operational and managerial experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Superior planning and analytical capabilities, and included demonstrate problem solving abilities
  • Management of performance metrics and accountability for results
  • Committed in developing and coaching employees


  • Bachelor Science in Engineering
  • MBA or Master’s Degree
  • Advanced Lean Manufacturing certification
  • Metal working process knowledge or Consumer Goods


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Brasscraft is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.


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