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Value Stream Manager in Dickson, TN
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 10/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dickson, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
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Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


The Value Stream Manager (Operations Manager) creates and fulfills the monthly and quarterly production schedules that achieve Planned Revenue, Labor Contribution Margins, On-Time Delivery, and Quality. This position gives proper direction to all production personnel in order to ensure customer commitments are fulfilled.

The Value Stream Manager (Operations Manager) is responsible for manufacturing operations and implements lean manufacturing while maximizing production. This leader is a change agent developing short and long-term goals and creating a continuous environment with an unconditional commitment to safety, waste, and employee engagement.

  • Implements strategic programs that improve labor efficiency, on-time delivery, continuous quality improvement, safety work place, and exceed customer requirements
  • Generates monthly reports to effectively communicate program contributions, lead-times, on-time delivery, continuous improvement efforts, and manufacturing issues and needs
  • Drives a corporate culture that focuses on facts, tangible results and behaviors
  • Provides input for selection of appropriate manufacturing equipment to ensure the most cost efficient solution is available within company budget guidelines
  • Maintains manufacturing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities
  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job goals and expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
  • Produces products by establishing production planning systems; maintaining good manufacturing practices, enforcing quality standards, improving products and processes
  • Interfaces closely with Plant GM and Supply Chain Manager to effectively develop purchasing and logistical systems, inventory and production control requirements
  • Achieves financial objectives by establishing objectives; developing budgets; controlling costs, maximizing use of available assets
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Provides leadership needed to ensure the product quality meets product specifications and criteria for all products shipped from the plant
  • Ensures efficient utilization of plant personnel and equipment to meet productivity and cost effectiveness in meeting the plants business goals from stated AOP
  • Leads a trained and motivated workforce capable of implementing and executing the business strategy
  • Works with all functional departments to actively pursue manufacturing excellence programs along with fostering a “one Plant” partnership with peers to achieve aligned goals
  • Develops and implements with Plant GM an annual operating plan including capital plan, cost down projects, production department budget, eliminating non-value, and defining Six Sigma & Kaizen profit improvement programs across the plant
  • Behaves continuously and consistently with desired Masonite Mprove values, and characteristics
  • Communicates and facilitates meetings effectively
  • Identifies and resolves issues skillfully and in a timely manner
  • Keeps abreast of emerging technology and industry practice
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Operations
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience of related experience in Manufacturing Management preferred
  • Experience, knowledge or trained in Six Sigma Lean Methodologies manufacturing 
  • Six Sigma Lean GB certification highly desired or ability to obtain within 12 months

 What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance
  • Company funded HSA
  • 100% Company paid life insurance and short/long term disability insurance
  • 401(k) benefit with 5% Company match
  • 3 weeks of vacation, 8 holidays and 2 floating holidays
  • College tuition reimbursement
  • Ongoing career training and development.


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