BlueLinx Corporation

  • Manufacturing Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 1 year ago(5/11/2018 11:34 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
  • Overview

    About BlueLinx Holdings Inc.
    BlueLinx (NYSE: BXC) is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 states. BlueLinx has a differentiated distribution platform, value-driven business model and extensive cache of products across the building products industry. Headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, BlueLinx has over 2,200 associates and distributes its comprehensive range of structural and specialty products to approximately 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, as well as specialty distributors, national home centers, industrial, and manufactured housing customers.


    Position Purpose Summary

    Manages all operations and related activities of a single manufacturing facility engaged in the raw manufacturing processes for customers.   This position manages all manufacturing activity and related costing/raw material utilization for a Regional mill shop(s). Oversees equipment and personnel, including scheduling, and is responsible for troubleshooting and blending business and operational issues/strategies, and providing a close link to Sales Organization.  P&L responsibility for manufacturing facility.


    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Supervises personnel and equipment usage and maintenance including production and maintenance scheduling.
    • Spends some time performing similar activities to fabrication employees.
    • Ensures product quality, costing of materials, and proper utilization
    • Interacts closely with business units, sales, warehousing, transportation, and customers to ensure orders are fulfilled in a timely and quality manner.
    • Selects and develops fabrication personnel. 
    • Implements operations strategies identified by the branch manager, general manager and/or Regional Vice President.
    • Manages the scheduling and planning of production.
    • Makes equipment recommendations to the branch manager.
    • Assists with planning and directing the layout of equipment.  Ensures production follows appropriate workflow and assembly methods.
    • Evaluates with procurement on product purchases specifically vendor selection and quality control
    • Responsible for financial performance of Manufacturing Operation


    Industrial Hygiene; Human Resources; OSHA Regulations; Mechanical & Electrical Engineering; Enforce & Enhance BlueLinx Safety Program; Strong Financial Acumen including Accounting and Costing; Production Supervision; Equipment Procurement/Design/Set Up; Production Scheduling

    Years of experience: 8+ years experience in related field preferred.   6+ years experience w/ MS/MA/MBA.


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