Production Manager

Employer: Aeroprobe Corporation
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Manufacturing/Operations, Project/Product Management, Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/2/2019
Closing Date: 6/2/2019
Aeroprobe Corporation
Aeroprobe Corporation designs, builds, and markets scientific instrumentation used in aerodynamic and hydrodynamic research. Our main line of products consists of multi-hole probes that measure flow velocity in gas and liquid media. Researchers and engineers will find probes appropriate for any application including turbulence characteristics, reversed flow and, and high temperatures. Aeroprobe’s technology portfolio includes a novel additive friction stir process.
Job Description Aeroprobe is seeking an experienced Production Manager for its subsidiary MELD Manufacturing Corporation. Please submit a cover letter with your resume to

As Production Manager, you will lead the planning, coordination, and operations of manufacturing.  At MELD Manufacturing, this includes part production and machine production.  You'll help us achieve efficiency and quality inside our company and in our supply chain.  We need your leadership in organization, scheduling, communication, supply chain optimization, safety, and quality as we dramatically scale.
Specific activities include:
  • Manufacturing
    • Develop schedules
    • Oversee production
    • Estimate costs and maintain production budgets
    • Set quality standards
    • Ensure safety on the shop floor
    • Support continuous improvement
  • Communication
    • Effectively communicate requirements, capabilities, and limitations to your internal and external customers and team
    • Help our growing team build trust in processes you introduce
    • Unify our teams that work different shifts
    • Identify opportunities for innovation
  • Supply Chain Management
    • Manage material ordering and inventory
    • Develop best in class suppliers who we can depend on
  • Be a champion for the MELD™ technology
You must have experience in a production scheduling role to qualify for this position. Experience with ISO standards implementation and black belt or similar certification are a bonus! 
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