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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Shift: 1st

Facility: OFC

Salary Grade: 13

Hiring Manager: Timothy Helms


Position Summary:

Manage manufacturing operations. Share responsibility for developing, evaluating, and improving the key performance indicators for all plant operations.  Develops and leads supervisors to achieve the plant and company objectives.  Ensures proper use of all human resource systems and adherence to all regulatory requirements placed on the plant. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Detailed understanding of load, capacity, staffing, and workforce skill sets
  • Manage resources in order to meet organizational capacity requirements
  • Improve key performance indicators
  • Motivate supervisors and associates to meet key indicators
  • Address and resolve daily operational/personnel issues including but not limited to, quality, equipment downtime, labor shortages, and availability of material (raw material, tooling, supplies, etc.)
  • Assist in administration of wage/performance system
  • Encourage strong communications between departments, shifts, and site leaders through shop talks, supervisor meetings
  • Assist in hiring, discipline and termination process
  • Demonstrate effective leadership in communicating mission, vision and values
  • Manage and develop off-shift supervisors
  • Demonstrate support for corporate programs through words and actions
  • Meet plant operating plan objectives and complying with all regulatory requirements
  • Plan future site initiatives
  • Resolve shop morale issues
  • Administer all Human Resource information systems and policies in a fair and consistent manner
  • Serve as the plant representative in meetings, project teams, and general plant operations.
  • Performance Management  control
  • As a leader, you are expected to know, enforce, and appropriately escalate all Swagelok associate policies.
  • HR Policies and Conflict Resolution

Approximate # of direct reports (if applicable) – 6-8  

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelors degree or a significant amount relevant work experience.
  • 3+ years of direct manufacturing and supervisory experience at any level.
  • Shop floor manufacturing experience



  • Machining Experience
  • A strong understanding and working knowledge of the nature of manufacturing plant operations.
  • Self-Management: Adaptability, Achievement, and Initiative
  • Relationship Management: Conflict Management, Developing Others, Inspirational Leadership, and Change Catalyst
  • Self-Awareness: Self Confidence
  • Social Awareness: Empathy, Service Orientation, and Organizational Awareness


Working Conditions an/or Physcial Requirements:

Scope of Position

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.


Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.


Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland