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Manufacturing Operations Manager Associate

Manufacturing Operations Manager Associate

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Manufacturing Ops Manager 2
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Manufacturing Operations - MO
Less Than 10%
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution.  For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever.  We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses.  Our recent investments and product launches position us for success.  It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees.  So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


Navistar’s IC Bus Plant is adding a Manufacturing Operations Manager Associate to our manufacturing line.  This production management position will oversee 6 Team Leads and 10 Assistant Team Leads and have full responsibility for meeting clear metrics within our plant and be tasked with meeting quality and safety objectives.  This permanent position will work with cross-functional teams and will be involved in Operations, Tooling, Staffing, and Forecasting.


As a Navistar Employee, you will enjoy working in a 950,000 sq. ft. former Air Force bomber plant constructed during WWII located in beautiful Tulsa, Oklahoma with paid vacation, health benefits, and company provided retirement plan.


Position Purpose and Requirements

Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations and may control capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of production/manufacturing experience
  • At least 1 year of lead experience 


  • At least 8 years of production/manufacturing experience
  • At least 1 year of lead experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in metal forming and welding fabricated components
  • Knowledge of metal forming and welding tool usage, maintenance and capital tooling procurement
  • Experience and proven track record on delivering on projects from design to implementation
  • Ability to understand performance, quality, and cost data generated from daily manufacturing operations
  • Previous Management experience within a manufacturing setting
  • Experience with overseeing Union and non-Union workforces
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse workforce and form strong relationships across all levels of the organization


  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Presentation Skills
  • Building Effective Teams

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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