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Position Summary

Provides leadership to managers, supervisors, and/or professional staff daily direction and leadership to all manufacturing departments.  Ensure compliance to all policies, procedures, and government regulations.  Enforce company directives and safety policies.  Develop and review expense budgets for each department.  Implement and develop training and productivity improvements.  Ensure compliance to the company's quality system.  Decisions are guided by resource availability and functional objectives.

About Batesville

A cornerstone in the death care industry, Batesville has distinguished itself from all others through our commitment to quality, service and innovation. For more than 100 years, Batesville has been dedicated to serving the needs of licensed funeral professionals and helping families honor the lives of those they love.® With annual revenues of approximately $600 million, Batesville is the clear leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems and leading-edge technology solutions.
At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset, and we strive to attract, hire and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:
  • Individual worth and integrity
  • Excellence in execution
  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
  • Courage
  • Customer focus and partnership
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
  • Accountable for the performance and results of multiple related units
  • Conducts daily operations meetings and routinely scheduled departmental meetings.
  • Performs periodic review of departmental budgets.
  • Reviews operating metrics while developing methods and procedures to improve them.
  • Develop and implement process and procedures to reduce cost, improve quality, improve safety, and increase productivity.
  • Ensure  proper protection of all company assets.
  • Assure that customer needs are met by monitoring production output compared to plan
  • Develop and train supervisors, managers and key associates.
  • Manage employees utilizing Human Resources processes, including performance reviews and performance expectations, IDP’s, work responsibilities, top grading, etc.  Follow all company policies/practices.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees. Manages 2-8 subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 10-500 employees. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. May also directly supervise  non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Employee must be able to travel 25% of the time.


Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; and three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required/Preferred Skills
  • Strong proven leadership capability, prior supervisory experience is a requirement
  • Ability to direct solutions of highly complex business problems
  • Proven ability to effectively manage supply chain and ensure all aspects are optimized
  • Ability to direct, motivate, and manage direct reports and cross functional teams
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems
  • Possess analytical, logical, and strategic thinking skills
  • Expert-level negotiation skills and experience negotiating high profile contracts. Strong contract writing skill sets and legal knowledge of applicable terms and conditions
  • Ability to work cohesively with all levels of internal and external customers; ability to communicate across functional and multicultural lines
  • Possess strong organizational, written and verbal communication, problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals
  • Able to review and write capital fund request for changes generating or sustaining improvements in cost, quality and/or delivery
  • Employ advanced program and project management tools, solutions, and techniques
  • Solve problems and make tactical and strategic decisions for all assigned responsibilities
  • Possess ability to multi-task and manage many responsibilities and projects at one time
  • Excellent presentation skills and proven ability to influence audience to desired action and build credibility with customers
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook are required.
Required/Preferred Experience
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards or PeopleSoft
  • Understanding of lean principles and problem solving techniques
  • Familiar with manufacturing systems, material flow, and associated processes
  • Familiar with Six Sigma and/or principles in statistical control
  • Metal Fabrication / Industry Knowledge
  • Wood Processing / Fabrication / Industry Knowledge
  • CPSM, APICS, or similar professional organization member relating to supply chain management
  • Formal Lean training

What We Offer


Unique Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Onsite wellness center with FREE office visits, FREE physical therapy & many FREE generic prescription medications  (available in Cincinnati, OH; Batesville, IN; Batesville, MS)*
  • Revolutionary Bod Pod Assessment & Weight Management Program
  • Generous 401K Matching Program – 4% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50  for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
What Sets Us Apart

We Develop From Day #1: We promote an on-boarding experience focused on individual training through our Experience Batesville program. Our focus on intentional talent development continues through our Batesville University offerings and education events. We encourage associates to create Individual Development Plans (IDPs) to help drive career focused discussions and advancement opportunities.
We Support Each Other: Our mission is to help families honor the lives of those they love® and to carry that mission through to our team, we host an annual Remembrance Day to help our associates honor the lives of those they love who have passed as well as honoring those who have and continue to serve our country on Memorial and Veteran’s Day.
We Have Fun!: We work hard, but when it’s time to play hard, our Tree is Me team  focuses on planning and promoting team events such as: our annual Associate Christmas & Children’s  Parties, Summer Picnic, March Madness & Putt-Putt tournaments, Super Bowl  and many other fun activities.
We Give Back: In addition to planning associate events, our Tree Is Me team partners with our local Relay for Life team to encourage associate participation in annual fundraising events to help raise funds and increase awareness for cancer.
*These services are not available at all Batesville locations. 
At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

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