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IMI Precision Engineering Operations Manager in Farmington, Connecticut

Who We Are:

IMI Precision Engineering is a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment.

Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 75 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing.


The Operations Manager in Farmington, CT will supervise the manufacturing process, within the established standards and guidelines, in alignment with established goals, to produce the highest quality, lowest cost product in a safe and clean environment. Provide consistent, fair and timely feedback to team members through various channels, i.e., one on one opportunities, reviews, coaching, mentoring, and training in accordance with the company culture.


  • Create & maintain production schedules

  • Direct staff of employees which includes mechanical & electrical assemblers, Machine shop operators, automotive and level line assemblies.

  • Work closely with engineering group to ensure that manufactured product adheres to design specs

  • Ensure that product meets quality standards

  • Monitor performance of direct reports

  • Review each dept. on-floor production, reporting status to GM. Communicate with all related depts. on schedule issues. Knowledge/experience with MRP a must.

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of overdue and pending work due and work with managers to meet delivery dates.

  • Attend production meetings and voice production delivery problems and communicate to department heads.

  • Be proactive with production issues, develop and implement procedures to offset loss of man-hours and schedule interruptions. Identify equipment malfunctions, expedite repairs

  • Insure quality standards are met by adhering to policy and procedures. Interface with inspection on exceptions, notifying Engineering and General Manager as necessary.

  • In Accordance to company policy, and in conjunction with managers, hire and fire, initiate employee status changes. Perform evaluations on performance and conduct periodic reviews. Monitor personnel and training requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities Yes

The IMI Code of Conduct

All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in The IMI Code of Conduct. The IMI Code of Conduct can be found at

IMI Precision Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.


Education and Experience

  • Proven management and direct supervision skills

  • Strong planning & organizational skills

  • Proven ability to meet production goals in a high-growth, fast paced environment

  • Bachelors Degree and aMinimum 5 years in a management manufacturing production position with thorough knowledge of a specialized or technical field.

  • Excellent communication, management, and people skills a must. Strong working knowledge of MRP, computerized.

Skills and Competencies

  • The Essential Functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this particular job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignment and/or make reasonable accommodation so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions required. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

  • Are responsible for the Health Safety and Welfare of themselves, the environment and other people.

  • Must comply with all relevant HS&E training and instructions.

  • Must help to maintain a 'safe' & 'clean' working environment.

  • Must use & keep clean any PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) provided by the company.

  • Must report any accidents, incidents, and near misses to supervisor or manager.

  • Must bring any dangerous / potentially dangerous situations / practices to the attention of supervisor / manager and affected others.

  • Has ultimate HS&E responsibility for the organization

  • Is responsible for the Health Safety and Welfare of their employees, the environment and other people

  • Is responsible for HS&E review as the first point on executive meeting agenda.

  • Is responsible for reviewing resource allocation to meet HS&E requirements (including legal) and objectives.

Computers and Technology

  • JDE preferred

  • MRB

  • MS Word and Excel

Job ID 2019-32008

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Precision Engineering