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Director of Foundry Operations

Date: Jul 15, 2019

Location: Augusta, AR, US, 72006

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  6382  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



We have an immediate need for a Director of Foundry Operations based at our foundry in Augusta, AR. This individual will plan, coordinate and manage Sales, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Material Control, Human Resources, Quality Control, and Shipping and Receiving activities to ensure customer orders and company products are processed and shipped in accordance with planned schedules, job specifications, established quality standards and planned profit objectives, effectively utilizing available resources.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and maintain the overall Foundry organization and Rubber manufacturing through subordinate managers.  Delegate responsibilities, establish standards for product quality, staff and production processes and schedule personnel and activities to manufacture company products to meet customer requirements, growth and earnings objective.
  • Formulate and implement manufacturing and quality assurance, policies, programs, methods, procedures and operating plans consistent with corporate objectives.
  • Direct purchasing inventory control programs in established policies to ensure adequate levels of materials, finished goods and non-inventory items are available to meet anticipated production and customer requirements in a cost effective manner.
  • Consult/recommend and direct activities and responsibilities to develop, introduce and launch new products into production.
  • Develop, establish and execute plans, reporting methods and procedures designed to ensure that manufacturing facilities are operating efficiently.
  • Develop and implement improved operating methods and procedures to increase plant productivity and formulate process improvements to reduce manufacturing costs on existing, new, and improved products.
  • Monitor plant activities, troubleshoot and resolve unusual problems related to equipment, tooling, material and product designs to ensure planned production and product quality standards are maintained.  Ensure company conformance with governmental agency, OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Responsible for developing and managing division budget.
  • Consult on and approve the preparation of specifications for purchase of plant equipment required to meet production objectives.  Approve the effectiveness and acceptability of plant equipment prior to installation.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 10+ years of leadership experience in a Foundry or Production environment
  • Broad knowledge of a discipline, such as industrial management


If interested, please email to apply!


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs &fitness center


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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