Manager Equipment Processing

Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Belvac is the world leader in the design and production of continuous motion rotary machinery. We provide beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Over the years, we have been responsible for numerous advances in canmaking technology. This technology has enabled our customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity, while significantly reducing materials costs.  Belvac was founded in 1962 in Lynchburg Virginia. Philosophies of quality, pride, craftsmanship, and work ethic set extremely high standards and quickly drove Belvac to become the world leader in its industry revolutionizing many manufacturing processes.   For over forty years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into world class machinery.  Serving both the Can Making and Plastics industry.sts.

General Function:  Manage daily activities associated with assembly and paint departments.  Provide leadership, training and motivation for employees who build mechanical & electrical sub-assemblies, and paint services integrated into O.E.M. machinery.  Create a self-motivated workforce with a common goal to meet on time delivery while assuring quality standards are maintained for machinery and spare part assemblies. 


Number of Direct Reports:  25 - 40


Primary Responsibilities

  • Managers are responsible for implementation and maintenance of the Belvac Quality Management System including maintenance of documentation and records, adherence to procedures and instructions for all employees within the Manager's defined area of responsibilities.
  • Provide leadership in adhering to Belvac’s Basic Beliefs and Vision Statement to help assure a highly motivated, well trained and self-managed workforce.
  • Develop and implement assembly processes and procedures that support the Q.M.S. and stated business objectives.
  • Provide annual performance appraisals for those managed.
  • Must have a demonstrated record of implementing change or acting as a change agent in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong project management skills to effectively manage concurrent assembly schedules for large O.E.M. machinery.
  • Significant experience and success in several of the following management disciplines or philosophies: Toyota Production Systems, Lean Initiatives, 5S or 6S Principles, J.I.T. management of inventory, Visual Factory Concepts, Demand Flow Technology, Managed Kaizen Events and Process Improvement Teams.
  • Provide Design Engineering detailed input to assist the configuration of B.O.M.’s that promote efficiency gains and lead-time reduction.
  • Maximize state of the art technology and operating strategies on manufacturing equipment such as the laser to realize throughput and efficiency gains.
  • Develop employee redundancy in all areas and functions managed.
  • Assure all machinery is in an acceptable state of readiness for internal buy-off.


  • Recognize labor shortfall prior to becoming critical to on time delivery.  Implement temporary or reallocated labor as necessary to remain on schedule.
  • Develop internal program to provide training for new employees, reallocated employees and/or contract labor.
  • Lead all employees managed to understand their role in customer satisfaction.
  • Motivate and develop departmental personnel to optimize their performance and their professional and personnel growth to create a team based self-managed workforce.
  • Full budgetary responsibility and accountability for areas managed.
  • Compile and evaluate data as necessary to measure performance to stated objectives.
  • Develop and implement corrective actions as necessary when performance measurements are not met or in jeopardy.
  • Work with other Operations Managers to maximize consignment inventory.
  • Successful completion of tasks, projects or objectives assigned by Manager.
  • Capable of using Inventory, Manufacturing, Engineering and Financial systems currently in use by B.P.M.
  • Other job duties as assigned




  • Working knowledge of PC based software, i.e. Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and MRP software utilized company wide.
  • Experience to include manpower supervision, budgeting, scheduling and project management.
  • This position must be capable of withstanding and diffusing the stress associated with a dynamic business environment.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.
  • In addition, a minimum of 10 years experience in one or more of the following: machine maintenance, construction or designing.




  • B.S. or B.A. in Engineering, Business or a Management related field. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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