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Process Manager, Marathon Equipment

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, Soft-Pak, and Parts Central — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support. Our mission, "Improving Lives," drives us to make a significant difference, both in the marketplace and in the lives of our employees and their communities. For more information, visit

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 65 years, our team of over 25,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.” Additional information is available at

Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group - Marathon Equipment 

Location:  Vernon, AL 

Reports To:  Plant Manager 

Department:  Operations 



The Process Manager will lead the manufacturing operations in a business unit to safely produce high quality Waste Handling Equipment as scheduled.  This position manages the manufacturing operation from raw material through final assembly using Lean Manufacturing techniques for improved production and continued cost reductions creating a continuous improvement culture. Strong leadership skills in team building, goal setting and attainment, communication, strategic planning, and change management is required.   



  • Management and coordination of unit production and on-time delivery. 
  • Lead and assist in investigation of issues that may lead to production delay or quality problems. 
  • Set a high-quality level for all plant associates, insure documentation of processes.  
  • Review, and edit, if necessary, production work orders. 
  • Discretely plan and implement the execution of the production work orders. 
  • Discrete cell and work center layout improvements. 
  • Planning and Implementing Lean activities (Visual Factory, Kanbans, Kaizens, etc.) in concert with the Business Strategic Direction.  
  • Attendance at work, including presence at work during regular working hours or other schedule as may be assigned by the plant manager, is essential. Acceptance of overtime assignments may also be required in order to meet departmental goals and objectives including weekends and holidays. 
  • Participates in the weekly scheduling for the plant. Attends daily production meeting and ensures all paperwork/schedule changes are prepared and distributed to proper personnel. 
  • Fosters a “pro-company” workforce and addresses team member issues as they arise.  
  • Participate in studies and make recommendation concerning scrap, cycle time and cost reductions. 
  • Participate in studies and make recommendations concerning quality and safety enhancement. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required.   
  • 5 plus years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Possess skills in mapping processes, time studies, routings, and workstation set-ups. 
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word are a must. 
  • JD Edwards is a plus. 
  • Must be team oriented and a self-starter. 
  • Solid general management, leadership, and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to correspond both in writing ideas and orally.  Excellent communication skills necessary. 
  • Ability to analyze issues and situations systematically. 
  • Ability to recommend practical ways using innovation, good judgment, creativity, and strategic thinking. 
  • Problem solving skills including ability to multi-task and knowing the sense of urgency. 
  • Knowledge of Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering functions. 
  • Excellent Problem-Solving Skills (8-D, 5-Why’s). 



Change Leadership

Results Driven

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well-organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback, and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems, and progress of work in a timely manner.



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.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations


Job Segment: Sustainability, Plant, Plant Manager, Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Energy, Manufacturing, Engineering

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