Production Manager - Branch Operations

Production Manager - Branch Operations

St. Louis Headquarters

Beltservice Corporation is a leading international wholesaler and fabricator of customized industrial conveyor belting. Founded over 50 years ago, our privately-owned company is headquartered in Earth City, Missouri (a suburb of St. Louis), and supported by eight other facilities across North America, along with one manufacturing facility in Italy.

We provide superior knowledge and craftsmanship in the fabrication of conveyor belting, employing over 380 people throughout North America. Beltservice enjoys an average seniority rate of 12½ years throughout our domestic branches and pride ourselves on providing a workplace that allows our employees to work together in a team environment.

We have an immediate opening for a newly created Production Manager – Branch Operations position to provide leadership and oversight for each of our satellite/branch production locations in North America.  This position will own production unit performance of our eight branch locations outside of St. Louis, each an average of approximately 30,000 square feet and 12-15 employees.  Success in this role includes consistent processes across all branch/satellite locations, implemented and executed Lean Daily Management System, optimized production units, improved asset utilization and improved productivity for our branch/satellite locations.

The ideal candidate will embody our Company’s Core Values:

Get it Done- Complete the task at hand with minimal supervision. Be a team player who is self-sufficient. Solve problems with a can-do attitude. Be positive and "all-in" when doing your job.

Raise the Standard - Strive to continuously improve yourself and the organization around you. Do not accept mediocrity. Be open to learning and be willing to teach. Have vision and understanding to be the best in the industry.

Do the Right Thing - Put the greater good above all else. See the big picture and know the value of honesty and integrity. Be both humble and confident. Lead by example.

Passion for Service - Be responsive and dedicated to the customer. Do not over promise.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Set goals and monitor progress for all aspects of production at branch locations
  • Meet with plant managers weekly
  • Monitor key performance metrics and follow-up
  • Support hiring process of direct labor
  • Work with plant managers on leadership and leadership development
  • Lead the expansion of Lean transformation and associated culture at each location
  • Set and execute plans for training and process improvements
  • Manage or support projects at branches such as layout changes, branch moves or expansions
  • Identify ways to maximize production at each location
  • Work with the Branch Operations Manager on inventory usage and selection
  • Work with Engineering manager to coordinate capital equipment and tooling procurement. Includes justification.
  • Implement and sustain best practices at all locations


  • Ten+ years progressive experience of Operations Management in a Manufacturing Environment
  • BSME, BS Operations Management or similar
  • Proven success in implementing Lean/Continuous Improvement in Operations
  • Analytical skills for effective planning and decision making
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strengths in working with people at all levels, as well as developing future leaders
  • Travel expected to be approximately 30% and is project dependent


  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefit package that includes: health, dental, life, vision, long/short term disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing

If this sounds like your next opportunity and you meet the requirements, please forward your resume along with a cover letter to us for consideration to Beltservice participates in E-Verify and provides the federal government with all employees’ I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the U.S.

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