A subsidiary of IDEAL, Western Forge produces the highest-quality metal work in the USA and is an American standard in premier hand tool craftsmanship. IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. has been propelled by the principles of its founder, J. Walter Becker, for nearly a century. Since the beginning, this family-run enterprise has been committed to building ideal relationships with its customers, employees and communities, creating some of the industry’s most innovative and trusted products along the way. This commitment to quality and service will continue to spur the success of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc. and its family of companies, for generations to come.
The Western Forge Operations Manager is responsible for the management of the operations of multiple manufacturing plants located in Colorado Springs, CO. This leadership position is responsible for setting the direction and achieving results through the entire operations team. This must be accomplished in an environment where safety is first and a balanced ‘lean’ attack continually achieves and improves Quality/Housekeeping/Service levels/Productivity. This position must partner with other functional areas, customers and suppliers in order to align operational activities with established business objectives and product/customer requirements. The Ideal candidate is driven to achieve results, is self-motivated, and experienced with turnaround efforts. All of this must be done in alignment with our culture, core values, LEAN and a safety-first approach.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Experience and Education:
Critical Skills, Competencies and Traits: