Manufacturing Operations Manager

Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Newburgh, NY, US, 12550

Company: Herc Rentals

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $3.3 billion as of March 31, 2023. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 412 locations and has approximately 7,600 employees in North America.



Short Description

Salary Range: $70K-$90K

A Herc Manufacturing Operations Manager will support the shop in a variety of activities. The roles primary duties are to work with the production staff to develop and implement improvements to material flow, productivity improvements, safety, and equipment utilization. A culmination of all responsibilities will flow into expertise of developing and maintaining reports to support business continuity. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated self-starters.


  • Lead projects to plan, build, and create synergy along the value chain of production
  • Oversee multiple projects simultaneously to support a culture of safety and efficiency
  • Ability to develop, organize and maintain structured bill of materials
  • Instruct shop line production staff on daily duties and assign tasks
  • Build lines of communication between the shop floor through corporate entities
  • Comfortable with office work as well as applying hands on activities in the shop
  • Utilize lean manufacturing techniques including but not limited to 5S
  • Leverage experience in fabrication processes including welding of steel and aluminum and jigs & fixtures design and fabrication to contribute to flow of materials to finished product
  • Research, identify, justify and implement new technologies and methods for the manufacture of products.
  • Support all team members
  • Learn and follow all company procedures and protocols


  • 2 year technical degree or trade school experience or equivalent manufacturing experience
  • BA/BS University degree
  • Proven track record with a minimum 10 years of outside sales experience within the heavy equipment and/or construction markets preferred
  • Organized and logical critical thinking skills
  • Well versed in computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PP and CAD)
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Listening skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Dependability


Req #: 59655

Please be advised that the actual salary offered for any position is subject to the company's sole discretion and may be influenced by various factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, experience, location, and overall fit for the role.


Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


Keeping you healthy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Life and disability insurance

Flex spending and health savings accounts

Virtual Health Visits

24 Hour Nurse Line

Healthy Pregnancy Program

Tobacco Cessation Program

Weight Loss Program



Building Your Financial Future

401(k) plan with company match

Employee Stock Purchase Program



Life & Work Harmony

Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

Paid parental leave.

Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


Protecting You & Your Family

Company Paid Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Company Paid Disability Insurance

Supplemental Disability Insurance

Group Legal Plan

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance


Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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