Founded in 1946, Komline-Sanderson Corporation is an industry-leading producer of highly engineered industrial equipment for industrial, food & beverage, municipal and energy customers located worldwide. Our energy efficient machines are used to convert waste to energy, reduce pollution and mitigate environmental impact across the globe. We are proud to design and manufacture in the USA. We are expanding our team and seeking candidates who can work effectively in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment to help us on our mission.


12 Holland Avenue
PO Box 257
Peapack, NJ 07977 USA

Phone: 1-908-234-1000 x212
Fax: 1-908-234-9590

Operations Manager


Komline-Sanderson designs and manufactures its products in New Jersey and has a reputation for industry-leading quality. The Operations Manager will serve a critical role within Komline-Sanderson in ensuring on-time delivery, production efficiency and quality initiatives. In addition to front-line production supervision responsibility, the Operations Manager will lead our efforts in lean manufacturing implementation and have experience with Six Sigma. This is a unique opportunity to implement the early stages of a lean manufacturing with the full support of the company leadership. The position is based at our manufacturing facility in Peapack, NJ and reports to the Director of Manufacturing. The candidate will spend the majority of his or her time on the plant floor.

Job Duties:

  1. Supervise production of machine shop, material prep, welding, and assembly areas to ensure quality and on-time delivery

  2. Develop lean manufacturing initiative including value stream mapping, 5S, continuous improvement programs to help identify and eliminate production bottlenecks

  3. Develop key performance indicators (KPI) and methods to evaluate real-time performance of the manufacturing facility

  4. Assist in implementing data collection and data capture tools to help identify production bottlenecks

  5. Lead training to implement identified improvement strategies

  6. Create a company culture around best-in-class on-time delivery

Desired skills and experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from leading college or university required.

  2. Five years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  3. Experience with implementing lean manufacturing programs required

  4. Experience with production supervision preferred

  5. Ability to read work orders and blueprints required

  6. Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Communicating effectively with people at all levels inside Komline-Sanderson is critical to success in the role

  8. Highly organized and able to work within rigid time constraints with a superb attention to detail

  9. Desire to be a part of an entrepreneurial, energetic team and handle a wide range of responsibilities

We provide an excellent working environment and benefits including medical, dental, life, and 401(k).

Qualified candidates should submit resume and salary history in confidence to:


A. J. Oswald
Phone: 1-908-234-1000 x212
Fax: 1-908-234-9590
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