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Plant Manager Dayton

Miamisburg, OH, US, 45342

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

The Plant Manager Dayton position is responsible for the overall leadership, management, and P&L of Groeneveld-Beka (GVBK) operations in the USA.  The manufacturing location of responsibility is in Miamisburg, OH (near Dayton, OH).   Groeneveld-Beke is a subsidiary of The Timken Company.


This is a strategic position with significant contribution to the Lubrication businesses at GVBK.    The role is responsible for site operations with 40+ associates, engineering, customer service, quality, supply chain, sales support, finance and human resources.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead plant teams in achieving EH&S performance, production schedule, product quality, product cost, and customer satisfaction 
  • Drive performance to financial plan and strategic goals
  • Leverage resources and motivate associates to create a high performance culture
  • Complete the building of the Dayton plant as an independent structure in manufacturing and coordinate the validation of new suppliers as per GVBK standards
  • Provide leadership to all functional and service groups to achieve project goals including IATF certification, SAP ERP implementation, and digitalization of processes
  • Develop effective communications and a spirit of teamwork between plant operations and field sales, customers, and other GVBK division plants


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Math, or Business (Master's degree in one of these disciplines is preferred)
  • Experience in operations management and people management (5 years minimum, 10 or more preferred).   
  • Plant management experience preferred. 

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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