CPP-Syracuse is a manufacturer of premium investment castings for the Air Craft and Industrial Gas Turbine industry. We have over 275 employees currently working in our Chittenango, NY facility.

CPP-Syracuse has an immediate need for an experienced Operations Manager to join our team! This position reports to the Site Vice President at our plant in Chittenango, NY. This key position is responsible for leading all operations including meeting or exceeding expectations of our shareholders, customers and employees.  This position provides strategic leadership to the site supervisory team in continuous improvement efforts, cost control and operational efficiency. It also involves managing and directing all manufacturing functions for the processing side of the plant in accordance with customer requirements, company policies and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and driving continuous improvement in the performance of equipment and processes

  • Working on specified projects and being accountable for their successful completion

  • Preparing and maintaining budgets as needed

  • Interact with various clients in a professional manner to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses in order to build and develop employee and management team.

  • Responsible for managing all plant activities at the site including production, safety, maintenance, quality control, transportation, engineering and administration.

  • Establish goals, performance targets, and performance standards for the production functions. Measure the production function on achievement of goals, performance targets, and performance standards.

  • Develop processes and methods for creating and maintaining an organized, clean, high performing manufacturing facility.

  • Motivate and develop managers, supervisors and employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.

  • Maintain high levels of communication with the workforce regarding the status of the business and key operational plans and/or initiatives.

  • Promote, monitor, and ensure a safe work environment.

  • Acquire additional certifications and credentials as required for work or career development

  • Maintain a clean, organized work area

  • Comply with all safety, DOT, HAZMAT and environmental policies and procedures
  • Work on/participate in special projects as needed or assigned by Management


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (engineering discipline preferred).

  • Experience: 5+ years of senior leadership role managing multiple direct reports with emphasis in process improvement. Foundry and aerospace manufacturing industry experience a plus.

  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to focus operational teams on improving performance against customer & shareholder expectations. Lead with high integrity and strong values that focus on positive employee relations and continually improving environmental, health and safety performance. Display leadership capability to assess situations and make appropriate decisions in a timely manner. P&L budget management. Ability to understand and execute on continuous improvement initiatives. Superior written and verbal communication skills. Analytical mind-set and ability to understand and organize data. Strong technical background in foundry and aerospace industry is a plus.

    CPP-Syracuse offers its employees a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision, Employer subsidized 401K, and life insurance.  Check us out at www.cppcorp.com to learn more about our products and CPP Corporation.

    CPP-Syracuse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.

    CPP-Syracuse, as a supplier of Aerospace and Defense products, is required to comply with U.S. government export control regulations.   In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  Consolidated Precision Product adheres to all US Export Administration Regulations

    Interviews are given on a competitive basis, using job related factors.  Due to the large volume of resumes we receive, not everyone who applies will be interviewed or considered for a position at CPP-Syracuse.  No Phone Call Please.

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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