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 Metal End 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
manages operations in order to meet daily safety, quality, productivity, cost and team building requirements.  

  • Determine appropriate staffing levels for manufacturing areas
  • Accountable for development of site supervisors and manufacturing managers.
  • Responsible for fostering a well-trained workforce with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Perform performance management review for operations supervisors and manufacturing managers including the establishment of goals and objective that correspond to site objectives.
  • Responsible to build and improve a process that creates a quality product.
  • Responsible to ensure standardized work is in place for all processes and adherence to quality process. 
  • Responsible for prevention of defects and scraps.
  • Build own technical knowledge in support of key process parameters.
  • Lead, support and plan improvement using Systematic Problem Solving.
  • Establish training plan and targets for critical jobs.
  • Provide and oversee training including training and cross training plans.
  • Apply and coach continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for site production goals, metrics, and driving quarter over quarter improvement.
  • Responsible to implement continuous improvement efforts.
  • Collaborate with maintenance department to implement preventive maintenance on critical equipment.
  • Responsible for resource planning in preparation for new products
  • Create an environment which supports idea generation through Continuous Improvement
  • Ensure problems are correctly identified and cost effective solutions are implemented.
  • Drive quarter over quarter variable cost improvements

  • Ensure compliance with HR Policies and practices
  • Establish and direct site policies and practices.
  • Responsible for discipline issues including attendance, employee relations, and violations of company policies.
  • Responsible for ensuring operations supervisor adherence to the completion of Accident Investigation forms.
  • Attend all accident investigations and be responsible to implementation of safety countermeasures and doing root cause analysis to determine appropriate safety changes that are needed to improve plant safety
  • Responsible for oversight of safety training program.
  • Responsible to adhere to all site safety policies and procedures
  • Coach and model safe behaviors, respect for environment and 6S behaviors.
  • Champion safety practices at the site.


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

  • Experience: 5+ years of 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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