Design West Technologies, Inc.
  • Tustin, CA, USA
  • 110000-160000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position comes with a competitive salary, PTO, holidays, health insurance and 401(k).

Design West Technologies Inc. of Tustin, CA has an immediate need for a full-time Manufacturing Manager. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for providing guidance and work direction to lead manufacturing team to achieve production goals consistent with safety standards, quality, schedule and budget. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and 401(k).


Founded in 1994, DWT is a nontraditional defense contractor with the expertise and technical capabilities to design new systems or develop and implement enhancements to existing products through comprehensive testing and analysis. Vertically integrated from R&D to final assembly and testing, we offer a unique combination of electrical, chemical, and mechanical product development for weapons and CBRN systems with CNC machining, injection molding, robotic welding, assembly, design, testing, and engineering capabilities.


With minimal supervision, the Manufacturing Manager will manage all aspects of the day-to-day manufacturing process including developing plans and work schedules for assigned work areas to achieve maximum effective utilization of all available resources. This includes anticipating problems and where implement procedures to offset these problems and/or proactively seek assistance from appropriate support groups when production problems arise. The successful candidate must possess leadership qualities that support effective communication with everyone in operations and is responsible for ensuring that the entire production work force is properly motivated while creating a positive work environment. This individual must maintain an adequately skilled work force consistent with production goals and schedules, providing training and guidance as required for personnel development and resolution of routine problems. This role is champion of the company's safety program and ensures a safe and orderly work environment while producing parts which vary in size, weight, quantity and configuration.


  • A minimum of Bachelors level degree and 5 years of experience or high school level degree and 7 years of manufacturing management experience in a rapid paced environment
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings preferred
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of manufacturing management, CNC machining procedures, fabrication assembly, inspection standards, tools and facilities.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and ERP business system

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative


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We are an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER including Disability/Vets

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