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Senior Manager - Operations

Brand:  Environmental Solutions
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Cremation Division

Apopka, FL, US, 32703

Position Summary


We are currently seeking a Senior Manager, Global Operations that will direct, manage, and control all site manufacturing and operational activities toward the achievement of manufacturing profit, service and quality objectives while satisfying customer needs. 



  • Planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished while mentoring, coaching, training and developing teams
  • Planning strategies necessary for the achievement of manufacturing profit objectives and directing their implementation
  • Maintaining multiple facilities and manufacturing process in accordance with all laws, regulations, and company polices pertaining to environmental, personnel, and policy concerns
  • Managing the work flow to achieve maximum efficiency while meeting or exceeding customer expectations


  • Leadership
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Quality


  • Assuring products are manufactured and services are rendered in accordance with company specifications as well as those of the customer. This would include the production of a correct quality product on-time, every time
  • Assuring an optimal supply of material is on-hand to meet customer demands and that incoming materials meet company raw material specifications
  • Training all production employees in quality improvement techniques to show continuous improvement in appropriate quality indices
  • Coordinating with the Quality Assurance Manager on matters concerning the maintenance and improvement of materials, processes and product quality
  • Conducting an effective employee selection, hiring and development process to assure a highly competent and satisfied work force
  • Administering the wage programs including performance appraisals and making recommendations for wage increases where warranted


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
  • 8+ years progressive operation management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years in a leadership role
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
Physical Aspects / Work Environment


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid condit



The Matthews Environmental Solutions division of Matthews Memorialization is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced crematoria equipment, as well as cremation-related products and services. It is a total solutions provider for combustion products and services with a passion for the environment and success for our clients. We are a global leader in cremation equipment, waste incinerator systems, environmental solutions, service, parts, supplies, crematory management and memorial products. We have a passion for innovation and are committed to continually finding new solutions for a varied customer base. 

Matthews Environmental Solutions and Matthews Memorialization are (MATW) Matthews International companies. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Nearest Major Market: Orlando