Manufacturing Manager - 3rd Shift

Req ID:  5083
Remote Opportunities:  Onsite


Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.


Job Summary

The Indiana Production Facility (IPF) is located in the small town of Crawfordsville, Indiana in the middle of Montgomery County, which is about 45 minutes west of Indianapolis.  IPF is the largest US manufacturing facility throughout all of Acuity Brands.  If you enjoy the outdoors you could visit the surrounding state parks such as Turkey Run and Shades State Parks or rent canoes at Clements Canoes Outdoor Center. These parks are great for activities that include boating, canoeing, hiking, trails, picnics, and camping.  You can also visit a local game at Wabash College, or even venture to Purdue/DePauw as both are only a 30-minute commute.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)


  • Supervises 8-20 hourly employees in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Drives safety, quality and productivity performance in accordance with Lean principles, standard work and customer requirements.
  • Determines daily manpower and work assignments for employees to adjust for fluctuations in demand.
  • Approves payroll, administers corrective action and discipline as needed.
  • May be scheduled on shifts and weekends without additional management support.

Experience (minimum experience required)

  • 2+ years in a manufacturing environment, preferably high volume
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • High degree of comfort with computer usage
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Experience in problem solving, communication and conflict resolution
  • Experience with Lean principles and exposure to Kaizen and continuous improvement events is helpful
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to stand 10-12 hours per day, lift, push, pull up to 40 pounds frequently.
  • Able to see, hear and comprehend in a noisy, environment.
  • Able to tolerate temperature ranges of 40 - 90 degrees F
  • Ability to work other shifts and/or weekend hours

Education (minimum education required)

H.S. Diploma Equivalency/ GED
High School Graduate

Preferred Education (i.e. type of degree)

Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Business Administration

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work

Travel Requirements

  • 0%

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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