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Posted on Aug 31
Excellent opportunity for a talented Production Manager to plan daily production activities, direct work, champion continuous improvement efforts, and lead a team and develop team members and production supervisors for a large manufacturing facility of a global company. Reporting to the GM, this person will lead a team of 90-100 non-union associates and six direct reports.
Lead the application of manufacturing standards to current and future projects. Lead regular manufacturing and engineering reviews of operations to ensure consistent application and execution of organization standards
Evaluate product design for deviations to safety, quality or efficiency targets and drive issue resolution. Promptly elevate issues where solid countermeasures are not achievable through standard practices.
Plan and schedule production activities and supervise the processes through completion.
Establish, monitor and continually improve safety, production efficiency and quality standards; and cost controls and budget related to production.
Continually monitor and analyze data regarding types, quantities, specifications and delivery dates of customer promise dates. Report key performance indicators.
Drive and perform operational analysis of business processes.
Identify key elements of process improvement and partner with process owners to deliver sustainable and repeatable change.
Monitor and maintain metrics and related reports as applies to departments. Actively participate in continuous improvement teams across all company locations.
Provide developmental guidance to team members, improve production supervisor performance and efficacy, and clarify plans, goals and objectives through team meetings.
Maintain focus on IPO’s.
Identify strengths and opportunities for improvement through informal discussions and formal review of job descriptions, annual recruitment and training plans.
Interpret applicable laws regarding employee issues, Environmental, Health and Safety and business practices. Advise/counsel/train subordinates and other employees on legal and compliance issues and implement corrective actions as needed.
4-year degree, preferably in Business, Engineering or Finance.
6+ years of experience, including production leadership and management in a manufacturing environment.
In depth understanding of manufacturing operations and methods associated with the repetitive manufacturing of small, high volume, close-tolerance formed metal parts. Familiarity with steel/metals forming, pressing, stamping, cutting, machining and milling, heat treating, and paint strongly preferred.
Experience with the concepts and practical application of Just-In-Time manufacturing, Statistical Process Control, Employee Involvement, Q.I. Story Problem Solving Methodology and Daily Management.
Broad range of knowledge of related environmental, health, safety, labor and business law.
Proven effectiveness in organization management that includes: assuming responsibility, communication, resolving conflicts, decisiveness, commitment to company objectives, and establishing a motivational work environment.
High activity level and strong sense of urgency to achieve performance targets.
Demonstrated skills in continuous learning, flexibility, customer focus, quality commitment and maintaining good relationships.
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