Posted 5 months ago

Position Summary:

The Production Manager leads and manages the Production Group to achieve Revenue, Profit, Cash Flow, and Operational targets.  The Production Manager will implement the organizational structure and will be responsible to recruit, train, and manage all Group employees. A team of Supervisors, and Group Leaders reporting to the Production Manager will implement departmental goals and Key Process Indicators (KPIs) for processes contributing to the Operational and Financial goals of the Group.

The Production Manager, in consultation with the General Manager, will help formulate the mid-term strategy of the Group, including Engineering, Customer Satisfaction, Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Workforce Development implementation plans.  These plans will include ISO registration and implementation of Lean Management techniques.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and gain approval for the mid-term strategic plan for the manufacturing division
  • Lead compliance with OSHA safety systems
    • Build a team culture of reporting accidents, near misses, investigating incidents, identifying hazards, and implementing control measures to prevent dangerous occurrences
    • Lead by example and engage the group to establish a safety-first culture with the goal of sustaining zero accidents
    • Lead and participate in Safety audits and investigations.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO quality management system
    • Work with the Quality Team to review quality complaints and implement problem-solving techniques to improve product quality
    • Develop defect tracking system
    • Lead and participate in review of NCRs and development of PA/CA
  • Plan production activities to achieve customer commitments, including on-time delivery
    • Implement the Shop Floor Production Schedule
    • Implement the Shop Floor Production Tracking System
    • Approve daily worker assignments
    • Lead daily manufacturing activities to achieve key performance indicators
  • Track KPI attainment and recommend improvement activities
  • Implement and maintain cost reduction, scrap reduction, up-time, lead-time reduction, preventive maintenance, and productivity programs
  • Implement the lean manufacturing plan
  • Recruit and train supervisors, and group leaders
    • Develop individual worker training programs

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • 5+ years experience leading Advanced Manufacturing Group Leaders, Supervisors, and Production Workforce.
  • Experience recruiting, hiring and training employees at all levels
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and/or other quality initiatives such as Lean Six Sigma.
  • Ability to learn, implement, and Lead Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Expert in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Experience implementing computerized Enterprise Resource Planning systems

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