Under the direction of and reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the Production Manager is responsible for providing for all aspects of designing, planning, and implementing policies, procedures, and activities in support of meeting customer demands for the assigned value streams. Ensure compliance with all safety/environmental, production and quality standards, as well as conformance with established objectives and goals.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Any questions concerning the mental and/or physical capacity to perform essential duties and responsibilities will be determined by appropriate medical personnel. All procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook are required to be followed to retain employment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
... include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Ensure all operations conform to the company's safety and quality policies and procedures, as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
Manage the development of, and monitor the execution of, the manufacturing schedule and capacity plan of all production departments. Plan and determine personnel requirements based on forecasts. Solicit overtime and shift change recommendations from area supervisors.
Set the vision for production, establish the goals and metrics to drive improvement in conjunction with the plant team.
Develop budgets and manage activities to accomplish financial objectives. Oversee the tracking of actual departmental spending, ensuring that variances are resolved.
Lead Advancing Customer Experience(Ace) efforts in value streams to assure positive culture. Assure deployment, training and utilization of tools are aligned with the strategic vision of the Company.
Work to establish management practices throughout assigned areas which include all employees' positive involvement with opportunity for constructive input and action. Work to improve employee satisfaction for all production areas.
Ensure accountability for the value streams that it is clearly defined, delegated, and consistent through the use of training and the development of Standard Operating Procedures.
Direct, advise, and otherwise expedite and solve manufacturing and other related problems by utilizing resources to resolve and implement corrective procedures.
Partner with various departmental and management teams to successfully manage the introduction of new products to manufacturing.
In conjunction with the Director of Manufacturing and associated Managers, assist with the development and formulation of short- and long-range plans, policies, programs, operating procedures, and objectives.
Coordinate and direct major projects (e.g. acquisition and installation of capital equipment, major repairs, plant layout changes) to the best scheduling and economic advantage.
Maximize plant efficiency through teamwork and innovation.
Maintain a team environment with other departments.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Domestic travel will be required occasionally.
Continually participate in additional training related to the job.
Perform extra assignments in other areas and related task assignments in the work area.
Regular, consistent attendance.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPEREINCE
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or 5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.