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  • Supervises, directs and coordinates personnel activities concerned with production.This would involve but not be limited to knowledge of product technology, production methods and procedures, standards, and machine and equipment capabilities.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing the plant’s annual budget as well as carrying out the annual strategic plans of the facility
  • Interacts with plant management to establish production and quality standards.
  • Plans and directs production activities and priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinates production activities along with procurement, maintenance, production planning, safety and quality control activities to obtain optimal use of employee and equipment resources.
  • Reviews and analyzes production to determine causes on non-conformity with production specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Through collaboration and effective communication with all appropriate parties, develops and implements methods and procedures to eliminate operation problems and improve product quality.
  • Communicates and coordinates with engineering to modify machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.
  • Revises production schedule as necessary.
  • Effectively communicates any changes in schedules, production or procedures to all shifts and employees.
  • Manages performance and development of all of their direct reports.

Job Requirements

Proven understanding of and experience in a manufacturing environment 

  • At least 12 years of progressive job responsibilities working in a manufacturing setting.
  • At least 5 years in a managerial role, specifically at a plant manager or plant superintendent level.
  • Bachelors level degree in the general fields of engineering or business (a masters degree would be a bonus).
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both on an individual and collaborative approach.
  • Must believe in the team approach to solving problems and must have proven success in leading teams to resolve specific problems.
  • Working knowledge of SPC, Six Sigma, 5S, SMED and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of PC’s and software programs Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of accounting and financial aspects of manufacturing.
  • Some understanding of HR/IR laws, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to create employee training and development plans and willingness to act in the role of a mentor.
  • Effective communicator in both written and verbal correspondence as well as an effective presenter.
  • Career goals should be manufacturing area manager and beyond.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and effectively manage their day.
  • Strong understanding of machinery and equipment but with the ability to know when to assume the responsibility and when to delegate.
  • Proven commitment to quality and safety.
  • Desire and ability to travel and relocate if career opportunities arise.
COMPENSATION $125,000 - $140,000
DATE POSTED 08/10/2018

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