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04/26/2019

Job ID 22272
POSITION PRODUCTION MANAGER
RESPONSIBILITIES

Position overview:

The Plant Superintendent will supervise, direct and coordinate personnel activities concerned with production.  This would involve but not be limited to management of product technology, production methods and procedures, standards, and machine and equipment capabilities. 

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Plant Superintendent responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:  

Directly supports the plant manager in all aspects of daily plant operations.   Assume all duties and responsibilities of the acting plant manager when needed.
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
Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned
 

Job Requirements
Qualifications:

In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or a related field.  Master’s degree a plus
At least 10 years of progressive job responsibilities working in a manufacturing environment  
At least 5 years in a managerial role supervising multiple shifts
Career goals should be plant manager and beyond
Individual must be willing to relocate for growth/advancement opportunities
Must be available to work various shifts if needed and be able to work nights, weekends, and overtime to cover absences or provide additional support
Approximately 10% overnight travel

Preferred Requirements

Packaging industry experience
Competencies

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
The individual should possess superior people skills with a history of developing talent for progression within the organization 

 

COMPANY INFO FOOD/BEV PLANT MFG BACKGROUND REQUIRED
COMPENSATION $100,000 - $110,000
DEGREE BS/BA ENGINEERING; MS A PLUS
LOCATION MANKATO, MN
CONTACT KELLI FRANZ
CONTACT EMAIL KELLI@GLOBALSEARCHNETWORK.COM
DATE POSTED 04/26/2019
 

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