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Production Manager

Posted: 01/01/2023

Job Description

 

While reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be accountable for safety, quality, productivity, material handling, cost performance, employee relations in a high-performance work team environment, capital improvements and budget preparation. Job demands monitoring production performance and implementing processes, procedures, and methods to improve results in all key functional areas. You will be responsible for implementing and maintaining best manufacturing practices and regulatory compliance for all production activities

 

What You’ll Be Doing

 

  • Ensure the safety of all employees; lead a comprehensive safety program to prevent injuries. Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations (EPA, OSHA, etc.).
  • Develop subordinates through engagement, education, empowerment, and teamwork.
  • Assist in preparation of annual plant operating budget. Meet or exceed plant OEE, productivity, cost, or other performance metric expectations as outlined by plant manager.
  • Coordinate with production scheduling to meet customer demands, to manage overtime, to minimize inventory, and to reduce costs.
  • Support quality initiatives to ensure product meets or exceeds customer expectations. Ensure employees complete required quality checks and audits.

 

This position is located at our Henderson, Kentucky

 

We’d Love To Hear From You If

 

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, science, or engineering
  • You have 5-7 years pertinent experience

 

This is a progression position and level will be based on candidate experience and business needs.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure the safety of all employees; lead a comprehensive safety program to prevent injuries. Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations (EPA, OSHA, etc.).
  • Develop subordinates through engagement, education, empowerment, and teamwork.
  • Assist in preparation of annual plant operating budget. Meet or exceed plant OEE, productivity, cost, or other performance metric expectations as outlined by plant manager.
  • Hire, train, direct and mentor staff and all plant employees with diverse language, cultural and educational background.
  • Lead plant in continuous improvement initiatives, such as 5S with safety, 6 Sigma, Kaizen events, and lean manufacturing.
  • Coordinate with production scheduling to meet customer demands, to manage overtime, to minimize inventory, and to reduce costs.
  • Support quality initiatives to ensure product meets or exceeds customer expectations. Ensure employees complete required quality checks and audits.
  • Build and maintain productive employee relationships, driving employee satisfaction. Provide direction, training, and development as needed. Provide coaching, counseling, or discipline as needed. Work with HR to address employee concerns and issues.

 

Education Required

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, science or engineering or equivalent experience

 

Experience

 

  • 5-7 years pertinent experience

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.