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The Production Manager will provide leadership for and coordinate activities of the Production group for all shifts. He/she will manage team in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):
Direct the enforcement of safety practices and ensure that adequate controls exist to prevent injuries and accidents. Review safety performance and provide corrective actions as appropriate. Work closely with the HSE Engineer and Safety Committee to accomplish a safe working environment.
Ensure customer satisfaction through active promotion of MAC Quality Policy. Assure that departments are following established Policies/Procedures/Work Instructions/etc. Assure that all prescribed records and documents are properly completed and maintained. Review performance and provide corrective actions as appropriate.
Accomplish 100% on-time delivery through effective planning, prioritizing, and coordinating. Investigate delivery failures to determine root cause and provide effective corrective action.
Develop long-range planning initiatives for the Production group; this will include continuously evaluating the plant’s resources, capacities, capabilities, expenses, etc. to meet short and long-term growth goals.
Work closely with the Production Control team to ensure proper production requirements planning. Will monitor production orders and schedules.
Maintain effective communications with all support groups to ensure that proper attention is given to the manufacturing processes.
Work closely with team to coordinate resources and prioritize tasks. This is to be accomplished with optimum utilization of resources while meeting customer needs and expectations.
Develop, review, and revise standard operational and working practices and observe employees to ensure compliance.
Develop and analyze production and operating reports and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
Conduct various skills assessments and performance evaluations for direct reports. Establish employee goals. Assure consistency and progress is accomplished among entire Production group.
Develop/strengthen Production team through proper training, coaching, and guidance.
Drive 5S and housekeeping activities to achieve and maintain excellence.
Ensure participation by all team members in continual improvement and cost reduction activities.
Assist in planning the operating budget for all areas of accountability.
Work to build effective rapport with all internal and external groups in order to promote smooth and efficient business.
Foster a proper working environment through fair, consistent, and respectful treatment of employees. Resolve employee relation issues through effective remediation techniques. Utilize Human Resources team and/or Plant Manager to assist in solving difficult work-related issues.
Provide leadership to team:
Work to develop positive attitude on shop floor.
Work to foster a culture of ownership, passion, loyalty, and a sense of urgency by MAC employees.
Instill mindset of teamwork and cooperation among team members and other departments.
Lead by example.
This position requires previous experience in a machining environment.
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
Minimum of five (5) years of manufacturing experience, with at least two (2) years in an automotive facility.
Minimum of three (3) years of previous Managerial responsibility.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work instructions.
Good math skills.
Solid computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel).