Pro Staff HR
Posted Under: Seattle, Washington jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 98101
Posted On: 2019-07-13 00:00:00
Manufacturing and Production - 2nd shift (over 100 employees on shift) Production Manager position is accountable for ensuring that production scheduled for completion is executed in a timely manner and within all quality parameters and for participation in both the hiring and performance management processes. Must have experience with Lean principles, KPIs, dashboards, etc. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Encourages, manages and leads maximum production flow, while ensuring safety and quality. ESSENTIAL DUTIES The Production Manager directs and coordinates manufacturing activities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors: Confers with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards, Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors. Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and redirecting work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems. Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality. Revises production schedules and priorities as result of equipment failure or operating problems. Drives step function improvements in productivity, cost reduction, plant output, capacity and waste while continuing to deliver quality products complete and on-time to the customer. Evaluates talent of associates and drives actions to address performance issues and/or behavioral concerns. Enhances employee morale by driving engagement and establishing an environment of trust and respect. Works to enhance customer satisfaction and trust by responding to concerns with a sense of urgency and creating plans to proactively address future issues. Drives plant communications by utilizing the chain of command to relay information, and other forums for developing open communication. WORK EXPERIENCE MUST have 3 years in plant or operations management. Bachelors degree in business, or a related field, or 5 years of progressive manufacturing experience required. Experience with lean manufacturing, Kaizen, quality systems and safety systems also preferred. Experience in Glass or Mirror manufacturing highly preferred. SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE Proven leadership capability in developing managers and leaders within the plant. Results driven individual who can maintain and enhance the timely output of customer orders. Proficient in computer use and common software programs including Microsoft Office. Ability to think strategically for continued process improvement and takes initiative to identify and anticipate customer needs; making sound decisions regarding appropriate action. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with discretion and professionalism. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate, empathize and reason with people in situations that are often sensitive and stressful. Ability to effectively communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and employment levels within and outside an organization. Ability to engage in crucial conversations when delivery or receipt of the message content is difficult and challenging. Possess excellent written communication, data analysis, and project and time management skills. Must possess organization, multi-tasking skills with the flexibility to manage multiple conflicting priorities and frequent change. Understands principles of Lean Manufacturing and is able to apply them to processes within the plant to improve quality and efficiency.