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Production Manager - 1

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, 07095, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

Production Manager - 1

Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Main Position Responsibilities:

Plans, organizes and implements the necessary controls and measurements to ensure the efficient, cost effective manufacturing operations that obtain objectives in the areas of Safety, Productivity, Cost, Quality and Customer Satisfaction.

Assists General Manager in formulating the operating budget, measures results vs. plan and develops actions to correct any gaps or deficiencies.

Ensure efficient scheduling and operation of operations across a large production line producing metal drums for various industrial uses

Partners directly with suppliers and internal Mauser resources to address quality issues and leads action plans to address safety concerns

Daily reporting around production efficiency, downtime, scrap and labor usage

Occasional interface with key customers to address service and quality issues

Reviews plant results both with division and corporate leadership as well as plant-based personnel.

Ensures quality standards are met through overseeing testing products as necessary, identifying root cause for any defects and implementing action plans to remove manufacturing deficiencies.

Customer-service focused including on-time-delivery, personal involvement in any quality issues, customer visits, etc.

Continually challenges the organization to review waste, reduce costs and improve productivity

Champion employee engagement to drive improvements in safety performance, plant housekeeping, training and retention

Short-term priorities include improvements in safety, housekeeping, delivery, reduction in scrap, achievement of financial targets and increased focus on housekeeping, plant organization and visual factory

Tracking of employee hours in our payroll system along with scheduling vacation, managing attendance records

Assessment and development of plant supervisory staff; Hiring of production labor followed by proper orientation and onboarding to the plant production environment

Key Attributes / Behaviors

5+ years of operations / production management

Hands-on experience in manufacturing operations – particularly with metal stamping and fabrication operations requiring both automation to drive efficiency and skilled operator knowledge.

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (i.e. engineering) preferred

Demonstrated at least a basic understanding of financial and operational performance metrics

Comfortable presenting results, issues and action plans to senior staff

Experience in implementing elements of lean manufacturing with demonstrated & sustained results

Energetic with the ability to inspire a sense of urgency in others

Demonstrated ability to develop and promote subordinates

Experience in establishing and maintaining a disciplined manufacturing operation with a focus on delivering consistent results with a respect for the individual employee

Hands on experience in a small operation with a high comfort level in having multi-task responsibilities

Ability to work effectively across functions including procurement, sales, finance, quality, safety and human resources

Willingness to engage in front-line activities as necessary to achieve customer requirements

Comfort using computers including working within a payroll system to ensure hours are properly approved

Production Manager candidates should have the desire and ability to progress into the Plant Management position within a reasonable period of time. The opportunities for advancement within MAUSER are strong.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. 5+ years of operations / production management

2. Hands-on experience in manufacturing operations – particularly with metal stamping and fabrication operations requiring both automation to drive efficiency and skilled operator knowledge.

3.Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (i.e. engineering) preferred

4. Demonstrated at least a basic understanding of financial and operational performance metrics

5. Comfortable presenting results, issues and action plans to senior staff

6. Experience in implementing elements of lean manufacturing with demonstrated & sustained results

7. Present Salary?

8. Salary Expectation?

9. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.