Overview

Salary: $80,000 – $100,000

Client is seeking a Production Manager to join their team.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

The client is a global leader in plastic and aluminum closure design, manufacturing and high-speed capping equipment/application systems.

JOB DESCRIPTION
I. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Operations manager and within the framework of company policy, the Production Manager is accountable for: Leadership. Leading and controlling the use of human resources, capital, equipment, and materials in the manufacturing operation, consistent with CSI Values, to produce the highest quality closures at the lowest cost, maximizing customer satisfaction. Safety. Managing an aggressive effort for the manufacturing operation to meet all Safety Goals. Results. Creating actions that will result in achieving the CSI Business Plan Manufacturing Goals and continuously improving PSY/MPI performance (scrap and productivity), driving process improvements, and employing Operational Excellence (OPEX) concepts Development of other Leaders. Assisting in the development of production Supervisors and assessing the skill sets necessary to enhance their individual and overall operational performance. Training. Supporting the development of effective training and development programs for operations personnel, utilizing OPEX principles as well as TQC, SPC, TPM, and JIT. Implementing and providing this same training, including coaching and counseling, to production employees and supervisors to increase their overall effectiveness, involvement, accountability, and their attainment of results. Quality Systems. Support the Quality Manager by developing, establishing and implementing standardized work. Understand and utilize statistical process control (SPC) and quality tools (i.e. problem-solving strategies, root cause analysis, TQM, ISO 9000, SOP Process, etc.) to improve processes, maximize yield, and reduce costs. Teamwork. Establish and maintain excellent communications with the Operations Manager, all other department managers, working in a team-oriented environment that supports organizational goals and projects. Development. Personal individual development for potential growth from this position into other positions of increasing levels of responsibility. Financial. Understand financial objectives; meet or exceed financial performance targets (i.e. scrap and downtime); participate in forecasting and financial analysis; manage capital projects including writing and completing RFAs. Improvement of processes to reduce scrap and defects while improving throughput. Provide expert troubleshooting on process COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

The client is a global leader in plastic and aluminum closure design, manufacturing and high-speed capping equipment/application systems.

JOB DESCRIPTION

I. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Operations manager and within the framework of company policy, the Production Manager is accountable for: Leadership. Leading and controlling the use of human resources, capital, equipment, and materials in the manufacturing operation, consistent with CSI Values, to produce the highest quality closures at the lowest cost, maximizing customer satisfaction. Safety. Managing an aggressive effort for the manufacturing operation to meet all Safety Goals. Results. Creating actions that will result in achieving the CSI Business Plan Manufacturing Goals and continuously improving PSY/MPI performance (scrap and productivity), driving process improvements, and employing Operational Excellence (OPEX) concepts Development of other Leaders. Assisting in the development of production Supervisors and assessing the skill sets necessary to enhance their individual and overall operational performance. Training. Supporting the development of effective training and development programs for operations personnel, utilizing OPEX principles as well as TQC, SPC, TPM, and JIT. Implementing and providing this same training, including coaching and counseling, to production employees and supervisors to increase their overall effectiveness, involvement, accountability, and their attainment of results. Quality Systems. Support the Quality Manager by developing, establishing and implementing standardized work. Understand and utilize statistical process control (SPC) and quality tools (i.e. problem-solving strategies, root cause analysis, TQM, ISO 9000, SOP Process, etc.) to improve processes, maximize yield, and reduce costs. Teamwork. Establish and maintain excellent communications with the Operations Manager, all other department managers, working in a team-oriented environment that supports organizational goals and projects. Development. Personal individual development for potential growth from this position into other positions of increasing levels of responsibility. Financial. Understand financial objectives; meet or exceed financial performance targets (i.e. scrap and downtime); participate in forecasting and financial analysis; manage capital projects including writing and completing RFAs. Improvement of processes to reduce scrap and defects while improving throughput. Provide expert troubleshooting on process issues and determine appropriate courses of action to improve quality, cost, and maintain a safe work environment. Understand customer’s needs, the corresponding product features designed to meet those needs, and the capabilities of the process. Successful implementation of new products and processes. Training in the appropriate use of problem-solving and quality tools and utilize them to obtain cost and quality improvements.

Work Schedule: 8 hour days, with occasional after hours work.

QUALIFICATIONS

II. EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER SKILL REQUIREMENTS

LEADERSHIP: Values consistent with company values, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to motivate others with enthusiasm and drive. Able to lead the organization through change and harness the involvement and commitment of employees to achieve organizational results.

DEGREE: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field.

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE: Five or more years of experience in production management with excellent organizational skills and the ability to understand complex production processes.

TOYOTA MANUFACTURING: Extensive knowledge and experience with Operational Excellence techniques using Lean Manufacturing concepts. Able to use statistical process control (SPC) and quality tools to improve processes & quality, cut costs, and increase productivity.

PLASTICS EXPERIENCE: Knowledge and experience with process manufacturing, plastic molding, bottling operations; prefer specific closure manufacturing experience.

Education/Training Requirements: See job description. May vary due to new technologies or requirements.

PPE: ANSI Z41 approved safety shoes, hearing and eye protection as appropriate for work area, gloves according to work tasks, and other PPE as assigned and required.

Tools and Equipment: Various writing utensils, radios, phone, computer, printers, fax machines, calculators, various computer software required for specific roles.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Communicate clearly in English, both verbally and written
2. Wear appropriate required safety gear
3. Attend work regularly and reliably
4. Work flexible hours as scheduled or required for specific role
5. Provide on-shift training relative to specific function
6. Conformance to company performance rules such as work instructions, working standards, policies, etc.
7. Conformance to behavioral rules, expectations, and company policies.
8. Analyze shift or plant performance data relative to functional specialty and provide the shift leader or Manager with assessments of opportunity
9. Facilitate employee adherence to requirements of your departmental specialty
10. Actively supports and participates in plant quality improvement & cost reduction programs
11. Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with all pertinent safety policies and procedures
12. Maintain a professional, clean, and organized work environment
13. Participate in work-related training programs
14. Close visual acuity to perform computer tasks, read & develop spreadsheets, read financial data, etc.
15. Able to travel without assistance as required by specific role
16. Able to participate in meetings and discussions with peer group and management team, and interact with employees in multiple locations and settingsissues and determine appropriate courses of action to improve quality, cost, and maintain a safe work environment. Understand customer’s needs, the corresponding product features designed to meet those needs, and the capabilities of the process. Successful implementation of new products and processes. Training in the appropriate use of problem-solving and quality tools and utilize them to obtain cost and quality improvements.

Work Schedule: 8 hour days, with occasional after hours work.

QUALIFICATIONS
II. EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER SKILL REQUIREMENTS

LEADERSHIP: Values consistent with company values, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to motivate others with enthusiasm and drive. Able to lead the organization through change and harness the involvement and commitment of employees to achieve organizational results.

DEGREE: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field.

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE: Five or more years of experience in production management with excellent organizational skills and the ability to understand complex production processes.

TOYOTA MANUFACTURING: Extensive knowledge and experience with Operational Excellence techniques using Lean Manufacturing concepts. Able to use statistical process control (SPC) and quality tools to improve processes & quality, cut costs, and increase productivity.

PLASTICS EXPERIENCE: Knowledge and experience with process manufacturing, plastic molding, bottling operations; prefer specific closure manufacturing experience.

Education/Training Requirements: See job description. May vary due to new technologies or requirements.

PPE: ANSI Z41 approved safety shoes, hearing and eye protection as appropriate for work area, gloves according to work tasks, and other PPE as assigned and required.

Tools and Equipment: Various writing utensils, radios, phone, computer, printers, fax machines, calculators, various computer software required for specific roles.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Communicate clearly in English, both verbally and written
2. Wear appropriate required safety gear
3. Attend work regularly and reliably
4. Work flexible hours as scheduled or required for specific role
5. Provide on-shift training relative to specific function
6. Conformance to company performance rules such as work instructions, working standards, policies, etc.
7. Conformance to behavioral rules, expectations, and company policies.
8. Analyze shift or plant performance data relative to functional specialty and provide the shift leader or Manager with assessments of opportunity
9. Facilitate employee adherence to requirements of your departmental specialty
10. Actively supports and participates in plant quality improvement & cost reduction programs
11. Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with all pertinent safety policies and procedures
12. Maintain a professional, clean, and organized work environment
13. Participate in work-related training programs
14. Close visual acuity to perform computer tasks, read & develop spreadsheets, read financial data, etc.
15. Able to travel without assistance as required by specific role
16. Able to participate in meetings and discussions with peer group and management team, and interact with employees in multiple locations and settings

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