Production Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Req No.
2020-1571
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

The Production Manager is responsible for prioritizing, planning and completion of production orders to satisfy demand requirements. Supports the Quality Management System (QMS).  The ideal candidate will manage day-to-day activities ensuring safe production of quality products.  The Production Manager will operate out of the manufacturing facility.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 5+ years working experience in Manufacturing environment
  • Must have good understanding of manufacturing procedures and practices
  • Experience with lean manufacturing
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Understanding of labor budgets, KPI’s, and efficiency reporting
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to coach and mentor
  • Microsoft AX 2012 experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Continuously stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms above shoulder height; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.
  • Occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, reach with hands and arms at waist level and below the waist; and work in limited space.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee day to day production activities ensuring on time completion
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineer to improve manufacturing process and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment.
  • Provide input on manufacturing work instructions and SOP’s
  • Manage manpower and resource planning for all work cells collaborating with Supervisors and Leads to forecast labor needs and develop ramp up/down schedules for Human Resources and Temp Agencies.
  • Maintains quality while enforcing organization standards; random daily inspection of workmanship offering coaching and training when needed.
  • Collaborate with Supervisors setting daily output standards and measuring achievements. 
  • Monitor and measure productivity and accuracy of time reporting
  • Monitor and measure work flow and quality
  • Ensure all production order documents are accurate and complete
  • Ensure labor efficiency is meeting budget; report to key stakeholders.  If budget is not met, work with Planning Team on route times and/or Supervisors on actual route times.  Determine deficiencies and correct where applicable.
  • Manages staff by orienting, evaluating and training employees keeping with ISO 9001 standards
  • Seek to improve existing standards and procedures to support continuous improvement within the department in support of the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Ensure training is completed as required and is up to date.  Update training matrix with employee changes to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensures equipment and tools are in safe and operating status.  Ensures issues are addressed and corrected in a timely manner
  • Review planning production orders and “start dates” in ERP and reschedule if applicable.
  • Release production orders to enable build packets to be created.
  • Collaborate with SCM on pick list priorities. 
  • Daily floor request for materials, validate requests and create Pick List Journals as needed. 
  • Manage WIP inventory locations, accuracy, and accounting.
  • Analyze excess assemblies and determine disposition.
  • Manage Production Supervisors by providing guidance, training and corrective action as necessary
  • 7S compliance
  • Maintain a culture of safety
  • Other duties as assigned
     

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