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Production Manager

Location: Bowling Green, KY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/4/2017
Job ID: 02547281
Job Description
Production Manager
Bowling Green, KY area

We are looking to add to our team a Production Manager who will be responsible for leading all production operations including supervision, maintenance, and quality to achieve established organizational goals.

Looking for a Production Manager with strong experience in automotive tier1, tier 2 metal based applications having strong abilities to run a medium size plant, manage the annual plant budget, monitor and continuously improve upon plant wide performance and have strong experience in plant P&L reporting. Position will report to the Plant Manager.

Responsibilities and Requirements: 
  • Will help and assist in all areas of plant operations and provide leadership of production lines and work cells and related components in metals based operations
  • Responsible for operating budgets and performance and P&L reporting
  • Ensure that all production activities comply with established safety requirements, laws and regulations
  • Mentor and support production supervisors to develop and ensure a safe, capable and productive workforce
  • Set and achieve daily, monthly and yearly production plans and schedules to meet Company’s goals
  • Calculate, procure, implement and monitor resources (labor, material & equipment) required to achieve production plans on time in an efficient and cost effective manner
  • Lead continuous improvement processes to drive improvement and reduce costs
  • Ensure that established quality standards and requirements are being met by all production personnel and outside process vendors
  • Participate with Engineering in the new product design process to facilitate manufacturability and Profit/Loss objectives
  • Develop, implement, monitor and achieve operational business metrics including Profit and Loss
  • BS Degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering - etc
  • 5+ years plant management experience in a manufacturing environment in metal stamping, shaping, bending, welding type processes in the automotive OEM applications industries
  • Strong experience and having oversight of plant operations and leadership of production lines and work cells and related components
  • Strong experience and understanding of plant wide operating budgets and performance and P&L reporting
  • Strong demonstrated leadership, team building, and advanced coaching skills
  • Strong demonstrated ability to motivate people, assess, and develop employee skills with abilities to communicate and solve complex business problems, influence others and facilitate the resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, suppliers and customer base
  • Experience utilizing Lean Manufacturing principles including Six Sigma, 5S – etc
  • Experience with plant monitoring performance tools ( KPI’s, Dashboards)
  • Strong understanding of metal based manufacturing processes such as stamping, bending, shaping, finishing, metal fabrication, joining processes, welding and assemblies
  • Experience with ERP/MRP software in a production environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software or equivalent
Please submit your resume for this Production Manager position.
Thank you


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