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Production Manager - Glass Industry

Location: Sylmar, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100.00 - $120.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/21/2017
Job ID: 02541085
Job Description
This company VALUES it’s employees! Company engineers’ products to meet the rigorous safety and aesthetic standards of their industry. As a leading manufacturer and distributor of glass tempering, coating, heat treating, silk-screening, vacuum insulated glass products. Our client is the market leader through their dedication to state of the art equipment, products, quality, customer satisfaction and investment in the development and growth of their employees. We are looking for innovative and results-oriented people who want to contribute toward the continued growth of this company. 
Responsible for the day to day operations, safety, quality and production of the employees in your department. This includes setting the production schedules, training employees on their daily tasks, and supervision of those in your department. Implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Manage different factors in both short term and longer-term perspectives, in driving to assist, support, direct, and lead efforts that result in meeting production goals on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
  • Develop and execute a production schedule in multiple shifts and build product manufactured to exacting specifications in small lots. 
  • Oversee production supervisors, and direct and indirect staff as assigned.   Supervise 3 + production Supervisors plus 125+ production people.
  • Coaching, mentoring and leading people under your scope of responsibility.
  • Work with engineering and outside vendors as company upgrades and installs over five million dollars in new equipment over the next two years.
  • Prevent unneeded production waste by continuously improving processes and quality. 
  • Develop a stable, high-performing team
  • Accurately balance production loads for the manufacturing department to meet deadlines for completion of orders.
  • Work under tight deadlines and help maintain smooth flow of operations
  • Work with Order intake, Engineering, Design and Manufacturing teams regarding cost, scheduling for multiple projects daily
  • Optimize and enter glass production orders and send orders to production floor
  • Monitor and report on any production delays/issues
  • Maintain and monitor glass/materials inventory continually to ensure no production delays
  • Provide feedback to Senior Management on process solutions
  • Sponsor and lead process improvement/optimization efforts and ensure sustainment of completed initiatives.
  • Other duties may be assigned 
  • Data analysis experience preferred
  • Manufacturing/production planning/optimization experience preferred
  • Technologically inclined: ability to quickly pick up and learn new optimization and computer software
  • Organized
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Track record of success in complex, custom manufacturing environment
  • Able to set goals and meet them
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years managing a custom glass manufacturing operation. 
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing certification a plus.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook; basic skills in PowerPoint and Explorer  
  • Knowledge of the AS 400 system and/or Oracle is a plus.
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Analytical or Reasoning Abilities: Ability to inquire, assess, analyze and make key decisions
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Knowledge of automated manufacturing systems
  • Ability to read manufacturing blueprints
  • Ability to train all levels of employees in operations tools and process.
Company offers:
-         Competitive salary
-         Bonus potential
-         Attractive benefit package
-         Wellness program
-         Paid vacation
-         401K and much more

Applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.


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