Job: Production Manager (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

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Posted: 10/11/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 10918

Job Description

 Job Description:

Job Title: Manager – Production
Department: MFG  - Manufacturing
Location: C & Porter – Joplin, MO
Grade: 7

Openings for Production Managers in both Thermal and SOZ departments at C & Porter facility.

Summary/Objective

The Manager – Production plans and organizes manufacturing activities for a specific functional unit or product line to meet production schedules, assesses customer requirements, customer demand, and available resources and has responsibility for estimating, budgeting and forecasting.  Accountable for ensuring that product meets cost, quality, and schedule deadlines through safe, effective and efficient work processes. 

Essential Functions

·         Plans, implements, controls, reviews, adjusts and communicates production schedule in order to effectively and efficiently use available resources to meet customer demand while maintaining cost, quality and schedule.  Demonstrates effective project management skills.

·         Ensures the use of established systems and reports on metrics that represent department, plant and / or overall production team success.

·         Determines and makes recommendations on how to best source, utilize, maintain, modify and procure necessary resources to meet production targets including human, material, capital and other resources.

·         Effectively collaborates and coordinates between relevant departments including supply chain, quality, finance, human resources, etc. to meet company objectives.  May perform duties of Supervisor-Production as necessary.

·         Monitors production tracking and quality control systems to detect production problems; identifies and recommends proactive solutions and recommendations to address.

·         Teaches and provides mentorship to supervisors/group leaders/etc. in the areas of employee engagement, motivation, development and retention, project management, lean manufacturing, and other skills required of an effective production leader. 

·         Continuously improves effectiveness and efficiency within area through the implementation and promotion of Lean Manufacturing, DMAIC and Six Sigma methodologies.

·         Creates a safe work environment, monitoring the work environment for safety risks and ergonomic issues and ensuring safety issues are effectively addressed in a timely manner.

·         Assists in the selection of, as well as develops and maintains qualified personnel within the production department, both supervision and front-line staff. 

·         Communicates to the leadership team on performance objectives and issues affecting plant performance.

·         Provides guidance, assistance, oversight and decision making authority for subordinate personnel and production related issues within area; consulting supervisor as necessary.


Required Education and Experience

·         Associates Degree in Engineering, Industrial Management, Business or related discipline. Relevant experience and training may be substituted for formal education.

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in operations/manufacturing management within a high volume manufacturing organization.

·         Experience with and working knowledge of the implementation of automated equipment from start-up to full-scale production as well as plant layouts, high-volume production start-ups and turnkey operations.

·         Must possess business and financial acumen as well as fundamental management principles.

·         Critical thinking and decision making skills; ability to negotiate, collaborate and build successful, high performing teams.

·         Proficient computer skills in a PC windows environment and familiarity with current versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

·          Experienced at using an MOS, ERP or the like.

·          U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. 

Application Instructions

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Locations

Pittsburg
2919 Rotary Terrace
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Commercial Power
3001 Davis Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Crossroads
8225 E. 26th St.
Joplin, MO 64802
Energetic Devices
14212 N. Bethel Rd.
Seneca, MO 64865
Headquarters
C & Porter Streets
Joplin, MO 64802
Range Line
3220 Industrial Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Seneca, MO
Recruiting In
Seneca, MO 64865
Space
1216 W. B St.
Joplin, MO 64801
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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East Greenwich, RI 2818
Headquarters/Plano
5600 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 345
Plano, TX 75024
Pittsburg
Commercial Power
Crossroads
Energetic Devices
Headquarters
Range Line
Seneca, MO
Space
Not Specified
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Headquarters/Plano
 
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