Job Title
Production Manager

Location
Conyers GA

Min Salary
$90,000.00

Min Years Experience
7

Our Client is looking for a Production Manager to work closely with the Plant Manager and plans, directs, and coordinates the operations of the facility. The Production Manager is responsible for managing daily operations and planning the use of materials and team members to ensure quality product and timely delivery to external and internal customers. This position is responsible for safety and compliance with state and federal laws, production planning and budgeting, hiring, supervising, and managing operating expenses. The result of these initiatives contributes to the overall health and financial growth of our Conyers facility.

What you’ll be responsible for in this role:

  • Participating as active member of the site leadership team, assisting with the creation and implementation of strategic and tactical objectives as necessary for the site to reach goals
  • Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training production staff and developing direct reports to establish career progression opportunities within the department and organization
  • Advising production supervisors on labor issues including quality, safety, security, employee relations, scheduling, and training
  • Striving to create an Employer of Choice atmosphere by continuously communicating, resolving issues, and developing incentives and retention strategies
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by training on safe working techniques and monitoring employee behaviors and equipment functionality
  • Establishing realistic and challenging production rates and communicating to operators
  • Operating within the business operating system to complete all daily and monthly production reporting
  • Creating production shifts that optimally utilize labor and capacity, responding to seasonality issues by adjusting headcount, workload or shifts accordingly
  • Monitoring daily production performance in relation to company established KPIs and report results to upper management
  • Reviewing methods, processes, cost, labor, and machine utilization and recommending more efficient and economical methods and techniques
  • Establish continuous improvement objectives and mentor direct reports in Lean manufacturing methodology

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