Production Manager

Chesapeake VA
United States of America
Date Posted

Production Manager

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsible for planning and direct line management of all Production (Forming & Pelletizing) activities, ensuring that the Company priorities of Safety, Quality, Innovation and Productivity (in order of importance) are achieved while controlling operating costs within budget. The organization is to be managed in an empowered style with significant and frequent interaction between the Production Manager and all Production personnel. Reports administratively and functionally to the Plant Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains a proactive approach on delivery of all Safety issues. Sits as a member of the Safety Committee. Supports all incident review and corrective action processes to prevent similar incidents.
  • Ensures quality production of Company’s products and strives for zero defect production by analyzing products and operations to identify quality problems.
  • Champions the development and training of the team members to enable the delivery of Company goals and allow for the growth of team members.
  • Maintains an operating team that is sensitive to and delivers the priorities of customer needs, especially in the area of product innovation.
  • Frequently interacts with all operating personnel and coaches the Supervisors to work in an empowering style.
  • Monitors performance and implements improvements to deliver the productivity and budget requirements of the operation.
  • Coordinates the daily execution of the forming plan and leads the production teams to meet all production KPI’s.
  • Works closely with the planning department to effectively meet all customer demands.
  • Fundamental in the safe and successful execution of all product changes and planned maintenance availabilities.

  • Fully understands and supports the technical requirements and developments of the Processes and Products.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisor or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

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