Production Manager

Company: Nesco Resource ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Job Description


The Production Manager directs and coordinates the activities of production department(s) in processing materials or manufacturing products in an industrial organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

They will also contribute to a work environment where fairness, equality and non-discriminatory practices are the standard.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.

  2. Plans production operations, establishing priorities, and sequences for manufacturing products.

  3. Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.

  4. Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

  5. Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.

  6. Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.

  7. Resolves worker concerns or submits unsettled concerns/issues to Director of Operations for action.

  8. Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.


  1. Problem Solving/Analytical

  2. Project Management

  3. Technical Skills

  4. Communication Proficiency, written and oral

  5. Business Acumen

  6. Leadership

  7. Ethical Conduct

  8. Dependability

  9. Objectivity

Supervisory Responsibility

Production Manager directly supervises three employees in Production (Group Leaders). The Production Manager carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Environment

This job operates in a manufacturing and office environment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp small items, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and days of work are Monday through Friday. Working overtime and/or weekends may be required as necessary.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education and Experience

  1. 1 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  2. In depth knowledge of TS16949

  3. Track record of knowledge in Injection and Blow Molding Processes

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. B.S. Degree

  2. Leadership Training

  3. Training or degreed in Plant Manufacturing Techniques and Procedures

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Adaptability

  2. Quality

  3. Planning/Organizational Skills

  4. Good Safety Record

  5. Leadership

  6. Teamwork

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

  1. Must have valid working documents to work in the United States.

  2. Must be able to obtain a passport

Job Requirements