Production Manager

Company: TRS Staffing Solutions ( Learn More )

General Information
$90,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
4 Year Degree
At least 8 year(s)
Job Description

Job Title: Production Manager – 1st Shift                                                                                       

Department: Plant (General)                                                                                                         

Reports to: Plant Manager

Shift Hours: 7a-4p or 6:30a-3:30p

Status: Full-time, Direct Hire, Salaried $90,000-100,000

Industry: automotive manufacturing, metal cutting, welding

Objective of the Position:  Ensures that operations meet or exceed efficiency and corporate quality and environmental standards by participating in and directing activities of the Supervisor, Production.  

Essential Accountabilities:

100% responsible for the day to day activities and continual improvement of production department.

Adhere to all manufacturing requirements as outlined in the operator instructions (Line Balance, etc.)

Adhere to all production scheduled to meet customer requirements.

Adhere to all quality and environmental, health and safety requirements as outlined in the control plan and manuals.

Advise customer or those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities, and employee safety or customer satisfaction results.

Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.

Develop understanding of material flow, bill of materials and raw material particulars and their significance to product quality and continuous commitment to JIT principles of raw materials, WIP and finished product inventories.

Drive accountability with Production Supervisors and their team members.

Ensure team member involvement in corrective actions and continual improvement.

Ensures the accurate reporting of all production (efficiency, scrap, downtime, FTQ, etc.)

Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems.

Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through appropriate channels and verify implementation.

Meet all production department business plan and KOI objectives.  Provide written action plans for any required corrective action and ongoing improvement.

Planning, staffing, training, assessing and guiding Production Supervisors and their team members.

Job Requirements

Professional Background / Basic Qualification / Work Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Engineering, Management or closely related field.

Minimum five years’ automotive manufacturing experience in operational discipline.

Minimum two years’ experience in operational supervision and/or management in the automotive industry preferably in a Welding environment.

Strengths in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies preferred.

Background in managing/improving EHS, material scheduling, and inventory functions preferred.

Must have demonstrated leadership and communication skills.

Ability to travel domestically by car or plane.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, ERP systems (SAP preferred).


*Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer regardless of visa transfer or sponsorship

*Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check to be eligible for hire

*Local candidates only at this time