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Production Manager

Company: Belcan Corporation
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Description: - A Production Manager job in Chicopee, MA is currently accepting applications. This is a direct-hire position with our key manufacturing client. In this role, you will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in a designated location. They will also ensure the accuracy and timeliness of tracking, analyzing, and reporting trends and variances. To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum of an B.S. Degree along with 10+ years of relevant work experience.

Production Manager Responsibilities:
* Ensures that the facility provides the highest quality products produced in the most efficient manner within budgeted costs. Implements systems to effectively manage production schedules properly supporting the business.
* Leads the effort and drives Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques fostering continuous improvement within the facility. Acts in a proactive fashion regarding problem resolution.
* Manages profit and loss for the facility and drives Plant performance and reviews KPIs regularly (Daily, Weekly and Monthly).
* Leads the overall strategic planning efforts for the location which include cost reduction initiatives, capital planning and resources as well as in other areas.
* Manages the overall safety, quality, scheduling, production, shipping, and maintenance functions for the facility.
* Leads the effort in maintaining a safe, clean, and efficient operation working within all company guidelines and local/state/federal regulations.
* Manage facilities and machinery maintenance ensuring preventive maintenance is performed per the schedule
* Strives to improve the plant"s safety accident record year over year in creating a positive safety culture for all employees. Conducts safety walks of the facility on a weekly basis.
* Conducts talent reviews. Trains, develops, and motivates staff in an effort to optimize the workforce. Delivers performance reviews and any feedback to the team as needed.
* Conducts weekly staff meetings which focus on key operative measurements.
* Interfaces with customers and suppliers. Visits both as necessary.
* Works as necessary to establish positive community relationships.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Production Manager Requirements:
* Bachelor or Master"s Degree in Engineering, Operations or Business Management
* Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in operations, maintenance, engineering and/or process Improvement roles including managing teams of people
* Previous experience working in a Lean environment.
* Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus
* Proven experience and record of successes in a high-speed manufacturing environment. Experience with metal processing/metal forming strong preferred
* Experience in a commercial role with direct customer contact
* Minimum of 5 years of experience with process development and business process design.
* Experience managing to the ISO or equivalent quality standards
* Experience implementing and/or managing to an Operating System (example: the Toyota Production Systems)
* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines with solid problem-solving and team management abilities
* Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
* Be detail-oriented, organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality while possessing exceptional verbal and written communication skills
* Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
* Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory, and stewardship processes
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and Outlook and a strong technological aptitude
* Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
* Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills
* Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

If you are interested in this Production Manager job in Chicopee, MA, please apply via the 'apply now' link provided.

Belcan is a leading provider of qualified personnel to many of the world's most respected enterprises. We offer excellent opportunities for contract/temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct assignments in the engineering, IT, and professional fields. We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at

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