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Production Manager

Company: Hoppe
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Production ManagerPrecinmac is a leading diversified manufacturer of high-tolerance precision machined components and assemblies. The Precinmac brand represents seven independently owned companies in the United States and Canada. We focus on continuous improvement, on-time delivery, and the highest possible quality and consistency.Working in conjunction with the Director of Operations the Production Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the entire manufacturing facility to include safety, quality, efficiencies, and meeting customer expectations. This includes driving strategic plans that ensure that production goals are met in the most cost-effective manner delivering expected financial results. In addition, the Production Manager is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in a designated location. The position serves as a point of contact on production issues. Communicating needs proactively with our production team and management. The Production Manager seeks to develop integrated solutions and value-added services to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The Production Manager will ensure the accuracy and timeliness of tracking, analyzing, and reporting trends and variances. The work requires expediting critical matters, and effectively interacting with all levels of personnel.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 scheduleStrives 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.The ideal candidate will:Bachelor or Master's Degree in Engineering, Operations or Business ManagementMinimum of 7-10 years of experience in operations, maintenance, engineering and/or process Improvement roles including managing teams of peoplePrevious experience working in a Lean environment.Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plusProven experience and record of successes in a high-speed manufacturing environment. Experience with metal processing/metal forming strong preferredExperience in a commercial role with direct customer contactMinimum of 5 years of experience with process development and business process design.Experience managing to the ISO or equivalent quality standardsExperience 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 abilitiesAdequate 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 skillsFamiliarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertiseBe knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory, and stewardship processesProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and Outlook and a strong technological aptitudeAbility to create accountability and to lead by exampleStrong team building, decision-making, and people management skillsExcellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skillsPrecinmac is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining a working environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Keywords: Hoppe, Chicopee , Production Manager, Professions , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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