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Production Manager

Company: Viant Medical Inc
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Come join a growing, steady company! Excellent Benefits and a great team to work with.

  • Full Medical, Dental & Vision, 401(k), effective on your 1st day
  • Paid holidays The Production Manager will be responsible for all production processes and personnel as well as overseeing warehouse activities. Responsibilities:
    • Overseeing general manufacturing processes and personnel.
    • Monitor performance and quality standards.
    • Responsible for collecting and analyzing data to support business goals, KPI's, and drive change as needed.
    • Maintain the measurement of machine utilization and efficiency for product throughput.
    • Monitor labor constrains to support schedule attainment and adherence.
    • Identify, troubleshoot and problem solve issues and non-conformances to products and processes as necessary.
    • Monitor and maintain processes and business objective to sustain or drive change to KPI performance.
    • Implement process improvements to reduce redundancy and cost.
    • Lead safety and quality practices across the manufacturing facility.
    • Observe for potential safety observations and be involved in the JHA process.
    • Collaborate and communicate with Master Scheduler for production schedules & raw material requirements.
    • Works diligently with Quality and Engineering departments to develop mechanisms that will improve quality, standardize processes and reduce costs.
    • Participates on new product teams to help build plan that will ensure a smooth transition from concept to production and full product launch.
    • Provide agility and servant leadership to the team on the manufacturing floor, while promoting integrity to our safety and quality processes.
    • Materials/warehouse management - evaluate current processes within the warehouse to determine if bottlenecks and inefficiencies exist.
    • Make changes as needed for better product/material flow.
    • Facilitate cycle count program to meet business goals.
    • Facilitate ongoing training to develop their team and drive process improvements.
    • Collaborate with the management and team personnel to ensure efficient and effective work environment.
    • Uphold policies and standards of the company.
    • Other projects and tasks as assigned.
    • Tactical daily management & leadership for production, warehousing, shipping, and receiving. (SQDC)
    • Developing a data driven staffing plan/HC strategy & managing variable labor cost to achieve financial targets.
    • Mentoring / Developing the production supervisors & leads.
    • Using data & opex tools to reduce unplanned downtime, machine utilization, & support VIP projects (labor utilization).
    • Collaborate with master scheduler for S&OP process and capacity management.
    • Longer Term, this individual could also become the Site OPEX POC/Lead and Associate Training. Requirements:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Business preferred
      • 5+ years' in Production/Warehouse Management experience
      • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
      • Team leadership and training expertise
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Physical Requirements
        • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and / or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and / or lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.If the use of arm and / or leg controls requires exertion of force greater than sedentary work and worker sits most of the time, the job is light work.
        • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as; preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and or operation or machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distance close to the eyes. Work Conditions
          • The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions:Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. Viant is a global medical device design and manufacturing services provider that partners and innovates with customers to provide the highest quality, life enhancing medical devices. We do this through our depth and breadth of capabilities, end-to-end integration, technical expertise, and relentless focus on our customers and on operational excellence. With nearly 6,000 associates across 24 locations worldwide, we offer a unique combination of small-company service and attention with big-company resources. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn. Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Keywords: Viant Medical Inc, Chicopee , Production Manager, Professions , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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