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Production Manager

Apex Search Group Aurora, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $88,000 to $112,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Qualifications:

  • Must have previous supervisory/leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have good communication skills and have a strong commitment to safety and quality.
  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
  • Must have very good problem solving skills with the ability to gather and analyze data to identify and resolve problems using both an individual and collaborative approach.
  • Must have the ability to handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Must be a highly organized individual and be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer proficiency required.
  • Should have the ability to lead continuous improvement activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Will manage plant production in achieving safety, quality, service, waste, and productivity goals. This will be achieved through providing strong leadership to the team and managing the systems, equipment, people, and materials according to the established policies, procedures, specifications, and customer requirements.
  • Provide leadership by supporting company's safety culture by maintaining a safe department free from injury and exceeding environmental and safety requirements/standards.
  • Monitor employee practices to ensure they comply with regulatory and company safety and quality policies.
  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities. Works in conjunction with the EHS Manager to establish and maintain all policies and programs to assure a safe working environment. Participates in incident investigations for near misses, injuries and/or property damage that occur in the functional areas.
  • Oversee daily production to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Champion World Class Operations Management and/or other continuous improvement events and ensure gains made from initiatives are sustained.
  • Foster and support a High Performance Culture; help to build and promote a strong “Teamwork” environment in each individual work group.
  • Identifies opportunities and problem areas for targeted improvement by creating, reviewing and monitoring data or reports that show performance to KPI's. (specifically safety, quality, waste, and productivity)
  • Works with planning and maintenance departments to maximize equipment maintenance programs and prioritize the proper PM schedules which will insure mechanical performance.
  • Works with engineering personnel in the role of a project team member for new machine installations and start-ups. Provides pertinent information to insure that all machine specifications, auxiliary equipment, installation, operator training, etc. meet production needs.
  • Oversees development of production associates to increase human capital goals, including devising a training method/plan for continuous skill improvement, while participating in capital planning to ensure financial and operational objectives are met.
  • Performs all aspects of human capital management for direct reports including goal setting, improvement targets for KPI's, salary planning, performance management.
  • Ensure compliance with department safety, product safety, fire protection, Company polices/procedures, and housekeeping programs.
  • Manage process control initiatives by ensuring manufacturing SOP's exist, and that they are sufficient for quality, safety, and process control.
  • Participate in budgeting process, capital planning, cost take out, staffing, and other elements to ensure financial and operational objectives are met.
  • Meets or exceeds plant business plan and KPI’s.

Apex Search Group

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Aurora, IL
USA

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