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Manufacturing Production Manager

Arthur Wright and Associates Birmingham ,AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This position requires Automotive Manufacturing experience.

The Production Manager evaluates current and proposed production processes, assists with new product development and production methods, and implements design or process changes that improve the manufacturing safety, quality, and/or productivity.

PRODUCTION MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES

· Create and evaluate process plans and production preparation plans for new manufacturing processes.

· Assists with development of new product designs and/or production process that meet company and customer safety, quality, and productivity standards.

· Create and evaluate process flow, layout, work combination and equipment specs.

· Supervise supplier selection process for sourcing of tools and equipment.

· Control budget and track budget related activities.

· Develop reports to allow for growth and development of the team.

· Coach team members on production processes.

· Collect and organize data.

· Discuss agreement of equipment specifications with plant.

· Participate and guide the design, construction and installation of new tools and equipment.

· Understand, analyze and elevate production preparation issues to allow for countermeasures.

· Report production preparation status to PE management and related groups.

· Modifies existing equipment, tooling, and/or process designs to improve safety, quality, and/or productivity.

· Troubleshoots and diagnoses daily production and quality problems. Monitors ongoing data and makes systemic process improvements.

· Assists with tooling and equipment procurement to support production and product design modifications. Performs investigation of available vendor/suppliers, pricing, quality, delivery schedules, available vendor technical assistance, etc.

· Assists production groups with technical problem solving, training, etc. Authors and edits relevant technical work instructions.

· Conducts, supervises, and documents trial manufacturing procedures including standard development, technical problem solving, dimensional issue resolution, etc.

· Attends company meetings relating to design projects, technical and production problems, safety and quality issues, etc.

Production Manager Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Metallurgical Engineering

· Basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of mechanical engineering, materials and steel fabrication methods including but not limited to stamping, forming and welding.

· Basic understanding and working knowledge of the industrial equipment and manufacturing processes.

· Ability to follow company policies and procedures regarding safety, quality, and operations.

· Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, good math skills.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effectively working with vendors/suppliers, other department personnel, etc.

· Ability to communicate complex information in verbal and written English.

· Ability to read component, assembly and equipment drawings and have an understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Proficiency with ACAD or similar required.

· Solid working knowledge and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Internet, etc.).

· Ability to program production machines and equipment.

· Automotive Manufacturing experience (8+ years) in automotive components (e.g., stamping, assembly, tool & die, welding, and other miscellaneous components), managing projects from scheduling, design to production.

· Experience with PFMEA (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis).

· Basic understanding and working knowledge of the industrial equipment and manufacturing processes.

SALARY $85,000 - $95,000 A YEAR

Company Description
Recruiting Specialists for the Manufacturing, Operations, and Engineering Industries.

Arthur Wright & Associates is a employee recruitment firm / headhunter that specializes in placing candidates within the manufacturing, operations, and engineering industries.

We connect manufacturing, engineering, and industrial companies with top talent quickly, confidentially, professionally and with commitment.

Arthur Wright and Associates

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Recruiting Specialists for the Manufacturing, Operations, and Engineering Industries. Arthur Wright & Associates is a employee recruitment firm / headhunter that specializes in placing candidates within the manufacturing, operations, and engineering industries. We connect manufacturing, engineering, and industrial companies with top talent quickly, confidentially, professionally and with commitment.

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