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Production Manager

Lansing, MI 48917

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Permanent Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: SO768388417

Job Description


  • To exhibit a fair and consistent management approach ensuring a satisfied and productive employee workplace.
  • To identify growth and developmental opportunities and on-going training needs of supervisory personnel, which provide for an overall positive working environment.
  • To persuade and support the Company policies and business objectives in the daily management of the operations of the Company.
  • Establishing departmental measurable and goals that are monitored, tracked, and audited on a regular basis and communicated to employees through daily Team Meetings.
  • Maintain and post Open Issues Lists within the department that identify opportunities to improve safety related issues and develop action plans to actively address identified issues in a timely manner.
  • Recognize specific achievements within the department regarding improvements in safety, environmental, ergonomics and employee wellness.
  • Enforce all safety rules and regulations consistently and hold Team Leaders accountable for enforcing said rules.
  • Actively participate in Accident Investigations and correct unsafe conditions in a prudent and timely manner.

  • Participate in daily team meetings and offer ideas/suggestions that contribute to meeting the performance objectives.
  • Lead and participate in team activities to maintain and continuously improve performance goals.
  • Coordinate the utilization of facilities, equipment, materials, and employees to meet departmental performance objectives.
  • Manage and train team leaders and team members in developing team-work skills and team-oriented activities in a positive working environment.
  • Track time sheets, attendance records and ensure that all performance reviews are completed in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate staffing needs and ensure that all personnel issues are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement ergonomic production layouts to optimize process flows and eliminate non-value-added activities through the principles of synchronous manufacturing.
  • Establish accurate data collection systems for management non-conformance product tracking, labor tracking and resource utilization reports.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all IATF-16949 procedures and monitor development and compliance of all work guidance on the floor.
  • Participate in the advanced product quality planning activities for the development of control plans and work guidance.
  • Identify accurate monitoring and data collection systems for critical processes, equipment and/or product parameters. Track capability for continuous improvement activities.
  • Assess the abilities of personnel and resources and allocate them to the areas of their greatest expertise and utilization.
  • Maintain daily schedules and maintain weekly production requirements.
  • Ensure information systems and production data procedures are being followed.
  • Ensure that training needs are being met by all personnel and that training procedures are being followed.
  • Liaison with other departments in meetings and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Coordinate all production equipment to meet production schedules.
  • Guide and participate in departmental continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensure that all accidents are properly reported, and accident investigations are completed within 24 hours.

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business field of study. Twelve years work-related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
  • Implementation knowledge of OSHA industry health and safety regulations.
  • Operational knowledge of management information systems, use of personal computers and application software. 
  • Extensive manufacturing management experience in a high volume, dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication, problem solving and people skills.

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