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Production Manager

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking a Production Manager in Chicago IL to lead multiple front-line supervisors in day-to-day operations across multiple shifts, to include safety, quality, efficiencies and meeting customer expectations.Responsibilities:Actively participates in the site s safety and quality management programs.Maintain a high level of employee morale through daily engagement and communication.Ensure your supervisors adhere to all company policies and procedures in a consistent manner.Participates and practices Lean Manufacturing practices to include Six Sigma, FMEA, 8D Problem Analysis.Prepares and reviews any and all production, safety and quality reports. Develops action plans with team members as needed for problem resolution.Establishes and implements improvements for cost reduction, quality assurance and production.Directs and assists with developmental or experimental activities.Works with employees to get their input for problem resolution to production issues/efficiencies utilizing problem-solving tools and skills as needed.Reviewing Key Performance Indicators (Daily, Weekly and Monthly) to ensure facility is on track to meet overall departmental objectives.Meets with Planning and Operations team members to discuss production schedules and changes in the schedule that are needed. Works with supervision to ensure vacancies are covered for vacations or any absences related to fulfilling production schedule requirements.Interfaces with customers and suppliers, Visits both as necessary.Implements proactive and corrective maintenance practices relating all production equipment. This includes scheduling any production line maintenance (major or minor) as needed for location.Develops and ensures sites have an effective preventative maintenance program and they are adhering to it.Ensures plants are meeting the cycle time requirements to meet throughput objectives.Ensures employees are properly trained in all aspects of their jobs to include safety, quality, and production.Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to attain operational objectives.Requirements:Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or University required.Minimum of 7 years of experience in operations, maintenance, engineering and/or process improvement roles including managing teams of people.Strong Leadership capabilities.Previous experience working in a Lean environment.Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus.Strong understanding of mechanical equipment.

Keywords: The Judge Group, Lexington , Production Manager, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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