Production Manager

US-NJ-EDISON
1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-3465
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing

Description

Job Summary

As Production Manager, you will be responsible for leading all facets of meetings, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.  The incumbent will focus on implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques, with emphasis on producing a quality product on-time.  This Manager will work with his/her team of Supervisors, Leads and Product Associates to create a Best Experience environment, rewarding high performance and developing personal growth.

 

Job Duties

  • Develop Manufacturing team to grow and support unit growth through coaching and development
  • Manage Production and measure business success through metrics including:

 

Safety

Quality

On Time Delivery

Manufacturing Costs

Engagement

 

  • Improve skill sets of associates through proactive training, both formal and informal.
  • Utilize Lean Manufacturing Techniques
  • Drive improvements and simplification of processes to reduce indirect labor, scrap, rework, internal errors and omissions, and increase inventory accuracy.
  • Lead and develop team of Supervisors and Leads to foster personal development.
  • Become a Change agent and have a Passion for CI.
  • Incumbent may perform other duties as assigned by Plant Manager/Upper Management.
  • Lead CI projects.

Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or at least 5 to 7 years of experience in a supervisory role within a discrete manufacturing environment
  • Technical background: Manufacturing and Product Engineering
  • Experience utilizing lean manufacturing and/or six sigma applications
  • Experience working on strategic goals along with tactical simultaneously
  • Experience driving cultural changes

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Outstanding people skills, hands on and lead by example mentality
  • Ability to lead and develop teams.

Physical Requirements

Vision abilities:  close vision, distance and ability to adjust focus

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance, stoop, and kneel.

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