Production Manager

Griffin, GA 30224

Post Date: 01/26/2018 Job ID: 481275 Industry: Manager
While performing any procedure, all associates must observe applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental rules and guidelines. The use of appropriate personal protective equipment is required.
Attend and participate in training opportunities and seminars relevant to this position.

Establishes production standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and on-time delivery
Establishes manufacturing policies in the areas of Lean Manufacturing techniques, materials usage, shipping and receiving, capacity planning, production scheduling, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations and performance measures. Approves Maintenance work
Recommends strategic changes in manufacturing and operations strategy.
Builds, develops and manages production leadership team capable of carrying out needed operational strategies and employee development and training.
Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships
Provides support to customers pertaining to product quality and performance including complaint resolutions.
Provides leadership through a 6-12 month planning cycle.
Oversee production budget ensuring compliance with organizational requirements
Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations
Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries related to production.
Establish and monitor overall performance for production, safety and quality standards.
Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and related expenses
Incorporates 5S shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among production personnel.


Job has recurring work but involves high degrees of discretion. The need for accuracy and effective utilization of resources is high. Errors in judgment will waste resources and adversely impact Association performance. Incumbent operates independently but work is verified. Content of work priorities are determined by supervision.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required.
Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
Planning: an ability to think ahead and plan over a 1-5 year time span.
Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
Manufacturing systems development and deployment.
Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
Technical skills in Lean Manufacturing techniques, Kaizen, Process Improvement, Six Sigma, TPM, ISO and production scheduling.
Employee training and development. Ability to train and mentor others
Strong customer orientation. Experienced in an ISO environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
High performance teams and a strong team player.
Commitment to company values.
Strong knowledge of safety (OSHA) and some knowledge of environmental (EPA) practices and regulations to ensure compliance.
Beneficial Skills and Experience
Change management.
Organizational development.
Strong financial understanding of key operational metrics and experience with budgets and financials statements.
Experience in roll to roll continuous manufacturing, is preferred (such as laminating process, printing, paper, plastics)

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