Production Manager Job Description

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The Production Manager is accountable for achieving established corporate division goals; including division profitability, product quality and accuracy, staff productivity, scheduling efficiencies, and the oversight of equipment and system performance and downtime. Identify the current and projected future state of division. Identify growth opportunities; both financially and operationally.

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This position will deal with work instructions, standard work, and inspection documentation, production reporting paperwork, non-conforming material forms, work orders, BOMs, production entry, and all ISO/TS documentation that applies to their job classification.

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The Production Manager supervises the operations of a specific production department within the facility. When absent, the Team Leader Production will assume the necessary operational and administrative duties.

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The Production Manager leads and develops the people and processes associated with multiple manufacturing areas or value streams. Develops and ensures the achievement of manufacturing goals related to Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Morale. Builds and refines processes to ensure overall manufacturing system excellence.

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The ideal Production Manager will own the entire production process. The Production Manager will strategize with other internal teams to ensure operational excellence. He will also run quality assessments to ensure customer satisfaction.

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Job summary 6

The Production Manager manages and coordinates all production activities, operations, and staff to ensure conformance to established procedures; implements practices that maximize production efforts to improve the overall effectiveness and financial performance of the production function.

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Our Company is seeking a Production Manager. As the Production Manager, you will manage production for assigned client projects, independently and effectively, from art release to delivery. The production manager will act as a liaison between internal departments and suppliers. You will need to possess proficient communication skills and will need to establish strong working relationships to function in a team environment.

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The Production Manager is responsible for leading the supervisory and hourly associates in the Production department across multiple shifts who are responsible for the daily production of high-quality products in a safe and efficient manner.

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The Production Manager will have the opportunity to utilize his/her expertise to develop and execute objectives and effect short-term and long-term business goals. In addition to the technical ability, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate sound, independent judgment, and decision-making coupled with the ability to think "big picture" in relation to overall processes.

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We are seeking a Production Manager who will be responsible for executing our manufacturing plan by utilizing the resources available, labor, materials, support, and capital to optimize the production of a product. Your responsibilities will include leading the manufacture of products within assigned departments. In this position, you will emphasize superior safety, higher quality, lower cost, and better delivery by developing improved product flow, production/inventory/capacity planning, process reliability, waste elimination, and individual/organizational development consistent with the strategic plan.

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Frequently asked questions

What does a production manager do?

A Production Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the activities of a production team in a manufacturing or industrial setting. They are responsible for ensuring that production runs efficiently, safely, and effectively to meet production goals and customer demands. Some specific tasks that a Production Manager might do include:

Developing and implementing production plans: Developing and implementing plans to meet production goals and schedules, including determining the best way to utilize resources and personnel.

Monitoring production: Keeping an eye on production progress, making sure that production runs are on schedule and that quality standards are being met.

Managing personnel: Hiring and training production staff, managing and leading a team of production employees, and evaluating employee performance.

Managing inventory and materials: Keeping track of inventory levels, ordering materials as needed, and ensuring that materials are being used efficiently.

Troubleshooting and problem-solving: Identifying and resolving production issues that arise, finding ways to improve production efficiency, and resolving production problems.

Ensuring safety and compliance: Maintaining a safe working environment and ensuring compliance with safety regulations and industry standards.

Communicating with other departments: Collaborating with other departments, such as engineering, quality control, and logistics, to ensure that production runs smoothly.

Continuously Improving: Continuously monitoring and improving production processes and identifying opportunities for cost savings.

Reporting: Providing regular production reports to management, highlighting performance, issues, and opportunities for improvements.

Responding to customer needs: Communicating with customers to understand their needs and ensuring that production is aligned with those needs.

Managing budget and cost: managing the production budget, monitoring costs, and identifying areas to reduce costs while maintaining quality.

What skills does a production manager need?

A Production Manager typically needs a combination of technical, business, and leadership skills. Some key skills that are commonly required for this role include:

Leadership and management: The ability to lead and manage teams effectively, delegate tasks and responsibilities, and make decisions that positively impact the organization.

Strategic thinking: The ability to think strategically and develop plans to improve production efficiency and achieve organizational goals.

Problem-solving: The ability to identify, analyze and solve production problems quickly and effectively.

Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with staff and stakeholders.

Project management: The ability to plan, organize and manage projects from start to finish.

Technical skills: Knowledge of the specific industry and technical skills required to perform the job, such as manufacturing processes or quality control.

Financial management: Knowledge of budgeting, financial forecasting, and the ability to interpret financial reports.

Risk management: The ability to identify and mitigate potential risks to the organization.

Continuous improvement: The ability to identify and implement processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Flexibility and adaptability: The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities, and to work well under pressure.

Knowledge of production planning and scheduling, inventory management, and logistics.

Knowledge of safety regulations and industry standards

Knowledge of quality management and control methodologies

Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

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