Production Manager


SHR Talent is currently seeking a full-time Production Manager on behalf of a company in Lawrenceburg, TN. The Production Manager is responsible for the coordination of activities relating to all aspects of plant operations. The coordination of activities also encompasses the areas of production, production quality, set-up safety and maintenance needs.

Essential Job Functions

• Manage the plant budget and production objectives
• Develop and oversee proficient operations in production planning, materials control, quality control, safety and maintenance
• Plan and direct the efficient use of facilities, equipment, materials and production staff to meet production needs
• Monitor plant performance against established safety, quality, delivery and budget standards
• Forecast people and facilities requirements meet corporate and plant objectives
• Manage all in plant set-up resources to ensure that goals are met efficiently and effectively
• Ensure that the company conforms to all customer requirements related to part quality
• Ensure that appropriate corrective action is in place where non-conforming part issue arise in house or at customer locations
• Maximize plant utilization of human resources and equipment
• Meet budgetary spending targets for the departmental cost center
• Ensure that established OEE Quality, Availability & Performance standards are communicated and achieved within the division
• Ensure that safety standards are identified, communicated and achieved within the division
• Ensure that operators use standard work and associated tools to meet standards
• Ensure that all OEE and 5S measures are in place and updated as required
• Maintain 5-S standards within the department
• Participate in employee counseling and disciplinary action as required
• Perform a minimum of one yearly performance appraisal for each direct report
• Ensure that training requirements for each departmental employee are identified and plans are in place to close any gaps
• Ensure that environmental standards are identified, communicated and enforced within the department
• Ensure supervisors perform a minimum of one yearly performance evaluation for each departmental employee
• Ensure the fair administration of all company policies including wage and benefit packages
• Maintain communication and utilize the expertise of other departments as required
• Ensure compliance with defined Business Management and Environmental Management Systems requirements
• Work in compliance with all health, safety and environmental legislation and ensure that departmental employees are trained appropriately
• Provide support for the continuous improvement initiatives
• Carry out all duties focusing on the goal of internal and external customer satisfaction
• Other duties as may be assigned


• Experience in 5S/Lean methodologies
• Ideal candidate will have experience in a start-up environment
• Experience in batch production environment
• Highly organized
• Advanced Excel skills (manipulate formulas, run macros)
• Keen ability to coach & facilitate employee development
• Foster a health work culture
• Experience in welding & powder coating is a plus
• Six Sigma Certified – Green or Black Belt is a plus

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