Production Manager

Production Manager
Springfield, TN
April 29, 2020
Springfield, TN
Job Type


SHR Talent is currently representing a well-established manufacturing company located in Springfield, TN in its search for a fulltime Production Manager! The Production Manager is under the direction of and in coordination with the Plant Manager and other relevant departments to plan, staff, equip, and direct a 24/7 production department that reliably meets target objectives and satisfies customer demands in a high volume, high mix, critical component environment.


  1. Develops among assigned personnel a comprehensive team based approach to maintain a culture of safety, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  2. Creates and/or reviews daily production schedules and reports for the department to plan work and personnel assignments for the shift.
  3. Supervises and directs personnel in performing operations according to sound operating principles and company policies and procedures.
  4. Anticipates and determines causes of delays in shift operations and takes appropriate action to meet shipping schedules.
  5. Reports promptly to customer service and production planning department when delays occur, estimates time of delay and when operations will be resumed and produces reports accordingly.
  6. Contacts engineering and maintenance departments for required repair work and advises production planning accordingly.
  7. Reviews quality assurance hold area and authorizes rework or scrapping of materials when appropriate.
  8. With appropriate personnel, studies operations where cost standards are not being met to determine causes and apply corrective measures.
  9. Interviews applicants for department jobs and recommends candidates for hiring. With designated department trainer, conducts orientation of new hires and their safety training on shift.
  10. Applies company employee relations policies in all dealings with employees.
  11. Maintains good housekeeping in the department.
  12. Must exhibit strong personal leadership and communications abilities.
  13. With management present, conducts probationary reviews of employees.
  14. Conducts performance reviews of each departmental employee and recommends performance increases, retraining, transfer or termination.
  15. Must have passed yearly forklift certification testing.
  16. Notifies supervisor or manager of any potential safety hazards.
  17. Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by management.


1.   Bachelors degree in Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, or other relevant field strongly favored.

2.   Previous experience managing a 24/7 production department with at least 50 production associates.

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