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Production Manager

Company: American Plastics, LLC
Location: Kingman
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description:The Production Manager is responsible for directing a team of production supervisors, production staff, and support staff, totaling approximately 80 production personnel. The Production Manager is responsible for all daily activities within the plant including leading a zero-injury work culture, production functions, driving continuous improvement, plant organization, housekeeping and other duties as required. The production Manager must have a strong understanding of the injection molding process and TPS systems. In addition, the production work order process and be able to generate and maintain effective daily and weekly schedules. This position reports to the Plant Manager.Job Responsibilities:Implement Lean Manufacturing Standards and Improvement OpportunitiesContinuous Improvement and scrap analysis to include reduction.Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment.Perform mold changes and new mold startups.Meet or exceed standard production efficiencies on all production lines.Scheduling of weekly production and tooling changeoversLead and develop process technicians, supervisors, and mold setters.Troubleshoot equipment/process problems.Issue work assignments and ensure orders are started, paused, and stopped properly.Implement and maintain 6S standards in support of ensuring a safe and clean work environment.Work with other department leaders to ensure a safe, inclusive environment for all employees.Daily scheduling of all manufacturing equipment, machine capacity and balancing the dates customers require their material to be shipped.Plans, develops, and implements organization policies and goals to insure alignment with facility and corporate goals, objectives, and initiatives.Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:Education - Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management, Engineering, Business Management, or related fieldMinimum 5 years related experience, Plastic Injection knowledge is a MUST.Hybrid Candidate - Willing to roll up sleeves and be on the floor as well as office management.Production Management Experience - 5 years minimumNot a desk job - Looking for someone to be on the floor with a "roll up your sleeves and get the job done mindset."Must be a team player with strong and effective written and verbal communication skills.Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and written, and interact with people.Demonstrated proficiency with PC software (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.); ability to learn/use ERP system (AS400 experience is highly preferred).Minimum travel required.Familiarity and Knowledge of the following Machines:Injection Molding Machines 500 - 2000 tonsToshibaUBEMilacronWhittmann Robotics and Automation in general

Keywords: American Plastics, LLC, Henderson , Production Manager, Executive , Kingman, Nevada

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