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Production Manager

Company: Afg Inc
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

The Production Manager is a dynamic leader responsible for all aspects of the production department with a focus on continuously improving productivity, processes, and team skillsets through training, cross-training and persistent motivation of the team. The production departments include Surface Preparation, Coat, Print, Develop, Etch, Strip and Rinse/Dry. Strong communication with other departments such as Quality, Supply Chain, Engineering, EHS and Waste Treatment is crucial to manage resources, scheduling, and customer expectations driven by internal metrics. Role and Responsibilities: Promote the Safety-First principle with employees. Participate as an active member of the Safety Committee and conduct floor walks/audits periodically to de-risk operations. Establish and monitor productivity goals for the manufacturing equipment Suggest process improvements for production quality and capacity Monitor production activities to obtain on-time deliveries to customers. Adjust schedules and/or priorities as necessary to be successful. Visible leadership presence with 50% or more time spent on the production floor Ensure that adequate staffing is allocated to meet the production demand schedule Evaluate machine capacity to ensure efficient production with minimal downtime Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and training documents to improve workflows and training Investigate and resolve production issues Ensure that theres strong accountability to all company policies and procedures Assist in employee onboarding, performance evaluation, feedback, promotion, retention, and termination activities Be an energic, positive leader with high motivation Skills and Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a manufacturing setting. Minimum 5 years of experience directly managing employees within a production environment required. This includes proven experience monitoring production demands to execute the most efficient operations. Demonstrated success at first-line supervisory level or leading a small production operation Prior experience in Etching, Photochemical Machining and/or Lithography highly desired Continuous improvement and waste reduction mindset including experience leading and/or participating in kaizen events such as TPI, TPM, SMED or VSM. Proven ability to lead employees and ensure that training and development is performed Experience utilizing an ERP/MRP system. JobBOSS experience a plus. Excellent leadership, management, and motivational skills Strong communication and interpersonal skills Advanced computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Refined time management skills, including the capability of working under pressure to meet deadlines Fluency in English required, Spanish is a plus Physical Requirements: Work will be performed primarily in a manufacturing environment Requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes May require extended periods of standing or sitting Ability to lift (up to) 50 pounds Pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, and lifting may be required Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilitiesby Jobble

Keywords: Afg Inc, Torrance , Production Manager, Professions , Torrance, California

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