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Production Manager

Company: ITW
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description
Directs, coordinates and manages either directly or though subordinates, all manufacturing operations including assembly, testing, and packaging.-- Is accountable for manufacturing costs, quality and quantity of production, methods and tooling applications and effective use of production hours, skills, machines, equipment and facilities.-- Participates in planning production schedule, staffing requirements and manufacturing controls as related to manufacturing operations.-- Expedites scheduled production, investigates delays and initiates corrective action to assure economical production through efficient procedures.-- Administers company rules, regulations and policies governing employment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Safety Leadership Drives a strong safety culture ensuring a safe and healthy workplace.Actively participates in a safety program that supports a positive safety culture.-- Delivers superior EH&S performance.Supports incident investigations.-- Leads incident investigations as needed-- Manufacturing Management / Planning Develops and delivers robust assembly and molding plans to ensure production operates at optimum levels with efficient utilization of people, equipment, and resources.Minimizes scrap and material losses; maximizes throughput yields.-- Continuously seeks and implements cost and waste reduction initiatives.Participative member of the plant management team. Injection Molding Management Support installation, start-up and validation of new injection molding lines and tools including coordination and execution of transfer plans, bank builds, etc.Establish and help execute corrective and preventive maintenance, start-up and shut-down procedures and work instructions for injection molding equipment and molds.Help coordinate tooling and equipment availability, repair and maintenance.-- This includes:Completion of assigned preventive maintenance tasksCompletion of assigned work orders in a timely mannerCoordinate troubleshooting and adjustment of molding parameters to maintain quality and maximum product output.Coordinate with outside vendors regarding maintenance and repair for tooling and equipment. Continuous Improvement / ITW Toolbox Implementation Champions the ITW toolbox and exhibits relentless focus on our 80 customers, products and processes.Supports operations by creating an 80/20 culture throughout the plant and in developing manufacturing standards, processes, and KPIs. Manages to those KPIs.Manages and coordinates the plant Layered Process Audit (LPA) and 5S programs. Team Management & Development Manages and develps a direct team of 2+ Team Leaders and a total team of production members over three shifts.Coaches through feedback, developmnet planning, and performance management.Uses effective change management skills to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate change.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Bachelor's Degree or minimum of relevant work experience of 5 years' in production management function required.5 - 7 years' experience in a highly automated/injection molding manufacturing and production environment preferred.Experience in manufacturing processes and techniques in quality and delivery systems/standards.Must be able to coach and inspire staff to higher level of performance.Possess a proven track record of driving accountability.Understanding of finance and management principles.Possess excellent organization skills.High level of computer skills required (Microsoft Office, ERP systems).Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.Ability to apply 80/20 in critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving required.Ability to plan, organize, and implement with attention to details.Leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with our customers, suppliers, employees, and all levels of management.--Ability to motivate and influence others.Demonstrated experience managing complexity and change. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.-- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.-- The employee frequently is required to stand and sit.-- The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.-- The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.-- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Protective Equipment Required: PPE requirements may vary depending on tasks performed.
Additional Information
ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. PandoLogic.Category: Manufacturing, Keywords: Production Manager

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