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Production Manager

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Production Manager
Diamond Brand Gear Company

Job Description
Reports to:  COO


The Production Manager makes sure that manufacturing processes run safely and efficiently, are cost-effective and deliver quality products on time.




•       Safety:  sets safety standards and observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions

•       Quality:  determines quality control standards; establishes and monitors overall plant performance for production and quality standards

•       Delivery:  delivers orders on time

•       Costs:  implements cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries; controls and minimizes labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses; reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.

•       Equipment & Facilities:  manages capital asset maintenance by maintaining existing plant facilities and equipment; replaces, or makes adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary; implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs


KPIs / Metrics


•       Safety:  incidences, near misses

•       Quality:  returns, quality issues identified prior to shipment

•       Delivery:  on time deliveries

•       Costs:  production costs vs. estimates, production variances, overhead costs vs. budget

•       Equipment & Facilities:  unplanned downtime, repairs

•       Other KPIs / Metrics, as needed




•       Project Management: sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

•       People Management:  sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; continually works to improve supervisory skills; displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates; applies feedback to improve performance

•       Strong Communicator:  listens well, builds commitment and overcomes resistance; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; responds promptly to customer needs; offers input, ideas and assistance to all members of senior management team

•       Flexible Team Member:  balances team and individual responsibilities; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; puts success of team above own interests

• Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; 3-5 years production management experience; Six Sigma Green Belt, preferred; ability to speak Spanish, preferred

• Math, Reasoning & Computer Skills: ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Job Type
Full Time Experienced
Fletcher, North Carolina United States
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