Production Manager

Reference Number: 4177-SAM
Location: Wichita Falls, TX

Major Corporation is seeking a strong Production Manager to lead a team of supervisors, technicians, and hourly associates in a 100+ employee operation to achieve on-time delivery of custom fabricated product lines.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach and Mentor direct reports within metal fabrication, welding, and paint areas to ensure their success.
  • Ensure all safety/environmental regulations including federal, state, local, and company are adhered to. 
  • Effectively train all personnel to ensure they have the requisite Lean Manufacturing skills to drive waste elimination, cost reduction, and manage inventory.
  • Lead teams to implement continuous flow manufacturing and demand systems that encompass 5S principles, set-up reduction programs, and quality standards.
  • Effectively communicate with managers, customers, suppliers, and employees to resolve problems and achieve business goals.
  • Drive to achieve 100% On-time Delivery of products to customers.

 

Key Skills Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years of leading a manufacturing operation that includes metal fabrication.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, communication, organizational, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve plant performance metrics in areas of quality, on-time delivery, safety, and financial/P&L.
  • Excellent foundation in Lean Manufacturing, Continuous / Demand Flow Manufacturing, and Six Sigma
  • Experience working with unionized personnel to resolve issues while improving team performance.