Production Manager

Reference Number: 4481-SMY
Location: Coloma, MI

This Production Manager position is with a small, but growing blow-molded plastics manufacturer producing custom blow molded finished products and standard and custom products including various containers, structural panels, decorative/commercial bulbs, spoilers, and bumpers to name a few. This company's diverse product lines provide a stable production flow and with their 24/5 schedule, you will have a great work/life balance!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical resource for extrusion blow molding operations with the ability to train all personnel on key operating procedures
  • Responsible for helping create and support departmental budgets and the department performance related to the established budget
  • Interface with internal customers and suppliers, as necessary.
  • Responsible for managing staffing levels and compliance to resource requirements
  • Directs the manufacture of extrusion blow molding products ensuring quality levels are met and conformance to schedule.
  • Coordinate the flow of product between all shifts and departments supervised and make any recommendations regarding scheduling of product to optimize output.
  • Develop and execute plans to bring current processes under control to improve quality, capacity and reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Implement changes to result in increased efficiency, quality and economy.
  • Make recommendations and participates in decisions regarding purchasing and installation of equipment and machinery for new or existing products.
  • Identify and establish training requirements for all manufacturing personnel.
  • Lead, train and develop multi-functional teams to resolve problems utilizing structured problem-solving techniques.
  • Establishes departmental measurements and tracks conformance to same.
  • Manages, directs and provides leadership to all blow molding operations personnel to accomplish established objectives, goals, appraisals, performance rating, discipline, and resolving complaints.
  • Stays current on internal customer requirements.
  • Assures processes are optimized, documented and systems are in place to maintain them.
  • Assures tooling is maintained and properly stored.
  • Participates in and leads department in continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensures all internal and OSHA required safety procedures are adhered to by manufacturing personnel.
  • Ensures adherence to all company policies and procedures within department.


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Business Consultant