• Manufacturing Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Circleville
    Posted Date 6 days ago(6/12/2018 7:25 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for the coordination of the Front Line Leads and Engineering to maintain a continuously running production floor. Also, they plan, direct and coordinate manufacturing processes in the plant.


    • Supervises and coordinates production activities of Front Line Leaders, Floor Support and Trainers in areas of responsibility
    • Maintains all production reporting (Scrap, Rework, Production) accurate; Ensures productivity remains in budget
    • Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods
    • Troubleshoots any process and equipment problems or concerns
    • Evaluate auxiliary equipment for new or past model programs
    • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements and workflow
    • Designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
    • Confers with Plant Manager and Engineering concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods
    • Interfaces with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes
    • Consults with Plant Manager and Engineering personnel relative to modifications of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products
    • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, operating or production problems
    • Main point of contact for production quality issues
    • Must attend all required meetings and training when scheduled
    • Must maintain a safe and clean work area
    • Ensures all associates have a safe working environment
    • Participates in Corrective Action, Preventative Action, and Continuous Improvement activities
    • Provide input on hiring, evaluation, promotion, discipline and termination; Assures the administration of all production training
    • Must be able to work well with other associates and follow all company rules, regulations and policies
    • Must exemplify a positive, respectful and “can do” attitude not only for one’s self but for how it will affect other associates
    • All associates are accountable for their own work, purposed changes and solutions that increase their work performance and the company’s business results

    Decision Making Authority

    • Ability to shut down presses when needed
    • Will set goals that are measurable and hold teams/individuals accountable for achieving or exceeding these set goals
    • Submits a budget for assigned activities in accordance with the budget procedure
    • Provide input on hiring, evaluation, promotion, discipline and termination
    • Makes corrective actions to maintain budget and maximum production
    • Authorizes overtime as necessary
    • Approver expenditures that are within authorized limits


    • Must be familiar with synchronous manufacturing
    • Have injection molding and painting experience
    • Proven team leadership skills
    • Must be able to prioritize, multitask, and manage time efficiently, strong organizational skills
    • Must have Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Must have knowledge and ability to work in the Plex system comfortably and efficiently
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong knowledge of injection molding, tooling, materials and processes
    • Self-starter with the ability to make sound decisions


    Required Education/Qualifications for Hire or Promotion

    • S. in Engineering or Business discipline/equivalent experience
    • 2 or more years of supervisory/process engineering experience


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • Practice proper use of personal protective equipment, including the wearing of safety glasses
    • Ability to climb stairs
    • Ability to sit, stand or stoop for long periods of time
    • Ability to lift 40 lbs. unassisted


    The work environment and physical demands detailed above is representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Regular, predictable attendance is required for this position. Attendance is a prerequisite to other job functions.


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