Production Manager in Tonawanda NY

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Production Manager
Job ID: 
Tonawanda NY
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant/Operations Manager
Employee Type:

Full time


NY Tonawanda

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Production Manager

Job Description:

  • Establish leadership goals and set the strategic direction for the Production team.
  • Establish a Safety First culture and support all guidelines of GMP's, HARP-C, FDA, the Environmental Control Act, and OSHA standards to ensure that the plant is in compliance.
  • Communicate the company mission, vision and values through words and actions.
  • Display enthusiastic drive in order to encourage better business performance. Set high goals and standards of performance for peers and direct reports. Interact effectively to foster teamwork
  • Play a strategic role in the training and development of all direct reports. Manage a staff of direct reports through regular performance reviews and developmental activities to ensure movement towards a high performance organization, while assuring effective performance of the department. Function as a mentor to build a positive and productive working environment.
  • Self-directed and able to recognize and pursue opportunities not identified by others.
  • Manage production KPIs including, labor budget, yield, OEE, etc.
  • Apply CI manufacturing principles to improve the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of organizational and departmental metrics.
  • Develop, recommend and implement measures to improve production methods and equipment performance in order to produce a quality product.
  • Develop capital justification for the factory to improve safety, quality, costs and efficiency. Implement effective systems to monitor, control and reduce operating expenses.
  • Analyze production reports including: production numbers, downtime, and labor/overtime to develop improvement plans. Communicate required actions based on production data to plant management and production staff with regards to performance, process improvements, safety and quality.
  • Align production activities with other functional areas in the plant including Planning, Quality and Maintenance to optimize resources. Assist with product development by working with the commercialization team, engineering resources and the finance team in order to ensure capabilities of the production process and projects.
  • Oversee the development and establishment of standard operating procedures and work instructions through the training supervisor and assigned resources. Ensure proper training and implementation throughout all production areas.
  • Hire, train, coach and review performance of hourly employees. Work with HR on employee disciplinary issues, terminations and recruitment.
  • Ability to assume all duties and responsibilities of plant manager as needed. Willing to serve as interim plant manager should the need arise. Ability to relocate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers. Also, the employee may be required to lift up to 55lbs. This position requires the employee to be able to read, write, and communicate orally in English.

    The physical demands described 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. ##IND

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Job Location Information
City: Tonawanda
County: Erie
Populaton: 58,144
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