Responsible for the operations of the entire production facility, excluding purchasing, personnel and other activities not directly related to production. Oversight of all production employees and supervisors.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee operation of the entire production facility, including installation and repairs of major equipment.
Oversee and supervise all production supervisors and employees.
Initiate programs to set and maintain quality, efficiencies and production levels to high standards within the industry and communicate standards to staff.
Evaluate new trends (methods and machinery, safety programs and standards, etc.) within the manufacturing industry. Make recommendations and assist in planning, equipment purchases, and budgeting.
Maintain excellent working conditions, a safe work environment, and high morale within the plant.
Keep Plant Manager (or General Manager) informed regarding problems or situations that may affect the overall production operation of the plant.
Comply with company policies and procedures.
Additional duties as assigned by management.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED plus college and/or appropriate technical courses
Five years experience as a proven manager
Ten years corrugated manufacturing experience
Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
Directly supervises all employees assigned to the department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; conflict resolution; team building; coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as productions reports, sales reports, operating instructions, and training and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, costs, profits, proportions, percentages, and volumes.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form.PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Employee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The individual must posses the following:
Superior time management skills including the ability to manage multiple issues concurrently and the ability to lead an effective and efficient meeting.
Teaching skills in order to function effectively as a teacher for his personnel both in the sales and administrative parts of the position.
Excellent crisis manager who demonstrates that he/she has a high emotional control under adverse conditions and can lead his/her personnel to a successful resolution.
Excellent employee relations skills including being an active listener, understanding how to appraise personnel, applying both positive and corrective feedback, being able to resolve conflicts either involving the supervisor directly or as a third party, understands and demonstrates positive motivational skills including coaching and delegation techniques.
Demonstrated confidence including providing a consistent leadership style with an acceptable level of professional assertiveness.
Professional appearance to support his/her role as a managerial representative.
The performance of the Production Manager will be measured as follows:
Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the area of sales and customer service. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the manger.
Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the manager and supervisor.
Employee relations – The employee will be evaluated regarding his/her skills and advancements in the areas of motivational techniques and results, positive and corrective/constructive feedback, subordinate development and creating a positive work environment.
Creativity - This will be evaluated by how active the manger is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.