2018-05-02

Production Manager
Job Opportunity at Vogrinc & Short

Posted on May 2

http://www.vogshort.com    +1 (815) 394-1001

Location: Rockford, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4158794

The purpose of this job is to ensure that the production of finished goods are manufactured to the highest quality standards in a cost effective and efficient manner while meeting customer delivery performance and expectations. This position will manage 50+ non-union employees on both 1st and 2nd shift in an Assembly & Manufacturing environment which includes: machining, grinding, rolling, and induction heat treating. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Manage the day-to-day production for the 50+ non-union employee plant
  • Continue the required strategic and tactical change necessary to be in alignment with current and evolving business philosophies
  • Champion Manufacturing programs to achieve quality, reliability, and cost improvements for all existing and future product lines
  • Lead efficiency and optimization efforts “Kaizens” of the manufacturing operations
  • Perform regular data analysis and provide system and procedure results as required
  • Assess Operation skill levels and conduct the required testing to identify skill gaps
  • Ensure that all metrics and improvements are implemented to create a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Monitor and maintain strategic and tactical processes are in alignment with business philosophies.
  • Manage, motivate, and counsel machine shop employees and conduct performance reviews and administer disciplinary actions.
  • Work with other departments to efficiently plan and execute customer requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • 5 or more years’ experience as a supervisor or manager in a machining/manufacturing environment 
  • Experience in implementing LEAN and Continuous Improvement in a metric driven environment
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