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Production Manager in Battle Creek at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

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Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

Manages the overall operations of the production environment and is responsible for the effective and successful management of labor, productivity, quality control and safety measures as established and set forth in the company. Is responsible for organizing and overseeing the manufacturing of goods. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Requires a certain degree of creativity and latitude. Leads a successful team towards maximum performance. The goal is to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to manage a team of 8-10 direct reports on day-to-day functions
  • Ensures that projects, department milestones and goals are met and adhering to approved budgets
  • Contribute operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends
  • Develop operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; develop, implement, enforce and evaluate policies and procedures; develop processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management and shipping
  • Analyze process workflow, employee and space requirements and equipment layout; implement changes
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Accomplish operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Meet or exceed operations labor budget expectations
  • Manage staff levels, wages, hours, contract labor to revenues
  • Responsible for all production supervisors, with review/approval responsibility for all operations employees
  • Run a safe, injury/accident free workplace
  • Manage relationships with key operations vendors
  • Collaborate with departmental heads on customer issues and devise ways of improving the customer experience, including resolving problems and complaints
  • Work closely with GM and management team to set and/or implement policies, procedures and systems and to follow through with implementation.
  • Communicate all operating policies and/or issues at department meetings
  • Work closely with the inventory manager and team to perform analysis of our inventory and ensure we are utilizing our inventory effectively, purchasing the right equipment, maintaining solid inventory data and reduce sub-rental expenses
  • Communicate with legal counsel and safety department to ensure all processes remain compliant with OSHA and other governmental regulations


  • Leadership
  • People Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Organizational Skills

Required Education and Experience:

  • 7-10 years of manufacturing experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Lean manufacturing (projects, value stream mapping, continuous improvement)


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