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Production Manager

Company: Nortek Security and Control LLC
Location: Kent
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: Nice is seeking for a Production Manager who can analyze our current production processes and create the best methods for day-to-day manufacturing operations. Responsible for operator assembly, warranty and spares support and leads the safety committee. Includes day to day oversight of operator fulfillment, optimizing assembler assignments, trouble shooting, and process improvement. Interfaces with the business regarding all production activities, project management of custom equipment orders, and metrics reporting. Responsible for overseeing the production department, establishing manufacturing best practices with a focus on lean manufacturing, and setting a culture of continuous improvement throughout the production team.Salary $95,000 to $115,000 depending on experience.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Production Management: Develops MPS and MRP on a regular basis and works closely with Supply Chain to align production and purchasing plans.
  • Develops CRP on a regular basis and works closely with Human Resources to align required capacity plan with required workforce.
  • Reviews sales orders and schedules to determine the optimum production loading needed to satisfy demand and ensure on-time delivery to customers.
  • Determines optimum staffing level and deployment based on sales forecast and standard times for assembly operations.
  • Resolves operational and manufacturing problems to ensure minimum cost and prevent operational delays.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain, Logistics, Sales, and Engineering to ensure coordination of fulfillment activities.
  • Coordinate production of warranty and spares assemblies.
  • Participate in new product development introduction.
  • Take an active role in improving operational efficiency through Lean implementation, 5S and 6 Sigma.
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives in the production area.
  • Compiles, stores, and reports on production data.
  • Develop new metrics and KPI for continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate with Quality Department to establish quality control procedures.
  • Create training manuals and host departmental training sessions.
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management.
  • Facilities Maintenance: Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Schedules routine maintenance for operational equipment in coordination with site management.
  • Coordinates with appropriate departments for any required upgrades.
  • Ensures all required inspections are being performed as necessary and maintains inspection reports.
  • Assigns action to any issues requiring immediate assistance.
  • Coordinates with site management group for any required third-party maintenance.
  • Safety Committee: Leads safety committee and oversees resolution to safety concerns.
  • Holds monthly safety committee meetings and publishes minutes.
  • Drives safety concerns to closure.
  • Continuously monitors safety of all operations and proactively addresses any needs of the business.
  • Establish safety best practices.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent plus a minimum of four years related experience.
    • Lean Manufacturing certification from accredited institution or minimum four years experience in lean management implementation is required.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • 5S and 6 Sigma certification or implementation is a plus.
      • Experience in sustainable manufacturing to meet goals set by the organization
      • Ability to read an interpret technical drawings and schematics.
      • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
      • Capable of working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
      • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
      • High level knowledge of MS Word, Excel (pivot tables, graphs, advanced functions), PowerPoint and Business Intelligence software.
      • Working experience with ERP systems.
      • Experience identifying, developing, and monitoring critical performance metrics.
      • Strong leadership capabilities and experience managing 20+ employees.
      • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA requirements.
      • Ability to coach and mentor employees one on one as well as in a group.
      • Demonstrated ability to improve financial performance, specifically in manufacturing utilization and efficiency.
      • New product introduction experience.
      • LEAN principles training, experience, and/or certifications.
      • Knowledge of ISO quality standard.
      • Customer driven focus and excellent communication skills. Physical Requirements: Essential functions of this job require the following minimal physical demands. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -
        • Required to sit, -talk, -or hear; frequently required to use hands to grip or feel; and occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
        • Vision and depth perception suitable for use of utilizing a computer, printer, phone, and keyboard. -
        • Manual dexterity -suitable for use of utilizing a computer.
        • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes which permits the employee to work in an office setting.
        • Ability to walk and/or climb 5% of the time comfortably, with or without reasonable accommodation.
        • Ability to sit at a computer for 90% of the time comfortably, with+ or without reasonable accommodation.
        • Light to moderate lifting. - Working Conditions: - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • Must be comfortable working in an office environment to include moderate noise levels.
          • The working area is primarily in an open office setting with reasonable lighting and controlled temperatures . ==================================================================================================As thinkers and -creators, we look at -the world with an -open mind, engaging -with the possibilities -and broadening our -perspective in an -inclusive -way. Disclaimer: The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to decide the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job incumbents are expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the position, department, or the business.

Keywords: Nortek Security and Control LLC, Kent , Production Manager, Professions , Kent, Washington

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