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Production Manager

Kelly Services
Dayton, NJ 08810
**Kelly Engineering has and AMAZING opportunity for a Production Manager located in Dayton, NJ**


**Job Description**


**Position Summary:**


The **Production Manager** is responsible for leading day to day operations of a manufacturing location/area to include safety, quality, efficiencies and meeting customer expectations. Provides leadership to supervision and employees and ensures they have the proper tools to perform their job safely and efficiently.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Leads daily Team Performance Center meetings with Operations team to review safety, quality and production performance.

+ Conducts production Gemba walks to optimize production flow and efficiencies.

+ Participates and practices Lean Manufacturing practices to such as Six Sigma, 5S, FMEA, 8D Problem Analysis.

+ Engages the team in identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects.

+ Engages production floor employees in problem resolution in order to improve production issues/efficiencies utilizing Lean Manufacturing techniques as needed.

+ Performs necessary administrative functions such as budgetary administration, employee safety, performance reviews and employee counseling.

+ Participates in weekly forecast calls to meet customers shipment deadlines.

+ Reviews and updates Key Performance Indicators KPIs (Daily, Weekly and Monthly) to ensure facility is on track.

+ Attends pre-shift meetings to observe and provide feedback to operations team focusing on continuous improvement.

+ Conducts Behavior-Based Safety observations and works with employees to ensure they are performing their job in a safe manner.

+ Participates in monthly site safety review to understand problem areas and establish plans to improve overall safety record and reduce incidents.

+ Meets with Planning and Operations team members to discuss production schedules and changes in the schedule that are needed. Works with production team to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned/unplanned absences.

+ Interfaces with customers and suppliers. Visits both as necessary.

+ Coordinates with the Maintenance Department to prioritize maintenance work orders in an effort to improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and downtime.

+ Ensures employees are properly trained in all aspects of their jobs. Identifies training gaps and develops training plans.

+ Works with Quality team to review Quality issues through HFI (Hold for Inspection) and scrap process. Minimize rework and/or scrap due to non-conformance through problem resolution.

+ May participate in Union Leadership/Management meetings and follows-up as necessary if site is unionized.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


**Job Requirements**


+ Bachelor degree in engineering or operations management

+ 7-10 years operations experience and 3 years supervisory experience in manufacturing environment or equivalent.

+ Experience in Injection Molding is a MUST.

+ Experience in Blow Molding is a MUST.

+ Management experience in operations, maintenance, engineering and/or process improvement roles including managing teams of people

+ Previous experience working in a Lean environment; Embraces continuous improvement. Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus

+ Strong financial acumen including an understanding of the budgeting process and how they relate to KPIs


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-05-06

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