Production Manager

Location: Somerset, PA
Date Posted: 07-02-2018
Production Manager
Reporting to the Operations Manager the Production Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day production for the machine and tool & die shop operations. Over the last 10 years this organization has grown into a full-service facility as a custom plastics injection molder providing services from product development to production. Their facilities include state of the art equipment that manufacture parts for many industry segments including aerospace, oil & gas, and medical.
This organization values its work force and boasts a lower than average rate of turnover. This is a team-oriented work environment that provides for a strong employee engagement and advancement opportunities. Competitive pay and benefits are provided.

Job Description

The Responsibilities of the Production Manager include:
  • Support the Operations Manager by overseeing the daily shop production
  • Manage production scheduling through their updated ERP system
  • Supervise CNC machinists and operators
  • Help to ensure the manufacturing schedule is prioritized to best meet customer demands
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of all plant machinery and that proper quality and safety procedures are in place and followed
  • Participate in hiring, training and mentoring the workforce
  • Implement process improvements that lead to improved cycle times, reduced waste and other improvements to the overall manufacturing process.


The Requirements of the Production Manager include:
  • 3 + years of manufacturing experience
  • Team lead or some supervisory experience is a plus
  • Experience in plastics manufacturing including molding, tool & die and CNC machining is preferred
  • Experience with Grinders, Mills and Lathes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
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