VT Industries Production Manager in Clarksville, Iowa
Production Manager at VT Industries
Date Posted: 7/20/2021
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The Production Manager will lead the day to day manufacturing and distribution operations in alignment with the General Manager's strategic initiatives and goals. The PM will lead a team of Leads who are directly responsible for hourly team members performing production duties. The PM will also demonstrate utilizing lean and/or continuous improvement methodology to drive Plant improvement efficiencies.
Plan, lead and manage a complex, multi-shift production and distribution operations
Review and analyze production, quality control and operational reports
Analyze quality issues and able to determine root cause to develop and implement corrective actions
Plan and direct production activities and establish priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
Manage 4 hourly leads as direct reports, performing annual evaluations, and providing positive recognition and/or corrective action as necessary
Promote safe work environment, including identifying safety hazards, performing timely follow up on safety issues and corrections
Work with Director of Operations to:
Set Production schedules and goals;
Report on Departments that are behind schedule, identifying reasons and removing obstacles to meet production completion and ship dates;
Report on back orders and measures being taken to resolve back order issues;
Work with HR on hiring practices of new employees, and work with Supervisors on following hiring/transfer policy
Work with Supervisors on training, motivating, and rewarding employees
Support Open Door Policy and establish Employee Communication programs
Work with General Manager and Plant Engineer to evaluate factory performance and develop plan for Capital Requisitions and Continuous Improvement activities to reach current and future production goals
Work with teams to implement production changes to achieve current and future goals, tracking pertinent data/KPI to evaluate effectiveness
Work to achieve annual metrics, as determined with Director of Operations, to promote VT Industries reaching annual goals
Build a World-Class Production Team and sustainable processes that exceed customer expectations
Maintain and promote a Servant Leader Mind-Set
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or six years wood industry/building material or manufacturing experience
Ability to analyze and evaluate data and develop detailed analysis and reports for General Manager and Leadership Team in a concise and precise manner
Must possess and display excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external customers
Responsible for timely completion of production orders, and development of process improvement activities
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to train, recognize, select and develop talent within the production team
Demonstrate knowledge of and activities utilizing lean and/or continuous improvement methodology.
Bachelors Degree or six years wood industry / building materials experience
Able to analyze and evaluate data
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with internal and external customer
Ability to identify, analyze and improve processes and be accountable for accurate and timely completion of production orders
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Demonstrated success implementing a lean or continuous improvement environment
Respectful of employees, vendors and customers
Ability to train, recognize and develop talent within the production team
Complete benefit package.
Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
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Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Clarksville , IA (https://www.jobs.net/jobs/vt-industries/en-us/search/United-States/location/Iowa/Clarksville/)
Job Type: Manufacturing (https://www.jobs.net/jobs/vt-industries/en-us/search/United-States/category/Manufacturing/)
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 7/20/2021
Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.
VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.
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