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Manager, Production - Pallet

Company: Pallet, Square Peg & Weld
Location: Everett
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Here at Pallet Shelter PBC, we recognize the importance of your role as a Production Manager and how it effects the success of the organization and our team members. Your work in this area has a profound impact on our short, medium, and long-term success. The following is a list of expectations and disciplines you will be engaged in and perform daily.Position OverviewThe Production Manager is accountable for managing plant production activities across multiple shifts and/or departments to produce products that meet established quality, customer service, safety, innovation, and cost metrics consistent with schedules and policies. Maintain close daily contact with Supply Chain, Product Development, Engineering, and support staff as needed to ensure the overall production effectiveness, reflective of current conditions throughout the facility. This position will deal with varying types of documentation such as but not limited to work instructions, standard work, inspection documentation, production reporting, non-conforming material forms, Bills of Material (BOM's), product drawings, etc. This role reports to the Director of Manufacturing.In the first three months you will:

  • Learn existing production processes and gain understanding of how resources are currently utilized (i.e., personnel, equipment, etc.)
  • Be available to get to know people, build relationships and have fun!
  • Controls and effectively utilizes the production capacity, workforce, equipment, and outside resources through planning, organizing, and scheduling to minimize losses; works within the framework of the budget to optimize company profitability
  • Develops and ensures the achievement of manufacturing goals related to Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Morale.
  • Builds and refines processes to ensure overall production system excellence
  • Maintain improvements through sustaining behaviors, operating with discipline and rigor
  • Use and ensure the safe use of tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment
  • Take ownership of production data management, scheduling, and communications
  • Achieve departmental goals - scrap, build performance (i.e., yield, rolled throughput yield, etc.), parts/panels per hour (PPH), scheduling, etc.
  • Direct staffing to meet departmental goals and support production
  • Perform root cause analysis of production issues and obtain corrective actions utilizing the appropriate support staff
  • Provide daily communication with production staff regarding performance, areas for improvement, company news/updates, etc.
  • Ensures parts are produced to appropriate quality level and ensures suspect product is contained and corrective actions and root cause analysis are underway
  • Accurately completes and/or ensures completion of all production documentation and data entry in a timely manner
  • Hold employees accountable to their job duties in a fair, consistent and professional manner
  • Ensure production personnel are trained on all aspects of their job and assist with creating training program
  • Promotes team building and team environment
  • Follow and enforce all safety requirements for this position and all company safety guidelinesAfter three months you will be able to do everything, you have learned so far and:
    • Partner with Product Development and Engineering in configuration design and development during the New Product Implementation process, serve to advise Engineering of best practices and keep Production informed of project status and key developments
    • Become knowledgeable in continuous improvement methodologies
    • Assist with identifying optimal preventative maintenance cycles
    • Develop documented processes for production operations
    • Assist in the development and take ownership of a continuous improvement program
    • Aide in identifying hidden process and/or equipment capacityOngoing you will need to do everything above and:
      • Take the lead in establishing best practices throughout production
      • Actively pursue growth and knowledge in your ability to understand continuous improvement methodologies (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, TPS, TPM, etc.)
      • Implement good manufacturing practices (GMPs) wherever possible
      • Assist with the development of a high performing work system (HPWS) in assigned department
      • Be able to effectively cover as needed in the absence of the Director of ManufacturingIn the future you will have a chance to:
        • Gain experience with quality management systems and processes
        • Opportunities to work on special projects in other areas to learn new skills
        • Potential to become certified in Lean Six Sigma
        • For other opportunities you may be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and other required vaccines or be willing to do so prior to transition into the roleTo do well in this role you need to have the following characteristics:
          • You are thoroughly committed to Pallet's mission
          • You are humble, willing to admit your shortcomings and are teachable
          • You can tolerate a work environment that at times contains multiple distractions
          • You are hungry, always wanting to learn more and put in the extra effort to achieve the goals
          • You are people smart, knowing how to work effectively with diverse groups of people and personalities
          • You are honest, transparent and show integrity in your words and actionsEducation and Experience: Required
            • High school diploma or equivalent
            • Minimum Experience: 3 Years of demonstrated experience in a supervisory capacity
            • Strong understanding of safety, quality, production, and maintenance management
            • Experienced in the operation of a variety of equipment in an industrial setting
            • Outstanding written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills
            • Communication – Clearly conveys information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
            • Contributing to Team Success – Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals
            • Customer Focus – Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs
            • Collaboration – Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships
            • Quality Orientation – Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period
            • Safety Awareness – Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety, upholding safety standards
            • Stress Tolerance – Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization
            • Experience working in production or manufacturing operations
            • Ability to accurately proofread engineering drawings and articulate errors – this role is the last line of defense against dissemination of bad information Bonus points for:
              • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
              • 10+ years-experience in manufacturing environment
              • High-level of emotional intelligence
              • Knowledge of FDA, GMPs, ISO, OSHA, or other regulatory requirements
              • Knowledge of Labor and Industry
              • Licensure and/or certification in areas such as Safety, Quality, Continuous improvement, Project management, or similar Must have requirements for this role:
                • Be able to read and write in English
                • Well-developed logical deductive reasoning skills
                • Be able to take and pass a pre-employment drug test and be willing to submit to regular randomized drug tests
                • Well-developed communication skills are critical
                • Willingness to submit personal information for WSP background checkPhysical Requirements:Sensory Perception: Reasonable accommodations will be considered and may be made as appropriate to ensure the safety of all personnel as it relates to this role.
                  • Seeing: Must be able to see well enough to read blueprints and documents, see equipment and gauges, and safely drive a forklift and/or other mechanized lifts (e.g., Articulated lift).
                  • Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with team members and management; and listen to equipment.
                  • Standing/Walking: Must be able to move about the production area by stepping over and/or bending under objects; and the ability to stand up to 12 hours around hot machinery.
                  • Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: Must be able to stoop or kneel to pick up items from the floor and climb ladders and stairs.
                  • Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: Must be able to lift more than 100 pounds with reasonable assistance and able to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable assistance.
                  • Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to grasp and use equipment and tools.Physical Work Conditions
                    • Safety eyewear and footwear are required
                    • Bullpen style office with varying levels of activity and noise throughout the dayLocation: This job is based at our headquarters in Everett

Keywords: Pallet, Square Peg & Weld, Everett , Manager, Production - Pallet, Professions , Everett, Washington

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