Production Manager (1st Shift)

  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

BIC® products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world.

BIC’s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team.   Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC’s future – together – while honoring our past achievements. We are committed to our team members’ development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences.

Job Description

The 1st Shift Production Manager’s primary responsibilities will include working with the facility leadership in the daily management and coordination of packaging production operations while ensuring compliance with all labor, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations. These responsibilities will be carried out in a manner that consistently demonstrates the established visions and values of BIC.

The Production Manager will provide operational leadership for 1st shift, Monday through Friday, and occasionally Saturdays during our peak season. They will ensure effective and efficient operations and advance a culture of continuous improvement.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and adjust product and process flow to ensure product meets quality and production operations standards
  • Review production plans to ensure maximum utilization of resources, while maintaining accuracy and efficiency
  • Provide direction, leadership, development, and support to packaging employees
  • Create and maintain a workplace culture that engages and motivates employees
  • Ensure all proper procedures and documentation are in place for each shift
  • Work with the Engineering team to ensure preventative maintenance and repairs of all systems and equipment to minimize downtime
  • Monitor production and quality, coordinate priorities, resolve issues and participate in special projects and work schedules
  • Demonstrate safety leadership in their daily management by communicating and maintaining the health and safety standard for the production area
  • Drive the permanent elimination of unsafe acts of people and unsafe conditions by providing necessary resources to identify, evaluate and control risks of injury or illness
  • Ensure that health and safety regulations are met
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our environmental footprint regarding waste production and energy and water consumption

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a role supervising others
  • Must have demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, develop, and build a team
  • Must be hands on and customer service oriented: understand customer demands, customer service level expectations and execute to those demands with a sense of urgency
  • Prefer experience with WMS (warehouse management systems) and JDE (JD Edwards) or other ERP applications
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Outlook & Word
  • Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency is a plus

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Additional Information

BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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