Production Manufacturing Manager

  • Douglassville, PA 19518, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO JOIN THE TECHO-BLOC TEAM? 
We are seeking creative, dynamic candidates for Production Manager at our growing production facility in Douglassville, PA.

 Techo-Bloc manufactures pavers, retaining walls and masonry product that set industry standards for quality, design, and durability. 

 We are a family owned business and foster a positive environment in which team spirit, employee values and fairness in all employee matters are emphasized.

 While we thank all candidates for their interest in our company, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Description

Overall

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Production Manager will have daily responsibility for managing the workforce, productivity, cost control, continuous process improvement, health and safety, as well as employee training.    

In support of the company business plan to meet or exceed OEE KPIs. 

Responsibilities:

Directly Leads Production Supervisors.    Works collaboratively with Logistics, Yard, Production Planning, QA Technician and Human Resources.

Safety

Inspire desired workplace safety behaviors defined in our 8 Step Safety Program.  Leading and sustaining a safe place to work environment.  Lead and Ensure compliance with all OSHA programs.  Co- Lead Safety Committee program.

OEE, Financials etc.Oversee the production planning, staffing, and day-to-day manufacturing operations in a cost-effective manner, accurately track and record KPI’s.

Troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays. Prepare and maintain appropriate production record systems utilizing AX etc.

Ensure the efficient management of operations of a multiple shift production facility and ensure the proper functioning of equipment identifying and resolving potential problems

Spends 80% of time on the shop floor.

Ensure product quality standards are met through inspections and material testing procedures.

Learns, over time, how to operate all plant machines, and how to trouble shoot including PLC etc.

Create, Drive implementation and Ensure compliance and adoption of  Standard and Operation Procedures ( S&OP's)

Develop and implement measures to continuously improvement production methods and equipment performance via programs like 5S.

Leadership and Culture Change

Leadership: effectively lead people; Communicate, and apply company policies and procedures

Training and Development

Motivate employees, be a positive source of influence, lead by example and encourage autonomous work by empowering employees

Develop and deliver employee training and development plans to ensure succession planning and employee retention

Excellent and proven people leadership and culture change management skills

Ability and proven track record to quickly establish credibility and to develop and sustain excellent business relations both internally and externally.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Qualifications

 

Technical  Skills & Acumen

3-5 years of work experience in a production or operations management position (Preference will be given to candidates in the industry)

2 or 4 year degree in Engineering, Business Management or related discipline preferred

Strong Mechanical aptitude.  Mechanically inclined with proof of experience with automated and precision alignment of drive trains, conveyors machine frames.

Strong Hydraulics, Compressor, and  Pneumatic aptitude and ability to find root cause and trouble shoot system issues.

Ability to test electrical systems, continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, Encoders, Controllers, Profit-Bus, Servo Motors and Drives, Siemens PLCs ( or like) 

Basic knowledge in PLC Logic Controls, Programmable controls with excellent trouble shooting skills

Able to operate equipment, and proven track record of training and instructing others with little to no skills

Willing to work flexible manufacturing schedules including nights, weekends, etc. when needs demand.

Experience with Microsoft Office tools, ERP systems, with strong Excel acumen.

Strong success track record of ability to plan, organize,  implement, and inspire adoption of programs, processes, etc.

Additional Information

What’s offered:

  • Full Benefit package
  • Technological tools and a safe workplace
  • Work for #1 best innovative landscaping products manufacturer
  • Positive work environment with great team atmosphere

Your contribution is very precious to us, just like the stones we produce. Techo-Bloc foster a culture of innovation where each individual brings a special touch to his field of expertise. The company is growing, your ideas and your talents are required to contribute to the development of the prestigious brand image that Techo-Bloc has developed over the years.

The use of the masculine gender has been adopted to facilitate reading and has no discriminatory intent.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

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