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Production Manager - Job Shop

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Columbus, OH
$70,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 19, 2018
Job ID
Production Manager - Job Shop         
Columbus, Ohio
Salary up to 85K + bonus potential

Do you have a background overseeing a production job shop floor?
Do you have a strong knowledge of production scheduling?
Do you enjoy making improvements in a manufacturing environment?
Would you like to join a company that is averaging 25% growth annually?
This position could be for you!

Due to growth, manufacturer is seeking a Production Manager to lead shop floor production.   The Production Manager will report to the COO and will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Study the production process and implement needed process improvements, including increasing efficiencies, reducing scrap, etc.
  • Lead, evaluate and develop staff to achieve company production goals  
  • Assess current scheduling and production processes to evaluate and make recommendations for improvement
  • Develop a production scheduling process based on forecasts, work in progress and customer deadlines
  • Schedule manpower and work stations according to production demands and deadlines
  • Generate production and scheduling reports to assist with evaluation of KPIs and manufacturing metrics
  • Drive change throughout the manufacturing systems to support needed scheduling modifications
  • Other tasks assigned by plant management
Candidates must be able to communicate directly and effectively at all levels, be self-motivated, take initiative on projects, have excellent project management skills and enjoy being hands on as needed.  This position does require some travel for vendors, conferences and trade shows.  This position is eligible for BONUS, 401K, medical and dental benefits, vacation, paid holidays, long-term disability and life insurance. 

REQUIREMENTS for the Production Manager:
1. A minimum of a high school diploma 
2. At least three years in a similar lead production management role in a job shop manufacturing environment  
3. A strong scheduling background
4. Experience making process improvements in a manufacturing environment related to production, materials and/or scheduling processes        
5. Experience overseeing others within production 
6. Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Experience with an ERP or MRP system
2. Paint and metal fabrication manufacturing experience

Why work for this organization:
1. The company has experienced extensive growth over the last 5 years
2. The opportunity for 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential
3. Employee perks

Candidates need to be local to the Columbus, Ohio area. Client is willing to do a moderate regional relocation within Ohio.  
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