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Production Manager

DSJ Global Shelbyville Full-Time
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Title: Production Manager

Salary: Competitive

Position Summary: One of the top packaging companies is looking to add a Production Manager to their team. This position is responsible for overall plant production in achieving safety, quality, waste, service and productivity goals. This person should possess strong leadership skills and manage the systems, equipment, people and materials in the manufacturing environment. The Production manager will have 3-5 direct reports and will report directly into the Plant Manager. The facility is medium size with around 200 employees and in a high level of manufacturing complexity.

The Production Manager will be responsible for…

  • Acts as a safety leader for the facility working in conjunction with the EHS Manager and participate in incident investigations for near misses, injuries and/or property damage
  • Identify opportunities and problem areas for targeted improvement
  • Work cross-functionally with planning and maintenance departments in order to maximize equipment programs and prioritize the proper PM schedules
  • Work closely with the engineering personnel in the role of a project team member for new machine installations and start ups
  • Oversee production associates to increase human capital. This will include creating a training plan for continuous skill improvement while also participating in capital planning to make sure financial and operational objectives are met
  • Preform all aspects of human capital management for direct reports
  • Ensure communication is effective and timely for all product associates
  • Make sure there is compliance with department safety, product safety, company policies/procedures, housekeeping programs and fire protection
  • Responsible for managing process control initiatives by making sure manufacturing S&OP's exist
  • Take part in the budgeting process, capital planning, cost take out, staffing and other elements to ensure financial and operational objectives are met
  • Meet and exceed plant business plan and KPI's
  • Responsible for completeness and accuracy of all production records and reports

The Production Manager should have the following qualifications:

  • BA in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Management or a related field
  • 7+ years in related experience
  • 5+ years of supervisory/management experience
  • Demonstrated passion for safety
  • Proven ability to lead and drive continuous improvement
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Customer Service mindset


This firm offers medical, dental, 401(K), paid holidays, wellness benefits and more.


Skills required

Time Management
Product Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance
Decision Making
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