Production Manager

Jamestown, NY

Post Date: 04/01/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Management Pay Rate: $45,000 to $60,000 Range Commensurate with Education and Experience.

Our client, a design and manufacturing company located in the southern tier area is seeking a qualified Production Manager.

The Production Manager will oversee operations related to the design and manufacturing of a wide range of manufacturing as well as facilities upkeep and maintenance. A deep know-how in production and procedures, ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance, decision making and problem solving skills will absorb a large part of each day. The Production Manager will work closely with senior management to develop objectives, standards and metrics for the production team and report accordingly. Develop and execute a plan to communicate, implement and enforce all objectives, standards and company policies to production staff. Review orders, schedule production staff, organize and coordinate workflow to meet specifications and lead times. Work collaboratively with Sales to coordinate design details, scheduling, lead times etc. Work closely with Purchasing Manager to insure just in time delivery of materials. Work with HR Manager to hire, supervise, evaluate, train, develop and positively motivate staff; approximately 20-25 employees. Enforce company policies. Monitor production to resolve issues, ensure output meets quality standards. Ensure the maintenance of a clear work environment and enforce all health and safety regulations and company precautions. Evaluate new materials and technology and recommend purchases which can improve operational efficiencies, product quality and / or lower costs. 

Job Requirements include proven experience as a production manager or supervisor. Deep knowledge of production management. Understanding of quality standards and health and safety regulations. Knowledge of performance evaluation and budgeting concepts. Experience in reporting on key Production Metrics. Proficient in MS office and ERP Software outstanding communication ability. Excellent organizational and leadership skills. Attention to details and good mechanical aptitude. Strong decision making skills and a results driven approach. Must be willing to work when needed to insure customer needs are met. B/S /BA Degree in business admin, engineering or relevant field is preferred.

Joseph Catherine

Recruitment professional since 1970 with disciplines in accounting / finance, construction management and banking, manufacturing, and human resources. He started in the business with AFCO Personnel Services in 1970 and after two years was appointed manager and then managing partner. Joe merged AFCO Personnel Services in 1983 at which time he and Mike DeBellis founded DeBellis & Catherine Associates. Joe attended SUNY at Buffalo studying liberal arts and sociology. He was active with the Niagara Falls & Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, executive committee for the Porter Cup amateur golf tournament and was on the St. Mary's Hospital Foundation Board of Directors.  He is currently an active member with the Williamsville Rotary Club. 

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