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Production Manager

Company Name:
Teknor Apex
Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science, company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We manufacture for our eight divisions in 8 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
In all our businesses, we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products, and custom service. _Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities._
Join our team in Brownsville, TN in the role of Production Manager supporting or Nylon operation. In this challenging role you will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing staff, equipment, materials and activities used in the manufacturing, curing and final finished products. This position secures, organizes, coordinates, and allocates necessary resources to ensure attainment of safety, quality, and production goals.
Promotes safety awareness and monitors safety programs and trends. Ensures that safety meetings are conducted, investigates and counter-measures all safety problems and reports results.
Apply LEAN manufacturing processes to improve existing systems, yield, production efficiency, productivity and quality.
Develops plans for improvements and maintains compliance with all environmental regulations.
Ensures fair and consistent practices, recommends promotions, salary increases, demotions, and transfers.
Manages Production Department staff. Select and develop personnel and identify training needs. Counsels and motivates subordinates and maintain a clean, safe, working environment.
Reviews, analyzes, and monitors daily and monthly production results and trends according to man, machine, material methods measured against plant goals. Develops resolutions, through troubleshooting which is corrective prevention.
Directs and controls all departmental activities consistent within plant goals, i.e., safety production, waste, scrap, and human relations. Counter measures adverse trends, obtains and deploys resources as necessary. Maintains lowest costs for production.
Educates and trains subordinates in standard practices, process capability, and downgrade defect analysis. Promotes a high level of good housekeeping.
Audits SOP compliance, establishes plans, and controls points for achieving production requirements, communicates objectives to subordinates.
Interacts and coordinates activities with support department, maintenance, technical support, and customer service department. Directs resources to improve and correct deficiencies and initiate countermeasures.
Submits monthly reports that document results vs. monthly budget expectations.
Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
In addition to the requirements below, our most successful employees possess the following core competencies: Attention to Detail Concern for Safety Critical Judgment Developing Others Interactive Communication Leading and Managing Change Planning and Organizing Problem Solving Team Leadership Work Ethic and Values
Bachelor's Degree in related field of study
Minimum 4 - 6 years of production management and/or process engineering experience.
Must be able to evaluate complex situations, balancing production efficiencies with available equipment and assets.
Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees. We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.
Medical w/prescription drug coverage
Dental and Vision
Life Insurance
401k w/company match and Pension Plan
Paid Holidays and Vacation
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Wellness Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Service Recognition
Date: 2014-08-20
Country: US
State: RI
City: Pawtucket
Postal Code: 02861

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