Senior Production Manager

Carson City, NV, 89434, United States

Posted on 08/12/2020

Position Details




Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical


Manufacturing / Production

Job Level:

Director Management (Director/Head of Organization)


Bachelor's Degree

Reference ID:


Here is a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Production Manager! The right candidate for this role wants to work on a high impact team where their voice and leadership is needed and heard. This is a high visibility opportunity that can lead to future advancement in a growing top-performing company in their industry. APPLY NOW!

Job Summary:
The Senior Production Manager manages and/or assists with managing various production teams and activities their department; including, but not limited to production planning, directing and monitoring the production group to meet safety and quality standards, established specifications, schedules and volume/cost/loss targets. The Sr. Manager will work cross-functionally with various departmental teams such as Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, among others; these joint efforts will be focused on developing production schedules, managing change and allocating labor/capital resources. The perfect candidate will be able to drive Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) across the production operations and ensure all projects are delivered in a safe manner, at the highest quality standards, while maintaining budgetary guidelines and strict deadlines.

Essential Duties:
• Provide effective team leadership during times of change and production ramp up.
• Responsible for production activities in a manufacturing environment with the goal to develop and implement system-level/strategic solutions to optimize efficiency and resource utilization, increase safety levels, minimize costs and maintain high quality standards
• Coordinate team activities to optimize cost performance through capital investment programs, optimizing operating working capital usage and minimizing waste through the development of a continuous-improvement culture that includes Lean Six Sigma methodology, GMP, 5S and Kaizen principles
• Build a strong production management team, providing a balanced focus between strategic, tactical and operational activities through exceptional leadership; while providing a clear vision and inspiring staff
• Proactively work with Production, Engineering, Maintenance, Facilities, EHS, QC, etc. in the incorporating of best practices into the manufacturing environment
• Must be able to effectively drive Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) across the operation, ensuring all projects are delivered with the highest quality standards, while maintaining time and budget guidelines
• Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on manufacturing activities

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Manufacturing or equivalent required
• Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science (MS)
• 7+ years of progressive manufacturing/operations experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 3 years in a management level role
• Demonstrated expertise in servant leadership approach to managing teams
• Prior experience as a Plant, Operations or Manufacturing Manager- Managed large teams of over 500+ employees
• Proven, hands-on experience in Lean Six Sigma tools and methodology- Lean Six Sigma Certification a strong plus- Green Belt preferred; Black Belt ideal
• Excellent relationship management and customer service skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers
• Must have an acute ability to think strategically, while providing guidance to teams operating at more tactical levels
• Must have an understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proven experience in a large-scale, high speed/high volume manufacturing environment, automotive preferred
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Results oriented with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines and goals
• Resilient, self-motivated, and able to work well under pressure
• Must possess an appreciation of, and the ability to positively resolve issues arising from working with individuals from different cultures