Production Manager

LocationBrookfield, Connecticut
DepartmentProduction
Reports ToPlant Manager
Position Overview

The Production Manager is to supervise and develop our manufacturing staff and coordinate the daily operations of manufacturing and shipping/receiving functions while ensuring a safe and compliant environment.  Meeting customer expectations is our number one priority.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develops leadership at the non-exempt level through training, support and coaching
  • Ensures plant safety and regulatory compliance as it pertains to manufacturing activities
  • Selects, trains, and supervises a staff of approximately 30 team members
  • Delegates duties appropriately to direct reports
  • Coordinates plant activities with peers and staff from other departments
  • Ensures production schedule adherence and adjusts as required to meet on-time delivery – backs up scheduler/planner
  • Previous work experience operating under ISO-9000, TTB, and GMP standards, ensures work instructions and standard operating procedures are accurate and up to date
  • Establishes and maintains standards of performance within the manufacturing department. Provides timely and accurate feedback and support to direct reports, motivates and develops the Production team to their highest potential
  • Engage in strategic planning to maintain and improve lean manufacturing practices
  • Demonstrates business maturity by providing a high level of respect to employees, as well as internal and external customers
  • Demonstrates a passion for plant performance and takes full ownership of the job and strives for personal development, effectiveness and continuous improvement.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to operate in a systematic and logical manner
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts easily and respond decisively
  • Convey a sense of urgency while focusing on attention to detail
  • Team builder with unrelenting drive for continuous improvement
  • Patience and self-confident
  • Consistently exercise good judgment
  • Scheduler/planning experience
  • Strong computer skills – excel
  • GMP experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 5-10 Years Packaging Industry experience preferred.
Qualities

• Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect, commitment and open to change while modelling the Company Core Principles in all activities
• Ability to foster collaborative, cross-departmental relationships to meet common objectives.