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Production Manager

Job type:Permanent
Town/City:Shelton
State:CT
Salary/Rate:$80,000 - $125,000 per year
Business Sector:Engineering
Job ref:JF152140125
Post Date:June 18, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people. 
We are currently seeking a Production Manager for a client in Shelton, CT.
Responsibilities:
  • Team Leadership and Work Allocation:
  • Manage a dynamic team, including CNC and manual machinists, machinery assemblers, and production office staff, fostering a collaborative environment that prioritizes efficiency, quality, and maximum productivity.
  • Organize and supervise production workflows, collaborating closely with the team to drive efficiency, boost productivity, and achieve cost reductions.
  • Assign daily work orders to all production direct labor to ensure optimal utilization of resources, including workforce capacities, equipment availability, and vendor coordination.
  • Supply Chain Optimization:
  • Lead end-to-end supply chain management, orchestrating seamless coordination from material procurement to equipment assembly and testing.
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing principles to enhance operational efficiency and minimize waste.
  • Production Planning and Coordination:
  • Plan, coordinate, and direct all production activities to achieve on-time shipment and customer delivery of high-quality parts and systems.
  • Oversee production planning, scheduling, and purchasing functions, managing internal work, raw material ordering, and outsourced operations.
  • Cost-Efficient Production Management:
  • Ensure efficient and economical production at the lowest cost while maintaining high-quality standards, meeting volume requirements, adhering to inventory targets, and achieving production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Problem Solving and Collaboration:
  • Address production problems and collaborate with design engineers to enhance product manufacturability.
  • Workflow Analysis and Downtime Reduction:
  • Analyze and plan plant workflow, including machinery placement (work cells), to improve manufacturing efficiency.
  • Implement robust monitoring mechanisms to track progress, identify bottlenecks, and proactively take measures to exceed company goals.
  • Minimize downtime by coordinating maintenance and repair services, ensuring adherence to operator maintenance procedures and schedules.
  • Employee Development and Skills Enhancement:
  • Manage employee development, nurturing skills and preparing team members for future job assignments.
  • Compliance and Quality Assurance:
  • Ensure manufacturing processes adhere to ISO 9001-2015 and meet all Environmental, Health & Safety requirements.
  • Support quality assurance and initiate initiatives for scrap and waste reduction.
Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent degree or experience.
  • 5 – 10 years of experience supervising or managing in a CNC machining manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing machinery and processes, and machinery assembly and testing.
  • Working knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (interpretation of engineering detail drawings).
  • Proficiency in using MRP and similar computer-based technologies in a production-manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 quality standards.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and positively influence production workforce personnel.
  • Must have prior Supervisory experience of direct labor production employees.
  • Must be able to organize work and effectively use MRP system and available resources to achieve customer delivery requirements.
 
Duration: Direct Hire
Location: Shelton, CT
Pay Rate: $DOE
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Please include a clean copy of your resume, salary expectations and any references.