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Production Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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    Supply Chain
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
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Job Description

Vaco has a client that has an opening for a Production Manager in Memphis, TN. This candidate will be responsible for continuous improvement activities, production planning, capital expenditures and reporting as required for the production department. You must possess the ability to handle multiple priorities and assignments, lead a team, work within a team, be accountable for both team and individual production goals and drive continuous improvement throughout the facility.

  • Direct the overall activities of the production area to ensure work orders are received, scheduled, and produced while maintaining safety and quality standards
  • Make recommendations to Distribution Center General Manager concerning policies, procedures, techniques, facilities, production planning, and any other matter relative to the effective operation of the department
  • Coordinates, trains, and directs activities of production area employees
  • Promotes and maintains a safe and productive work environment for all employees
  • Ensures that Standard Operating Procedures for the production area are developed and maintained
  • Cooperates in a cross-functional manner as a change agent with all departments within the Company
  • Prepares and conducts annual performance appraisals
  • Addresses and resolves employee complaints and issues in a timely manner

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • 3 to 5 years as a Production or Manufacturing Manager, or 5 to 7 years of progressive supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement methodology, highly preferred
  • Six Sigma, Lean methodology, 5S experience highly preferred