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Production Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512093-614610
    • Job Location: Germantown, WI
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 29, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

We are looking for a Production Manager located in Germantown, WI. The Production Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling, either directly or indirectly, those activities necessary to achieve stated production goals and objectives to support all shifts of the Assembly business and obtain maximum growth and profitability while ensuring a safe environment at all times.

At MGS Mfg. Group, we are an engineering house, a toolmaker, a blow molder, an injection molder, and a custom machine builder all under one company. Through customer demand and active progression on our part, we have been expanding our services since we opened our doors in 1982. The MGS Mfg. Group adapts to the needs of our customers along with cultivating new concepts and goals within the plastic industry. Throughout our growth and constant change, we have remained a partner to our customers, suppliers, and employees by learning from them, growing with them, and most importantly, never forgetting that without them, the evolution and success of this corporation would not have been possible.

Below are the essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manages assembly department to plan, organize, direct, design, coordinate, control, implement, and maintain continuous improvements to improve safety, productivity, quality and costs to achieve stated production goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that the highest standards of quality are maintained.
  • Hire, review, train and mentor Assembly staff.
  • Assign, direct, supervise, evaluate, and oversee the training and development of staff.
  • Coordinate and direct projects making detailed plans.
  • Develop long-term plans for new processes and equipment.
  • Facilitate communication between engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance.
  • May assist with preparing budgets.
  • Solve complex problems with flow in present manufacturing process.
  • Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures for the Assembly work performed in the company.
  • Directs the development of new Assembly production processes.
  • Stay current on new and/or updated technology, manufacturing practices and processes related to the core business.
  • Minimize downtime and increase operating efficiencies through automation, tooling or machine modifications.
  • Ability to lead teams using lean manufacturing, problem solving and six sigma tools to reduce scrap, increase productivity and eliminate quality and safety issues.
  • Works with team to identify root cause of defects and ensure implementation of corrective actions to address quality concerns.
  • Assess, report, and ensure the timely repair of any safety hazards associated with equipment.
  • Creates equipment specifications, order and coordinate the installation of such equipment while maintaining the high standards of manufacturing safety.
  • Collaborates with customer base at the launch of new jobs and as an ongoing continuous improvement effort on current Assembly production jobs.
  • Continuously improve efficiency and accuracy in the Assembly process and ensure compliance as it relates to ISO/TS/GMP Standards.
  • Incorporate shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among Assembly employees.
  • Ensure that the Operations Manager is continuously informed of all activities regarding the various Assembly jobs including any problems, workmanship, and products not meeting the company’s high standards of quality.
  • Observe and adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

A qualified candidate would fulfill these requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Previous experience in a plastic injection molding environment with at least seven years of previous experience in secondary processes.
  • Strong team building, decision making, and people management skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, project management and communication skills.
  • Knowledge in FDA and ISO/QS/TS Quality Systems is preferred.
  • Previous experience/understanding of management principles (budgeting/expense management, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources).
  • Expertise within the plastics industry in terms of standards, processes, procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to create accountability and lead by example.

To learn more about MGS Mfg. Group, go to www.mgstech.com. We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, disability, life, FSA, vacation, and holidays. MGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.