Production Manager

Danbury Permanent USD90,000 - USD115,000
  • Great Opportunity to Join a Sustainable Energy Company
  • Client is Actively Hiring

About Our Client

Our client designs & manufactures portable energy storage systems that integrates with renewable energy applications for power generation and usage reducing emissions and energy.

Job Description

  • Daily management and prioritization of production processes
  • Allocate labor, materials, and resources to achieve production schedules and targets
  • Ensure on-time availability of production supplies, resources, and equipment
  • Proactively assess production performance to identify and suggest opportunities for improvement and economies of scale
  • Recommends and/or makes improvements in tools, machinery, and equipment
  • Work with the Quality Department to help establish required ISO9001 processes, procedures, and documentation
  • Ensure the necessary SOP's and quality guidelines are available to production staff and enforce adherence to them
  • Establish a culture of QMS compliance within the production team
  • Support efforts to attain internal certification goals, ISO requirements, and customer satisfaction
  • Establish and maintain OSHA safety guidelines for a safe working environment
  • Oversight of packaging, loading, and shipping of finished product
  • Utilizes systems to manage metrics, provides feedback and reports to the Leadership Team on progress of metrics
  • Ensures customer, financial, and employee objectives are measured and achieved
  • Oversight of all training requirements for production team
  • Ensure team's compliance with all processes, procedures, and SOP's
  • Deploy safety initiatives to support a Zero Incident Culture
  • Train all staff on process, procedures, and SOP's.
  • Responsible for people management including goal setting, performance management, competency development, recognition, and engagement
  • Oversight of the new hire training program to ensure new hires are onboarded effectively and safel
  • Coaching and development of production staff
  • Conduct all performance reviews for production staff and development of goals
  • Responsible for motivation and development of staff to optimize their performance and their professional growth
  • Ensures culture of high performance and continuous improvement is achieved
  • Conduct candidate interviews with Human Resources to hire qualified production staff to fill open positions

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5-7 years prior manufacturing or production management experience
  • Preferred bachelor's degree in electrical/mechanical engineering from an accredited institution
  • 3 years' experience supporting engineered-to-order products preferred
  • Management experience in a high accountability culture and metrics driven environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of continuous improvement tools such as 6S, Six Sigma, 8D, 5 whys, DFMEA, PFMEA and controls plans, etc.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • Ability to think strategically with a high level of initiative
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Go-getter, dynamic, positive force, and proactive thinker
  • Passion for efficiency
  • Highly computer literate with MS office, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to resolve conflict, develop employees and facilitate corrective action while fostering an environment that supports mission and values
  • Ability to work overtime or be available after business hours if needed
  • Previous experience with facilitating change management within an organization

What's on Offer

  • Join a fast-paced environment where everyone celebrate's each other'ssucesses
  • Comprehensive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid Vacation time
  • 401k Available
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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