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9Sep

Production Manager

Klauer Manufacturing Company, Dubuque, IA

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assign and direct the job assignments of the production group throughout the day to maximize efficiency within the various departments. Areas to include production, receiving and shipping.
  • Mentor and coach production employees to aid in their development.
  • Monitor the production and shipping schedules to ensure acceptable on-time deliveries.
  • Use metrics and root cause analysis to identify and establish improvement initiatives.
  • Use lean manufacturing tools to reduce setups, cycle times, scrap, work in process inventory and any quality non-conformances.
  • Responsible for observing and enforcing all applicable safety requirements.
  • Improve quality programs to increase the yield of production; this requires establishing detailed procedures at various stages of the manufacturing process.
  • Help facilitate non-conforming material processes and institute any corrective actions.
  • Review scrap to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Enact quality control procedures to resolve production problems or minimize costs.
  • Direct any product measurement, inspection, and/or testing for quality or reliability.
  • Develop operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities.
  • Review production schedules and process flows to objectively evaluate obstacles preventing product delivery.
  • Monitor internal lead times.
  • Ensure that the necessary number and type of production workers are on the job to manufacture products.
  • Cross-train workers so that they can fill in production positions as needed.
  • Develop operational strategies to minimize inventory and/or standardize WIP.
  • Perform engineering analysis to reduce changeover time and downtime.
  • Design processes and workspace layouts to ensure efficient production.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Management, Industrial Technology, Logistics or Supply Chain desired.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, and stooping. Strength rating for this job is L – Light Work – exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical requirements are more than those for sedentary work.

Class II – Light (Dictionary of Occupational Titles 4th Edition Vol. I & Vol. II)

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Job Details

ID 774621
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Architecture/Engineering/Drafting
Environmental/Quality Assurance/Safety
Management/Executive
Manufacturing
Production
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 5-10 Years
Education --

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