We are currently recruiting for Production Manager for a Dayton area client. The ideal candidates MUST possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, and a minimum of 7-10 years of chemical production experience. Applicants must have 3-5 years of leadership experience. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. A primary responsibility of this position is to develop and lead a team capable of managing all aspects of the production environment, achieving production, cost and quality goals, and meeting customer requirements. The selected candidate will possess the following traits, knowledge and skills:
A respect for and adherence to environmental, health and safety standards.
Strong Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in a professional manner.
Strong Organizational skills, teamwork skills, the ability to multi-task
The ability to solve problems.
Computer proficiency in a MRP system and MS Office.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodology and ISO standards is preferred.
Establish overall production objectives for all shifts with consideration given to existing workload, orders, production flow, stock, parts requirements, shipping dates and sales forecasts.
Ensure customer orders and commitments are fulfilled timely on a daily basis; ensure that production goals are met and the producing of the highest quality of product possible, on time, at budgeted margins.
Plans the use of equipment and personnel to meet current and future production requirements, including department budgets and guidelines, production layout and improvement, and staffing and overtime levels including participating in CAPEX Planning
Lead the scale-up process of new material, meeting customer specifications and performance requirements.
Act as a liaison between upper-management and the workforce to maintain productivity and the highest level of employee/employer relationships.
Define objectives in each area of Production and Warehouse Operations
Establish, prepare, implement, revise, and maintain policies and procedures related to production.
Ensure compliance with all site, divisional, corporate, federal, state and local applicable policies, programs, guidelines, laws and regulations; includes but is not limited to EHS and HR related policies.
Communicate with customers, management, internal departments and other client locations to resolve escalated issues.
Lead and works with continuous improvement teams on initiatives to improve safety and/or efficiency of existing processes, procedures and/or expenditures.
Handle confidential information with care.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and applicable laws.
Supervisory responsibilities include the selection, training and development, assigning work, and performance management of employees.
Adherence to Code of Conduct
Responsibility to ensure that direct reports adhere to Code of Conduct Guidelines.
This is a full time position with an immediate need to fill. The target salary range is $70,000 to $80,000 (negotiable) with a bonus structure of 15 to 22.5%)