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Production Manager

Company: MSI Express
Location: Hammond
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

MSI Express is a single-source contract manufacturing and packaging company, delivering innovative engineering solutions from our strategically located network of manufacturing facilities.
Provides direction to the Production department's operations in areas of safety, quality, performance, service and leadership. Responsible for customer relationships by providing superior customer service through: planning, cost, efficiency, loss controls and quality assurance.
Provide leadership and direction to the production team in areas such as safety, quality, productivity, planning, cost, efficiency, GMPs and customer service
Manage the production scheduling process to meet the customer's expectations, by optimizing the use of the plant to drive operations
Manage product run requirements to assure compliance to customer specifications while optimizing the plant resources
Manage labor utilization to assure meeting or exceeding task expectations
Manage product schedule timelines to assure meeting customer demand and scheduling resources to the daily priorities
Report on production yield, material usage, and material loss data
Create a positive working environment for all employees, which support continuous improvement, reinforces company philosophy and policies and treat every individual equally with respect
Communicate company philosophy and policies to hourly and management personnel
Create a positive working environment for all associates; one that supports continuous improvement, reinforces company philosophy and policies, and ensures that every individual is treated with respect
Develop the production team through the effective use of Key Performance Indicators, training and production management tools
Monitor plant performance and develop/implement action plans to understand and address areas of concern
Maintain continuous communication with all departments to assure production priorities and shortfalls are addressed in a timely manner, to not impact customer service
This position has responsibility for Food Safety and Quality within their influence. The associate in this job has the responsibility to report, in a timely manner, Food Safety and Quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action on those problems
As a member of the management team, to recognize the SQF Practitioner as having the appropriate responsibility and authority to do his job
Ensure that all department members are informed of their responsibility to report food safety problems to personnel with the authority to initiate action
Ensure that job descriptions for those responsible for food safety are documented and include provisions to cover for the absence of key personnel
Minimum Education
High School diploma required
Bachelor's degree desired
Minimum Experience
5+ years' experience in Operations/Production Management
Food manufacturing experience is strongly preferred
Experience with customer interaction
Experience leading and developing both salaried and hourly employees
Minimum Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities
Strong oral/written communication and people skills
Strong leadership skills and delegation management
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Operating knowledge of manufacturing equipment and systems
Metric Management
LEAN/Six Sigma experience a plus

Keywords: MSI Express, Hammond , Production Manager, Executive , Hammond, Indiana

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