Production Manager – Automotive Experience REQUIRED (289 views)

Lexington, KY, Kentucky

An automotive parts manufacturing company in the Lexington, KY area is seeking Production Manager. If you have a Production Manager background in the automotive industry and would like to work in another automotive setting, please apply!

Responsibilities for Production Manager :
-Manage the production schedules and assigning of tasks for development of plastic automotive components
-Plan and control budget for all production-related activities and tasks
-Maintains accurate records of necessary production data (i.e. scrap, downtime, efficiency, etc)
-Maintain a strong lean manufacturing culture and conduct continuous improvement activities to speed up manufacturing processes
-Conduct interviews and handle hiring and terminating of salaried employees
-Carry out performance reviews
-Initiates Corrective Action Requests and follows through to completion.
-Support the implementation, achievement, and maintenance of the Quality and environmental policies.

Requirements for Production Manager :
-Bachelor’s Degree preferred
-Prior experience as a Production Manager or Production Supervisor
-Must have prior automotive manufacturing experience and be knowledgeable of Toyota Production Systems (TPS)
-Strong Knowledge of or experience with 5S, JIT, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
-Excellent communication skills (Speak/Read/Write), team oriented skills
-Proficiency in MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint and ERP systems

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Work environment will include manufacturing plants, distributor facilities and offices.

Thus, while performing the duties of this job you may be required to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift up to 25 pounds, lift in excess of 25 pounds with a lift assist, climb stairs, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend at the waist, talk and hear. You may also be required to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.

Direct applicants only. We do not accept any resumes from any third party organizations or other recruiters.

We screen ALL Candidates to verify the validity of each applicant. Upon submitting your resume, we will contact only those candidates that we deem qualified for our client. If we do not contact you, we do not see the fit for the position. If we are unable to reach you in a reasonable time frame, you will be eliminated from the pool of potential candidates. All offers are contingent on successful passing of screenings for criminal background / Social Security verification.

LocationLexington, KY
PositionProduction Manager
Visa Support Yes
Employment Type Full-time
Job Order NumberKY/MY3/29433
Experience (Years)5
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