Production Manager

Bodycote   •  

Berlin, CT

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 104 days ago

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Our people are the heart of our business.  As the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services, Bodycote employs thousands of highly skilled staff around the globe, some of the best engineers, scientists and technicians in the industry.  Our staff are encouraged to develop their skills through professionalcareer development and our in-house training resources.  At Bodycote what we do matters and as a member of our team, what you do matters too. Are you seeking a leadership role? Do you have a knack for training and developing people? As the Production Manager you will be hands on directing and guiding other employees in a heavyindustrial plant environment processing metal components for customers for the HIP division. In addition you will: 

  • Directs activities of production and maintains appropriate production staffing as needed to meet company goals.
  • Responsible for shop production schedules and conducts production meetings including supervisors’ meetings.
  • Ensures customers’ needs are appropriately met by shipping to schedule with minimum turnaround time and a high degree of quality, working closely with the Quality Manager.
  • Responsible for communicating policy changes from top management to others in supervision and ensures supervisors’ understanding of management philosophies, safety, product handling, equipment capabilities and customer needs.
  • Responsible for enforcing company handbook and communicates with Office Manager and/or General Manager on matters relating to discipline.
  • Responsible for maintaining an effective energy conservation program, maintaining controls over labor costs, directs industrial services and approves expenditures within established company guidelines under the guidance of the General Manager.
  • Responsible for ensuring the safe operation of equipment, safe work habits of the employees and administering the safety program within the guidelines established by the company and General Manager.
  • Participates in staff meetings as a member of management.
  • May have access to compensation information of other employees or applicants in this role and as such cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to other individuals. 
  • Performs other duties as dictated by position or required by the General Manager.

 We are seeking candidates with the followingqualifications: 

  • This position must satisfy ITAR compliance requirements, therefore candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Card Holder.
  • Education: Associate’s degree in business or engineering required.  Bachelor’s degreepreferred.
  • Experience:  minimum five years practical experience in manufacturing and the ability to manage multi-level employees and functions with a minimum of five years’ experience in a supervisory role.
  • Requires experience in manufacturing processes and management to include:  batch manufacturing, production shift scheduling, production/process inspection and/or specification verification, personnel management, demonstrated customer service focus, problem resolution, process optimization methodologies, safety and quality system compliance and general reporting.   Operations management, experience in metallurgy or alloy materials and thermal process/heat treating experience a plus. 
  • Knowledge and hands on experience of computer applications including Microsoft Office and databases is required.
  • Skills: Must be effective in promoting and maintaining positive employee relations, and have a basic understanding of company rules, procedures, benefits, and pay policies as related to production employees.
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques.
  • Requires basic knowledge of metals, furnaces and capabilities of plant equipment.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and customer specifications.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and have experience in industrial safety programs, OSHA regulations, company rules and compliance to State and Federal labor laws relating to employment, discipline, etc.
  • Ability to ensure compliance of company rules as established by Corporate and the General Manager.