Production Manager

Bodycote   •  

South Windsor, CT

5 - 7 years

Posted 201 days ago

This job is no longer available.

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 purchasing and/or approving materials for shop, facilities, tooling, fixtures, etc., under the guidance of the General Manager.
 • 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.  
 • This position is responsible for the care and treatment of our customer’s inventory and as such will perform duties in a safe and responsible manner to prevent customer loss or damage.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:  

 • Education:  Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent.  Advanced related training is preferred.
 • Experience:  Requires extensive knowledge of heat treating, operations management, metallurgy, inspection and customer needs through technical and advanced training, seminars, college, B.S.M.E. (metallurgy) and/or equivalent work experience.
 • Minimum of five years’ experience in a supervisory role with proven ability to manage multi-level employees and functions.
 • Language skills:  Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and written, including reports as required, attend staff meetings and interface with other departments.
 • Must be knowledgeable in customer needs, material handling procedures, and quality control.
 • Must possess 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.
 • Must possess ability to ensure compliance of company rules as established by Corporate and the General Manager.
 • Must be effective in promoting and maintaining positive employee relations, and have basic understanding of company rules, procedures, benefits and pay policies as related to production employees.
 • This position must satisfy ITAR compliance requirements, therefore candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Card Holder.
 • Knowledge and hands on experience of computer applications including Microsoft Office and databases is required.