Production Manager

Praxair   •  

Manchester, CT

Industry: Manufacturing

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 155 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Description

Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is currently seeking a Production Manager in Manchester, CT The Production/Operations Manager will support our Manchester facility and will report to the Plant Manager. Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all of production related operations across 3 shifts, running 7 days a week
  • Meet or exceed all operations related Key Performance Indicators
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the business environment
  • Assists in preparing an annual business plan with primary focus on financial performance specific objectives, contingency plans and resource requirements
  • Monitors and works to reduce production costs (direct, variable overhead and period)
  • Plans, organizes, leads and controls the plant to achieve established strategic and tactical goals
  • Develops plans for the elimination of non-value adding costs and aggressively pursues continuous process improvement through Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies



Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field required
  • 7+ years of Operations experience and 5+ years of Management experience
  • Aviation/Aerospace industry preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with plant personnel, internal/external customers, vendors and suppliers
  • Computer proficiency (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Databases, etc.). Oracle

Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field required
  • 7+ years of Operations experience and 5+ years of Management experience
  • Aviation/Aerospace industry preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with plant personnel, internal/external customers, vendors and suppliers
  • Computer proficiency (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Databases, etc.). Oracle

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