Production Manager

Tegrant Corporation   •  

Jackson, TN

Industry: Transportation


Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company – it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the Plant Manager, you are accountable for safety, quality, food safety, productivity, material handling, cost, employee relations, capital improvements and budget preparation. The job demands monitoring production performance and implementing processes, procedures, and methods to improve results in all key functional areas. This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining best manufacturing practices and regulatory compliance for all production activities. Also shares responsibility for preventive maintenance, equipment repair, maintenance performance and systems, and production scheduling.

  • Ensure the safety of all employees; lead a comprehensive safety program to prevent injuries. Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations (EPA, OSHA, etc.). This is a Title V permitted plant with special environmental regulations.
  • Ensure all product quality standards are met
  • Lead the plant in continuous improvement through the implementation the Sonoco Performance System
  • Lead daily operations and daily direction setting process
  • Coordinate production scheduling to meet customer demands, to manage overtime, to minimize inventory, and to reduce costs.
  • Build and maintain productive employee relationships, driving employee satisfaction. Provide direction, training, and development as needed. Provide coaching, counseling, or discipline as needed. Recommend disciplinary action to plant manager, and review disciplinary action by supervisors for effectiveness and consistency. Work with HR to address employee concerns and issues.

This position is located in Jackson, TN near Interstate 40 between Memphis and Nashville. The Jackson Sonoco Plant manufactures Pringles and grease cans. The plant is one of Sonoco’s largest plants and employs approximately 240 people.

  • We expect you to have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Business
  • You should also have a minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing supervision
  • Continuous improvement experience is required as well