Production Manager

Lansing, MI 48917

Posted: 03/06/2023 Job Number: 23279447

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Production Manager  to work in the Lansing, MI  area.  This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.

General Job Duties:

To exhibit a fair and consistent management approach that follows the principles outlined in The Magna Employee' s Charter to ensure a satisfied and productive employee workplace.

To identify growth and developmental opportunities and on-going training needs of supervisory personnel, which provide for an overall positive working environment.

To persuade and support the Company policies and business objectives in the daily management of the operations of the Company

To lead and direct departmental health and safety objectives and to support Company directed health and safety directives which provide for a safe and healthful workplace for all DexSys employees that includes:

1. Establishing departmental measurable and goals that are monitored, tracked and audited on a regular basis and communicated to employees through daily Team Meetings.

2. Maintain and post Open Issues Lists within the department that identify opportunities to improve safety related issues and develop action plans to actively address identified issues in a timely manner.

3. Recognize specific achievements within the department regarding improvements in safety, environmental, ergonomics and employee wellness.

4. Enforce all DexSys safety rules and regulations consistently and hold Team Leaders accountable for enforcing said rules.

5. Actively participate in Accident Investigations and correct unsafe conditions in a prudent and timely manner.
Key Responsibilities
Specific Job Duties:

Participate in daily team meetings and offer ideas/suggestions that contribute to meeting the performance objectives.

Lead and participate in team activities to maintain and continuously improve on performance goals.

Coordinate the utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and employees to meet departmental performance objectives.

Manage and train team leaders and team members in developing team work skills and team oriented activities in a positive working environment.

Track time sheets, attendance records and ensure that all performance reviews are completed in a timely manner.

Coordinate staffing needs and ensure that all personnel issues are dealt with in a timely manner.

Develop and implement ergonomic production layouts to optimize process flows and eliminate non-value added activities through the principles of synchronous manufacturing.

Establish accurate data collection systems for management non-conformance product tracking, labor tracking and resource utilization reports.

Ensure strict compliance to all IATF-16949 procedures and monitor development and compliance of all work guidance on the floor.

Participate in the advanced product quality planning activities for the development of control plans and work guidance.

Identify accurate monitoring and data collection systems for critical processes, equipment and/or product parameters. Track capability for continuous improvement activities.

Assess the abilities of personnel and resources, and allocate them to the areas of their greatest expertise and utilization.

Maintain daily schedules and maintain weekly production requirements.

Ensure information systems and production data procedures are being followed.

Ensure that training needs are being met with all personnel and that training procedures are being followed.

Liaison with other departments in meetings and continuous improvement initiatives.

Coordinate all production equipment to meet production schedules.

Guide and participate in departmental continuous improvement activities.

Ensure that all accidents are properly reported and accident investigations are completed within 24 hours.

Perform other duties as assigned.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
Educational Requirements

Bachelor' s Degree in a technical or business field of study. Twelve years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree. Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.

Implementation knowledge of OSHA industry health and safety regulations.

Operational knowledge of management information systems, use of personal computers and application software. Related Work Experience

Extensive manufacturing management experience in a high volume, dynamic environment.

Demonstrated organizational, communication, problem solving and people skills

About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS)  
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions.  Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today.  Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 

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