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Production Manager

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Vicksburg, MS, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Unified Brands is a leader in professional foodservice equipment design, manufacturing and service.  With an extensive portfolio of premium branded product lines to include Groen, Randell, Avtec, A la Cart and Power Soak, Unified Brands offers foodservice operators the essential equipment needed to support the varied menus of today’s commercial kitchens.  With an emphasis on custom fabrication and comprehensive foodservice preparation solutions, Unified Brands is a single source for cooking equipment, Sous Vide/cook-chill production, refrigeration, ventilation, utility distribution, conveyor, continuous motion washing, and meal delivery systems – with the ease of a single integrated business platform for sales, support, service, manufacturing and business operations.

DEFINITION AND SCOPE OF WORK:

 

The Production Manager will lead and have full responsibility as well as accountability for full product line operations.  They will be responsible for approximately 30-60 personnel including hourly production employees, salaried supervisors and supporting manufacturing engineers.  They will lead with a safety first attitude and drive quality and production plans to meet overall Unified Brands metrics and objectives.  They will be champions of continuous improvement while investing in personnel growth and development.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Lead production supervisors, hourly production employees and supporting manufacturing engineers to meet all safety, quality, production, costs and people development metrics. 
  • Set strategic plan and objectives for team in alignment with overall Unified Brands operations goals and objectives
  • Ensure all organization policies and procedures are followed
  • Responsible for training plans and cross training of personnel
  • Responsible for capacity planning in order to meet customer demand.  
  • Establish, monitor and address personnel performance.
  • Optimize material resources and control inventory.
  • Responsible for maintaining safety and housekeeping standards and assure compliance with OSHA standards.
  • Assure that quality levels are maintained and proper documentation is recorded.
  • Responsible for establishing and monitoring budget objectives.
  • Provide feedback on design and process.
  • Implement training programs.
  • Drive engineering improvements.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Self-driven leader who can grow and develop talent.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to motivate personnel at different levels.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer skills including experience with Excel, Power Point, Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing.
  • Exposure to safety VPP processes preferred.
  • Management skills including planning, budgeting, and decision making.
  • Knowledge of MRP systems (scheduling, shop floor control, inventory control).

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelors or Associate Degree in related field of study (business, engineering, or operations) preferred.
  • Minimum of three to five years supervision experience in a manufacturing environment required.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

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Rarely

0 -12%

Occasionally

12 – 33%

Frequently

34 – 66%

Regularly

67 – 100%

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WORKING CONDITION:

  •  Climate controlled plant manufacturing environment and general office environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Mississippi : Jackson

Sub Division : UB Vicksburg

Job Requisition ID : 38696


Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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