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Production Operations Manager

Company: Americas Remanufacturing Co
Location: Augusta
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Production Operations Manager at America's Remanufacturing Company (ARC) is responsible for the efficient execution of product remanufacturing activities. The expectations of this position are comprised of two primary principles: high throughput, and process integrity. High production output is essential for the success of ARC but can never be achieved at the expense of process compliance. The processes in place at ARC are the main value driver for our customers and any failure in process adherence is a failure to meet our commitment to our customer. Primary ResponsibilitiesProductionEnsure SOPs, Standards, and Processes are adhered to without deviation.Monitor quality and initiate action to prevent product or process nonconformity.Collect data to create reports and communicate results to upper management.Manage and maintain inventory integrity through the remanufacturing process.Promote safety in the work area by understanding and complying with safety procedures and reporting all accidents in a timely manner.Ensure consistency with employee corrective action, discipline, and performance appraisals.Ensure building security in all areas of responsibility.Ensure overall building security when assigned closing duties.Coordinate and liaise with fellow department managers to ensure the overall efficient operation of the plant.Direct and oversee all recycling operations within the plant.Takes responsibility for the function and output of the department and ensures that the job gets done. This may on occasion include working outside of the regular scheduled hours to ensure the completion of deadlines.QualityLead the internal plant Quality team to resolve quality issues in order to drive and promote a culture of quality within the entire organization.Support the development of strategies and drive actions to increase customer satisfaction, mitigate return rates, and reduce financial impacts and risks arising from poor quality.Collaborate with the upper management team to set quality standards in accordance with industry standards and customer expectations.Monitors and identifies gaps in daily operations including but not limited to the areas of documentation, review/verification, records management, data collection, and reporting.Conducts and oversees Quality activities for all functional areas of remanufacturing operations.Provides feedback to operations team regarding performance trends and areas of improvement.Establishes work procedures and processes that support company standards, procedures, and strategic directives.Coordinate and liaise with fellow department managers to ensure the overall efficient operation of the plant.Takes responsibility for the function and output of the department and ensures that the job gets done. This may on occasion include working outside of the regular scheduled hours to ensure the completion of deadlines.Maintaining PaceReview Pace Report and adjust as needed.Allocate human and material resources to facilitate efficient operations.Base decisions on company prioritiesEvaluate current processes and recommend changes.Assign products to production lines as needed to execute the production plan most efficiently.New Product Process DevelopmentAssist in the development of remanufacturing process for new products added to existing programs.Employee ManagementMonitor and improve productivity of 65+ employees in multiple areas to achieve efficiency goals.Manage the placement and evaluation of new employees.Ensure all hands operating as part of the production department are trained, informed, and capable of executing their assigned processes.Includes work instruction, standards, kitting, safety, tools, testing devices, PPE, etc.Mentor and develop line supervisors and subordinates to form a top tier team dedicated to achieving plant production goals.Constructively evaluate production supervisory and line level staff in accordance with their evaluation scheduleOrganize necessary interventions for improvement.Ensure the proper application and execution of disciplinary action as warranted.Review and approve any and all disciplinary action within your area of responsibility.Any action resulting in greater than 75 points must be reviewed and approved by your immediate supervisor.StaffingAssign personnel as needed to execute operational plans as efficiently as possible.Adjust personnel assignments to account for absences or product interruptions.Recommend changes to staffing goals. Secondary ResponsibilitiesProduction FacilitationHave all necessary material available in production and quality departments and ready for use at all time.Manuals, Boxes, Bags, Tools, and EquipmentEnsure all items, workflows, upgrades, and part assignments are prepared for the day.Line Prep/OrganizationOrganization is paramount in all areas of ARC. Maintain organized and clearly defined workspaces throughout your area of responsibility.Ensure lines are prepared with the necessary chemicals, tools, packaging, Instructions, Standards, and other items prior to them being needed.HousekeepingEnsure that all work areas are clear of debris and hazards to movement.Remove all trash and damaged pallets.Ensure all lines are swept, all fans are powered off, all lights turned off, and the aisle is clear at the end of day.Parts ManagementMaintain an accurate inventory of all new and recovered parts on hand to assist in production.Execute regular cycle counts to ensure accuracy.Allocate parts to production lines as needed.You may be directly tasked by:Facility Operations Manager Prerequisites and QualificationsAssociate degree (preferred)Experience leading teams of at least 10 other individualsDemonstrated ability to enforce company standards and policyAdvanced level familiarity with computer systemsAdvanced level skills in Microsoft OfficeEffective Communication skillsAbility to work extended shifts, weekends, and holidaysAbility to operate a forkliftExcellent problem-solving skills and leadership qualitiesAbility to work with all levels of company staffComfortable providing direct written and verbal feedbackAbility to quickly adapt to changing organizational and operational needsAbility to function in a high stress environment while focusing on exceeding operational goalsStrong organization and multi-tasking skills The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.PI185256763

Keywords: Americas Remanufacturing Co, Augusta , Production Operations Manager, Professions , Augusta, Georgia

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