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Production Manager

Job description

Founded in 1946, Powell Electronics specializes in the distribution of connectors, switches, sensors, and electromechanical devices. Located at our corporate headquarters in Logan Township, NJ, we have an excellent growth opportunity for a talented candidate to join our company as a Production Manager.

You will enjoy the opportunity for growth and advancement by being strategic, goal oriented, and self-motivated.

Summary: Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

Responsibilities include:
• Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
• Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
• Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.
• Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
• Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.
• Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
• Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
• Develop budgets or approve expenditures for supplies, materials, or human resources, ensuring that materials, labor, or equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
• Initiate or coordinate inventory or cost control programs.
• Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
• Review plans and confer with research or support staff to develop new products or processes.
• Institute employee suggestion or involvement programs.
• Maintain current knowledge of the quality control field, relying on current literature pertaining to materials use, technological advances, or statistical studies.
• Negotiate materials process with suppliers.

Skills:
• Speaking
• Critical Thinking
• Monitoring
• Coordination
• Time Management
• Reading Comprehension
• Active Listening
• Judgement and Decision Making
• Management of Personnel Resources
• Active Learning

Knowledge:
• Production and Processing
• Administration and Management
• Customer and Personal Service
• Personnel and Human Resources
• Mathematics
• English Language
• Engineering and Technology
• Mechanical
• Education and Training
• Computers and Electronics

Job qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Intelligent hard worker who can quickly learn and excel
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Experience with SAP considered a plus
  • Six Sigma experience considered a plus
  • Professional work appearance and demeanor
Location
Swedesboro, NJ
Posting date
10/24/18
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