The Production Manager supervises and directs manufacturing personnel and processes to ensure efficient and on-time production schedules in accordance with customer, statutory/regulatory, industry, quality, and organizational requirements.
Reports to the Vice President of Operations. Coordinates activities with Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service. Supervises Production personnel.
The Production Manager Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:
Procedure ID and Name
Policies & Procedures Manual
|AS1050 Customer and Product Requirements||AS9100|
|AS1100 Preproduction Quality and Planning||AS 9100|
|AS1140 Control of Production-Service Processes||AS 9100|
|AS1150 Manufacturing||AS 9100|
|AS1160 Identification and Traceability||AS 9100|
|AS1170 Customer Property||AS 9100|
|AS1230 Control of Nonconforming Material||AS 9100|
|FS1120 Manufacturing||ISO 22000|
|FS1130 Identification, Labeling, & Traceability||ISO 22000|
|INV104 Customer Property||Accounting Manuals Template|
|MFG106 Master Parts List and Files||Business Sampler|
|PM1040 Customer Requirements||Sales & Marketing|
|QP1030 Control of Nonconforming Product/Material||ISO 9001 QMS|
|QP1130 Preproduction Planning||ISO 9001 QMS|
|QP1140 Manufacturing||ISO 9001 QMS|
|QP1150 Identification and Traceability||ISO 9001 QMS|
|QP1160 Customer Property/a>||ISO 9001 QMS|
A college degree with a major in business, marketing, or industrial engineering is required; a master’s degree in one of those disciplines is preferred. Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential; good leadership skills are a must. Familiarity with product management and spreadsheet applications (e.g., Excel) is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Project will be beneficial; project management certification (e.g., PMP) is desired.
Ability to communicate orally with management, peers, subordinates, employees, and contractors is extremely important. Regular use of a variety of measuring tools, the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Standing or sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is important for conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect building plans, blueprints and drawings.
Heavy lifting is not expected. Exertion of up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally is required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines or measuring tools is required.
Good math and reasoning ability is essential. Able to apply statistical calculations, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and sampling theory as well as geometry, trigonometry, algebra, linear equations, and other analytics as required. Able to understand and utilize architectural or engineering drawings, utilize financial reports and legal documents to conduct business.
The job is performed indoors in a variety of settings including office, manufacturing floor, and warehouse. Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, and smoke may occur. Protective safety clothing may occasionally be required including appropriate clothing, shoes, gloves, hardhat, and goggles as needed. Activities include extended periods of standing or sitting and extensive work with measuring devices and other machinery.