Production Manager
Job Opportunity at Gallman Consulting

Posted on May 9

http://www.gallman-consulting.com    803-744-3304

Location: Columbia, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159234

Production Manager                                                                                                       
Position open due to promotion increased business and the need for a 2nd Production Manager
Reports Operations Director
Direct reports include: Production Shift Leaders (24/7 operation) and Maintenance Manager
  • 50 plus years as a provider to the automotive and engine industry – filtration and fluid management products
  • State of the art products individually tailored to customer needs (OEM and aftermarket)
  • Global Company - International presence at 9 locations in Europe, North America, South America and Asia / This location is the corporate and main manufacturing location in the US
  • Growing Company with expanding product line
  • Salary / up to 15% Bonus / Car Allowance / PTO / Paid Holidays
  • Group Medical Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield) / Dental plus Voluntary Vision and FSA
  • Basic Life / AD&D coverage / LTD and STD coverage
  • 401K Plan
  • Relocation Package
Responsible for leading production operations for 1 of two facilities and the maintenance program for both facilities
  • Lead injection molding, paper processing, filter element production, CNC machining, module assembly, and bulk packaging production in Camden, including the management and distribution of work
  • Leads all maintenance activities for the entire Camden operation
  • Responsible for safety of all associates and supports achievement of world class safety performance
  • Develops and executes manufacturing and maintenance plans to meet world class safety, quality, cost, and delivery
  • Responsible for the management of resources (staffing, materials, & equipment) to meet customer demand
  • Responsible for department budgets
  • Experienced leader in lean manufacturing principle implementation and team skills development / coaching on the shop floor to achieve sustainable productivity improvements
  • Experienced leader in problem solving analysis and team skills development / coaching on the shop floor to achieve true root cause identification and elimination, preferably using PDCA
  • Process focused with a relentless approach toward continuous improvement of the operation
  • Responsible for meeting the required productivity improvements in the operation utilizing support departments as needed
  • Ability to drive sustainable improvements in non-production disciplines by working with other departments using lean & visual techniques
  • 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment (at least 7 years management) with strong exposure to line management, lean manufacturing, production planning, and quality systems.
  • Technical BS degree in engineering, science, math, or other related field required.  MBA is a plus
  • Lean manufacturing training required, including in-depth knowledge of key lean principles: Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Standard Work, Visual Management, 6S, SMED, etc.
  • Change agent with a track record of leading and achieving process improvements throughout the organization
  • History of creating a “lean culture” in an organization shop shop floor action teams
  • Training and experience using advanced problem solving techniques required
  • Strategic Thinker with experience managing current priorities / targets while simultaneously developing and progressing towards a multi-year business plan
  • Strong ability to coach associates at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient with data analysis using Excel.  Proficiency with other statistical software analysis tools- a plus
  • Action Oriented, Strategic thinker, with strong organizational skills
  • Proven Ability to lead teams across the organization and provide clear direction to all shop floor associates.
  • Experience using MRP systems – SAP is a plus
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