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Production Department Manager

Position: Production Department Manager (Rotocure)
Reports to: Director of Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Summary:
To effectively manage the manufacturing of slabs through a team of Shift Managers ensuring standards are achieved on health and safety, production, scrap, quality, schedule adherence, production reporting and housekeeping. Responsible for a 24 x 7 operation.
Job Responsibilities:
Understand Manningtons strategy so that measures and objectives are put in place to achieve the strategy.
Collate information from SAP, operators and machine data to analyze and produce productivity reports.
Identify areas for improvement from the productivity report, developing ways to improve quality and reduce cost.
Implement and monitor measures designed to improve performance and promote cost effective working.
Perform and review risk assessments and safe operating procedures to ensure operators are working to the safest methods and to set procedures; communicating any changes
Work with other departments including finishing, quality, planning and engineering to ensure information vital to quality and schedule adherence is relayed to all concerned so that customer needs are met.
Meet housekeeping standards and ensure consideration for the environment is undertaken by regular informal audits during day to day activities promptly dealing with concerns as they arise to keep within ISO14001 and health and safety regulations.
Manage direct reports and the whole team, by communicating direction, increasing motivation levels and carrying out recruitment, induction, training and development as required.
Meet Manningtons health and safety requirements as specified in applicable safety policies.
Prepare budgets for the department and monitor and control budgets within approved limits and in line with the business plan.
Supervisory Responsibilities
Manages multiple Shift Managers and is responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. In depth knowledge of running a manufacturing process and equipment, understanding effects of heat, roll tensions and high pressure steam
Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, Outlook, WinSPC, AS 400, and SAP.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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