29 days old

Production Manager

MSA, The Safety Company
Cranberry, PA 16066
  • Job Code
    129322234
MSA, The Safety Company


Production Manager

US-PA-Cranberry Twp

Job ID: 2021-4435
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Operational Excellence

Overview

We are looking for a Production Manager to join our team! While reporting directly to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of operations manufacturing at the Cranberry Plant. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to have a positive impact on planning, organizing and managing a variety of processes and staff to make a wide variety of Instrument Products. The position also requires significant daily interaction with the plant manufacturing associates as well as Plant and Divisional support staffs to ensure strong customer service, high quality levels, continuous cost and operating improvements, favorable financial operating performance and timely NPD launches. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you.



Responsibilities

  • Develop manufacturing budgets, understand, track, summarize and provide commentary for financial performance of production operations.
  • Lead the Production Supervisors team to ensure strong customer service and continuous improvement.
  • Deploy the MSA Operating System to monitor and implement programs to enhance key performance metrics, i.e. Productivity, Quality, Attendance and Safety (including environmental & regulatory compliance)
  • Work with the plants Continuous Improvement teams to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives, inventory and throughput gains, layout optimization, quality enhancements and or customer service upgrades
  • Communicate information and convey results to motivate a large work group to achieve multiple performance objectives
  • Support New Product Development for the plant


Qualifications

Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Proven track record in operations management
  • Demonstrated and effective leadership skills including the ability to coach, promote teamwork, individual accountability, and associate morale.
  • Ability to lead a diverse workforce and provide the motivation and sense of urgency to achieve increasing levels of performance
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, solve technical problems and lead projects
  • Ability to provide leadership for the successful execution of new product launches, execution of established long-term goals and strategies, implement business process improvements, and achieve bottom-line results
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and foster good working relationships with co-workers at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize a large number of diverse tasks
  • Proven ability to project a positive, professional image and promote positive relations
  • Excellent decision-making skills including the ability to identify project obstacles creatively develop alternative solutions. Make recommendations on course of action for approval and follow through on course of action
  • Work effectively with cross-functional team/work group or those outside of formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals

Special knowledge, skills and abilities preferred:

  • Familiarity with Lean and Six Sigma principles
  • Familiarity with the MSA Operating System in aligning performance for success to accomplish work objectives

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or related technical field required
  • This position is available at three different career levels depending on experience, education, etc.:
    • Level one: 3 years of production supervision or project management experience required, plus 4 years of production or related experience. Masters, advanced degree, or relevant military experience may be substituted for up to 2 years of supervisory and/or work experience (EX 16)
    • Level two: 4 years of production supervision or project management experience required, plus 5 years of production or related experience. Masters, advanced degree, or relevant military experience may be substituted for up to 2 years of supervisory and/or work experience (EX 18)
    • Level three: 5 years of production supervision or project management experience required, plus 5 years of production or related experience. Masters, advanced degree, or relevant military experience may be substituted for up to 2 years of supervisory and/or work experience (EX 19)
  • Masters Degree preferred

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MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination.

As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion,
gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition,
or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Posted: 2021-01-26 Expires: 2021-02-26

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