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Production Manager CT Open (J#26322)
Experience: 4 - 9 years

Since 1959 Advance Mold & Mfg., Inc. has been committed to excellence and craftsmanship in precision injection molds. Today were an industry leader, utilizing the latest design and manufacturing technology, and our more than 40 years experience, to create injection molds that exceed even our most demanding clients strategic needs. A fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented company, were looking for the best in the field to join our team!

We have an immediate opening for a Production Manager.

Responsibilities:
Accountable for managing day-to-day production activities in the shop, in order to maximize adherence to production schedules, minimize scrap and rework, minimize production costs
Developing, implementing and achieving production targets
Managing departmental resources and personnel in such a way so as to achieve production targets
Identify constraints that restrict material flow and developing/recommending suitable action plans that will resolve those constraints
Communicate production needs and requirements to Department Leads
Review work in progress to ensure that the schedule and quality are met daily and review quality issues
Inform the Director of Operations as to the daily status of production jobs
With the Director of Operations, coordinate skills training, to continue the growth of all employees on the shift.
Make recommendations to the Director of Operations on future personnel, tooling or machines needed that integrate with the companys objectives
Conduct personnel reviews, authorize overtime and approve vacations
Train workers as required to accomplish their assignments for the work week
Hold short meetings when needed to keep all informed of the companys workload or agenda
Listen to your employees, look for improvements and be open-minded, be direct, firm and stay on task
Be a team player at all times
Protect the companys assets, i.e. equipment and employees
Performing other activities that may be assigned by the Director of Operations.

Experience:5-7 years experience in the mold making industry with 3-5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

Characteristics:
Ability to clearly articulate company mission/vision and department goals
Ability to take charge and set priorities/direction
Ability to work well with others and build a strong, focused, functioning team
Assertive and self-motivated with a strong sense of purpose
Ability to motivate others

Required Skills/Knowledge:
Expert knowledge of plastic injection molds
Knowledge of various machine shop machinery, including CNC mills and lathes, manual machines, grinders and conventional and wire EDMs
Ability to evaluate a problem with a mold and determine the best possible solution for its quick and accurate repair
Excellent leadership skills to mentor and motivate others
Excellent interpersonal skills
Possesses superior problem solving and reasoning skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to schedule and follow work flow through production floor

Relocation assistance provided.

If interested, please contact:
Vicky Meacham
Ph: 860-783-5028
Fax: 860-432-5977
vmeacham@advancemold.com
 
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