Rain Bird Corporation

  • Production Manager

    Job ID
    3598
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Category
    Manufacturing and Production - Supervision/Management
    Country
    United States
    City
    Azusa
    State
    CA
  • Overview

    The position is responsible for Production Operations of the Azusa Manufacturing Facility.  The plant is a high volume operation that assembles irrigation system components.  The position has accountability for safety, quality, delivery, and productivity performance.  The individual must manage a performance-driven and continuous-improvement environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Drive daily production results by systemically managing the critical daily actions required to meet operation requirements
    • Supervise and develop production supervisors to ensure that the organization is aligned to meet daily production requirements
    • Be a strategic thinker to solve reoccurring problems with sustainable long term solutions
    • Have a proven track record of operational excellence based on lean manufacturing principles and methods
    • Design and implement plans to continuously improve safety, quality, delivery, productivity and cost
    • Communicate effectively in an environment with both English and Spanish native speakers
    • Coordinate the hiring and training of direct employees, including headcount planning and performance management
    • Ensure that issues affecting production are defined and communicated to maintenance, quality, engineering, and materials personnel for resolution
    • Be an integral team member of groups working on new product and machine introduction

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, and technical skills, particularly with respect to a manufacturing environment
    • B.S. in a technical or business discipline
    • At least 5 years of experience in a production or manufacturing engineering role, including at least 3 years of managing daily operations
    • Lean manufacturing and six sigma methods
    • Experience with high volume automated manufacturing
    • History of increasing responsibilities with a proven track record of achieving sustainable results

     

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bilingual - English and Spanish
    • IE, MBA or other graduate business degree
    • Previous experience as a Plant Manager with P&L and budget responsibility
    • Experience in supply chain management, logistics, or quality
    • Experience in high volume assembly
    • Six Sigma Certification

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