Director Of Production
Company: United Safety & Survivability Corporation
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Job Title: - -Director of Production
Summary: The Director of Production is responsible for the
management of all aspects of the daily operations (production and
people), ensuring the adherence to all regulatory and safety
requirements, and fulfilling manufacturing output, quality,
customer, and time requirements. This position is responsible to
develop and maintain a team environment with high levels of
participation from all manufacturing personnel.
As a Director of Production, a typical day may include:
Developing and achieving established goals and measures, including
safety, quality, delivery, and cost for all areas of direct
responsibility (production leadership team, hourly production
staff, material handling, inventory control, shipping and
Safety: Driving a behavioral based safety mindset, ensuring all
personnel are trained and following safe working procedures, and
working with safety and engineering teams to reduce risks across
Quality: Ensuring that products and service are produced
consistently and in conformance with established standards.
Delivery: Maintaining internal schedule compliance as well as
on-time-delivery to customers.
Cost: Driving traditional metrics including Productivity,
efficiencies, overtime, manufacturing waste (scrap). Maintaining
budgetary expenses commensurate with business volumes.
Maintaining a positive work environment that encourages personnel
participation, team-work, and mutual support, including
collaboration cross departmentally.
Developing, inspiring, coaching, mentoring, and directing the
activities of the production team to achieve word-class performance
through a winning mindset.
Directing and providing execution oversight for production
operations based on priorities and resources available, adjusting
as needed to meet commitments to new product introduction, budgets,
customer requirements, and governmental regulations.
Analyzing new projects or products, including lean manufacturing
project implementation, and establishing tools, processes, and
manpower necessary to achieve Company goals and objectives.
Managing the preparation of alternative business plans that require
analysis decisions as they impact customer, plant, and production
Observing and ensuring compliance with regulatory and industry
standards, safety rules and applicable company policies and
procedures including those from OSHA, EPA, DEP, and ISO.
Meeting with staff regularly to maintain effective communication
regarding their impact on all existing priorities, commitments, and
Developing employees for greater responsibilities through training
and challenging work assignments, recommending change of status and
salary and counseling employees on attendance, performance, and
other employee relations issues as needed.
Maintaining knowledge of current industry production and procedure
techniques and trends; seeking input and guidance on complex
problems or new activities.
Performing other duties as assigned in support of departmental KPIs
and company objectives.
You're a great fit for this position if this describes you:
Education and Experience that you'll bring:
Bachelor's degree in relevant area, or equivalent experience
5+ years of leadership in a manufacturing environment.
Strong proficiency in current computer software : MS Applications
Word, Excel, and a solid understanding of ERP/MRP systems.
Other highly preferred competencies : Lean training or familiarity
with concepts (Green Belt/Black Belt or other Six Sigma
certification(s) a plus, but not required). Familiarity with OSHA,
ISO 9001, ISO 14001, EPA, and DEP standards.
Capabilities and Personal Attributes that you'll bring:
Coaching and training capabilities to accomplish the company goals
and objectives, effective delegation and team development, and
ability to build processes that help the team win.
Eagerness and comfort in performing in a fast-paced, team
environment, under pressure with time constrains while responding
and adapting to change favorably and quickly.
Consistently positive attitude along with the ability to work
cohesively in a team environment with the proven ability to manage
teams through honest communication, consistency, and upstanding
Proven ability to make fast data driven decisions based on the best
available information and excellent problem-solving experience,
adapting based on performance.
Enjoyment and track record of working on high-performing teams that
thrive in a winning culture.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, handles data with
confidentiality, thinks out of the box, and works without excessive
supervision while building strong internal and external
Willingness and ability to travel on a limited basis as needed.
Excellent written communication skills, including the use of proper
spelling, punctuation, and grammar to produce error-free copy,
particularly composing letters, reports, and documents used for
Outstanding oral communication skills including tact and diplomacy
which would be utilized during employee interactions, conflict
management, development of relationships with internal and external
Safety is at the forefront of your mind when working, and you
gladly follow all of our safety policies to promote a safe working
environment at United Safety.
Understanding that you are a part of a growing company, you have no
concerns with and are able to work extended hours as needed to
support that growth.
Here at United Safety, we embrace the core values that make us
P -A -S -S -I -O -N - to build the future together.
People - - - -Attitude - - - -Service - - - - -Safety - - -
-Innovation - - - -One Company - - - -Nimble
This position description is intended to guide the activities of
the person in this role. It is not intended to limit the thinking
and creativity of the person in this role, nor is it intended that
this description represents all the work that may be required of a
person in this position.
United Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Department : - - - -Production
Classification: - - Exempt
Keywords: United Safety & Survivability Corporation, Wilmington , Director Of Production, Professions , Exton, Delaware
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