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Director Of Production

Company: United Safety & Survivability Corporation
Location: Exton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 receiving)
  • 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 the organization.
  • 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 operations.
  • 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 schedules.
  • 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 principles.
      • 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 relationships.
      • 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 decision making.
      • Outstanding oral communication skills including tact and diplomacy which would be utilized during employee interactions, conflict management, development of relationships with internal and external contacts.
      • 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 great.P--A--S--S--I--O--N--to build the future together.People--------Attitude--------Service----------Safety--------Innovation--------One Company--------NimbleThis 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

Keywords: United Safety & Survivability Corporation, Wilmington , Director Of Production, Professions , Exton, Delaware

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