Production Manager

We are looking for a motivated individual to hire a motivated individual to manage and coordinate the activities of supervisors engaged in all areas of production. You will be joining the largest electropolishing provider in the world and a third generation family-owned company started in 1954. You will receive good benefits including PPO health insurance, dental insurance and a bonus plan.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Examine items produced to determine if items meet specifications
  • Follow production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for the completion of job assignments
  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations
  • Interpret specifications, and job orders to workers, and assign duties
  • Interface with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of the shop, department and work crew
  • Analyze and resolve work problems and assists workers in solving work problems
  • Initiate and suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals
  • Maintain time and production records for each department
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Perform activities of workers supervised as needed
  • Ensure time and attendance records are properly recorded
  • Manage and record rework and downtime for all production equipment
  • Ensure shop cleanliness and organization
  • Manage and maintain training records

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Direct 5-10 employees in all areas of the plant
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Interview, hire and train employees
  • Plan, assign and direct work
  • Appraise performance
  • Reward and discipline employees
  • Address complaints and resolve problems


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving

  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Gather and analyze information skillfully
  • Develop alternative solutions

Interpersonal Skills

  • Focus on solving conflict, not blaming
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Keep emotions under control
  • Remain open to others' ideas and try new things

Oral Communication

  • Listen and get clarification
  • Respond well to questions

Written Communication

  • Writes clearly and informatively
  • Read and interpret written information


  • Accept feedback from others

Managing People

  • Make self available to staff
  • Develops subordinates' skills and encourage growth
  • Foster quality focus in others
  • Improve processes, products and services

Quality Management

  • Look for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness


  • Show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Promote a harassment-free environment


  • Treat people with respect
  • Work with integrity and ethically
  • Uphold organizational values

Organizational Support

  • Follow policies and procedures


  • Prioritize and plan work activities
  • Use time efficiently


  • Approach others in a tactful manner
  • Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
  • Accept responsibility for own actions


  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  • Look for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Apply feedback to improve performance


  • Complete work in a timely manner
  • Strive to increase productivity

Safety & Security

  • Observe safety and security procedures
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions
  • Use equipment and materials properly


  • Is consistently at work and on time


  • Follow instructions, respond to management direction
  • Take responsibility for own actions


  • Ask for and offers help when needed


  • Generate suggestions for improving work


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • One year certificate from college or technical school
  • Or three to five years related experience and/or training
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees of the organization

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software and Internet software

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



To apply, please fill out the form to the right and attach your resume.

You can also download an Employment Application here. Please complete and fax or mail back to us.