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Production Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Global Manufacturer specialist in the Aerospace industry which designs, manufacturers and services with over 300 customers in 30 countries seeks a Production Manager to oversee one of their largest divisions. In this role the you will manage and monitor process, quality and quantity of production to ensure we achieve daily/weekly and monthly target. You will be involved in all aspects of production including facilities planning, staffing, leadership development, and new product introduction to ensure your team's success and growth.
  • Responsible for directing and managing Production Group Supervisors and other department employees
  • Ensure that all HSE, quality, production problems are resolved during production meetings and address results vs. KPI’s with cross functional departments.
  • Manages production to meet monthly budgets.
  • Organize process data using tools such as 8D, 5S, Kaizen, Lean, Six-Sigma (DMAIC), VSM, and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to reduce process variation and improve quality and throughput.
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance and machine uptime.
  • Devise Departmental Action Plans
  • Monitor tools, material, quality and production.
  • Drive corrective actions and confirms full cycle of problem solving and prevention.
  • Organize and maintain high standards of performance, quality and customer service for the production division.
  • Responsible for implementing company policies and guidelines as prescribed by management.
  • Implement and maintain training for job related functions.
  • Interview, evaluate, hire, train, motivate, supervise and discipline all personnel under
  • direct supervision.
  • Coaches for improved performance, identifies/develops high potential employees, conducts performance evaluations, disciplinary action and recommends compensation increases within company guidelines.
  • Participates and ensures implementation of Continuous Improvement culture 
  • Applies Six Sigma and Lean concepts to product development and departmental management
  • Design work flow and implement and utilizing Six Sigma Practices
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Transfers technical data into meaningful written documents that can be understood by all levels of the organizationBalance team and individual responsibilities and exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; giving and welcomed feedback.
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university required in related field (Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 5 years management experience in manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Aerospace or Medical industry experience preferred
  • Certification and/or experience in the following; 8D, 5S, Kaizen, Lean, Six-Sigma (DMAIC), VSM, and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Base Salary: 90k-115k
  • Semi Annual Bonuses !
  • 4/10 Work Week!
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • Matching 401k
  • Tuition Assistance up to 10,000 per year!
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