Production Department Manager

Niagara Bottling - Imperial, PA (30+ days ago)3.0

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to:
Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.
Develop lasting relationships with great people.
Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Production Department Manager

Job Summary Details

  • Analyzes work orders to estimate worker hours and create production schedules that meet both internal and external needs. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Oversees activities of production department.
  • Collaborates with manager of preventative maintenance to schedule activities.
  • Analyzes reports for production numbers, down time, attendance, overtime and quality checks and submits to Plant Director.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Develops capital equipment justification for machine tools and process technology to improve quality, cost and cycle times.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • Hires, trains, coaches and reviews performance of employees. Works with HR for employee discipline issues, terminations and recruitment.
  • Oversees safety team activities. Monitors and enforces safety requirements.
  • Builds a positive work environment.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Estimates, requisitions and inspects materials.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
o Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Work Experience/KSA’s
  • Required:
o 3-5 years experience in the field
o 0-2 year(s) experience supervising employees
  • experience may include a combination of work experience and education
  • Preferred:
o 5-7 years experience in the field
o 2-4 years experience supervising employees
  • experience may include a combination of work experience and education
  • Understanding of production processes and controls
  • Ability to work well under pressure in fast paced environment
  • Strong organization and planning skills with ability to multi task
  • Ability to work efficiently as well as safely
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
  • Interviewing, hiring, and training
  • Planning, assigning and directing work
  • Appraising performance
  • Rewarding and disciplining employees
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Minimum Required:
o Associate's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related field or vocational studies
  • Preferred:
o Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related field

  • Required: n/a
  • Preferred: n/a
Foreign Language
  • Required: None Required
  • Preferred: None
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