Production Manager

Survitec - Sharon Center, OH


Survitec holds market-leading positions worldwide in marine, defense and aerospace survival technology. With more than 3000 employees operating across 8 manufacturing sites, our company brings its best-in-class products and services to a global customer base. Survitec provides a comprehensive range of critical safety solutions in marine, aviation and industrial services including rope supply, height safety, tooling, lifting and inspection, fire safety equipment and lifeboat servicing and maintenance.

With an extensive history spanning over 160 years and a portfolio of some of the most reputable brands in the safety and survival industry, Survitec is committed to product innovation, technological advancement and quality assurance.

Production Manager

Reporting to the General Manager the Production Manager is responsible for management and oversight of all operational tools and resources, including plant, engineering, machinery and production personnel to meet the Company’s QDC (Quality-Delivery-Cost) objectives.

What Will You Do?

  • Plan, organize and manage production to achieve the company’s QDC targets.
  • Insure the safety and well-being of all employees and plant facilities – OSHA and EPA compliance.
  • Insure that all products are produced to conform to specified Quality standards and are delivered on-time per customer request with clear standards for production and in-process inspection.
  • Develop and sustain a continuous improvement culture throughout operations, utilizing all lean tools available (kaizen events, VSM, 6S, TPM, visual mgt., etc.).
  • Engage employees through pro-active communications and strong leadership, ensuring the company’s objectives are understood by all.
  • Develop and monitor departmental KPIs for all production staff, and ensure performance is measured and understood at all levels
  • Use capacity management tools to provide manning and equipment requirements to meet customer demands.

What Do We Need from You?


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Operations Management at an accredited school
  • Min of 3 years’ experience in Operations in a manufacturing-based environment - Required


Experience of creating and working with the following applications:

  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental & Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off/ Sick Days, Vacation and 10 Holidays
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth, with company match and contribution

Must pass a pre-employment drug screening.

E-mail your resume along with salary requirements

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Survitec not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Operations: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Production Management: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance