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Production Manager

Amcor Rigid Plastics
Production Manager
Blythewood, SC
Position Overview:
With direction from the plant manager, the position is accountable for safety, quality, productivity, material handling, cost performance, capital improvements, assist in budget preparation and managing employee relations in a high-speed manufacturing work environment. Role requires monitoring production performance and implementing processes, procedures, and methods to improve results in all key functional areas. Position is responsible for implementing and maintaining best manufacturing practices and regulatory compliance for all production activities. Also, shares responsibility for preventive maintenance, equipment repair, and maintenance performance and systems.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Ensure the safety of all employees; lead a comprehensive safety program to prevent injuries. Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations (EPA, OSHA, etc.).
Responsible for the safety performance of the plant and takes an active role in the plant's safety programs and goals.
Reviews and maintains production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan facility operations
Responsible for the safety performance of the plant and takes an active role in the plant's safety programs and goals.
Directs and coordinates production processes, and, operational functions to achieve goals and optimal production performance
Responsible to maintain and improve best in the class blow molding process.
Optimize process parameters based on product performance. Audit the process and the product structure.
Directly supervises and trains the production supervisors, and leads all other production positions to ensure a skilled workforce. Assesses skills and recommends or provides training to ensure department coworkers are competent in procedures/policies and plant goals are met.
Supervise all production operations such as machining, processing and assembly.
Oversees the functions of all production activities on the respective shift to ensure compliance to all performance and safety standards and holds authority to prevent production of defective product.
Maintains production efficiencies and scrap minimization and is responsible for the Scrap Reduction Reports and Team efforts to reduce scrap and increase efficiencies. Champions plant projects designed to promote continuous improvement efforts and optimize production efficiencies respective to all goals as directed by the Operations and/or Plant Manager.
Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree; technical or related field preferred
Knowledge of injection and blow molding process preferred.
5 years of experience in manufacturing and supervision
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Travel 10%
Experience with SAP a plus
Experience in the plastics industry a plus
Competencies:
Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies
Core Competencies:
Customer Focus
Learning on the Fly
Interpersonal Savvy
Drive for Results
Requirements for Consideration:
Demonstrated "Lead by Example" work manner
Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach and mentor employees.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated ability to successfully present information to groups of various sizes.
Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and e-mail applications.
Relationships:
Plant leadership
Hourly staff
External customers
Internal Operations Engineering
Internal Sales
Internal R&D
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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