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Production Manager

Location: Spring Lake, Michigan
Date Posted: 10-08-2018
Production Manager – Spring Lake, Michigan

Disher is currently partnering with a growing, global material handling and logistic solutions company in Spring Lake, Michigan on their need for a Production Manager. In this role, you will oversee all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing. You will develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality, and production.

What it’s like to work here:
This growing, global company offers a stable work environment where you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional, collaborative teams. The leadership team at this company has a clear strategic direction and is passionate about seeing their employees grow and develop in their individual career paths. While working here you will also have the opportunity to partner with a variety of Fortune 500 companies in developing their warehousing solutions.

What you will get to do:
  • Plan, organize, direct, and run day-to-day operations.
  • Focus on production output, product quality, and on-time shipping, while minimizing unnecessary costs and waste.
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
  • Create and implement strategies, in alignment with strategic initiatives, and provide a clear sense of direction and focus.
  • Provide leadership, management, and direction to supervisory group and work group.
  • Commit to plant safety procedures.
  • Develop systems and processes to track and optimize productivity and standards.
  • Analyze measurable results and seek to improve processes and behaviors to maximize productivity and profit.
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field.
  • 3+ years experience in a manufacturing environment as a Production Manager with demonstrated history of progressive responsibility.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Direct experience with business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, and human resources)
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise.
  • Ability to create accountability and lead by example.
  • Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills.
  • Prior Union experience a plus, but not required.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

What’s next?
Apply for this position here
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.

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Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 

Keywords: Production, management, manufacturing, operations
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