Production Manager in Rohnert Park, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

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Job Description

Job Number: 2149393

Job Title

Production Manager

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, leads a team responsible for the efficient conversion of raw materials into finished product, while ensuring quality, safety, production, and customer requirements are satisfied.


Directs Assembly team, verifying all assemblies meet quality standards, customer and other internal requirements, and ensures that operators conform to documented processes

Coordinates and aligns work between the day and swing shifts to maximize productivity and throughput

Assists Assembly team with reading, understanding and following assembly documentation including assembly drawings, work instructions, routers, and lot verification information

Coordinates with planning to prioritize daily workload based on delivery commitments, economic lot sizing, and optimal workflow

Responsible for training and compliance to training requirements. Coordinates Assembly team activities to optimize assembler expertise in order to meet production requirements

Manages movement of orders onto production floor and back to stock including work order paperwork and other documentation

Works with Manufacturing Engineering to coordinate upcoming product designs and requirements to ensure a smooth transition for New Product Introductions (NPI)

Organizes training on production equipment including Cirris test machines, coil equipment, laser stripping, Schleuniger cutting machines, crimp tooling, label makers, and other equipment; ensures equipment is within calibration

Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis of defective products; works with QA staff to ensure adherence to processes, good documentation practices, and product quality requirements

Contributes improvement ideas for processes, including 1st pass yield, work order efficiency, and scrap/rework amounts

Develops KPIs to define, measure, analyze, improve, and control processes

Enforces and promotes all safety procedures for entire team including the use of safety glasses, regular stretching, and 5S. Initiates appropriate corrective action when necessary; maintains a clean and well-organized work area

Provides input to Manufacturing Engineering to document new assemblies including drawings, routings, work instructions and other


High School diploma or G.E.D equivalent required; Bachelor degree preferred

Experience working on a manufacturing floor and five (5) years' experience supervising a production team

Compensation: To $90K plus terrific benefits.

Location: Sonoma County



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