SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS: Supervises and directs manufacturing personnel and processes to ensure efficient and on-time production schedules in accordance with safety and quality standards.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Develops production schedules in conjunction with the Vice President of Production and Operations; plans, directs and assigns duties for manufacturing personnel; schedules and authorizes overtime as necessary to meet production schedules. Recruits, hires and trains employees on manufacturing functions; conducts safety orientations and meetings; assures that established policies and procedures are followed. Coordinates with the Engineering Manager for development of manufacturing methods processes, tooling and molds necessary to produce new products. Reviews and implements engineering change notices as appropriate; updates manufacturing documentation including assembly manuals. Oversees and supervise all functions including receiving of components, inventory control, production and interim quality checks and shipping; assures compliance with all regulations and good manufacturing practices. Troubleshoots any production problems; assures that machinery, equipment and facilities are properly maintained for efficient production; reports any process or equipment problems to Vice President of Production and Operations and/or Director of Quality Assurance. Performs other manufacturing duties as required.
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Vice President of Production and Operations. Coordinates activities with Engineering, Sales and Customer Service. Supervises all Production personnel.