If you’re a production manager who combines strong experience working in a manufacturing environment (ideally high-mix, low-volume) with Lean Six Sigma knowledge and a continuous improvement mindset, the role of Sr. Production Manager offers some compelling opportunities. You will:
- Make a critical impact as you work with plant operations and manufacturing leaders and team members, drive continuous improvements and meet and exceed quality, cost and other goals.
- Leverage your strong training and mentorship skills to manage and develop teams while also driving process improvements and serving as a change manager where needed.
- Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere, ongoing challenges, and opportunities to learn and expand your skills.
- Have the autonomy to make key contributions combined with the support of a seasoned supervisor and contacts at other facilities.
- Enjoy competitive compensation, bonus opportunity and comprehensive benefits.
- Have opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and/or pursue advancement in our global organization.
You will be based in our Ocala, Florida plant where we manufacture industrial heat exchange and dehydration equipment. Relocation assistance is available for the ideal candidate.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Sr. Manager/Director of Manufacturing Operations, you will be responsible for managing the shop and production floor. You will be responsible and/or accountable for:
- Ensuring the manufacture of sufficient quantities of quality products at or below budgeted production costs in order to meet marketplace demand.
- Developing departmental plans and priorities.
- Leveraging your Lean Six Sigma and analytical skills to identify gaps and implement process improvements.
- Supporting managers and supervisors.
- Helping to manage and develop teams.
- Team/department performance results.
You will be heavily involved in day-to-day operations including:
- The set-up of equipment operation feed, speed and temperature.
- Ensuring established procedures are followed for operating various conventional and/or CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping, turning, milling and stamping to fabricate, form or shape manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw materials.
- The selection and measurement of raw materials and parts to specifications to prepare for production processing.
- Resolving issues related to the organization's production, machinery, processing and/or packaging operations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
- Experience developing departmental plans and priorities.
- Ability to control resources and policy formation.
- Computer literacy including MS Office Suite programs.
- A pressure vessel and welding background is a strong advantage.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A four-year degree.
- Specialized knowledge and strong experience in manufacturing operations (typically 8 years). Experience in a high-mix, low-volume environment is highly preferred.
- Experience providing leadership to managers, supervisors and/or professional staff.
- Knowledge of and experience with Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement. Certification is an advantage.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Manufacturing floor conditions are in line with SPX Flow EHS regulations and country legislative safety requirements with regards to safe walkways, shelving and general working areas. Due to the nature of the stores environment, temperatures can range depending on seasonal conditions. An air-conditioned office is available within the warehouse to reduce discomfort. Cleanliness is of paramount importance to SPX Flow however from time to time, dust and general packing materials may accumulate. Noise can often be at levels that require hearing protection due to vehicle movements and general day to day activities in the nearby workshop. All personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided for by the company.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time.
- Embrace teamwork with no borders.
- Be obsessed with being the best.
- Own your actions.
- Ask the hard question.
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment.
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.