Production Manager in Taunton, MA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

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    Taunton, MA
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Job Description

Job Summary: Responsibilities include management oversight of production, workload scheduling, policies/procedures management, provides production staffing assistance, performs production work as necessary and instills quality and safety consciousness among all production employees.

Essential Job Duties:
1. Oversee overall production assignments to ensure quality control and maximum productivity of employees in accordance with Production requirements.
2. Plan production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
3. Review production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
4. Review production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
5. Encourage employee suggestions, develop safety awareness among employees and enforce all applicable safety regulations and Company practices and procedures.
6. Review maintenance checklists and equipment repair schedules on a regular and frequent basis.
7. Supervise hazardous waste program and all other applicable governmental regulatory agency programs.
8. Supervise the maintenance of production equipment.
9. Assure all materials needed for optimum economic production are available.
10. Insure proper material controls and actively participates with monthly inventory process.
11. Perform monthly inventory of production supplies.
12. Performs production work as necessary.
13. Initiate and support the continual improvement of quality improvement system.
14. Assumes other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 3+ years warehouse related experience, supplemented by on-the-job training to learn associated duties and the nature of work performed, as well as procedures and work methods in order to become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods and proficiency requirements necessary to fully assume the responsibilities of the job.

 KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Possess good communication and leadership skills. Have knowledge of and understand OSHA, “Right to Know” and all other applicable governmental regulatory agency programs, regulations and practices. Have supervisory background and demonstrated mechanical inclination. Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends. Ability to effectively manage staff, budgets, and production.

 MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, pull cart, ladder,
telephone, and Microsoft Office software.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires individuals to be able to work warehouse inventory including lifting equipment, bumpers, etc.; must be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not possess fear of heights. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels. Should possess special skills in the operation of a forklift in negotiating the lift in close quarters.

Preferred Qualifications:
 High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired.
 Forklift certification is beneficial.
 Bilingual Spanish is a definite plus.


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