Production Manager

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s Fluids segment.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the day to day operations, safety, quality and production of the employees in your department. This includes setting the production schedules, training employees on their daily tasks, and supervision of those in your department. Implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Manage different factors in both short term and longer term perspectives, in driving to assist, support, direct, and lead efforts that result in meeting production goals on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Develop and execute a production schedule covering over 100 people in 2 shifts and build product manufactured to exacting specifications in small lots. 
  • Prevent unneeded production waste by continuously improving processes and quality. 
  • Able to inquire, assess, analyze and make decisions.
  • Able to train all levels of employees in operations tools and process.
  • Able to engage employees in order to understand their role, level of expertise in various processes and express their value to the organization.
  • Ability to build a stable, high-performing team
  • Able to conduct effective meetings on an on-going basis with all levels of employees.
  • Accurately balance production loads for the manufacturing department to meet deadlines for completion of orders.
  • Work under tight deadlines and help maintain smooth flow of operations
  • Work with Order intake, Engineering, Design and Manufacturing teams regarding cost, scheduling for multiple projects daily
  • Optimize and enter glass production orders and send orders to production floor
  • Monitor and report on any production delays/issues
  • Maintain and monitor glass/materials inventory continually to ensure no production delays
  • Provide feedback to Senior Management on process solutions
  • Support production floor teams on an as needed basis and notify Senior Management immediately of any delays/issues as they arise
  • Maximize glass usage

 

Key Competencies:

  • Data analysis experience preferred
  • Manufacturing/production planning/optimization experience preferred
  • Experience with data entry
  • Organized
  • Ability to manage time properly
  • Self-starter
  • Fast learner
  • Critical thinking
  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Track record of success in complex, custom manufacturing environment
  • Able to set goals and meet them

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute a production schedule covering over 100 people in 2 shifts; 10 assembly lines for a product manufactured to exacting specifications in small lots. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

 

Education:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering preferred

Experience:

  • Requires over 7 years managing a custom manufacturing operation. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing certification a plus.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

(Computer skills, mathematical abilities, analytical or reasoning abilities, communication skills, other technical skills, etc.)

Requires:

 

  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook; basic skills in PowerPoint and Explorer  
  • Knowledge of the AS 400 system and/or Oracle is a plus.
  • English and Metric System - e.g., units and measurements: length, time, fractions and decimal
  • Basic Algebra, Statistical Process Control
  • Knowledge of automated manufacturing systems
  • Ability to read manufacturing blueprints
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

 

Physical Requirements:

(The physical demands and work environment 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.)

  • Regularly required to walk, sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Gross manual dexterity (operate a motor vehicle) is also required.
  • Ability to reach with arms and hands; bend, kneel, crouch and/or crawl as well as the ability to see and hear.
  • Able to work night shifts and on weekends when required.
  • General office environment
  •  Ability to sit for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to move about in office, warehouse and manufacturing facilities.
  • Requires frequent travel between local (within 50 miles) facilities.

 

Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment 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.)

  • Manufacturing Environment – safety gear such as boots, glasses and earplugs will be required and provided.
  • Exposure to disagreeable elements is limited.

Safety:

The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : California : Sylmar

Sub Division : Sylmar

Job Requisition ID : 21001

Company
Dover Corporation
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Sylmar, CA 91342, US