Manufacturing Manager (REQ457)

Company: Spartech
Job type: Full-time

Manufacturing Manager
Muncie, IN
How can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?
Join the Muncie – Spartech Team!
We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Manager to join our team full-time to support our variety of customers. If you meet the qualifications and want to make a difference in a fast-paced environment with a company large enough to offer you room to grow but not so large you become “just a number”, and who has a large focus on safety and success, Spartech might be the ideal company for you!
Overall responsibility for production function and meeting Company business and financial objectives. Direct management of production operations and workers, including meeting quantity, quality, schedule and cost objectives, and adherence to safety, quality, governmental and company standards and regulations.
Essential Job Duties
Work with management to establish production and quality control standards. Plan and direct production activities directly and through subordinate supervisors and/or lead employees
Responsible for scheduling, monitoring of raw material usage and finished goods.
Review raw and other material and supply needs, and work with procurement to ensure material needs are met and delivered in timely manner. Plan future requirements based on orders, production schedules and forecasts.
Coordinate production activities with other functions such as procurement, maintenance and quality control to obtain optimum production results
Establish metrics for measuring production results, gather and report data, and take appropriate action based on results, when appropriate
Work with other managers and HR to oversee hire, training, performance appraisal, discipline and termination of production, warehouse and maintenance employees, and resolve employee relations issues
Develop budget and cost controls, establish and maintain performance results and reports results, as required.
Responsible for monitoring and enforcing plant procedures and work rules.
Implement and monitor safety programs, to eliminate or reduce the number of unsafe conditions that could result in injury or damage.
Conduct regular meetings with crews to include safety, quality and continuous improvement, work area order and policy changes.
Schedule equipment maintenance and repair to coordinate with production schedules.
Assist plant manager with processing issues
Review all finished paperwork completed on the plant floor
In the plant managers absence assumes those responsibilities of the plant manager
Regular attendance
Other duties as assigned
Additional duties could include:
Establishing product formulation, development and modification requirements
Manage inventory of materials, parts, tools and/or finished product to maintain required supply
Design, repair or modify production equipment
Education & Experience
Associates degree in technical discipline, manufacturing, industrial engineer, or related or equivalent
Minimum six years of production experience, preferably in a plastic's environment similar to Spartech
Minimum four years experience in production management role
Experience working with, and enhancing, materials and production methods used in production at facility
Minimum two years experience with labor relations
Experience working with ERP system, SAP, manufacturing or similar software applications preferred (such as Oracle).
Experience working in ISO compliant environment, and implementing required standards.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Understanding of all phases of production line processes and procedures. Ability to effectively collaborate with management team and evaluate manufacturing operation, understand how to effectively integrate multiple production lines, and achieve or exceed expected results.
Knowledge of productions planning, warehousing, purchasing and material control processes.
A working knowledge of engineering, maintenance and design, repair and modification.
Identify and implement effective strategic plans, programs, and solutions to improve production and costs through direct and subordinate supervisor actions
Ability to effectively work with labor force and resolve disciplinary and employee relations issues
Understanding of ERP or other manufacturing software, preferably with Oracle manufacturing systems
Good understanding safety standards and regulations; understanding of the Spartech Health & Safety Management System preferred
Knowledge of materials, processes and technologies used in Spartech products, as they apply to production associated with job preferred.
Ability to read and interpret manufacturing instructions, drawings, schematics, blue prints, etc. Ability to perform basic mathematical functions, and calculate figures, percentages, discounts, etc.
Ability to prioritize and plan work effectively, and develop and execute project plans
Familiarity with ISO standards, including ISO/TS 16949, when applicable
Effectively interface with all levels and types of internal and external individuals and customers, verbally and in writing. Ability to effectively document and enter production status, procedures and other job-related information.
Ability to effectively resolve problems and implement workable implementation plans, utilizing good judgment and creativity.
Ability to work in, build, and maintain a strong team environment.
Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
We offer competitive salary, incentive, and benefit programs. - Most Benefits Start Day One!
Benefits include:
Medical, Dental, & Vision.
Company paid life and long-term and short-term disability programs.
Flexible spending accounts.
401(k) with a strong matching program.
120 hours Paid Time Off (pro-rated based on hire date).
11 paid holidays.
Spartech LLC headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging markets with over a dozen locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings and technologies. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day - for example, if you start your morning with a single serve yogurt, the container you ate from may be made from one of Spartech's products or the refrigerator where the yogurt was stored could have Spartech products in its interior features. More unique uses of our products can be seen in military or security applications, for example in fighter jet canopies or bullet resistant windows. From routine daily-life to life-saving applications - we make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.
Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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