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Production Manager

Willoughby, OH 44094

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 9185

Job Description

Our client in Willoughby, OH designs and manufactures customized coatings and paint products to customer specifications.  They are seeking a Production Manager to join their successful team!

Direct Hire
Salary is dependent upon experience

Job Summary:
Reporting to the President, the Production Manager is responsible for product manufacturing, shipping/receiving/logistics, and building & machine maintenance for a single manufacturing site.  The Production Manager also has ISO responsibilities and is involved in hazardous waste disposal, coordinating employee training, and serving as back-up support for the purchasing and inventory functions.  

•    Develops production schedules to meet sales commitments considering equipment and staffing availability, and shipping constraints. 
•    Is responsible for inbound and outbound shipments of raw materials and finished product.  Also manages warehousing function and internal movement of materials and products.
•    Manages plant personnel to include hiring, training, evaluating, developing, and resolving issues.  Ensures that employees work safely and produce the highest quality products for our customers.
•    Prepares and maintains production reports and personnel records.
•    Interacts with all company staff to coordinate operations and activities within and between departments and serves as a member of the management team.

•    High School diploma/GED.  College coursework, technical training and/or continuing education are pluses.
•    8 years experience in manufacturing supervision/management.  Prior experience with batch manufacturing strongly preferred.  Experience with paint, chemical or similar manufacturing a plus.   Will consider a combination of education and experience.
•    Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills  
•    Strong problem solving and root cause analysis abilities
•    Demonstrated ability in planning, resource allocation, and evaluation of methods.  Efficient and cost-effective use of resources.
•    Excellent organization and scheduling skills with the ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing demands.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information to a variety of people (i.e. customers, public groups, and management).
•    Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).  Prior experience with computerized ERP, inventory control, batch, and reporting systems.
•    Mechanical aptitude and math aptitude (U.S. and metric measures and conversions)
•    Willingness and ability to travel to customer locations as needed.  Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured through the company’s insurer.
•    Candidates must be able to pass a color test, occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, wear a fitted respirator and dust mask, and tolerate solvent odors and other chemicals used within the facility.


Meet Your Recruiter

Allison Leone
V.P. of Operations

“Communication is key in a people-minded arena”.

With 21 years of experience in client partnership development, team management/skills building and business revenue increase, through open minded strategic growth planning, she believes anyone’s goals are attainable through hard work and keeping a focus on the outcome.

Along with being a part of past Lake County Chamber business of the year recipients and various multi-entrepreneurial awards employment based, Allison has a passion for art, the human good through volunteer work to help others and the thrill of competitive sports.

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