Manufacturing Manager Job Description

Manufacturing Manager Job Description

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Manufacturing manager provides daily management oversight for all DP production activities at Cambridge site ensuring processes and practices are compliant with global current good manufacturing practices (cGMP).

Manufacturing Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead a Team of 5 Managers with approx
Continuously improve the quality standards of all products manufactured by Norplas
Support Norplas Management in the ongoing effort to institutionalize the Decoma Innovation Initiative
Enforce the requirements of Decoma’s Capital Appropriation procedure
Staffing deployment and development
Assist to establish annual department operating budgets
Assist with Customer readiness activities, capacity planning, and equipment/manpower utilization
Manage plant assets, personnel and achievement of plant related business goals
Represents the plant in the business strategy development and goal setting process (operational costs, utilization, quality, reliability)
Translates and communicates the business strategy to plant personnel

Manufacturing Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manufacturing Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, ISO, PMP, C2Q, ASQ, NATA, CSCP, CPIM, 9001, FPX

Education for Manufacturing Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manufacturing manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Business, Technical, Management, Education, Science, MBA, Business/Administration, Industrial

Skills for Manufacturing Manager

Desired skills for manufacturing manager include:

Corrugated packaging manufacturing processes and technology
Boeing Production System
Modern sales and management methods and techniques
Construction industry
Good Manufacturing Practices
Operational roles and responsibilities
Change management

Desired experience for manufacturing manager includes:

Knowledge of Operations Management, including resource and capacity planning project management
Preferred candidates will possess the required educational background and at least 10 years experience
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing and be able to read and write business policies, procedures, general business periodicals, manuals, blueprints and other correspondence
Demonstrated leadership skills with emphasis on motivation, teambuilding, and employee development
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
8 – 10 years progressive production management experience in a manufacturing environment

Manufacturing Manager Examples


Manufacturing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manufacturing manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manufacturing manager
  • Quality engineering including elaboration of the control plans for the work in the different stages of manufacturing, final evaluation of the product, receiving inspection of parts ready for use, studies on manufacturing processes capabilities, machine try-out, attendance to customers assembly lines and the elaboration of the Annual Quality Plan for the unit
  • Manufacturing and/or assembly of the products
  • Drives significant performance improvement in quality, safety, productivity, cost-out, working capital reduction, and process improvement through the application of EBS tools/processes and development of personnel
  • Leads, motivates, and builds organizational capability
  • Supports business unit in meeting profit plan, business growth, customer satisfaction, operational excellence, and people/culture change objectives
  • Coach and motivate employees
  • Ensure and guarantee the implementation and fulfilment of the Quality Systems, Security and Environment Programs
  • Handle all aspects of managing wage associates including hiring and termination
  • Review the regulatory laws and how they are being followed within the manufacturing setup
  • Driving HOS (Six Sigma methodologies) initiatives within the facility
Qualifications for manufacturing manager
  • Able to build and manage a team train entry-level personnel
  • Must be able to work on off shift hours part of the on-call rotation as needed is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is highly preferred
  • Six sigma Green Belt is strongly preferred
  • Must be able to provide hands-on leadership, coaching, and coordination, if needed
  • Ensure Environmental Health and Safety standards are met and all EHS regulations and procedures are adhered to

Manufacturing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manufacturing manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing manager
  • Hold employee safety in highest regard
  • Applies understanding of the correlation between SC metrics and customer service metrics to ensure relevance and business impact
  • Fosters a work environment that leverages diverse perspectives, backgrounds and talent to generate innovative ideas or solutions
  • Collaborates with Engineering to forecast machinery, material and equipment needed to meet requirements of new and existing products
  • Knowledgeable and compliant with laws and policies that apply to one's job, and maintains the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times
  • Responsible for managing the assigned assembly process and the related workforce
  • Utilize measurement tools to establish production benchmarks
  • Provide leadership, motivation, and management overview to various cross functional teams as needed
  • Support estimating function by providing calculations for production cycle time, labor, material and special process costs required to manufacture product
  • Develop or evaluate and optimize manufacturing process flow of short run and long run orders, including routing of jobs through production cells, outside processes, and in-process and final inspection
Qualifications for manufacturing manager
  • Responsible for all conversion KPI's such as lines' efficiency, yield, rework, overweight scrap, line manning and production volume
  • Coordinate with the Asset Care team to prioritise and deliver maintenance and repair activities at the plant and effective asset care strategies
  • Solid product and process knowledge of rotating equipment and their operation in industrial settings
  • Financial acumen with the ability to maintain, understands, and communicates operational and financial metrics, while using these metrics to drive performance
  • 3+ years successfully managing people, including hiring, coaching, development, and performance management
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others, including external sales, supply chain, customer service, engineering, field services

Manufacturing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manufacturing manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manufacturing manager
  • Oversee and coordinate activities of Manufacturing service personnel including the process and packaging of consumer product goods
  • Interface with departments involved in mixing/ compounding, processing testing ingredients in the manufacturing process
  • Conduct regular employee training encompassing, GMP, SOP, Safety and accident investigations
  • Ensure the achievement of all Manufacturing Services KPI's including those related to throughput, productivity, continuous improvement, quality, safety, maintenance and environmental control
  • Oversee the combined activities of production department personnel involved in the manufacturing process, including design of packaging
  • Provide solid and effective leadership, support and direction to the manufacturing organization dedicated to quality, customer service, innovation and flexibility
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of operating strategies, performance objectives and key initiatives
  • Conduct regularly scheduled employee training encompassing GMP, SOP, Safety and cross training to expand employee capabilities
  • The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for the oversight of the Infusion -Product Focus Teams (PFT) made up of engineers, supervisors, and buyers that support the assembly and test of electro-mechanical sub-assemblies, finished products and systems supporting the manufacturing process
  • Collaborates with others and builds effective working relationships
Qualifications for manufacturing manager
  • Semiconductor manufacturing management experience
  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma/Process Excellence Tools is required
  • Must be self-motivated and driven individual who is willing to take the initiative
  • Minimum 8 years experience both supervisory and managerial
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or supply chain management
  • 7 years of experience in an equipment manufacturing environment

Manufacturing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a manufacturing manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing manager
  • Create and maintain an environment of innovative continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction, process development and capacity
  • Review and comply with all regulatory, operational and personnel policies and procedures (including but not limited to safety, environmental, quality, employee relations), recommending changes as appropriate
  • Ensure regular communication of business performance results to all relevant employees
  • Comply with and enforce all regulatory requirements and company policies/procedures including but not limited to Quality System Regulations (QSR’s), Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), and Standards of Behavior
  • Meet Safety, Health, Environmental and Security rules and regulations
  • Plan and establish departmental operating plan and related operating budgets subject to review and approval of the Director
  • Review monthly TARGET/Continuous Improvement Task (CIT) Cost Performance packet with Vice President
  • Assure the availability of all components required for end-item production, coordinating needed services of Transportation, Production Control, Warehousing, Tooling and Assurance to meet production schedules within prescribed product quality levels
  • Establish and maintain departmental controls and records in accordance with established guidelines
  • Confer with equipment, material, or service representatives of outside companies to exchange technical information on a new or improved materials, equipment, processes or controls.Prepare and/or delegate the investigation and analyses of short or long-range needs for equipment, materials, or services.Reports results, including feasibility, cost, economics attainable and related information to Director
Qualifications for manufacturing manager
  • Should have excellent communication (active listening) skills, oral and written to interact with employees, customers and vendors
  • 5+ years' of production and personnel management experience in a custom or clean room manufacturing plant
  • Highly proficient in the MS Office Suite, intermediate to expert in Excel
  • Analytical and deliberate in decisions which affect the entire plant and customer satisfaction
  • Experience with implementing Lean and 5S in a manufacturing plant
  • CNC Operation or Programming experience is required

Manufacturing Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of manufacturing manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manufacturing manager
  • Plan and schedule ME projects in a manner consistent with corporate and KPI objectives
  • Support the implementation and execution of ERP and MES systems into the production environment including training as required
  • Associate morale and engagement
  • Customer Service, satisfaction, and loyalty
  • To manufacture, package and ship, the highest quality manufactured components
  • Asset management (inventory and equipment)
  • Organize, plan, delegate, and execute scheduled production runs for all manufactured products
  • Human Resource functions (hire, termination, performance of associates)
  • Policy and regulatory compliance
  • Consistency in published lead-times
Qualifications for manufacturing manager
  • Ability to make critical decisions under pressure which may affect product quality or delivery
  • Capability of interacting with/supporting a number of different groups under high stress/demand conditions while maintaining company morale and personal professionalism
  • Ability to interpret spectral and chromatographic data (NMR, MS, IR, GC, HPLC) and to read blue prints and other technical documents
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk continuously throughout the entire plant, including laboratories and production areas
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds or more frequently throughout the day
  • The person must be able to use a computer and use standard word processing/spreadsheet programs

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