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Production Manager

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:


Our Utilimaster team is currently seeking a Production Manager at our manufacturing facility in Bristol, IN. As Production Manager, you will be accountable for ensuring that all manufacturing functions are performed in a timely, cost-effective manner, and are in accordance with established procedures.

As Production Manager, you will also be tasked with overseeing the production activities related to the manufacturing of our product lines, which include, but are not limited to motorhome chassis, specialty vehicles, Isuzu N-Gas, and more.

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Relocation assistance is available for non-local candidates.

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What You'll Be Doing

  • Planning, organizing, and directing production activities to meet or exceed established production goals in a cost-effective manner
  • Forecasting staffing needs to meet production demands of the business
  • Designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining manufacturing processes, procedures, and programs for increasing productivity/yield, improving quality and safety procedures
  • Performing workflow analysis and developing innovative methods for your production team
  • Establishing production and quality control standards in collaboration with plant management and production supervisors
  • Implementing and maintaining OSHA programs and standards
  • Ensuring production employees and managers complete the required safety training and are consistently working in a safe manner
  • Developing and implementing safety programs to reduce accidents and injuries
  • Collaborating with plant management to address organizational needs, equipment utilization, and maintenance; ensuring that operational supplies are always on hand and available
  • Providing coaching to direct reports and teammates with a focus on career development
  • Cultivating a motivating environment based on trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership
  • Preparing production reports and related correspondence
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring the production budget and managing expenses
  • Identifying, documenting, and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Keeping track of your team's activities, identifying problem areas, and taking corrective actions
  • Collaborate with engineering, materials, purchasing, and sales teams to resolve issues
    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years manufacturing experience
    • Demonstrated leadership skills, a team-oriented mentality, and a passion for innovation
    • Intermediate computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
    • Demonstrated commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Sound judgment with the ability to make timely and sometimes difficult decisions
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Familiarity with effectively prioritizing and executing tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Competency in performing subordinates' duties and tasks
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
      What Makes You Stand Out
      • Vehicle assembly line experience in a leadership role

        About The Shyft Group

        The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets. The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our new name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of dynamic brands - Utilimaster, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag, Strobes-R-Us, Spartan RV Chassis, and Builtmore Contract Manufacturing.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Elkhart , Production Manager, Executive , Elkhart, Indiana

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