ORS Partners

Production Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-Berlin
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/2/2022 10:16 AM)
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# of Openings
Manufacturing / Warehouse / Trades


Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Production Manager located in Penbryn, New Jersey. The purpose of this position is to lead multiple departments including supervisors and team members and support staff to create and sustain high performing customer-centric products. This individual will lead a team of approximately 130 (direct and indirect - salaried and hourly) to achieve targets established for safety, service, quality, cost, and continuous improvement. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager.


Ideal candidate will have experience in a manufacturing environment with a proven record of achieving results through others. Also, a demonstrated record of promoting and maintaining a safety-oriented culture and a leadership style which engages employees.


Your Day to Day:

  • Lead efforts in plans to improve productivity, cost reduction, and energy conservation.
  • Develop and implement employee relations programs with the objective of improving employee engagement and morale.
  • Directly supervise supervisors team members and support staff
  • Assure production activities are in compliance with company policies and procedures to include environmental and safety compliance
  • Conduct safety audits, lead safety training, behavior/awareness programs, and provide a strong safety presence on the plant floor
  • Schedules and supervises manufacturing resources to meet production goals established by operations management in alignment with business goals and objectives
  • Work with the EH&S leader to drive a comprehensive safety program to meet OSHA & JM safety requirements.
  • Work with Purchasing, Engineering, Maintenance, and Warehouse departments in maintaining services for the plant.
  • Responsible for goal setting and performance management
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement and manages operations within that budget.
  • Ensure that all manufactured goods meet the appropriate finished product specification
  • Develop and administer material and labor usage controls
  • Participates in production equipment maintenance program including evaluation of predictive maintenance data, scheduling, and conducting preventative maintenance activities
  • Recruit and train new employees


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, required
  • Passion and track record of achieving results
  • Minimum of five (5) years previous experience of direct supervision of hourly and salaried employees in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees.
  • Exposure to manufacturing facilities safety, environmental, quality, maintenance, and engineering
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
  • Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions.
  • Proven ability to improve processes and provide/carry out cost reduction initiatives
  • Proven ability to establish positive employee relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate within budget parameters including usage controls
  • Experience with a continuous process discipline such as Six Sigma/Lean/TQM manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience in managing safety and environmental compliance
  • Experience with continuous manufacturing processes.
  • Working knowledge of preventative maintenance programs.


Additional Consideration Given To:

  • Candidates with technical degree
  • Candidates with an advanced degree


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