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Production Manager

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

What You Will Do

As the Production Manager reports directly to the Assembly Operations Manager and works closely with other senior leadership to coordinate workflow across all assembly departments to produce quality product in a safe and efficient manner.

You will manage the workflow and coordination of the manufacturing environment, including materials and equipment to meet production, quality, and cost goals.

What You Will Be Responsible For

  • Plans and coordinates department production schedules production rates and capacity plans, processing methods and times.
  • Plans budgeting and approves expenditures for the required resources for production including equipment, materials and workforce.
  • Maintains and promotes a safety conscious manufacturing environment.
  • Directs first line supervisors in their reporting and scheduling activities.
  • Leads communication of corrective action plans, resolutions, and quality results among the department.
  • Analyzes reports and reviews provided by first line supervisors.
  • Conducts and presents annual performance appraisals for all direct reports.
  • Acts as a mentor among production team members to create a professional and driven workforce.
  • Assists in company/plan planning through department budget preparation, expenditure recommendations and workforce/space forecasting.
  • Reports issues regarding production, quality, maintenance, or personnel problems to the Director of Operations.

What You Will Bring

  • Manufacturing experience with 7 years experience in management and supervision.
  • Bachelor's Degree in IE/Me or Business
  • Experience in lean production principles and metrics
  • Ability to prepare and interpret various metrics, and reports.
  • Ability to identify problems and take appropriate corrective measures
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to communicate effectively with all levels within the plant.
  • Must be detail oriented and works well as part of a team.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects.

What We Offer

Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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