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Production Manager

Company: R&R Corrugated Packaging Group
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

The ideal candidate will be involved in the entire production process. They will strategize with other internal teams to ensure operational excellence. They will also run quality assessment to ensure customer satisfaction and quality. -Responsibilities

  • Manage and evaluate entire production process
  • Contribute to production planning and budgeting
  • Lead and monitor quality assessments to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain a safe production environment
  • Coordinate with key internal and external production stakeholders
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in manufacturing position
    • 2+ years of production experience
    • Strong organizational and managerial skills
      Company growing rapidlyR&R is a privately owned, third generation family owned corrugated packaging business in Bristol, CT. Since the production of its first corrugated box in 1968, R & R Corrugated Packaging Group has established itself as a leader of corrugated converting operations in New England. Centrally located in Bristol Connecticut, R&R has 206,000 square feet of combined manufacturing and warehouse space. Our facility is equipped with state of the art machinery necessary to fulfill any packaging needs. R&R believes that creating strong partnerships with each and every customer, and delivering quality corrugated products is the key to success.Job SummaryThe ideal candidate for the Operations Manager/ Supervisor position will have prior leadership experience in a manufacturing facility or in Operations Management/ Production Management. This candidate will be responsible for learning about the entire customer service and production process. He/she will learn everything from processing an order to watching/participating in the order run on our machinery. This individual will strategize with other internal departments to ensure operational excellence, and will also learn how to run quality assessments in order to ensure customer satisfaction.After this candidate understands the entire process of how an order is generated, processed, manufactured and then shipped, he or she will be able to take on a management role. This candidate will then become involved in every aspect of the business (managing machine operators: hiring & training, providing updated inventory logs for the main office, analyzing time studies, finding the best scheduling process to ship and receive inventory, understanding how our sales teams process, purchasing/other business office functions, accounting, etc.) We believe that the ability to understand every department of our company is very valuable, and most of our current employees are cross trained.We are seeking a candidate that is willing to learn every aspect of the business. This candidate will then take a leadership position in running the production department. He/she should have the ability to problem solve in a fast paced manufacturing environment, and stay organized. The candidate should have excellent management skills because he/she will be supervising and managing all production employees, and working directly with other departments. Daily and weekly, the Production Manager Trainee will be responsible for taking an inventory of all paper, ink, stretch wrap, foam, strapping, etc. on our floor. This will allow our purchasing/customer service department to plan and order the necessary items.This candidate will also need to analyze the production payroll daily, and be able to document problems to bring to management.*R&R is looking for an individual who has the ability to interview and hire new talent when needed.**This candidate will learn how each and every machine works, and what the appropriate setup times and speeds should be.The production manager directly supervises all employees within the production department, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with R&R/ other organization's policies and applicable laws. We are looking for an exceptional leader that can help our team take R&R to the next level. This individual needs to have the ability to initiate excellent training programs to set and maintain quality, efficiencies and production levels to high standards within the packaging and container industry.Job Responsibilities
      • Learn & Understand the Production Process and Order Entry Process
      • Coach, mentor and train employees when necessary
      • Lead and monitor quality assessments to ensure customer satisfaction
      • Ensure production standards & product specifications are met
      • Authorize and notate production crews time & attendance daily
      • Schedule maintenance for all machinery & other housekeeping
      • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly meetings with staff to improve and discuss concerns
      • Manage absence issues & write up warnings when needed
      • Analyze and record machine speeds and efficiency
      • Demonstrate a strong commitment to operational excellence and Quality
      • Ability to lead in problem solving initiatives
      • Set clear goals daily, weekly & monthly and report on performance regularly to ensure focus
      • Encourage and promote an environment of safe work habits
      • Recognize employees that are doing outstanding workAdditional Knowledge & Qualifications
        • Excellent leadership & organizational skills
        • Ability to motivate a team to perform at high levels
        • Exceptional problem solving skills
        • Has a strong safety mindset
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications- ability to collect and use data via Excel
        • Great decision making skills
        • Ability to multitask and manage multiple prioritiesHR Responsibilities
          • Ability to hire and interview using online databases provided by management
          • Train, Cross train and new candidates using a detailed training plan
          • Build his/her own team of competent and dedicated people- whose skills complement one another
          • Understand R&R's handbook and company policies
          • Document & Clearly describe workplace violations using forms provided
          • Manage and Engage staff with R&R's handbook and values in mindRequirements
            • Operations Management, Production Management, Engineering or relevant field experience
            • Candidated has a good attitude
            • Reliable transportation
              Pay Frequency: WeeklyTypical end time:
              • 5 PMTypical start time:
                • 7 AM
                  • 401(k)
                  • 401(k) matching
                  • Dental insurance
                  • Health insurance
                  • Paid time off

Keywords: R&R Corrugated Packaging Group, Hartford , Production Manager, Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

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