Location: Whitehall, PA Posted Date: November 27, 2014
Employer: To view company name. See instructions below Apply By: January 26, 2015
Employer Job Id: 3364 CareerMine Job Id: 1149093
Production Manager leads production department to efficiently manufacture budgeted amount of products while meeting safety, environmental, and quality objectives. Ensures practices are in alignment with company vision in the above areas.
Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environment and areas.
Manage the plant's production function.
Ensure that the plant produces the required quantity of quality products.
Direct the effective and efficient use of plant production equipment and people.
Provide leadership to department employees by directing, coaching, supporting and delegating as the situation requires.
Assist plant management in anticipating future needs of the plant.
Develop and maintains a technically advanced and safety conscious team.
Maintain working relationship with other departments, IPC and Regional Management to allow smooth dovetailed plant operation.
“Responsible Person” with respect to ATF explosives license.
Additional major functions include:
reporting of department's effectiveness
Zero accidents and injuries
Minimize environmental impact
Meet or exceed production volumes budget
Production costs equal or below budget
Equipment performance and reliability exceeds budget
Equipment shutdowns completed on-time and on-budget
Highly motivated and effective workforce
Positive work environment
Internal controls providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources
Execute and monitor all respective internal controls, ensuring efficient/effective activities that support organizational objectives, while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Relationships with Other Jobs:
Effective communication and interaction with Shift Supervisors, Production Coordinator, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Coordinator and Manager.
Close relationship with Production Shift Crew including control room operators, production assistants, maintenance & electrical employees.
Effective communication with quality, maintenance, electrical and process departments.
Interaction with shipping, purchasing and environmental department.
Education and Work Experience:
Bachelors degree in Science or Engineering.
At least seven years of cement plant experience including exposure to all functional areas within a cement plant.
Must have excellent knowledge of cement process and manufacturing technologies gained through a progression of career moves.
Commitment to the highest standards of safe work habits.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong demonstrated commitment to safety and safety program experience.
Demonstrated leadership capability and expert interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Solid decision making ability and analytical approach to problem solving.
Calm and stable when under stress and when dealing with situations.
Solid understanding of industrial equipment and processes.
Mechanical and electrical aptitude.
Computer skills with at least the following: Word, Excel, Computerized
Must be able to present information in a decision-making arena.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.