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Production Manager - Heath, OH

Date Posted: 11/1/2021

Job #1589506
Heath, Ohio

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with U.S. military experience *



What You Will Do:

Oversee all aspects of the vehicle reconditioning process; direct at least 5 leads and up to 70 front line associates in a lean manufacturing environment. Maintain a culture of continuous improvement and high associate engagement while meeting quality, production & cost objectives.

  • Ensure staffing levels are maintained and that there is an adequate backup for each position
  • Ensure progression path training and certification process is consistently executed
  • Train and mentor associates on problem solving, lead problem solving events; promote teamwork through all levels of associates
  • Participate in the selection and hiring process
  • Provide competency-based feedback to leads and associates
  • Establish and recommend updates to the standard operating procedures of the area
  • Ensure operating standards such as standardized work, operating rules, 5S, and visual management tools are consistently executed
  • Take action to determine the most appropriate solution to the problem
  • Ensure adequate production capacity levels for each line and assist with production planning
  • Identify problems either through reporting or direct interaction on the shop floor
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety and loss prevention guidelines
  • Provide vision and guidance to the reconditioning team in meeting performance metrics
  • Participate in and lead continuous improvement efforts


Education & Work Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience either in automotive or a lean manufacturing environment
  • A valid driver’s license w/clean driving record (no more than two moving violations or DUI’s in the last 3 years)
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Proven track record of leading and developing associates


Title: Production Manager

Location: Heath OH

Client Job ID: 1589506


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