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Production Manager -- Waxahachie, TX (Closed)

Date Posted: 7/8/2020

Job #1575237
Waxahachie, Texas


  • Direct production, working with supervisors to schedule product priorities, equipment, workstations and staff to efficiently meet production goals
  • Manage and promote practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers
  • Recommend, develop and lead continuous improvement initiatives
  • Take ownership and demonstrate leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and Employee Development
  • Monitor KPI’s anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets
  • Facilitate regular improvement planning sessions to identify key strategic opportunities to achieve manufacturing strategic goals and develop related action plans with measurable outcomes.
  • Support and reinforce the effective application of the Daily Management System to validate that actions lead to desired performance improvements.
  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of staff
  • Responsible for employee development, discipline, performance appraisals, and administration of policies
  • Review staff levels to ensure they are adequate and resources are effectively allocated to meet short- and long-term objectives
  • Make recommendations regarding staffing requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree with five (5) years of manufacturing operations management or leadership assignments demonstrating a progression of increased scope and responsibility.  NO Warehouse  MANAGEMENT candidates.
  • Five (5) years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable BY ALL.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams
  • Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas, approaches and solutions
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to be on-call 24/7
  • Work is split between an office environment, production facility, and/or warehouse
  • Exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes is probable
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license


  • Experience managing multi-shift or continuous operations
  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and packaging industrial experience
  • Lean manufacturing experience

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