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Production Manager- Spokane/Airway Heights (2211-804)

To be fully successful at Exotic Metals Forming Company, employees must accomplish more than the "functions and responsibilities" defined herein. They must also continually exemplify the BEST Guiding Principles as well as meet defined performance expectations.
Production Manager- Spokane/Airway Heights
Lead and develop the people and processes associated with multiple manufacturing areas or value streams. Develop and ensure the achievement of manufacturing goals related to Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Morale. Build and refine processes to ensure overall manufacturing system excellence.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Develop and lead shop supervisors through active coaching
Develop training programs for cross-training of manufacturing personnel and leadership
Actively engages with employees on the production floor on a regular basis
Facilitate communication and develop a shared vision within the team
Proactively develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with and between all departments
Proposes & assists in capacity planning, hiring, and training methods for production staff
Use data and root cause analysis to improve part quality
Establish production targets and metrics
Develop tools, processes, and communication channels to ensure on time delivery
Participate in new product development teams to support the delivery of new products on schedule
Effectively manage costs and identify opportunities for increased efficiencies
Promote health and safety initiatives to improve employee welfare
Have an understanding of the broader business and make decisions that benefit the organization
Ensure success of factory execution to short term objectives and build capability for greater future success
Develop and ensure production follows appropriate workflow and methods
Establish and implement lean manufacturing initiatives that achieve improved business results
Take a process view towards problem solving and improvements
Assist with the planning and directing of equipment and production cell layout
Applies analytical and strategic thinking skills and has the ability to effectively translate strategy into operating methodology and results.
Ability to lead and support empowered employees in a team environment.
Have lead and guided Lean initiatives at various company facilities.
Experience: 4-10 years in a high mix ? low volume manufacturing environment.
Excellent people skills, high degree of emotional intelligence.
Continuous Improvement knowledge through demonstrated experience with advanced and technical application of all Lean principles, applying innovation and creative applications, i.e. Standard Work, Kata, Theory of Constraints, TWI, PDCA, 5Why, 5S, Kanban, Flow Concepts, etc.
Understands technical concepts of manufacturing processes, widespread product knowledge, knows administrative department practices (Quality, Production Control, Marketing, etc.).
Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to adapt to a changing environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Applies analytical and strategic thinking skills and has the ability to effectively translate strategy into operating methodology and results.
Ability to lead and support empowered employees in a team environment.
Required Skills
Bachelor's degree in operations or equivalent experience
5 years previous leadership
10 years experience in manufacturing environment
High level of emotional intelligence
Wide degree of creativity
Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC is committed to non-discrimination in employment and other opportunities. Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics



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