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Manufacturing Manager

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track.That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve.Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.Job DescriptionAs the Manufacturing Manager at Plasser American Corporation (PAC), you will oversee all of the manufacturing areas which includes Final Assembly and the Back Shops. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures production stays on schedule and assures products meet quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Foster an environment that supports an engaged safety culture.
  • Motivate, direct, coach and develop a diverse, high performing leadership team to meet established goals and build organizational capability.
    • Drive accountability for results yet be supportive and effective at developing individuals to assume greater levels of responsibility and personal contribution.
    • Lead, motivate, and develop the functional team on an ongoing basis, and provide direct feedback, counsel, and coaching to drive practices and processes and overall site manufacturing performance.
    • Prioritize work and resolve day-to-day operating and resource issues to realize agreed targets, reacting to problems which threaten measured levels of performance.
    • Promote and instill a strong quality culture that allows us to meet and exceed customer expectations
    • Guide and mentor Working Leads to effectively implement production plans and ensure an effective training process
    • Solid working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and proven track record of change implementation in a make/engineer-to-order manufacturing environment.Supervisory Responsibilities:
      • Manages and trains supervisors in the department.
      • Handles interviewing, hiring, and training employees
      • Plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance, rewarding, addresses complaints and resolves problems
      • Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed, in accordance with company policy Education and Experience:
        • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent of 8-10yrs of relevant manufacturing management experience in a manufacturing environment About Plasser American: As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals. PI191031713

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Chesapeake, Virginia

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