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Production Manager

Company: Polaris Industries
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:

Production Manager Location: Huntsville, Alabama US Apply Requisition Number14046BRHuntsville, Alabama USAlt ID: 3333JOB SUMMARY: This position has primary responsibility for production operations, integration of new product development and setting high standards for productivity improvements. The Production Manager will provide leadership to an operations team of supervisors, technical staff, and production team members to deliver world class business results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost. This position will work closely with all plant personnel in achieving the objective of zero injuries and 100% compliance. Demonstrate strong leadership and excellent communication skills. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Plan production activities toward the accomplishment of corporate objectives. Identifies and recommends production objectives and capital investment plans. - Establishes and manages departmental budget and assists in the development of specific short and long range plans and goals. Develops methods of improvements in current production practices to promote efficiency and lower costs. - Provide leadership to an operations team of supervisors, technical staff and production team members to deliver world class business results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost. - Coach/mentor for Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineers, and Process Techs & Leads. Develop a pipeline of talent to meet the future needs of the business. - Coordinates the activities of the production group to best utilize personnel. Provides training for departmental personnel and assists in the selection of employees. Authorizes overtime and conducts performance evaluations. - Work collaboratively with supply chain, purchasing and other production departments to reach business goals. - Key team member integrated with New Product Development Team & responsible for smooth production launches. - Direct the production of component parts and products efficiently within established specifications for quality and volume with an emphasis on employee safety. - Familiar with new technologies in the Industry and recommends application to the company's products. - Provides guidance in the resolution of employee conflicts and recommends corrective action when necessary. - Reviews and recommends changes to master production schedule to best enhance productivity. - Coordinates studies and projects for improvements in processes, equipment, and cost reductions. - Maintains compliance with government regulations, company policy, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices. - Supervises the justification, purchase and installation of capital equipment for new product, cost reduction, expansion or replacement. - Assists in the development of long range goals and objectives. - Work to achieve 5% cost reduction per year for department. SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: - 4 year Degree in Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, or Business. - MBA preferred. - Minimum of 5-7 years' experience in manufacturing management of specified area, including manufacturing engineering, lean methods and processes, supervision and/or sourcing of components/products used in area of responsibility. - Proven leadership performance with solid technical leadership and familiarity of systems - Strategic thinker with the ability to be hands-on in the operation. KEY EXPERIENCES: - A seasoned and knowledgeable manufacturing background who has led in manufacturing production environments. Deep Lean Manufacturing skillsets with proven results. Has built cultures based on continuous improvement, benchmarking and employee engagement. - Prefer experience and background in welding, paint and/or assembly operations. - Previous shop floor and/or technical leadership/supervisory experience. - Strong project management and problem solving skills required. - Lean and/or Six Sigma certification a plus. - Excellent organizational and communication skills. WORKING CONDITIONS: - Office and manufacturing environment. Some travel ( QID for the EEO Statement - 89594 About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER--, RZR-- and Polaris GENERAL--- side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman-- and Polaris ACE-- all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle-- midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot-- moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK--, INDY--, Switchback-- and RUSH-- snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information. Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance? EEO Statement Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Internal ID: 14046BRAL.com.Category: Manufacturing, Keywords: Production Manager

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