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Massachusetts Employer Production Manager 2nd Shift in Norwell, Massachusetts

The Production Manager will report directly to the Director of Operations. The successful candidate must be a proven leader and have extensive experience preparing and executing production schedules. The Production Manager, has strategic and tactical leadership responsibility and accountability for the following areas: melting, mass finishing, rolling, front of cell, manual and machine lathe, polishing, finishing and shipping. This position will lead on continuous improvement problem solving opportunities. She/he will be expected to meet / exceed new and existing customer requirements, meet / exceed operating objectives and fostering a safe and productive work environment. Key Responsibilities/Account abilities Production Manager will be a key member of the Operations? team and will be charged with: ? Extensive experience executing production schedules. - Managing, motivating, supporting, and providing guidance to production staff. - Evaluating machine resources to ensure continued production and minimal down time. - Establishing a balance between increased productivity and reduced costs of manufacturing operations. - Setting productivity goals for each manufacturing team. - Developing LEAN work flow policies and procedures that improve efficiency without compromising safety or quality. - Ensuring all safety and health standards are met to keep our organization accident free. - Working effectively in a team setting. - Working proficiently with the ERP system to support all decision making. Qualified candidates will possess many, if not all, of the following: - Demonstrated success in driving continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment with a solid team building approach. - Ability to drive strategic vision and understand tactics necessary to achieve company goals. - Excellent leadership and motivational skills. - Lean Six Sigma certification preferred to best drive the methodology for both incremental and major improvement gains. - Judgment, initiative, and ingenuity to work independently towards ultimate objectives on very involved and complex jobs. - Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external resources. - Innovative Thinking: The individual should have the capability to generate new ideas and implement them within organizational limitations, as well as to take advantage of emerging opportunities as they arise. - Influencing Skills: The capability to work across the organization. The proven ability to build consensus and resolve conflict, as well as to clearly/concisely priorities among multiple opportunities. - Interpersonal Skills: Must have the demonstrated ability to build long-term relationships and know how to motivate and develop teams and individuals to reach their highest potential. - Four-year degree from an accredited university or two-year degree in a technical discipline with five years management experience. - 5+ progressive manufacturing leadership experience with at least 3 years? experience as a manufacturing Supervisor and a strong track record of achievement- - - 2+ years of experience with metrics, process capabilities, LEAN techniques, continuous improvement tools like Kaizen. - 2+ years of experience with computer problem solving using tools like 5 Why?s, Fishbone diagram, Value Stream Mapping. Zildjian is an equal opportunity employer and individuals seeking employment with us are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical and mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.