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Production Manager in Sayre at Masco Cabinetry

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description


Responsible and accountable for the management of all aspects of shop floor operations through the direct reporting of lead supervisor and/or supervisor subordinates in one or more departments. Managers are responsible for multiple departments as assigned across all applicable shifts. This position will provide off shift leadership support in all assigned departments.


  • Participate in the capital / expense planning and realization process in their areas.
  • Manage, train, provide performance feedback and assign duties of direct reports to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.
  • Establish and direct the manufacturing operations objectives.
  • Establish and direct up to two non-manufacturing areas objectives including safety, environmental, quality, cost, delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure all plant reporting and meeting requirements are satisfied on time and complete as detailed in the Manufacturing Operating System (MOS) documentation.
  • Ensure operations are executed in compliance with established standard work instructions, training plans, layered process audit and controlled documentation processes.
  • Manage cost target results to established standards.
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives by serving as the champion of improvement charters and lean events inclusive of internal, external, cross functional and cross plant efforts.
  • Lead, participate in, and execute continuous improvement activities including Value Stream Mapping events.
  • Ensure compliance to government laws and regulations.
  • Provides leadership to achieve superior manufacturing capabilities.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the long-term capital improvement plans for their area of responsibility.
  • Develop and manage a culture of discipline to consistently deliver superior safety, quality, delivery, cost and operational performance through continuous improvement.
  • Incorporate new methods and processes to improve existing operations.


  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans related to this knowledge.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.


  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.


  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.

Work Activities

  • Frequent sitting
  • Occasional walking
  • Constant face-face interactions
  • Exposure to high noise levels and dust.
  • Must wear PPE (safety glasses, ear plugs, steel toe shoes)
  • Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to process information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or related field.
  • 5 years previous leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in lean tool knowledge and application.
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen activities and Six Sigma processes.
  • Demonstrated successful leadership, including personnel and organization development.
  • Demonstrated successful ability to build positive relationships and partnerships within department and across the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with external customers.
  • Ability to function at a high level of effectiveness, flexibility, independence and initiative without daily interaction with management.
  • Demonstrated successful capability to resolve conflict over sensitive or complex issues.


  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt Certification or comparable problem solving certification.
  • Familiarity with the cabinet industry and product.
  • Total preventative maintenance (TPM) or similar experience.
  • Prior Oracle experience.


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