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Production Manager - Melt Shop (168514)ClevelandOhio.

Production Manager - Melt Shop (168514)

Cleveland | Ohio | United States | 44125



Supervise employees and operations to manufacture product while optimizing safety, quality, teamwork, productivity, costs, and customer service. Ensure all environmental and safety policies and programs are upheld. Lead the overall vision and direction for daily manufacturing operations designed to meet production schedules, customer demand, inventory control, equipment efficiency, materials flow, while meeting quality requirements with an effective manufacturing process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Seven plus years’ experience in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Five plus years’ supervisory/leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated abilities in planning, delegation, communications, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Demonstrated experience in cost reduction through process improvements, Continuous Improvement techniques, and project management.
  • Experience with accident prevention and elimination.
  • Demonstrated experience in fostering a culture of team work including cross functional teams to, coach, motivate, lead and develop direct reports.
  • Proficient in the basic features of Microsoft Office software products.


  • Certification in Lean, Six Sigma, or other Continuous Improvement activity.
  • Experience working with steel or steel products or related.
  • Maintenance experience in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in ISO9001, TS16949, ISO14001 and ISO18001 certified organization.
  • Proficient in the advance features of Microsoft Office software products.


  • Foster a culture of trust, teamwork, responsibility, high expectations and open communications to ensure a safe and positive working environment.
  • Establish an organized and systematic approach to the operational needs of the plant by managing staffing, equipment, and training needs to produce a quality product in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for being a productive team member of the core management group of the plant and contribute to the long term strategic planning for the operation.
  • Identify skill gaps of employees, both technical and leadership skills; create development plans to address through coaching, mentoring, and training.
  • Partner with Human Resources to identify training needs and deliver appropriate training to maintain a competent and motivated workforce; provide for employee cross-training.
  • Participate in developing and managing to the budget for the plant.
  • Continually identify, plan, and initiate methods to improve productivity, quality, maintenance, and reduce cost in the operation by focusing on Continuous Improvement activities as they relate to reducing waste in the process, Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), asset utilization, and reduced equipment downtime.
  • Maintain records, reports, Targets to Improve (TTI), and KPI’s as required for the operation. Actively review performance results with team including actions for improvement.
  • Provide operational direction and leadership to supervision and hourly workforce. Define operational methods and develop supporting operational procedures.
  • Administer policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ensure compliance as it relates to safety and environmental programs and policies to prevent accidents, prevent pollution, improve the environmental performance, and more than meet the legal regulations.
  • Identify opportunities and partner with specialists to improve safety; eliminate any unsafe operations and ensure a safe and clean production environment.
  • Support Quality Management Systems to sustain a repeatable process and to supply customers with a consistent product while improving on time delivery.


  • Shift Managers (6)
  • Facilitator
  • Total employees: ~ 70

Location: Cleveland, OH

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