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The Assistant Production Manager supervises shop employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment: plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensuring effective employee relations; providing employee coaching and development; making employment decisions; resolving employee issues through problem resolution
  • Balancing quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas; working to continuously improve in all areas
  • Managing departmental performance measures, including visual controls and providing regular progress reports to manager
  • Providing leadership through a 30-day planning cycle to Team Leads and employees
  • Performing accident investigations
  • Maintaining proper inventory levels
  • Managing department priorities
  • Tracking absenteeism and time-keeping
  • Performing all other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

Previous experience in management, such as supervision, including employee hiring and retention, performance reviews and employee development, and discipline; a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

Must be able to improve working conditions (safety, quality, productivity, cost) and increase subordinates' skills and capabilities

Must prepare activity plans for the above and discuss them with manager

Must be able to assist General Manager in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedure, safety, quality control, and performance management

Ability to think ahead and plan over a 30-day time span and prepare action plans to achieve results

Quality orientation and attention to detail

Previous experience in inventory management a plus

Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a strong team-building skills

An ability to manage multiple priorities


$25 - $35 per hour