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Production Manager, Value Capture

Company: EnviroLogix, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Join EnviroLogix and you'll be a part of a team that is pushing diagnostic boundaries forward in the life science laboratories, grain markets and the food supply chain. We value the diverse knowledge and experience of all team members and seek cross-functional teams at every level. From the beginning, our motivation has been to create breakthrough diagnostic technologies, seeking innovative ways to help customers solve their problems. The drive to pioneer advancements continues today, as we develop smart, simple diagnostic technology. Job DescriptionThe Production Manager overseeing the Value Capture product line for EnviroLogix is responsible to comprehensively plan, manage, and execute daily production activities for operations. This includes supervision of buffer, particle conjugates, prep and spray, lamination and nitro mount, and automation cells, including, equipment, quality, and inventory control. This position manages Production Technicians and a Production Team Lead for logistics, coordination and execution of all tasks associated with manufacturing.Responsibilities Include:Business & StrategyUse of the Ensign-Bickford Operating System (EBOS) as the framework for managing the production. Ability to use EBOS tools to improve performance and enhance the company's operations including problem solving, effective use of Kaizen, and setting of and deployment of strategic priorities within the company's Strategy Deployment Process. Position requires utilizing Ensign-Bickford Operating System (EBOS) principles and tools to achieve breakthrough results in safety, quality, delivery, cost, and growth.Drive the Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) and strategic company vision. Prioritize activities and use action plans, targets to improve (TTIs), key performance indicators (KPIs) to manage functional area.Ensure clarity around priorities and goals for the entire functional area. Collaborate with cross-functional teams functions / peers for shared goals. Interface with senior leadership for key performance indicator reporting.Work with senior leaders and peers for strategy development and execution planningManage overall financial budgeting for functional area. Communicate financial and goal results and key performance indicators to direct reports.Leadership & TalentAbility to effectively manage changing priorities and ambiguity while remaining controlled and positive; lead others by personal example and commitment to company values.Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (company internal and external)Develop themselves and their team through Ensign-Bickford Operating System (EBOS) tools to foster training and professional development of all associates.Recruit talent for opportunities. Manage talent resources for capacity. Capacity planning.Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including people development, coaching, goal setting, and evaluation. Responsible for planning, directing, monitoring the work of a group of individuals, and taking corrective action when necessary. Facilitate goal creation for functional area and works with managers and supervisors to ensure the goals cascade to all workers.Production ManagementDevelop the production schedules and maintain production visual board in each area, illustrating the status of the production activities for current projects.Monthly assessment of labor and equipment resource loading / capacity planning utilizing Microsoft Project or Excel. Presentation of forward-looking capacity in all production areas with identification of bottlenecks and shortages to leadership at monthly Sales & Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) meeting. Conduct capacity planning to ensure alignment of resources needed to execute backlog and proposed production requirements.Create the plan for the weekly work required to be flowing through the production cells. Track team productivity against planned work, ensuring team objectives met and visible using visual boards.Evaluate production activities for continuous improvement opportunities.Drive problem solving, corrective actions and identification of systemic issues.Present production area performance (safety, quality, delivery, cost (SQDC) and status) to management on the Gemba walkReview and approve production Change RequestsSupport new product transfer to production processWork with Supply Chain to establish and maintain stocking strategies and effective material Kanban / material replenishment. Ensure proper material issuances and production reporting to ensure floor stock accuracy for team.Create and release shop orders in ERP system. Complete final review before placing material into inventory. Verify that production batch records are completeCoordinate with facilities and engineering to ensure routine and preventive maintenance is performedOversee and lead inventory cycle counts and accurate inventory management.Following established safe work practices and working in a safe manner, following EnviroLogix safety policies and procedures, and for reporting any unsafe or hazardous condition to their supervisor or the Environmental, Health, and Safety department for corrective action.RequirementsBS Degree in Manufacturing, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, an Engineering or Biology, Chemistry Discipline, Business Administration preferred. Relevant work and/or military experience considered equivalent to education.3 years of experience (minimum) in an operations leadership roleStrong planning skills with ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and assignments.Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills. Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, verbally and in writing, to individuals at all levels and to cross-functional groups.Working knowledge of computer applications such as ERP/MRP, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.Ability to motivate people, particularly in a production workforce environmentContinuous improvement and Kaizen experience and implementation valuedExperience with ERP systems. IFS is preferred.Physical Requirements:Ability to work in a laboratory environment and office environmentAbility to stand for extended periods of timeAbility to work at a computer for an extended period of time Ability to bend, stoop, carry, climb ladders/stairs, lift and move boxes up to 25 poundsEnviroLogix is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

Keywords: EnviroLogix, Inc., Portland , Production Manager, Value Capture, Executive , Portland, Maine

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