Job Title: Production Manager
Industry Sector: Ingredients/Functional Foods, Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Management - Product
Production - Apparel
Production - Manufacturing
Production - Print
Purchasing / Sourcing
Quality Assurance/Control

 Contact Information
Company Name: RADIUS Corporation
  Address: 207 Railroad Street
Kutztown, PA 19530
United States
  Company Phone: 800-626-6223
Web Site: http://www.madebyradius.com

Job Description
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The Position: Production Manager

Production Manager

Our growing company seeks an impassioned leader of our manufacturing arm in the form of a Production Manager to manage and oversee all aspects of manufacturing and assembly for the company (excludes Injection Molding). The Production Manager position is core to RADIUS’s continued success as the #1 Toothbrush brand and a Top 10 Oral Care brand in the Natural Products Channel. We manufacture environmentally friendly, ergonomic toothbrushes, organic toothpaste, natural flosses, and other accessories. We seek a candidate that is happy to step in and help with anything and everything, thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and has a first in, last out attitude. RADIUS seeks an individual capable of overseeing, motivating, coaching and inspiring our Production team across all areas from Shift Leaders to the Bristling to Assembly and to be able to successfully achieve our continued goals of producing premium quality, eco-friendly consumer goods and see double digit growth for our Made-in-USA, solar-powered and certified Women-owned business. Core to the role is a leader who can juggle existing products and new product launches for continued business development. Experience in Natural Consumer Products / Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) is a plus. RADIUS Headquarters are in Kutztown, PA.


Among other responsibilities, you will be responsible for managing employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures. Additional duties included but limited to: recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. The Production Manager is involved in the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the production (control and supervision) stage. A large part of the production management involves dealing with people, particularly those who work in your team. The Production Manager will also be trained on and involved with souring, purchasing and materials management.


Key Functions

·       Provide overall leadership and direction

·       Manage the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing process to assure that safety and best practices are maximized

·       Create, set and manage daily, weekly monthly and yearly goals across all areas of production

·       Record daily production in Dynamics Great Plains

·       Coordinate and plan production schedule, specifically focused on bristling and pack-out schedules based upon stock level requirements

·       Work with Director of Operations and Accounting to ensure production is cost effective

·       Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed

·       Ensure consistent quality standards and procedures up and down work chain

·       Focusing on potential environmental/ energy saving opportunities

·       Analyze and implement process flow improvements, to include capabilities for growth

·       Develop and implement strategies to increase efficiency, maintain quality and ensure continuous improvement and administration of policies, systems, and procedures.

·       Hire new operators and maintain staffing needs by recruiting

·       Develop and implement an optimum staffing and training model for production staff.

·       Maintain work flow and report results of processing flow on shift production summaries

·       Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards

·       Regulate a clean and safe work environment

·       Develop SOP

·       Assist with Inventory control

·       Ensure equipment / machinery is in good working condition and responsible for the sourcing, presentation for selection and maintenance of equipment

·       Liaising among different department managers for streamlined problem solving and increased efficiencies in operations, e.g. Shipping, Sales, Executive

Knowledge, Skills, & Ability:

·       Manufacturing background a MUST

·       Experience with MRP / ERP system

·       Proven experience as production manager or similar role

·       Advance skills in MS office

·       Problem solving skills; Strategic thinker with proven analytical abilities

·       Ability to motivate others

·       Forward thinker and planner

·       Committed to values and actions that ensure integrity and accountability

·       Forecasting Experience

·       Inventory/Raw Material management

·       Computer Skills Detail:

SAP or Great Plains preferred but not required

Job Type: Full-time

Production Management: 3 years

Please send cover letter, resume, references and any additional information to jobs@madebyradius.com 

Job Location: Kutztown, PA
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: No
Minimum Experience Required: 3-5 years

Contact Name: Justen Scholl
E-mail: jobs@madebyradius.com


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