Manufacturing Manager - PTA Plastics

Manufacturing Manager


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

· Responsible for the organization, planning, delivery, and profitability of the manufacturing operations while maintaining customer satisfaction

  • · Work closely with the Quality, Tooling, Engineering, and Customer Service to develop strong working relationships that foster teamwork, engagement, commitment, and accountability to generate results

  • · Create a culture and environment of continuous change and improvement by incorporating LEAN strategies throughout the manufacturing organization

  • · Develop short term and long-term business needs assessments regarding capital requirements, staffing and supervision

  • · Identify and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework

  • · Recommend short and long-term strategies for evolution of manufacturing capacity, technology and efficiency

  • · Responsible for introducing and managing improved manufacturing methods (i.e., lean, Kan Ban, 6-Sigma, TQM, Robotics, etc.)

  • · Increase manufacturing efficiencies and overall product and process quality

  • · Responsible for supervisory, technical and operator development

Operational Duties/Responsibilities
  • · Actively manage all manufacturing operations; molding, finishing, and production planning

    • · Schedules manufacturing operations based on input from production planning.

    • · Monitors backlog and modifies staffing to meet short and long term production requirements.

    • · Is an integral member of material review board and responsible for implementing corrective actions within the department.

    • · Analyzes job performance, identifies problems, initiates corrective actions

    • · Develop proficiency with PTA Business Management System

    • · Operating & Capital Budget
      •       · In conjunction with Accounting Department, develops annual operating budget
      •       · Builds staffing model to support forecasted sales
      •       · Reviews historical performance to develop new budgets

    • · Based on S&OP, Sales Forecast & Age/Condition of equipment, and identification of new technologies develops capital budget

    • · Develops cost justifications for capital expenditures

    • · Personnel
      •       · Writes, conducts and / or assists in reviewing performance appraisals
      •       · Resolves personnel problems in conjunction with Human Resources
      •       · Authorizes vacations and time off
      •       · Identifies needs and arranges training for departmental personnel

    • · Drives use of PI for employee development

    • · Member of the LEAN Steering Committee

    • · Member of the Corporate ISO Management Team

  • · BS degree in relevant field

    · 10+ years of experience, with a demonstrated achievement in Production, Materials, Manufacturing Operations and Processing

    · Deep knowledge of / and ‘hands on’ involvement in manufacturing

    · Experience in Plastics Injection Molding

    · Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills

    · Ability to lead a team and work well with others

Apply Now

If you meet the position requirements and are an accountable, customer-focused individual, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

Mail: PTA Plastics | 148 Christian Street | Oxford, CT | 06478

PTA Plastics is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity E-Verify Employer.