HR Collaboration Group LLC
  • Cromwell, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits & Retirement Plan with Employer Match

Production Manager

This role is located in Cromwell, Indiana.

A beautiful Midwest town with affordable living and exceptional school systems. Cromwell is just a short drive to several larger cities and attractions, while being in the middle of a beautiful and quiet landscape. This is a great location for anyone looking to end long commutes and live in a scenic area, while still maintaining access to big city amenities!

Want to be a part of a family-oriented company that is a leader in the Electronics Industry? Enjoy working in an environment where Reliability, Dedication, and Service is valued and where people make the real difference?

Then, Laketronics has a place for you!

Who We Are:

Laketronics Inc., is a Leader in Perfection when it comes to manufactured products for the defense, aerospace, medical, and similar industries. We are continuing to lead the way through innovative technologies around Control Boxes, Electromechanical Assemblies, Cable Assemblies and Custom Wire Harnesses that continually outperform the market. With over 45 years of development, Service, and manufacturing expertise, Laketronics has perfected their ability to provide Critical Reliability, Quality, and On Time Delivery for their customers to meet specifications in a very precise way. Laketronics does this through their dedicated training, mentoring, and reward systems provided to engaged team members who share these Core Values and want to grow the business & their careers!

What We Offer:

  • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
  • Challenging and progressive career opportunities
  • Competitive salaries
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs (Medical, Dental, Vision & Life)
  • Great Paid Time Off (PTO) policies and paid holidays
  • Air-conditioned and Heated Facilities with a breakroom
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
  • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

What You'll Do:

As the Production Manager, you will plan, schedule, lead and manage the overall production to meet the ever-increasing quality, delivery, order quantity, and time expectations of the customers and business.

Your Accountabilities in the Role:

  1. Provides leadership and direction for the day-to-day operation to ensure on-time, defect free, and complete orders to our
  2. Partners with management to review and enhance performance initiatives and KPI's to enhance output, ordering processes, quality standards, delivery and cost reductions year over
  3. Actively coaches, develops, and counsels employees so that they are continually growing in their skillsets and able to be accountable for their growing job
  4. Review sales orders, along with input from Sales and the customers, to create/modify production schedules that will ensure on-time, complete, and defect free orders
  5. Collaborates with Purchasing proactively to ensure material will meet ever-changing production schedules.
  6. Monitors cycle counts and inventory levels to ensure adequate inventory of production supplies.
  7. Manages people resources, PTO and leave usage/schedules, along with temporary needs to right size the organization to the order volume and
  8. Assists on the production line, as needed, to support the team and the business
  9. Assists with operating and programing simple wire processing equipment to meet output deadlines.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Associates degree in Operations, Manufacturing, Quality, or related field preferred; will con- sider a High School Diploma or GED with proven operational leadership and process-enhancement skills.
  • Experience: 2+ years of progressive experience in Production leadership/management within a small assembly manufacturing environment with 1+ years of experience in creating production schedules.
  • Certifications: ISO/Quality System background
  • Bilingual a plus (English/Spanish)
  • Functional Skills: Strong planning, organizational, and executing skills are required in this role; technical aptitude, with lean thinking/process improvement skillsets, are also needed to problem-solve and enhance the operations; excellent forward-thinking, prioritization, analytical, and detail-oriented skills are also required to manage multiple data
  • Technical Aptitude/PC/Other: Good PC skills required; experience with ERP systems would be a plus but will train the right
  • Language Skills: Solid verbal and written communication skills to work well with vendors and team members
  • Leadership/Behaviors: Collaborative, mentoring, "hands on" leadership style. Has a "roll up your sleeves and get the job done" attitude with strong influencing skills to lead others. Laid back personality, with a sense of humor, who is also creative/innovative in nature to make things
  • Culture Fit: Strong work ethic; professional and calm demeanor to work well with vendors and employees.

Other Important Information:

Position Salary: Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.

And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!

Reports To: President

Core Hours: 6:00 am – 4:30 pm are the core hours; will work 40 - 50 hours in this time frame.

Typical Work Week: M-F; with some Saturdays [& OT] when applicable

Direct Reports: Approximately 15 - 20 Production employees

Work Conditions: Office and Production/Warehouse areas; Lifting up to 50 lbs sporadically.

Travel: Limited to visit customers and vendors, as needed

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