Production Manager

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

We are currently hiring a Production Manager to provide strategies, direction and daily leadership to the shop floor.  The Production Manager will interact with his/her team and indirectly give support and direction to adjacent trades such as molding, automation, production, manufacturing and quality assurance departments. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  
•Manages and recommends Safety initiatives to ensure OSHA compliance and reduce Workers’ Compensation claims.
•Manages the diversity-focused employment process of the consumables manufacturing department employees by interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
•Identifies opportunities for automation solutions.  Provides concepts, ROI justification and budgets for proposed automation.  Oversees project management of multiple concurrent projects involving both in house design and contract manufacturing.  Projects encompass plant layout and the specification, design, and implementation of solutions. Identifies, quantifies and plans for risks associated with projects
•Development and integrate lean manufacturing principles and processes.
•Analyzes and evaluates BOM and MRP/ERP systems accuracy for production.
•Ensures compliance with policies, procedures and standards, including those specifically applicable to ISO-9001 and SOX.
•Initiates and manages key initiatives to reduce cost and improve efficiency to optimize WIP variances with systemic use of lean tools for continuous improvement.
•Contributes to the Company’s ITO (Inventory Turn Over) by maintaining the appropriate stock levels through the production schedule.
•Works with Human Resources and Executive Management to determine staffing levels.
•Identify, escalate, and facilitate resolution of manufacturing, supply chain, or quality issues that may adversely affect performance goals. Investigate, analyze, report, and track company and industry trends and apply lessons to strategy and tactics.

What You Need to Succeed

•A bachelor's degree from a four-year university with 5+ years' experience in production or manufacturing operations
•5+ years in management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Strong business acumen and the ability to create strategies and maintain spread sheets, databases, and data displays.
•Experience working with internal teams such as supply chain, strategic sourcing and logistics.

As a Plus, Do You Also Have?
•10+ years of experience in production or manufacturing operations
•Black Belt Lean-Sigma certification.
•Experience in a high-volume plastic disposables
•Work experience using SAP 
•Language skills in Spanish or Chinese in addition to English

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, educational matching gift program, perks and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.

  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
Mettler Toledo Rainin manufactures pipettes, one of the most basic tools used in every type of chemistry laboratory and many kinds of biological laboratories. Rainin's pipettes consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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Para aquellos que priorizan la precisión, Mettler Toledo es precisamente donde perteneces.

Job Reference #

6168

Location

California

Oakland

Job Type

Full-time