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Plant Production Manager

Company: Insituform Technologies
Location: Batesville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Insituform Technologies, LLC is looking for an experienced Plant Production Manager - Manufacturing for our Batesville, MS facility. Insituform Technologies LLC, an Aegion Company, is a leading worldwide provider of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. Insituform's businesses consist of sewer, drinking water, and energy and mining pipeline rehabilitation and protection. The company provides cost-effective solutions to remediate operational, health, regulatory and environmental problems resulting from aging and defective pipelines. Insituform's technologies allow its customers to avoid the extraordinary expense and extreme disruption that can result from traditional "dig and replace" methods. Position Summary:The Plant Production Manager supervises and coordinates activities of all tube manufacturing operations. This includes, but not limited to, felting, coating, slitting, sewing, extrusion, inspection, special apparatus, material handling and shipping of product. The Plant Production Manager will manage, supervise, and coordinate activities of the felting, coating, and sewing departments to meet productivity, quality, and safety performance goals. Reporting Status:The Plant Production Manager reports to the Plant Manager.Supervisor Responsibility: Manage the Felting, Coating, and Sewing Departments. This includes managing all production supervisors on all production shifts.
Responsibilities: - Ensure production within the manufacturing operation is cost effective and productive. - Implement and drive continuous improvement activities through implementation of change management process controls and best practices. - Optimize resource utilization by implementation of an effective production organization. - Work with supervisors to ensure that the company's safety guidelines are being followed and they are actively getting theirs teams engage in safety prevention initiatives. - Ensure coaching and development of resources to meet business's objectives and training plans are being sustained. - Supervise and motivate a team of workers, creating a team environment across shifts and departments. - Review and provide coaching on the performance of subordinates - Develop and track improvement in reduction of planned man-hours and over-time hours. - Ensure all products are produced to meet scheduled promise-to-ship dates and quality standards. - Manage the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure goals are met or exceeded. - Maintain production records and product period reports as required. - Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications and direct setup and adjustment of machines. - Study production schedules and estimate worker hour requirements in order to assign proper personnel for efficient completion of job assignment. - Interpret company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations. - Assist in creating a culture ownership and accountability with department leaders with an understanding that administrative discipline may be required at times, up to and including discharge. - Interpret specifications, drawings, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties. - Establish or adjusts work procedures and JSAs to meet production schedules and equipment safety requirements. - Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Use visual boards and daily performance reviews to help drive good performance. - Report all defective and malfunctioning equipment to the maintenance manager and work with the maintenance manager to schedule production around routine or special maintenance projects. - Monitor the scrap and waste of materials and supplies to ensure that the cost of these items is kept to a minimum. - Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of the department. - Analyze and resolve work related problems or assist workers in solving work related problems. - Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals. - Maintain time and production records. - Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments shift. jobsnow Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: - Education and/or Experience: A four-year degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Logistics, Management, Industrial Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. A minimum of five years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing production environment is required. A strong preference for multiple years of supervisory experience in the production of a product used in the CIPP industry. - Language Skills: Strong verbal and written communications skills are mandatory. Ability to effectively present information to top management, subordinate employees and clients. - Leadership Skills: Must have strong interpersonal skills with ability to motivate and foster productive teamwork. In addition, must be a strong communicator and be able to take initiative to function without day-to-day guidance. - Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. - Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO 9001 / TS 16949 preferred. Physical Demands / Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arm. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally, with assistance of others, lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. - Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee may occasionally work in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud to very loud. We offer a Competitive Salary with Career Growth Opportunities and a Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Annual Bonus Potential, Matching 401k, Tuition Assistance, Overtime Pay, Paid Time Off, and much more.
Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
VEVRAA compliant - priority referral Protected Veterans requested

Keywords: Insituform Technologies, Memphis , Plant Production Manager, Executive , Batesville, Tennessee

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