Plant And Production Manager

Top Plant And Production Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Plant And Production Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Plant And Production Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.3% of Plant And Production Manager resumes contained Safety Committee as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Plant And Production Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Plant And Production Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Committee

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Here's how Safety Committee is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Voted by peers to be the president of the safety committee and get it off the ground.
  • Work with HR and safety committee to ensure safe working environment for all employees.
  • Maintained and developed safety programs within the plant and developed a safety committee.
  • Serve as an active member of the Food Safety Committee.
  • Head of the Safety Committee - CPR Certified and AED Certified
  • Promoted to Head of Safety Committee, resulting in a 1 year without a lost time accident.
  • Assist the Biscuit and Cookie plant with R & D. Safety committee, HACCP.

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2. Production Facility

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Here's how Production Facility is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Reorganized entire production facility and warehouse to accomplish a more efficient and ergonomic work environment and maximizing space in the warehouse.
  • Initiated Activity Based Costing model for greater transparency and refinement in the production facility.
  • Plant Production Manager of three-shift production facility.
  • Recruited to bring new production facility on line and operational for global leader in thin film battery market.
  • Managed a 5-day/week, 24-hour/day, 3-shift production facility for Fortune 500 business services company.
  • Managed and directed a 330 employee production facility with 6 direct reports.
  • Corrugated Production facility shipping annually 400,000,000 sq ft of product.

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3. Production Supervisors

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Here's how Production Supervisors is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Fostered production supervisors to ensure employee safety and adhered to company safety policies and OSHA requirements.
  • Directed Assistant Production Manager, two Production Supervisors and Cooler Load-Out Supervisor.
  • Trained production supervisors in GMP production guidelines.

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4. Production Personnel

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Here's how Production Personnel is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Supervised 6 non-exempt Production Supervisors and indirectly supervised 75 wage production personnel.
  • Managed all union production personnel along with maintenance and shipping personnel.
  • Developed training programs for supervisors, maintenance and production personnel.
  • Supervised the work of entire plant production personnel.
  • Hire and train mechanics and production personnel, including an additional 45 staff hired to accommodate the workspace expansion.

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5. On-Time Delivery

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Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Reduced WIP inventory while improving on-time delivery performance.
  • Improved on-time delivery from 65% to 98% through capacity planning and cycle time reduction.
  • Worked closely with layout and sales engineers to improve process and production including on-time delivery.
  • Received monthly 100% on-time delivery from customers.
  • Ensured 100% on-time delivery of emergency services.
  • Streamlined planning process by consolidating various similar groups while reducing startup time and costs and maintaining 97% on-time delivery.

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6. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Established production schedules, defined staffing requirements, and implemented optimized procedures.
  • Developed and implemented production schedules based on sales and inventory.
  • Supervised production schedules, production quality and on time delivery.
  • Supervised production schedules, production quality and on-time delivery.
  • Established production schedules based on customer requirements.
  • Planned and organized daily production schedules.
  • Prepared production schedules for multiple departments.
  • Trained new operators to ensure production schedules and quality standards were met based on customer requirements.
  • Developed production schedules that aligned with daily shipping schedules resulting in a reduction in detention charges.
  • Monitor the meeting of business objectives, production schedules and product standards to meet customer expectations.
  • Maintain inventory levels as per sales and create production schedules and staffing to concur.
  • Developed production schedules and made adjustments to schedules as need to meet delivery dates.
  • Led training and daily/ weekly meetings for production schedules, Plant inventories.
  • Plan, organize, and oversee production schedules for 9 employees.
  • Coordinate & revise production schedules and priorities based on needs.
  • Establish production schedules, procedures, corrective actions.
  • Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Prepared and executed schedules Insured production schedules were met and executed; quality requirements and production efficiencies were met and improved.
  • Maintained inventory and efficiencies while filling production schedules.
  • Created daily production schedules and led team of 8 in executing deliverables for industry leader in gourmet coffees.

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7. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Transferred product knowledge to develop Operations self-reliance and assisted with localization of raw materials in Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Scheduled deliveries and managed inventory of raw materials and packaging supplies.
  • Created inventory control system for outside manufacturing contractors and internal production in place of a system that carried excess raw materials.
  • Produced parts for plumbing industry, no HUB couplings, fittings, drain clearing tools Purchased raw materials and MRO parts.
  • Oversee purchasing of process chemicals and chemical mixing raw materials and packaging in excess of $5 million annually.
  • Negotiated with suppliers and vendors to order raw materials, supplies, and product containers to specific qualifications.
  • Recaptured Raw Materials from expired products otherwise deemed Unusable, and reformulated for use with new products.
  • Source and serve as a purchasing agent for chemical raw materials required to insure continuous operations.
  • Inventory levels at each operation created pull system from shipping dock, back through raw materials.
  • Controlled all aspects of production business unit from ordering raw materials to preparing orders for shipment.
  • Supervised quality control of all raw materials, intermediate, and finished products.
  • Implemented full inventory scanning for all incoming and outgoing raw materials.
  • Scheduled purchasing of all raw materials used in the manufacturing process.
  • Assure adequate levels of raw materials and supply items.
  • Order raw materials to meet production and inventory needs.
  • Monitored the yearly purchasing and acquisition of forecasted raw materials.
  • Compiled monthly inventory variances for raw materials, finished goods packaging and production volumes, utilizing SAP and inventory counts.
  • Credited with producing a [ ] annual savings in raw materials.

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8. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated production issues among customer service, production scheduling, materials management, and distribution.
  • Investigate shortages and develop corrective action together with Customer Service and Warehouse departments.
  • Coordinated installations and provided direct customer service.
  • Direct customer service and account management.
  • Re-organized estimating and customer service departments.
  • Maintain inventory levels of all raw materials and finished goods that kept cost down but maintained uninterrupted customer service levels.
  • Improved productivity, quality, and customer service during period of over 20% growth of business volume.
  • Supervised production, marketed the product, handled customer service issue, and provided back office support.
  • Served as liaison between Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Customer Service, and Shipping.
  • Managed customer service for warranty and non-warranty service by setting up service net work across country.
  • Supervised, hire and train employees, coordinate with Sales and Service Managers and Customer Service.
  • Coordinated production demands with Customer Service Team to meet on time delivery goal of 98%.
  • Led daily production meetings with sales, customer service and department heads.
  • Work closely with Customer Service, Purchasing and Scheduling Departments.
  • Manage all customer accounts, handle all customer service issues.
  • Ensured all customer service complaints were addressed and resolved.
  • Manage production, deliveries and customer service departments.
  • Job emphasis included the daily supervision of approximately 15 hourly employees working in the press, pre-press and customer service areas.
  • Scheduled all departments, including pre-press, press, bindery, shipping, estimating, and customer service.
  • involved in customer service as well.

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9. Plant Operations

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Here's how Plant Operations is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Monitored status of all plant operations with focusing on safety, quality and production efficiency.
  • Communicated and organized all plant operations with shop supervisors/foremen, and Quality Control Dept.
  • Managed all plant operations of a Stretch Film Manufacturing Facility.
  • Assumed full responsibility for managing all plant operations.
  • Supervised all phases of plant operations including: safety, production, quality control, maintenance, receiving, and shipping.
  • Supervised work scheduling, plant operations, counter and phone sales, collection and sales marketing strategies.
  • Improved plant operations by utilizing local vendors in support of 15 satellite drop-off/pick up locations.
  • Hire, train, and supervise employees to meet the needs of plant operations.
  • Managed all aspects of plant operations for 3 production lines and 80+ people.
  • Supervised all operations of compressed gas plant operations, managed 25 employees.
  • Oversee all plant operations including safety, supply chain management, production.
  • Complete control of day to day plant operations.
  • Developed training and SOP procedures for plant operations.
  • Oversee all plant operations and three supervisors.
  • Supervised day- to- day plant operations.
  • Manage and supervise day-to-day plant operations, supervisory personnel, and non-english speaking Laotian and Vietnamese production workers.
  • Report daily plant operations directly to President/CEO.Other
  • oversee plant operations,from work production schedule to material ordering

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10. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated production with sales; implemented product inventory control procedural changes.
  • Purchased materials for production maintaining effective inventory control.
  • Inventory control and warehouse operations.
  • Inventory control including a monthly linen budget in excess of $200,000 * Design and implementation of production measuring systems.
  • Set targets and standards for productivity, safety, cost, regulatory compliance, inventory control and purchasing.
  • Managed one accountant, 8 UAW tool store operators, and responsible for tool store inventory control.
  • Assisted general manager with day to day plant operations including receiving, shipping and inventory control.
  • Inventory Control- Responsible for keeping and reporting accurate daily inventory of ice and ice making products.
  • Supervised engineering change control, inventory control, supplier release and parts follow-up activities.
  • Handled all duties of inventory control and ordering products needed for the manufacturing process.
  • Acquired Inventory Control for New Age contract and brought it within contractual guidelines.
  • Inventory control, quality control, and production personnel staffing and training.
  • Inventory Control and stocking of finished and unfinished products and parts.
  • Managed budgets, purchasing, inventory control and cycle counts.
  • Implemented an MRP system of inventory control and general ledger.
  • Inventory Control Supervisor, monthly counting of Inventory.
  • Implemented AS400 as an inventory control system.
  • Supervised site security Inventory control Liaised with shippers and customs to facilitate exports.
  • Designed a custom MRP system using Excel which included BOMs, WOs, pick list, SOs, and inventory control.
  • Job Responsibility Injection Molding, Paint and Assembly Quality Control Production/Inventory Control Maintenance /Tool Room

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11. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Hired and trained manufacturing personnel; incorporated safety guidelines and worked closely with OSHA.
  • Assisted safety manager with the implementation of company safety program according to OSHA requirements.
  • Manage Safety, nearly 3 years without a Lost Time Incident (LTI) and completed OSHA 40 Hour course.
  • Manage day-to-day functions of companies' manufacturing facility to ensure compliance with current OSHA, MSHA and company guidelines.
  • Led the installation of OSHA compliance for the shop and oversaw the shop passed its first I.S.O.
  • Monitor, audits and reports on compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT and company safety regulations.
  • Followed written industry regulations (OSHA) for lumber prior to shipment and loading of export containers.
  • Maintained all staff's compliance to OSHA regulations to fall forklift certification, vehicle inspections and training.
  • Enforced all OSHA procedural and safety requirements for power equipment: Forklifts and electric pallet jacks.
  • Updated the facility to address possible safety concerns and passed an OSHA inspection with no deficiencies.
  • Maintained all facility records and ensured all operations and equipment were in accordance with OSHA.
  • Increased Safety awareness and reduced our OSHA rating from 5.5 to 0 year to year.
  • Strengthened safety program plant-wide by closely monitoring EPA, OSHA, and TOSHA compliance.
  • Plant Start up, following PSM and OSHA regulations.
  • Developed programs for GMP, OSHA and Dept.
  • Maintained knowledge of all safety and OSHA requirements.
  • Utilized knowledge of OSHA regulations.
  • Committed to and implemented plant safety procedures - Facility Safety Officer, General Industry OSHA Certified.
  • Reduced accidents from an average of 16 OSHA reportable per year to 3 in 2003 YTD
  • Maintained personnel records and ensured full OSHA training and compliances met.

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12. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Initiated and supervised process improvement, lean manufacturing, and capital acquisition projects increasing efficiency, output, and safety.
  • Implemented over $753,000/FY15 in continuous process improvements for ergonomics, capacity improvements and operational cost reductions.
  • Analyzed manufacturing operations and designed / implemented process improvements to boost productivity and performance.
  • Supported increased production rates by implementing process improvements.
  • Managed multiple budgets and process improvement projects.
  • Worked closely with Supervisors and Team Leaders to implement TQM, Diversity and process improvements along with meeting downstream product requirements.
  • Captured cost saving that exceeded $1M through process improvements, containment practices and labor control.
  • Process Improvements- Instrumental in lowering losses from 10% to less than 2%.
  • Continue process improvement throughout the shop for better productivity, less downtime and minimizing spoilages.
  • Participated in and lead process improvement teams and Kaizen events.
  • Implemented production process studies and improvement plans and Six Sigma process improvements in conjunction with Motorola.
  • Result oriented Proactive Teamwork Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills Process improvement Ability to work independently and collaboratively

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13. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Worked closed with Human Resources and other management/supervisory personnel on various employee relations matters.
  • Lead 120 people comprising the operations of production, engineering, quality, accounting, sales, purchasing and human resources.
  • Managed all human resources issues, production scheduling, purchasing, training, safety, quality control and financial responsibilities.
  • Directed day to day line operations, including production, human resources, equipment maintenance and inventory control.
  • Directed entire facility operations including: production, accounting, human resources and sales service.
  • Hire qualified workers, and perform Human Resources function.
  • Managed Human Resources for all plant employees.
  • Develop departmentalhiring requirements and strategies, working with Human Resources.

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14. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Hired and trained production/assembly line associates when company was moved to North Carolina.
  • Converted plant shipping department to full operation distribution center at the end of assembly lines.
  • Managed small teams of assembly line production workers in the flooring sample business.
  • Participated in the building layout, assembly line configuration and training.
  • Converted from standard assembly line to Cell Build Process.
  • Promoted to production manager while setting up assembly lines and processes for new manufacturing plant in Madera.
  • Selected as member of small team that built assembly lines in new company startup from scratch.

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15. Production Planning

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Here's how Production Planning is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Controlled all plant operations including maintenance, production planning, personnel management, engineering and training.
  • Manage logistical functions including production planning, inventory management, forecasting, transportation and distribution.
  • Reviewed job jackets for production planning and also information accuracy before jobs entered production.
  • Developed and implemented every model every day production planning process and execution system.
  • Directed production planning and purchasing.
  • Worked closely with the production planning team to identify key equipment and systems constraints and methods for addressing them.
  • Manage the daily production planning and direction of a staff of 75 employees including 10 direct report managers.
  • Managed all purchasing activities including production planning & forecasting, vendor relations, cost management, & logistics.
  • Provided oversight for production planning, customer service, procurement and shipping functions.
  • Insure that quality assurance requirements and considerations are developed and incorporated into overall maintenance production planning processes and procedures.
  • Managed production planning engineering for the production of 100,000 units per day while maintaining adherence to cGMP.

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16. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed five divisions of production with 50 direct reports and served as Plant Manager supervising 14 manufacturing divisions during specified shifts.
  • Managed 5 departments and 20 direct reports o Production o Processing o Quality o Maintenance o Shipping and Receiving.
  • Recruited and promoted to manage aseptic production of fruit preparations, supervising 3 direct reports and 75 union employees.
  • Managed and led a work force of more than 125 employees across multiple business functions including 5 direct reports.
  • Led on-site team of 5 direct reports, plus 15 personnel at Coventry, RI facility.
  • Managed six direct reports, and over 100 staff operating on three shifts.
  • Supervised (6) direct reports, and over 600+ union personnel.
  • Direct reports included production managers, engineering, programming, and maintenance.
  • Direct supervision of 4 direct reports and staff of 16.
  • Lead 4 direct reports and up to 110+ indirect reports.
  • Direct and indirect reports totaled 65-75 employees.
  • Direct reports: two production managers.

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17. Production Process

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Here's how Production Process is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Job responsibilities were to analyze existing production processes and identify / implement improvements to increase production volumes and reduce unit costs.
  • Provided excellent customer experience through maintaining high levels of quality during the production process.
  • Develop cost-effective alternatives/improvements to production process; maintain/improve housekeeping in all areas.
  • Supervised and administered staff and equipment/machines throughout production process.
  • Negotiate pricing for necessary materials for production process.
  • Ensured that all safety and quality measures were adhered to during production process, from beginning to end.
  • Perform any required maintenance or repair that is needed on all machines used in the production process.
  • Prepared various training programs, with consideration for complexity of production process and construction engineers' skills.
  • Assisted with direct product management and development of new products and packaging for the production process.
  • Lead lean team and implemented cost improvements changes to production processes and new product launches.
  • Established metrics to analyze productivity and quality at critical points in the production process.
  • Implemented production processes and design changes to improve quality and reduce cost.
  • Streamlined production processes resulting in a 25% reduction in overhead costs.
  • Directed and coordinated and monitor all phases of production process.
  • Directed planning team in upgrading equipment and production process.
  • Planned and developed new products and production processes.
  • Planned and managed the daily production process.
  • Streamlined Production Processes by 20%.
  • Implemented a production process that increased available time by 30 mins./day & improved productivity by 20%.
  • Remove waste and constraints from the production process to improve efficiencies and enhance productivity.

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18. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Help introduced ISO13485-2001 into Livingston Product Quality management systems as a tool to help in fulfilling regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Maintained and established product quality and departmental safety standards.
  • Created internal controls for product quality requirements.
  • Oversee entire manufacturing process and ensure product quality is maintained throughout, along with keeping a positive and motivated work environment.
  • Led cross functional team utilizing Lean 6 Sigma tools to identify cause of grower product quality concern and implemented corrective action.
  • Manage, analyze and evaluate internal work operations for improvements to the facility's efficiency and product quality.
  • Plan and execute continuous improvement projects targeting cost reductions, product quality, and yield improvements.
  • Implemented root cause and corrective actions to remove production constraints and improve product quality.
  • Monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality.
  • Processed packing, material yields, product quality; overall production efficiency.
  • Manage Product quality to guarantee compliance with quality policies, procedures and systems
  • Drive initiatives to maximize employee contribution in both product quality and production.
  • Develop plans and methods to improve both product quality and production costs.
  • Review product quality consistency, while monitoring scrap rates.
  • Recommend changes to policies and procedures to improve operational efficiencies and product quality.
  • Recommended and implemented measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiency.

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19. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Implemented a Six Sigma process within carton manufacturing operation upending traditional paradigm.
  • Developed documentation and action plans for several six sigma oriented procedures.
  • Defined lean six sigma approach for improving operational capability and capacity.
  • Team members successfully completed 24 Six Sigma Green Belt projects which improved internal audit scores by 15%.
  • Selected to receive in-depth Kodak Six-Sigma & Lean training known as Kodak Operating System (KOS).
  • Have fully implemented the results of several Six Sigma projects in the area of quality rejects.
  • Conducted lean initiatives to include TPM, Six-Sigma, 5S, Scrap reduction and IS09001.
  • Formed Quality Teams that used TQM, Six Sigma tools and enhanced process automation.
  • Worked with Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, 5-S techniques, and procedures.
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma training and previous management skills to increase production.
  • Utilized Quality Companion and Minitab software to manage project related to LEAN 6 Sigma Greenbelt training/certification completed through Kent State University.
  • Reengineered processes, materials flow, handling, and automation to support multiple rates at budget through Lean Six Sigma methods.
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training in addition to Chrysler LPA training..
  • Green belt lean six sigma.

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20. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Directed daily operations and facility management for a 7-acre native plant production nursery.
  • Oversee Air Permit operation along with other Environment requirements needed for daily operations.
  • Managed daily operations including scheduling, production, and inventory.
  • Managed total daily operations, on-time deliveries and quality assurance.
  • Managed the daily operations of Aseptic and Hot Fill production departments including warehouse logistics with 312 employees and 11 supervisors.
  • Addressed daily operations issues while also being involved in hiring and training of new production associates.
  • Conducted and coordinated all daily operations; including purchasing, negotiating with vendors and training.
  • Managed daily operations of functional feeder cells, plus shipping and receiving.
  • Managed daily operations, material ordering, shipping, and receiving.
  • Managed daily operations for high quality commercial print shop.
  • Plan, organize, and direct daily operations.
  • Propelled smooth daily operations, directing 80 to 100 FTEs, including QA professionals, production planners, and line crews.

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21. Logistics

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Here's how Logistics is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed all shipping & receiving logistics before creating position of shipping supervisor.
  • Collaborated on formulations, process performance, regulatory labeling, quality assurance, supply chain, logistics, and temporary employment.
  • Helped to design new facilities, prepared infrastructure to meet the requirements and managed logistics during installation, and operations.
  • Work with the Logistics Manager on scheduling of incoming tankers of crude product and the shipping of finished product out.
  • Manage manufacturing operations, maintenance, logistics and support staff functions for $28,000,000+ consumer packaging operation.
  • Engineered reverse logistics programs for Black & Decker and HP as a team effort for both.
  • Manage all activity from raw material to finished product, including transportation and logistics.
  • Manage warehouse and logistics coordinator for all incoming raw materials and outgoing products.
  • Lead production, engineering, internal logistics, planning, and quality functions.
  • Netted saving through logistics contracts in excess of $400K in one year.
  • Initiated daily production meetings with key production, logistics and manufacturing staff.
  • Coordinate logistics and truck loading to meet customer demand.

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22. Plant Maintenance

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Here's how Plant Maintenance is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed a workforce of 80 while supervising quality control, plant maintenance, and employee relations - HR.
  • Organized, prioritized and managed plant maintenance projects to keep facility safe, efficient and clean.
  • Oversee plant maintenance and schedule repairs and PM accordingly/ maintain records.
  • Managed plant maintenance and repair.
  • Managed daily records for maintenance and plant production Maintained plant inventory received and invoiced Scheduled plant maintenance in onsite nursery

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23. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Maintained the highest level of safety and quality standards while maximizing production objectives.
  • Maintain quality standards that meet customer expectations.
  • Work closely with customers and contractors to ensure shipments and quality standards our met monthly, prepare reports for ownership.
  • Maintained compliance with corporate policies, plant rules, quality standards, and safety regulations
  • Monitor work of employees to ensure compliance with quality standards and client's specifications.
  • Worked with vendors to maintain quality standards during shipping and delivery.
  • Helped drive overall plant performance and compliance with quality standards.
  • Estimated costs and set quality standards.
  • Played a key role in the development of Westport's quality standards and operating procedures for its world class interiors.
  • Work with outsourcing venders to ensure quality standards and ship dates are met.

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24. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Set up preventative maintenance procedures and created master preventative maintenance schedule for all plant machinery.
  • Coordinated preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including routine calibration.
  • Minimized damage and repair costs through careful management and preventative maintenance.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing strategies * Developed time-based machine preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Perform mechanical/electrical repairs and preventative maintenance on all plant equipment.
  • Provided preventative maintenance and repair of all production equipment.
  • Scheduled a preventative maintenance plan for more than 60 major pieces of machinery.

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25. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Enforce company safety policies and practices, HACCP procedures, GMP's /SSOP's and other company policies.
  • Core responsibilities include: safety, quality control, HACCP, maintenance, and departmental budgets.
  • Developed 1st HACCP & Audit program for Atkins.
  • Filled in quality assurance role during vacations and / or lack of Quality Assurance Manager Participated in HACCP team.
  • Train employees, HACCP, train to cut portion control orders to spec.
  • Established startup procedures, SOP's, and HACCP's to ensure a quality product produced in an efficient manner.
  • Track and improve production efficiency Responsible for all GMP's, HACCP, IPM and QC Paperwork 1.

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26. R

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Here's how R is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Developed and effectively managed strong relationships with vendors to improve material flow and quality.
  • Lead technical resource for manufacturing-related problems involving tooling, machinery, and system processes.
  • Monitor all open orders; verify material requirements and material requisitions.
  • Monitor and maintain warehouse inventory levels.
  • Treated each associate with respect and dignity, while providing tools for them to reenter the work environment.
  • Monitor, purchase, and maintain appropriate levels of production, shipping, warehouse and building supplies.
  • Supervised and managed 10 employees as production manager and reported directly to the president.
  • Assign daily work schedules for all production, warehouse and shipping personnel.
  • Monitor and report daily and weekly production output to upper management.
  • Assisted Previous Plant Manager on obtaining UL and CSA certification.
  • Review and establish weekly production schedule with the General Manager.
  • Supported the company's loss of a Plant Mgr.
  • Boost morale and create a great work environment.
  • Reduce as much waste as possible.
  • Managed thru the economic downturn without compromising safety, quality or productivity.
  • Mothballed facility for future restart or repurposing of key equipment.
  • Set up all tool and die according to the line speed, raw material, and extruder.
  • Coordinated Hazardous Waste activites and brought the company into strict compliance of all EPA standards.
  • Developed, implemented, and coordinated all MRO activities for a Penske-owned facility.
  • Key accomplishments include: "Energy Leader" Award for reduction of consumption by 6.2%.

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27. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed textile operations in weaving facility ensuring production goals were met while maintaining high quality products.
  • Meet or exceeded production goals on a continuing basis after implementation of defined procedures.
  • Established molding department production goals based on anticipated sales.
  • Engaged in safe work habits and led by example in achieving production goals safely and in compliance with company safety standards.
  • Developed strategies to ensure the plant meet production goals and standards at minimal manufacturing costs.
  • Streamlined manufacturing process and reduced total headcount by 10% while maintaining production goals.
  • Interact between design department and the shop floor to more efficiently reach production goals.
  • Planned and established work schedules, assignments and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Achieved production goals with a 98% average on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate with shop foreman to ensure production goals are achieved.
  • Provide guidance to team members to accomplish production goals.
  • Determined standards, budgets, production goals and rates, based on company policies, equipment and labor availability and workloads.

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28. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Implemented continued improvement in CNC machining equipment and methods for maximum productivity.
  • Secured state funding through the local community college to send eight employees through a 180 hour CNC programming course.
  • Supervised CNC programming, planning, engineering, quality control, maintenance, shipping and receiving.
  • Accepted new responsibilities including Scheduling, Engineering Services and all CAD drafting/CNC programming for division.
  • Key member of team which successfully established press, CNC routers,RTA, and panel saw departments.
  • Program all jobs and design tooling for Eaton Leonard CNC 4 axis tube bender.

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29. Production Equipment

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Here's how Production Equipment is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintained production equipment, and made recommendations for new equipment based on established cost projected efficiency gains.
  • Defined and coordinated worker responsibilities and oversaw maintenance of all production equipment.
  • Specified and purchased production equipment.
  • Assessed project and resources requirements to ensure minimal down time to production during expansive growth to production equipment.
  • Trained self on all production equipment to assist in being an effective leader.
  • Performed set-ups and maintenance on all production equipment.
  • organized the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.

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30. Production Operations

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Here's how Production Operations is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Manage production operations including construction, installations and material management activities.
  • Manage the daily Production operations, scheduling, staffing levels, shipping, receiving, and inventory with six direct reports.
  • Direct the activities of 4+ technical personnel in the first shift production operations of a major specialty gas facility.
  • Advanced from ground-floor production line roles to Production Operations Supervisor in 1988.
  • Improved production operations to deliver 97% achievement and 93% adherence.
  • Manage day to day production operations to ensure plant objective are meet.
  • Plan production operations and schedule shifts and products to meet production goals
  • Managed and organized production operations for four anodizing lines, on-site masking, rack making and Teflon/DFL Departments.
  • Managed plant production operations for the Novi, Michigan plant, producing 9 million orders annually.

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31. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed supervisory personnel in GMP production environment.
  • Monitor adherence to GMP s. Enforce compliance with AIB consolidated standards.
  • Developed programs for GMP, safety and AIB compliance.
  • Monitor adherence to GMP's.
  • Ensured that work instructions and GMPs were followed by continuously auditing computerized training and exercising visible leadership practices.
  • Provided additional training to all team members on cGMP's, Safety, and Validation procedures.

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32. MRP

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Here's how MRP is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Reduced material lead times and manufacturing cycle times in order to support MRP/build to order shop requirements.
  • Developed a plan to execute JIT and MRP practices in accordance with key manufacturing strategies.
  • Restructured warehouse and work order release scheme to conform to MRP demand schedule.
  • Scheduled production requirements in the plants utilizing the Royal 4 MRP system.
  • Created and maintained daily/weekly/monthly master production schedule within E2 MRP system.
  • Implemented MRP scheduling and JIT systems including KanBan.
  • Implemented MRP system for production(M1).
  • Experienced in MRP and Epicor enterprise resource planning software.
  • Implemented MRP System (Chess) Reduced inventory dollars Implemented Kaizen Program Reduced outside warehousing costs

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33. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Performed quality control/quality assurance and stock inventory management.
  • Inventory Management: Closely manages inventory needs at site through frequent surveying techniques and document control matching to Quality Control.
  • Reworked inventory management process to prevent real threat of breakdown in the purchasing department due to excess capital.
  • Assist Operations and Sales with pricing, inventory management and prototype design issues.

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34. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated new product development and collaborated with the design team members so that new concepts could be developed.
  • Led new product development used to gain multiple long-term contracts with customers.
  • Assist in new product development.

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35. Kaizen

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Here's how Kaizen is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Developed continuous improvement plans by using lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Kaizen, and 5S methodology.
  • Lead plants quest for continuous improvement through facilitation of kaizen events and strategic project planning.
  • Managed lean sigma techniques and Kaizen events to reduce raw material and scrap costs.
  • Lead the First Kaizen event in the history of the company.

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36. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Directed the maintenance department's day to day activities as well as installation of new equipment.
  • Ordered new equipment and produced new R&D product lines.
  • Planned and scheduled new equipment being installed.
  • Turned plant inventories an average of three times per month Scheduled and assisted with all preventive maintenance and new equipment installations.
  • Work with the Plant Superintendent on getting PO's approved for restockor new equipment and projects during down time.
  • Coordinated numerous new equipment installations in both the pressroom, the bindery, and the prepress department.

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37. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Restructured entire manufacturing/warehousing operation resulting in significant cost savings.
  • Provide support to meet or exceed financial goals by achieving production volume objectives within budget and assist in cost savings projects.
  • Evaluated and initiated substantial cost savings on supplies, IT and electrical and mechanical repairs.
  • Program resulted in cost savings of more than $20M per approved SCORE submissions.
  • Implemented cost savings programs, Environment programs and focusing on overall plant improvements.
  • Projected cost savings of 2.5k - 5k annually.
  • Combined projected cost savings of 40k annually.
  • Estimated cost savings of $130k annually Introduced manufacturing processes and promoted new technology to minimize customer costs and improve margins.

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38. JIT

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Here's how JIT is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Worked closely with material manager and production suppliers to insure JIT schedules were met.
  • Manage Warehouse Department with JIT inventories.
  • Analyzed customer requirements and scheduled all production for maximum plant efficiencies as well as JIT delivery.

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39. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Designed and implemented a quality program by establishing standards, creating quality assurance procedures and instituting first piece approvals.
  • Have transformed plant culture into a Safety First mentality, by encouraging high personal accountability for safety.
  • Scheduled production of the numerous brands and private labeled products manufactured.
  • Conducted building safety inspections and enforced OSHA and insurance regulations.
  • Directed and led operations of the production department, purchasing department, receiving department, and transportation department.
  • Work experience with industrial machine power and lighting electrical panels to include transformer work and bus bars distribution.
  • Prepared daily reporting to owners allocation of accounts and Bill of Ladings for rail and truck transportation.
  • Directed efforts into transitioning 2 operating systems and properly trained new associates and processes for 3 companies.
  • Rebuild or repair gearbox, cam box, crank shaft, pull rod and push rod systems.
  • Planned and staged work orders for each department and machine they ran on.
  • Reduced outgoing expenditures by creating a stock build and equipment transfer strategy.
  • Oversee daily plant operations in transferring the company from USA to Panama.
  • Expanded range of services to include contract printing for large accounts.
  • Purchased plant supplies ranging from machine equipment to fasteners.
  • Procured all packaging, ingredients and transportation.
  • Perform Quality Assurance and Control functions.
  • Improved upon Quality Assurance system.
  • Managed administration, customer service, installation, warehousing, transportation, facilities and countertop manufacturing.
  • Dismantled devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools.
  • Single screw and Twin screw extruders, along with material transfer using Allen Bradley PLC and K-Tron feeding systems.

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40. Production Staff

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Here's how Production Staff is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Provide administrative support to production staff.
  • Lead the production staff in implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles to target waste and remove non-value added activities from the production processes.
  • Hire, train, and develop hourly production staff and department managers into a cohesive, high performing team.
  • Set up a daily production schedule and assign chores to all members of the production staff.
  • Introduced all plant procedures and policies utilized by production staff.
  • Managed all production staff schedules and employment.
  • Manage production staff of Some 15 permanent employees as well as as needed temporary employees.

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41. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Improved throughput by 27% through customer negotiation of CleanRoom QA criteria.
  • Mentored redesign of QA model to meet the needs of the company.
  • Implemented QA lab testing of finished goods products and raw materials.
  • Introduced CAPA program to ensure timely completion/resolution of QA NCM's.
  • Direct 30 - 45 production employees, QA, sanitation and maintenance staff 3.

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42. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Verify quantity and quality of stock received by manufacturer and report irregularities to QC.
  • Analyzed and improved existing QC procedures, resulting in a decrease of production errors by 20%.
  • Communicate with vendors and suppliers on purchasing issues, and with QC on quality control.
  • Perform QC testing on in-process materials to determine conformance to standards.
  • Implemented proactive QC system to eliminate potential problems in progress.
  • Manage all day-to-day activities in a fresh vegetable operation to include Production, Sanitation, QC, and Warehouse.
  • Manage and allocate work to twenty employees - patternmakers, cutters, sewers, QC and packers.
  • Set up QC lab, including rheometer, mixing mill, viscometer, tensile tester, etc.

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43. Performance Reviews

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Here's how Performance Reviews is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Conduct formal performance reviews and recommend compensation changes.
  • Managed hiring, training, mentoring, supervising and conducting performance reviews for 115+ manufacturing employees.
  • Provide guidance, training, feedback and annual performance reviews for production department personnel.
  • Coached 45 other employees and assisted with quarterly performance reviews.
  • Conducted performance reviews andset department and individual goals.
  • Manage and oversee all departments in the facility Production Scheduling for optimum output and efficiency Employee performance reviews and development

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44. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Maintained concise and accurate labor control reports as well as all other reports required by company policies.
  • Implement and maintain all company policies including safety absolutes, waste reductions, attendance and cost-saving procedures.
  • Interpreted specifications, blueprints, job orders and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Assist all associates in matters pertaining to Production, Machines, or company policies.
  • Traveled to parent company in N.Y. to learn company policies and procedures.

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45. Production Reports

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Here's how Production Reports is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Submitted daily production reports and conducted quality checks on aluminum tubing.
  • Company wide standardized production reports created & implemented.
  • Set production schedule for the plant; Prepared daily production reports, engineering and procurement of packaging cases for finished goods.
  • Compiled and Submitted safety, quality and production reports to Finland.
  • Balance production reports to the general ledger on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
  • Reviewed daily production reports as well as newly awarded jobs on a load-by-load basis.
  • Direct Customer Contact-Job assessment Weekly Production Reports to Plant Manager Budget Compliance

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46. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Key achievements accomplished in this position: * Implemented FDA Internal audits which created regulatory awareness and accountability across all departments.
  • Oversee design and start-up of FDA compliant production areas.
  • Reviewed FDA paperwork and quality records on daily basis.
  • Headed FDA compliance in the Springfield facility.
  • Crafted cGMP documentation for FDA regulated lean manufacturing process.
  • Enhanced business processes to ensure all FDA guidelines are met in regards to the production of food packaging products.
  • Maintained stability of production process and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and FDA.
  • Operate facility in compliance with WSDA, FDA and AIB standards 3.

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47. KPI

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Here's how KPI is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Process performance - Implemented and documented process performance and design Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
  • Improved morale, quality and production KPI's at all levels.
  • Managed plant financial, budgeting, cost control, and adhered to key processes indicators (KPIs).
  • Tracked KPIs and led quality audits.

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48. Labor Costs

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Here's how Labor Costs is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Implemented Lean manufacturing processes, reducing labor costs by 3% through process streamlining and elimination of overtime.
  • Have successfully reduced labor costs by 3%, while improving safety, quality and on-time delivery performance.
  • Reduced labor costs in excess of 60% and material costs by over 22%.
  • Removed production inefficiencies, reduced labor costs 27% saving payroll $250k.
  • Reduced labor costs by controlling internal and external delivery times and dates.
  • Manage plant costs, labor costs and stay within operating budget.
  • Develop cost savings ideas to reduce labor costs.

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49. Day-To-Day Operations

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Here's how Day-To-Day Operations is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Planned and directed day-to-day operations, including budgets; ensured a safe, clean, and ISO-compliant work environment.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of scrap handling, metal recovery and coke plants overseeing production and maintenance shift workers.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations, schedule production, and plan labor in accordance with daily production requirements.

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50. Safety Program

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Here's how Safety Program is used in Plant And Production Manager jobs:
  • Establish effective quality control and safety programs, encouraging proactive participation across the manufacturing floor.
  • Manage company safety program at local level and documentation.
  • Worked with safety manager implementing plant safety program.
  • Reduced injuries by implementing a behavior-based safety program.
  • Established and implemented effective maintenance and safety programs.
  • Develop safety program and implementation.
  • Supervised and directed all employee disciplinary and training programs, safety programs, and plant improvement projects.
  • Ensured the safety program for the facility was adhered to at all times with every employee.
  • Introduced the 5-S System(workplace organization methodology) and also oversaw the company safety program.
  • Streamlined safety program lowering insurance costs; designed, evaluated systems and new policies.
  • Instituted an employee-controlled safety program that reduced injury claims by 85%.
  • Finish product is inspected and stored following the food safety programs.
  • Implemented Safety program to include employee, forklift and environmental issues.
  • Plant workforce 100 % current OSHA training using E-Safety programs.
  • Manage and coordinate in house Safety program.
  • Ensured safety programs and protocol.
  • Develop and administer plant safety program including training of employees, acquisition of safety equipment.
  • Developed OSHA safety program: ERTK, LOTO and forklift trainings, led the safety team.
  • Implemented a safety program: reducing recordable accidents by 40%.
  • Spearheaded a Top Notch Safety Program.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Plant And Production Manager

Safety Committee17.1%
Production Facility10.9%
Production Supervisors9.8%
Production Personnel8.4%
On-Time Delivery6.1%
Production Schedules5.9%
Raw Materials5%
Customer Service4.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Plant And Production Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Committee
Safety Committee
13.3%
13.3%
2
2
Production Facility
Production Facility
8.5%
8.5%
3
3
Production Supervisors
Production Supervisors
7.7%
7.7%
4
4
Production Personnel
Production Personnel
6.6%
6.6%
5
5
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
3.6%
3.6%
10
10
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
3.2%
3.2%
11
11
Osha
Osha
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Human Resources
Human Resources
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Production Planning
Production Planning
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Production Process
Production Process
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Product Quality
Product Quality
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Sigma
Sigma
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Logistics
Logistics
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Plant Maintenance
Plant Maintenance
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1%
1%
25
25
Haccp
Haccp
1%
1%
26
26
R
R
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
CNC
CNC
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Production Operations
Production Operations
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
GMP
GMP
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
MRP
MRP
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
New Product Development
New Product Development
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Kaizen
Kaizen
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
JIT
JIT
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
RAN
RAN
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Production Staff
Production Staff
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
QA
QA
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
QC
QC
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Performance Reviews
Performance Reviews
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Production Reports
Production Reports
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
FDA
FDA
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
KPI
KPI
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Labor Costs
Labor Costs
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Day-To-Day Operations
Day-To-Day Operations
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Safety Program
Safety Program
0.5%
0.5%

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