Top Production Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Production Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Production Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.4% of Production Manager resumes contained Production Supervisors as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Production Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Production Supervisors

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Here's how Production Supervisors is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Full P&L responsibility for plant-wide production operations with direct supervision over production supervisors, shipping and warehouse personnel.
  • Mentored production supervisors and team leads into sustainable means of managing their responsibilities, and better communication between them.
  • Trained and managed all production supervisors and achieved significant improvements in their professionalism and proper interaction with hourly associates.
  • Manage company production supervisors that coordinate and monitor contract well tenders, service rigs and other associated contract personnel.
  • Managed 5 Production Supervisors responsible for 1 shift with approximately 160+ employees in a residential window manufacturing facility.
  • Implemented morning meetings open to all managers and production supervisors which helped facility correct deficiencies within different departments.
  • Manage operational departments including Production Supervisors, Scheduling, Purchasing including 100 employees in panel manufacturing areas.
  • Provide advice and guidance to section technical/production supervisors as required to maintain maximum quality of output.
  • Managed four production supervisors and 250 assemblers in a two shift operation manufacturing Cardiology Medical Devices.
  • Lead and develop Production Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineers and Production Planner to achieve organization goals.
  • Developed 2 high potential Production Supervisors for current roles as Quality Manager and Quality Supervisor.
  • Led and developed seven production supervisors, while having the responsibility for 150 manufacturing personnel.
  • Meet with production supervisors and Quality Control supervisors daily to relaying customer expectations and deadlines.
  • Lead 68 production personnel and 3 Production supervisors in improving overall facility production efficiency.
  • Trained team of production supervisors, procurement agent, planner and warehouse inventory controller.
  • Monitored 6 additional production supervisors and up to 80 additional leads and production associates.
  • Managed 3 Production Supervisors and approximately 125 employees across 3 shifts of Penicillin manufacturing.
  • Developed succession planning through implementing a mentoring program for Production Supervisors and Team Leaders.
  • Provided direction, development, performance management & leadership to 2 production supervisors.
  • Managed and coordinated training activities for six training production supervisors across the company.

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2. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Directed and monitored department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan, consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures.
  • Ensured all safety procedures and protocols including personal protective equipment were put into practice, and monitored.
  • Created production guidelines, developed training programs and established safety procedures for new production lines.
  • Supervised and motivated 30 production workers, ensuring quality and safety procedures were maintained.
  • Developed and trained team members in accordance with all hazardous materials safety procedures.
  • Trained personnel in production and processing, quality monitoring and safety procedures.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures while driving trucks to destination or customer location.
  • Planned or implemented employee training in equipment operations or work/safety procedures.
  • Implemented department policies, safety procedures and participates in establishing company infrastructure
  • Trained personnel in safety procedures and proper operation of equipment.
  • Monitored departments for proper usage of food safety procedures.
  • Continued implementation of environmental, health and safety procedures.
  • Developed and implemented numerous production and safety procedures.
  • Monitored workplace to ensure compliance with safety procedures.
  • Ensured the implementation and evolution of safety procedures.
  • Communicate safety procedures of all equipment including PPE
  • Followed all safety procedures implement by company.
  • Practiced proper sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Implemented and maintained safety procedures.
  • Ensured adherence to recommended safety procedures and good house keeping practices through daily tours of the Body Shop with Team Leaders.

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3. On-Time Delivery

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Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Interacted with development, manufacturing engineering, logistical and technical support to ensure quality on-time delivery of new and established products.
  • Managed Production department to meet production schedules, quality standards and requirements, cost and on-time delivery objectives established by organization.
  • Formalized quality process that transformed a haphazard new product introduction process to one that established consistent quality standards and on-time delivery.
  • Developed manufacturing schedule inside global shop platform and managed schedule to drive on-time delivery and maintained the highest level of quality.
  • Coordinated and monitored delivery and receipt of raw materials and finished products for an uninterrupted production/deliver process and on-time delivery.
  • Optimized resources to consistently maintain 98 percent on-time delivery to internal and external customers while meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
  • Provide leadership through coaching and mentoring employees to improve safety, quality, inventory accuracy, on-time delivery and productivity.
  • Reorganized team planning and scheduling functions, implementing work cells, resulting in increased efficiency and improvements to on-time delivery.
  • Mitigated parts shortages for assembly operations, increasing assembly efficiency and significantly improving customer order on-time delivery to 95%.
  • Processed all contract manufacturing activities, developed work scopes and implemented change orders to manufacturing to insure on-time delivery.
  • Negotiated pricing and discounts with contracted shipping companies in addition to monitoring performance to ensure on-time delivery of product.
  • Directed operational changes within the organization that reduced customer lead times and improved on-time delivery of finished goods.
  • Facilitated on-time delivery of products to wireless carriers and handset manufacturers that solidified long-term client and partner relationships.
  • Audited administrative and manufacturing operations to identify process and performance issues adversely affecting quality and on-time delivery.
  • Worked closely with warehouse personnel to maintain inventory levels and to ensure on-time delivery to customers.
  • Moved all manufacturing to new location without sacrificing on-time delivery by staggering product line moves.
  • Ensured to meet or exceed customer expectations for on-time delivery and quality of product delivered.
  • Managed 19 production employees and engineers to optimize project profitability and maintain on-time delivery.
  • Collaborated across functions and disciplines to maximize resources while ensuring quality and on-time delivery.
  • Developed capacity man-loading requirements to further enhance on-time delivery initiatives and forecast hiring needs.

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4. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed the manufacturing activities of two production departments, including meeting production schedules, and performance goals established by senior management.
  • Provided manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Developed production schedules and shift / individual output reports to measure shop floor performance and addressed deviations with disciplinary action.
  • Executed company policies and procedures to ensure positive results for production, managed production schedules utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Managed production schedules in coordination with multiple external vendors and suppliers to minimize overhead and leverage economies of scale.
  • Studied production schedules and estimated worker-hour requirements for job assignment; established and adjusted work procedures for production schedules.
  • Developed production schedules, generated estimates for print projects, created production specifications, and selected appropriate vendors.
  • Assisted Production Supervisor with production schedules that identified peak production periods; reviewed invoices for accurate billing.
  • Maintained production schedules, allocated labor resources, and delegated responsibilities to deliver roofing systems on time.
  • Developed operation methods, organized logistics and production schedules with project managers, and supervised production line.
  • Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules Reviewed and modified production Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Developed monthly production schedules to ensure adequate inventory levels of raw chemical materials and finished goods.
  • Managed all aspects of manufacturing and production schedules to ensure quality and on-time delivery of machinery.
  • Established bi-weekly and monthly magazine production schedules with the flexibility to include up-to-the-minute financial market information.
  • Developed and implemented production schedules to enhance efficiency and achieve optimal results within strict deadlines.
  • Supervised eight direct report personnel, maintaining production schedules, quality assurance and safety procedures.
  • Created production schedules and administered operations processes to establish priorities and sequences for manufacturing orders.
  • Monitored material inventory and worked with Public to ensure material flow supported production schedules.
  • Prepared and maintained production schedules and made cost effective decisions regarding materials and suppliers.
  • Coordinated purchasing department insuring materials were in inventory on time to meet production schedules.

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5. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed multiple departments involved in the manufacture, customer service and distribution of printed financial documents directly marketed by financial institutions.
  • Directed communication and process flow within engineering, quality, manufacturing, and shipping departments to improve overall customer service.
  • Supervised and coordinated plant activities - production, procurement, inventory and personnel management, customer service and site installations.
  • Provided database entry, ordered supplies and equipment and provided customer service as well as other related responsibilities.
  • Monitored customer service levels, quality and financial information and established appropriate goals, production estimates and budgets.
  • Institute upfront communication between Sales, Customer Service and Plant Operations to improve production schedule insuring customer satisfaction.
  • Managed origination and account management, with responsibility for ensuring attainment of sales and customer service targets.
  • Analyzed customer service issues and ensured timely responses by communicating potential concerns to appropriate management level staff.
  • Provided patient and friendly customer service while ensuring my appearance and behavior reflected positively on the company.
  • Developed scorecard for evaluating the quality of customer service provided in our department handling of customer calls.
  • Administered Customer Service and Planning Departments to coordinate with sales and customers on timely order delivery.
  • Worked closely with customer service department in prioritizing production department schedule to meet critical client deadlines.
  • Served as primary contact between Austin facility and all distribution centers regarding customer service and satisfaction.
  • Received inside sales/customer service cross-training, Participated in customer site visits, supported team sales efforts.
  • Pinpointed sales and service improvement processes in support of account executives and customer service representatives.
  • Position demanded utmost accuracy in data entry, scheduling, productivity and customer service.
  • Managed all administrative and vendor performance evaluations as well as top quality customer service.
  • Monitor production and customer service metrics and implement corrective actions as needed for improvement.
  • Manage 18 subcontractor work crews for installations along with warehouse and customer service representatives.
  • Design and created marketing materials packets for account managers and customer service representatives.

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6. Production Facility

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Here's how Production Facility is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Served as Project Leader for business expansion operations including new facility acquisition, permitting & construction, and production facility relocation.
  • Coordinated the opening of a new integrated production facility including machinery layout, production flow, and providing all pertinent logistics.
  • Instituted and monitored safe work practice procedures to maintain an injury-free and efficient production facility while conducting quality control inspections.
  • Edited television spots-revised storyboards and scripts, scheduled talent and worked with post production facility to generate finished spots.
  • Managed and grew a production facility in a sheltered work environment serving 130 adult, developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Managed corrective actions and developing creative solutions for an unusual food production facility with many unique challenges.
  • Coordinated supply chain logistics: Tracked and analyzed raw materials and finished goods inventory at production facility.
  • Managed PIR and production response according to theater operational requirements within a high-stress, 24/7 production facility.
  • Managed overall operations of a design, display and production facility with digital and traditional capabilities.
  • Center City is a multifaceted film and video production facility specializing in broadcast and interactive media.
  • Produced and supervised radio recordings-including hiring production facility, casting, searching for music & editing.
  • Managed the production facility from raw materials to production to shipping followed by Product Development.
  • Managed production facility and was a key member leading implementation of division's first acquisition.
  • Verified that staff adequately trained and following safety protocols while in the production facility.
  • Maximize output of production facility through efficient and effective utilization of equipment and layout.
  • Ensured safety and quality within the production facility while meeting objectives and maximizing profit.
  • Recognized and promoted due to positive results after stabilizing and reorganizing the Production Facility.
  • Prepared the master production schedule by verifying the timely completion for production facility.
  • Reorganized production facility to improve flow of materials and reduce material handling time.
  • Managed three supervisors and approximately thirty union employees in a continuous production facility.

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7. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Performed statistical analysis to identify process improvement opportunities
  • Earned additional responsibility for overall process improvements and troubleshooting with the downsizing of an Operation Manager position from the current staffing.
  • Facilitated a process improvement environment in all aspects of plant management, which included teaching and mentoring team members to participate.
  • Maintained all process improvements created while in a Production Supervisor position by implementing improvements across the board in all production areas.
  • Developed and implemented a 2 year strategic plan which included product/packaging material changes, process improvements, automation and training objectives.
  • Defined best practices, identified opportunities for process improvement, outlined steps for development, supported implementation, and evaluated results.
  • Support designated Account Service teams to implement a production evaluation process to capitalize on lessons learned and identify process improvements.
  • Increased efficiency and performance by analyzing processes and implementing process improvements to enhance quality and productivity and reduce overall costs.
  • Establish operational policies and implement process improvements to ensure superior quality and outstanding output of custom aerospace gas turbine parts.
  • Initiated daily process improvement, by analyzing processes and procedures and developing new procedures to assure quality and increase productivity.
  • Develop and implement continuous process improvements on the shop floor, specifically related to safety, efficiency and housekeeping.
  • Identified process improvement initiatives in conjunction with Lean manufacturing principles to drive change, maximize efficiency / production output.
  • Planned, and implemented continuous process improvements and was responsible for continuous methods improvements by resourcing product improvement teams.
  • Coordinated operational flow of the department by continual process improvement while managing team members to ensure increased production.
  • Perform time study analysis for process improvement and design efficiency program by employee to encourage self improvement.
  • Implemented 5S program and numerous lean process improvement initiatives resulting in increased throughput with limited additional resources.
  • Experience in planning and executing initiatives for process improvement in all areas of financial and operational management.
  • Achieved lowest micro-contamination in plant history by developing and implementing new process improvements and training programs.
  • Carry out in-depth evaluation of factories' performance to identify process improvements and create successful interventions.
  • Implemented policies, procedures and process improvement initiatives to improve retention rates and increase customer satisfaction.

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8. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Directed production scheduling, inventory control, quality management, and shipping/receiving activities while supervising 6 Supervisors and 70 hourly employees.
  • Managed total business operations in the area of staff management, vendor/client relations and inventory control with full purchasing authority.
  • Managed operational development functions including but not limited to hiring, productivity, inventory control and network of sub-contractors.
  • Supervised inventory control activities, including cycle counts, physical inventory, material allocations, movement, and reconciliation.
  • Managed customer delivery scheduling, customer technical assistance, inventory control and subcontracting, production/shipping output to goal.
  • Managed antibody production, purification and transfer activities including budget oversight and inventory control with 9 direct reports.
  • Coordinate interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic etc.
  • Streamlined inventory control; simple process of communication with purchasing department and saved Company thousands on overbought inventory.
  • Managed operations of shipping and receiving department, managed inventory control, and coordinated purchasing and distribution functions.
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships to conform to company requirements for pricing, delivery and inventory controls.
  • Managed work, ordering materials, scheduled material delivery, inventory control, blueprint take-offs and estimating.
  • Directed production, quality and inventory control functions of international global sporting equipment manufacturer and importer.
  • Implemented an automated inventory control and warehouse management system that used robotic assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Contributed in key managerial roles as Customer Service Manager, Purchasing Manager and Inventory Control Manager.
  • Direct responsibility for Warehouse operations including shipping and receiving, inventory control and project staging.
  • Increased production profitability through strict time management, production quotas, and careful inventory control.
  • Machine scheduling, inventory control, cost reduction and maintenance for prototype/production injection molding shop.
  • Utilized project management methodology and maintained efficient inventory control procedures to optimize effectiveness.
  • Prepared schedules for approximately 20 employees; oversaw quality; managed inventory control.
  • Implemented an Inventory Control System that captured cost savings and maximized plant productivity.

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9. Production Process

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Here's how Production Process is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Analyze production processes and identify cost reduction/continuous improvement opportunities for improving efficiency, quality, safety and maintenance.
  • Administered the implementation of automated systems project for production processes and product transportation, utilizing automatic transfer lines.
  • Improved process and equipment options to optimize production process, minimize costs and limit potential operational problems.
  • Develop and create new production process flows and procedures for manufacturing production lines using lean manufacturing ideas.
  • Guided editorial material through the production process with daily interaction between internal design staff and editorial team.
  • Decreased turn-around times by 20% after carefully examining the production process and eliminating unnecessary steps.
  • Have introduced improved production processes that have resulted in increased production and reduced costs every year.
  • Streamlined production processes, resulting in increased quality, operating efficiency, and employee involvement.
  • Increased productivity by redesigning the production process and developing the management team and workers.
  • Redesigned production process with safeguards for correct permit payments - increasing bottom-line Company revenue.
  • Support streamlining of multiple projects by eliminating outside resources and curbing lengthy production processes.
  • Report to production and technique manager concerning overall production section activities and production process.
  • Conducted electronic pagination of the magazine and oversaw daily updates throughout the production process.
  • Maximized the oversight of production processes while developing and implementing highly effective solutions.
  • Utilized multiple software packages to automate production processes and inventory storage and purchasing.
  • Initiated and implemented improvements to production processes to enhance revenue and client satisfaction.
  • Coordinated the production process, ensuring a timely delivery of an exceptional product.
  • Monitored production process and ensured high quality production is met within budget.
  • Standardized floor procedures and established accountability at each step in production processes.
  • Provide technical assistance on customers' product specifications and develop production processes.

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10. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Developed and implemented procurement and logistic procedures for ordering, shipping and storing raw materials received from international and national vendors.
  • Calculated and communicated material requirements to allow scheduling personnel to ensure timely delivery of raw materials/components in support of manufacturing schedules.
  • Reorganized warehouse inventory for ease of locating and reducing the total amount of raw materials/finished goods stored.
  • Managed and oversaw manufacturing operations from raw materials to finished product in a seven oven bakery.
  • Maintained process functionality and technical issues including ordering parts and raw materials using purchase orders.
  • Established and maintained quality, level inventory of finished products and raw materials/production related supplies.
  • Conducted a feasibility study involving the benefit of outsourcing raw materials used in production.
  • Established all manufacturing procedures from introduction of raw materials to shipment of finished goods.
  • Supervised and schedule all chemical processing lines, including raw materials inventory.
  • Ordered raw materials and performed quality and functionality checks on completed equipment.
  • Plan procurement of raw materials and coordinate between purchasing logistics and production.
  • Supported Purchasing Department in defining and maintaining optimal levels of raw materials.
  • Planned capacity by evaluating labor, equipment capabilities and raw materials.
  • Reviewed inventory of raw materials against present and anticipated sales orders.
  • Improved inventory control by convincing customers to accept similar raw materials.
  • Monitored and reported inventory levels of raw materials and finished goods.
  • Monitored raw materials, and reviewed incoming material inspection reports.
  • Purchased raw materials and container closure systems used for manufacturing.
  • Control raw materials and maintain inventory at an economical level.
  • Monitored incoming raw materials to assure they met company specifications.

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11. Daily Production

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Here's how Daily Production is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Conducted daily production area walks to observe associate performance, identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action including progressive disciplinary documentation.
  • Oversee daily production requirements of extrusion department producing 600 to 3000 denier polypropylene and nylon yarn for carpet manufacturers.
  • Hold direct responsibility for managing the complexities of daily production operation of exhaust systems in the automotive industry.
  • Managed daily production schedule to meet sterilization and distribution needs, quality procedures, and inventory control.
  • Planned daily production schedules including ingredient amounts needed, production processing time required and employee utilization.
  • Maintained safety and quality standards in a dangerous work environment to meet daily production requirements.
  • Ensured that all equipment was properly maintained to facilitate daily production and achieve on-time delivery.
  • Develop daily production agendas, Coaching and Monitoring strategies to ensure production quality and accountability.
  • Monitored daily production records and identified wells for reworks, artificial lift enhancements and abandonment.
  • Gathered daily production statistics using data to highlight inefficiencies and drive continuous process improvement.
  • Meet daily production schedules effectively while emphasizing quality and efficiency to maximize profits.
  • Managed all levels of operational personnel on a technical application for daily production.
  • Participate in daily production to ensure timely, quality product and customer satisfaction.
  • Schedule daily production based from customer purchase orders and future inventory estimates.
  • Improved order status visibility by implementing daily production meeting and reporting results.
  • Managed daily production schedules per internal customer, and assembly plant requirements.
  • Interact with department group leaders to develop scheduling and daily production activity.
  • Develop and lead daily production meeting with supervisors and Customer Service Representatives.
  • Monitored production output, inventory levels and compiled data for tracking daily production
  • Managed daily production and supervised a diversified workforce performing machine operations.

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12. Production Department

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Here's how Production Department is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated with maintenance and production departments to transition warehouse into fully functional facility through evaluation, recommendations, and order management.
  • Reorganized production department resulting in improvements in yields, machine utilization, and inventory accuracy while decreasing overall labor hours.
  • Maximized effectiveness of production team by implementing effective production procedures which has helped the Production department with everyday issues.
  • Managed the Voice Production department, including overseeing the creative process from origination to delivery of finished product Accomplishments.
  • Promoted to production Manager and was responsible for all Vehicle Assembly Production departments at this electric vehicle manufacturer.
  • Provide management support to department supervisors, facilitate communication between production departments and ensure overall project success.
  • Created sanitation focus areas within the production department which contributed to achieving plant record sanitation audit scores.
  • Key member of the Management Strategic Team representing the Production Department in identifying and supporting growth opportunities.
  • Manage communications between account executives and the production department, corresponding with specific clients for direct requests.
  • Managed all aspects of production department in fast-paced, deadline oriented, community based facility.
  • Manage production departments across three shifts consisting of 6 shift/line supervisors and equipment maintenance supervisor.
  • Provided reports to upper management and corporate office on productivity of the production department.
  • Oversee maintenance activities and coordinate planning for preventive maintenance between maintenance and production departments.
  • Managed the production department, to ensure maximum efficiency of personnel and machinery.
  • Prepared and administered all salary and performance evaluations for the Production Department.
  • Managed day to day operations of warehouse distribution center and production department.
  • Recruited by Regional Sales Manager to initiate an in-house commercial production department.
  • Worked closely with Production Department regarding daily order processing and filing.
  • Managed multiple production departments and ensured daily productivity met company standards.
  • Ensured that the production department/yard operated safely and was environmentally compliant.

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13. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Converted batch-and-queue production to assembly line style production, which resulted in increased productivity without additional labor cost.
  • Increased delivery and quality by implementing efficient assembly line, test procedures and standardizing operation procedures.
  • Set up Production assembly line, maintain inventory, evaluate outsourced parts for durability and compatibility.
  • Negotiate sensitive issues like production prices with assembly line machine operators through analysis and open communication.
  • Implemented automated work scheduling system which increased assembly line efficiency and eliminated movement and material waste.
  • Improved operating efficiency by 50% through reconfiguration of assembly line utilizing Lean concepts.
  • Implemented mass-production assembly line techniques to focus on worker safety and time/motion principles.
  • Manage assembly line to achieve on time delivery and improvements in assembly efficiency.
  • Improved productivity through development and implementation of assembly lines and lean methods.
  • Implemented customized, cost-effective material handling systems for assembly lines.
  • Improved quality and minimized production waste by reorganizing assembly line.
  • Created new organizational structure for assembly line to maximize production.
  • Restructured assembly line in accordance to specialty to maximize production.
  • Balanced assembly lines to eliminate bottlenecks and increase manufacturing efficiency.
  • Directed thirty-five-man assembly line and twelve-man sub-assembly line crews.
  • Planned/Developed/Installed a mini assembly line for complex brazed assemblies.
  • Performed quality control on assembly line masonry products.
  • Developed and implemented assembly lines for recycled rubber.
  • Managed assembly lines and equipment through maintenance personnel.
  • Supervised production assembly line maintain daily production.

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14. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Identified ventilation system deficiencies then oversaw implementation of system upgrades to bring facility into compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Ensured safe work environment through implementation of safety awareness programs and compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Managed all OSHA required safety programs from facility management systems to facility general conditions.
  • Represented manufacturing department for regulatory body audits with OSHA and ISO notified bodies.
  • Maintained and managed companies safety program designed to meet OSHA regulatory standards.
  • Collaborate with Safety Coordinator ensure compliance to safety requirements and OSHA standards.
  • Maintained all safety responsibilities including keeping compliant with all OSHA regulations.
  • Participated in Safety/OSHA committee to increase safety awareness and compliance.
  • Ensured zero OSHA violations by implementing housekeeping policies and procedures.
  • Facilitated cross-training of personnel on OSHA and company safety requirements.
  • Prepared warehouse for unscheduled OSHA inspections.
  • Developed compliance programs addressing OSHA standards/audit.
  • Achieve, enforce and maintain compliance with all company and federally mandated regulations regarding safety training and policies; OSHA Certified.
  • Implement manufacturing programs and procedures to ensure the compliance of all GMP, OSHA, ISO9001 and ANSI standards and guidelines.
  • Served as Cross Functional Team and Steering Committee member implementing ISO 14000 and OSHA 18000 standards, and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Acted as safety committee chairperson responsible for all OSHA requirements, environmental health and safety training as well as internal inspections.
  • Maintained safety program to ensure compliance with OSHA (Managed OSHA logs, safety checklists, vendor citations, etc).
  • Secured and maintained; appropriate DOL certificates, OSHA Inspections, Fire Inspections, and adherence to the Hazardous Communications Act.
  • Planned and directed dealings with regulatory and safety agencies, such as OSHA, EPA, Fire Department, etc.
  • Ordered materials for job, interviewed and hired sub-contractors & employees, ensured that all OSHA guidelines were being followed.

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15. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Introduced a series of productivity improvement and performance management programs that consistently improved production output, product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Recommended and implemented successful programs that motivated employees and improved production methods, equipment performance, product quality, and efficiency.
  • Developed and implemented adequate operating procedures and work instructions to support product quality improvement and to ensure efficiency goals were met.
  • Review production costs and product quality and modified production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.
  • Performed a variety of problem-solving scenarios with machine adjustments and solutions to product quality defects within a plastic injection molding environment.
  • Identified and implemented cost saving ideas that significantly reduced purchasing costs, improved product quality, and minimized physical inventories.
  • Utilized as nationwide manufacturing technologist in several facilities, which would include product formulation, safety, product quality issues.
  • Invented an infrared dryer from locally procured parts which enhanced turnaround times and product quality while minimizing capital expenditures.
  • Key member of the distribution management team planning strategic initiatives to improve productivity and increase product quality for customers.
  • Developed and implemented the department's 13-step Quality Control Program that significantly reduced scrap rate and improved product quality.
  • Managed product quality: Performed continual quality control checks during manufacturing to ensure product consistency and conformance with specs.
  • Developed changes in configuration of customer orders that resulted in measurable increases in customer satisfaction and product quality.
  • Surpassed the quality control standards established for filter media and reduced customer claims concerning product quality to zero.
  • Established procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations, product quality, reliability, and safety.
  • Introduced a series of continuous flow manufacturing initiatives that strengthened productivity, product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures designed to improve overall product quality, delivery and process improvements.
  • Partnered with the inventory and quality assurance teams to ensure accuracy of inventory and product quality.
  • Tracked shrinkage and labor costs and implemented Lean methodologies to improve product quality and increase productivity.
  • Develop, implement and monitor manufacturing processes that improve upon product quality while increasing manufacturing efficiency.
  • Developed and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.

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16. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Demonstrated sound business acumen in planning orders, implementing food quality standards, developing food production schedules, and managing supervisors.
  • Ensured all projects produced efficiently and within budget parameters, complied with quality standards and accomplished within stipulated deadlines.
  • Utilized sound judgment and critical thinking to evaluate acceptable quality standards before authorizing exceptional release of the aircraft.
  • Uphold material management including purchasing of raw materials and coordination with logistics to ensure quality standards and profitability.
  • Ensured manufacturing procedures are consistently followed, quality standards are maintained and customer requirements are communicated and understood.
  • Developed training manuals, established and refined quality standards and innovated new techniques to streamline specialized tasks.
  • Design and implement systems to eliminate aggregate waste, minimize changeovers and meet all safety/quality standards.
  • Achieved successful record of compliance with all government inspection guidelines and environmental quality standards.
  • Improved cross-functional relationships with supplier that helped improve appropriate quality standards and process conditions.
  • Performed quality assurance function to incorporate required quality standards, set consistent garment requirements.
  • Directed the development and implementation of operational procedures, processes, and quality standards.
  • Administered project approvals, continuously meeting Dell's high-quality standards for program execution.
  • Utilized lean manufacturing principles to establish and sustain production and quality standards.
  • Monitor factory performance to ensure delivery deadlines and quality standards are met.
  • Maintained productivity & quality standards by working with support operations as needed.
  • Monitored quality standards and ensured health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Established and enforced quality standards for a variety of distributed content.
  • Instructed manufacturers on company's quality standards and business operating procedures.
  • Amended and improved existing quality standards in preparation of new management.
  • Scheduled material for production and implemented inventory procedures and quality standards.

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17. Production Staff

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Here's how Production Staff is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Perform internal audits of manufacturing processes and provide constructive feedback to production staff in order to consistently increase quality standards.
  • Direct a ten-person production staff in this 20 year old engineering and manufacturing company dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Coordinated with editorial and production staff to manage advertising traffic and placement for national weekly trade newspaper.
  • Managed relationships of inside production staff and outside sales force ensuring exceptional customer service.
  • Coordinate and supervise production staff to efficiently meet and exceed customer product requirements.
  • Facilitated production staff productivity and capabilities by utilizing in-house training of new skills.
  • Trained production staff and general employees on laboratory safety and governmental procedures.
  • Hired technical and production staff to maintain professional continuity of local programming.
  • Supervised production staff including editorial art director and several graphic designers.
  • Managed production staff and coordinated schedules with outside contracted professionals.
  • Supervised, mentored and monitored performance of production staff.
  • Contained costs, managed inventory and supervised production staff.
  • Managed production staff to meet daily production requirements.
  • Coordinated production and managed busy production staff.
  • Coordinated and oversaw productions and production staff.
  • Managed production staff and production logistics.
  • Supervised and scheduled post-production staff.
  • Manage production staff, utilizing lean practices, in the assembly of diagnostic test kits as needed to meet customer requirements.
  • Organize and Oversee all aspects of Production Hire Production Staff Rent and Set Up Appropriate Equipment Handle any issues as they arise
  • Manage company seed production areas, Manage production staff in each location, Negotiate and coordinate grower contracts for other organizations.

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18. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Cooperated with Human Resources to develop an equitable, competitive operator compensation program to ensure fairness and to retain productive employees.
  • Support general Human Resources functions, including payroll and vacation verification, and disciplinary action following negative employee evaluations.
  • Plan daily production schedules and optimize utilization of human resources; manage departmental activities for sewing machine maintenance.
  • Assisted human resources on employee related issues concerning safety training and application of conflict resolution and corrective action.
  • Participated with Corporate in business planning and represented Human Resources in tracking team performance relative to goals.
  • Monitored production personnel to keep manpower at required levels and made hire/no hire recommendations to Human Resources.
  • Collaborate jointly with other managers to maximize the utilization of equipment and human resources throughout production.
  • Handled human resources functions including benefits and payroll administration for catering, cafeteria and retail operations.
  • Collaborate information and reports to production, human resources and Quality Assurance in weekly production meetings
  • Scheduled all personnel rotation while monitoring overtime, holidays, vacation paperwork with human resources.
  • Worked with Human Resources to create hiring/recruitment/interviewing process for all hourly and salary positions.
  • Managed a staff of approximately 20 plant operators, including all human resources responsibilities.
  • Observed staffing levels and communicated personnel requirements to Human Resources on a daily basis.
  • Collaborated with Human Resources to make changes to new-hire orientation to improve effectiveness.
  • Determined manpower requirements and worked with human resources to fulfill those requirements.
  • Achieved operational goals by optimizing resource allocation and human resources.
  • Performed Human Resources responsibilities including hiring and termination.
  • Performed all human resources responsibilities.
  • Work with Human Resources from Identity Group to try to make sure the processes in place are as efficient as possible.
  • Crew Management, equipment and vehicle inspections, customer service, human resources, shift scheduling, and even public relations.

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19. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Initiated process improvement reports adopted organization wide by providing over $500K cost savings preventing equipment damage and prolonging equipment serviceability.
  • Leveraged collaborative processes with engineering and distribution to implement cost savings, deploy packaging automation, and improve total plant capability.
  • Charged with implementation of cost savings initiatives in the areas of scrap reduction, indirect material usage and productivity improvements.
  • Diagnosed and improved a process engineering design resulting in improved process flow, estimated fifteen-thousand-dollar cost savings and increased production.
  • Descried and conceptualized reassignment of responsibilities, which resulted in eight hundred-thousand-dollar cost savings, reduced material handler headcount.
  • Created cost savings by establishing a company-wide licensed typeface library and corresponding protocols for utilizing legal library.
  • Restructured event procedures to improve accountability and streamline processes, resulting in significant cost savings.
  • Coordinate with international manufacturing site management to maximize cost savings, level loading and utilization.
  • Conducted and wrote capital improvement projects and trained operators in understanding cost savings initiatives.
  • Modernized department's processes using digital technology, resulting in significant cost savings.
  • Improved customer design resulting in significant cost savings through simplification of production.
  • Directed/facilitated all Continuous Improvement Activities/Cost Savings Initiatives exceeding targeted goals each year.
  • Managed and performed machine maintenance and enhancements resulting in cost savings.
  • Identified alternative cost savings strategies for construction design without sacrificing quality.
  • Identified and implemented process improvements related to productivity and cost savings.
  • Streamlined processes and explored new methodologies for effectiveness and cost savings.
  • Evaluated operating expenses and offered cost savings measures when applicable.
  • Participated on special projects resulting in significant cost savings.
  • Identified continuous improvements and cost savings opportunities.
  • Led continuous improvements and cost savings initiatives.

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20. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Reported to Production Senior Manager, presented daily production data, problems and proposed solution to problems encountered during daily operations.
  • Manage all aspects of daily operations, including scheduling and supervising of construction and renovation projects and related materials and personnel.
  • Assist in daily operations not limited to stocking/inventory, cooking, kitchen operations, maintaining operations according to Burger King guidelines
  • Managed and supervised the construction, installation and daily operations of a modern fully automated sawmill and molding facility.
  • Developed and mentored team leaders/supervisors to assist with daily operations, personnel performance, personnel conflicts and yearly appraisals.
  • Manage daily operations of a small electronics recycling company including supervision, customer service, facilities and supply management
  • Managed daily operations for large in-house production department including fiscal management, technological improvements and quality assurance.
  • Recommended and implemented new maintenance schedule, which resulted in improved equipment maintenance and daily operations.
  • Managed daily operations of manufacturing life support equipment, which entailed direct supervision of 2 technicians.
  • Managed daily operations and assignments, directed lab assistant and lab technicians on production requirements.
  • Coordinated with packing material suppliers to ensure sufficient materials on hand for efficient daily operations.
  • Managed daily operations of office and acted as executive assistant to President and Vice President.
  • Supervised daily operations, with responsibility for company production, logistics, and bindery divisions.
  • Executed daily operations of manufacturing Toner and Developers for use in copiers and printers.
  • Coordinated daily operations for staffing and accurately and efficiently completed all procedures before deadlines.
  • Managed the daily operations for a manufacturer and distributor of industrial filter elements.
  • Manage Daily operations of production, assign staffing responsibilities to meet customer requirements.
  • Established and administered departmental budget plans to include daily operations and capital expenditures.
  • Coordinated daily operations including daily morning staff meetings, addressed and resolved complaints.
  • Directed daily operations for the production and maintenance departments including over 55 personnel.

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21. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Provided full service client driven support including project management, art direction, paper procurer, managing editor and logistical coordinator.
  • Perform extensive project management functions including total logistics coordination, hiring and oversight, facility and staffing management and budget analysis.
  • Managed all phases of projects using project management disciplines developing communication materials for programs that support client's marketing efforts.
  • Collaborate with project management to establish overall budgetary guidelines in addition to maintaining daily data on budget and payroll status.
  • Project management experience; responsible for the organizational lay-out of newly established work stations and manufacturing locations.
  • Provide project management including marketing and advertising programs, media and creative development, billing and budgeting.
  • Participate in end to end implementation planning including project management, issue managements, communication and change management
  • Increased communication and simplified asset deliveries by integrating new project management systems in Atlanta and New York.
  • Introduced web-based project management tools for controlling budgeted hours and tracking project details, increasing billing potential.
  • Developed a proven project management track record and earned multiple letters of commendation from client executives.
  • Participated in new manufacturing facility design, project management, validation, and start up coordination.
  • Project management for production line design and methodology for low volume production of armored vehicles.
  • Project management experience in the development of specific marketing directives from trade to consumer communications.
  • Refined project management, negotiating, and communication techniques increasing revenue streams from targeted accounts.
  • Developed a production software program to ensure effective project management, profitability and client satisfaction.
  • Managed production functions including operations, customer relations, personnel management and job project management.
  • Project Management/Leader on various continuous improvement projects resulting in cost reductions and better production throughput.
  • Served in project management, business analysis, information architect and quality assurance roles.
  • Managed production operations, raw material inventory, order processing, and project management.
  • Provided Quality Assurance and project management participation on all high priority and custom orders.

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22. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Chaired Weekly implementation/status meetings to my direct reports, communicating the operational status of installation and equipment start up.
  • Lean Electronics Supervisor responsible for three Avionics Products Cell Manufacturing Departments with thirty-eight direct reports.
  • Introduced quarterly goals for direct reports that provided growth opportunities resulting in reduced turnover.
  • Direct reports of 138 associates including supervisors and engineers and quality control associates.
  • Managed 23 direct reports in a high precision custom laser optics manufacturing facility.
  • Managed 75 direct reports at an electronic and metal contract manufacturing facility.
  • Worked closely with direct reports to achieve desired production levels and efficiency.
  • Supervised and trained over 25 direct reports in a productivity driven environment.
  • Direct reports included 25 direct supervisors managing departments in both facilities.
  • Establish expectations of direct reports regarding safety performance of each department.
  • Developed hourly direct reports into team lead positions, managements positions.
  • Evaluated performance of direct reports and provided training and development.
  • Provided training and business communication to all direct reports.
  • Supported 300 direct reports in aluminum manufacturing plant.
  • Facilitated professional growth and development o direct reports.
  • Execute performance management process for hourly direct reports.
  • Conducted monthly continuous improvement meetings with direct reports.
  • Conducted performance appraisals for direct reports.
  • Led team of up to 30 direct reports and oversaw resource planning and scheduling for machine production and specialized fabrication work.
  • Direct Reports included: Industrial Engineer, Production Planner, Assembly Supervisors, Materials Coordinator, Maintenance Technician and Administrative Personnel.

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23. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed work orders and product specifications to determine facility requirements, and requisitioned equipment and supplies to meet production goals.
  • Direct responsibility to meet client and company production goals while meeting budget expectations.
  • Communicated production goals, safety initiatives and created a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Work with materials planning to ensure material availability for weekly production goals.
  • Managed day-to-day operations including production goals, quality and day-to-day shipments.
  • Provided guidance to supervisors and operators to achieve desired production goals.
  • Established priorities and delegated effectively to meet production goals and objectives.
  • Controlled work output/individual production goals based on schedules and deadlines assigned.
  • Implemented performance quality and efficiency measures to achieve production goals.
  • Increase communication between departments to ensure production goals are achieved.
  • Utilized inventory reports and cost analysis to schedule production goals daily
  • Supported production in consistently meeting or exceeding production goals.
  • Scheduled machinists and machining operations to meet production goals.
  • Generate and implement strategic long term production goals/requirements.
  • Established annual production goals with senior management.
  • Scheduled all work and set production goals and deadlines for three batch-type atmosphere furnaces as well as all other production lines.
  • Maintained manufacturing production goals by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Worked with and planed all maintenance to be done on production floor to minimize down time and to meet production goals.
  • Directed the operations activities within a production area to achieve the production goals: cost, quality, time and safety.
  • Recruited by regional installation manager to turn around Columbus branch which was lagging behind production goals and logging dismal quality scores.

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24. Production Operations

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Here's how Production Operations is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed production operations estimated/priced/scheduled all jobs.
  • Supervised production operations including material processing, budget control and development, milling department operations, and shipping of finished goods.
  • Managed all packaged production operations for a large food grade manufacturing facility and purchased all materials used in the production process.
  • Streamlined post-production operations and increased capacity to allow for production of five incremental weekly shows without the need for additional facilities.
  • Manage overall flow of materials, while sustaining production operations, repair order completion and added associated material movement and controls.
  • Plan production operations by establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products through effective planning, scheduling, execution and follow-up.
  • Performed the scheduling of plant production operations geared towards achieving high levels of process efficiency and compliance with customer requirements.
  • Promoted into leadership positions of increasing responsibility; transitioned easily from hands-on design role to management of 24x7 production operations.
  • Oversee production operations for polyurethane foam production; responsible for coordinating resources and activities required to meet production goals.
  • Promoted to this position after completing a comprehensive training program in production operations for the concrete pipe production operations.
  • Implemented and managed an inventory control system that maintained accountability of critical components to support daily production operations.
  • Coordinate production operations, personnel administration, production and capacity planning, inventory management, and problem solving.
  • Key Responsibilities included managing production operations and coordinating the needs of the production lines with other plant operations.
  • Managed plant production operations, including implementation and management of production programs, schedules, and safety initiatives.
  • Led production operations at the Denver manufacturing facility, achieving optimal productivity and quality in demanding operations.
  • Administer and direct production operations including: planning, production control, materials management and supplier management.
  • Coordinated and implemented the divestiture/shutdown of production operations, including the decommissioning/disassembling and shipment of production equipment.
  • Transferred to North Carolina to develop and mentor leadership on production operations and ensure on-time customer deliveries.
  • Helped introduce documented best practices into warehouse and delivery operations while overseeing production operations at Baltimore facility.
  • Monitored all production operations, including quality controls, to ensure precast products met contract specifications.

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25. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Directed efforts concerning new product development for production departments, successfully interacting with vendors and marketing personnel to minimize downtime.
  • Participate in new product development team testing production assumptions recommending improvements/modifications to raw material inputs, process, and techniques.
  • Focus on enhancing the profitability of all product lines, with particular emphasis on new product development and commercialization.
  • Served as operations representative for new product development teams and technical expert for customer inquiries.
  • Collaborated with sales executives and research director on new product development to increase revenue.
  • Assisted with new product development and implemented the manufacturing techniques necessary for production.
  • Participate in execution of new product development function for branded nutrition business.
  • Gather market research and business requirements for new product development.
  • Collaborate with Operations and Development Departments on new product development.
  • Directed new product development and current line product enhancements.
  • Support engineering team in new product development and productivity.
  • Assisted/acted as technical support for new product development.
  • Support cross-functional activities for new product development.
  • Participated in new product development programs.
  • Establish new product development from communication with customers or clients, sampling, and creating cost models for analysis on profitability.
  • Team member with customer, engineering and sales departments on R/D and new product development, quoting, and production viability.
  • Acted as physician and customer liaison for new product developments resulting in a new diagnostic catheter that improved sales fifty percent.
  • Work closely with engineering in developing tooling for new product development as well as sales with regards to job costing/contract review.
  • Coordinated with design and product teams to develop & source new product development, and assisting costing and production areas.
  • Provided direction for cross-functional new product development teams for testing and data analyses, which reduced production start up problems.

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26. Production Activities

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Here's how Production Activities is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Maintained Good Manufacturing Practices throughout all preparation and production activities; verified ongoing readiness for third party audits and regulatory inspections.
  • Planned, organized and directed production activities, while continually evaluating production process to ensure optimal efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Coordinate production activities with all the other departments to achieve the highest overall plant efficiency while maintaining established budgetary guidelines.
  • Planned and directed production activities, established daily production priorities and interpreted company policies for workers and enforced safety procedures.
  • Reviewed and modified policies and procedures and conducted activity inspections for quality assurance and quality control of production activities.
  • Managed production activities of over 2500 employees; manufacturing specialized surgery procedure disposable garment, and auxiliary products.
  • Purchased, received and managed food production activities in addition to performing inventory control for residential student units.
  • Coordinated all manufacturing and production activities including; machining, fabrication, material selection and supplier sourcing.
  • Manage daily production activities of a SLA rapid prototype facility incorporating best practices and visual factory concepts.
  • Included production staffing, overseeing quality and inventory control and coordinating production activities among the departments.
  • Manage production activities and quality assurance of multiple areas to assure scheduled production requirements are met.
  • Facilitated all day-to-day operational and production activities to ensure the prompt delivery of all orders processed.
  • Supervised production personnel in routine daily production activities as well as production equipment operation (2002-2008)
  • Coordinated necessary production activities for the CCD assigned publishing team to meet daily internal development deadlines.
  • Managed production activities of live-music and special events, scheduled staff, coordinated marketing materials.
  • Provided feedback to supervisors and hourly employees regarding expectations, quality concerns and production activities.
  • Coordinated production activities with other departments such as quality control, engineering and logistics.
  • Coordinate daily production activities with production staff to maintain adherence to customer release requirements.
  • Managed daily kitting production activities that included production, scheduling, and inventory management.
  • Assisted General Manager in developing strategies and projects to continuously improve production activities.

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27. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Supervised fabrication process using laser technologies and CNC machining to produce metal parts for various applications.
  • Managed operations of a high-precision machining facility consisting of state-of-the-art CNC machine tools.
  • Managed the CNC machining department of aluminum rims for several automobile manufacturers.
  • Developed new machining procedures using new technology, including Bridgeport CNC.
  • Handle top management position of all CNC operators/programmers on machining centers.
  • Managed the Manufacturing Engineering Department with 3 manufacturing engineers/CNC programmers.
  • Developed and implemented visual recognition for material flow on CNC machines
  • Implemented set-up reduction efforts for the CNC manufacturing operations.
  • Developed and implemented CNC procedures.
  • Lead a $20M thermal forming and CNC factory that designs, builds, produces vacuum forming parts for all industries.
  • Sheet metal fabrication experienced in operating CNC turret punch, brake press, shear, tube forming, and powder coating.
  • Developed procedures and trained new staff members on operation, programming, and maintenance of equipment including CNC router machines.
  • Worked as machinist and responsible for purchasing and set-up of CNC equipment and training employees in operation of the same.
  • Managed Capital projects, including an 18-month $2M project to replace manual CNC s with an automated Machining line.
  • Decreased NCM by 13% on the 60mm Mortar machine line by optimizing tool holding devices and CNC program parameters.
  • Fulfilled orders for miscellaneous parts used in the production of heavy duty hydraulic pumps and motors using a CNC machine.
  • Operate plasma/flame CNC cutting machine regularly, as well as press brake, forklift with various kinds of steel.
  • Operate CNC routers, plastic, acrylic, various wood, aluminum, E-panel and various sign making materials.
  • Fabricate containers for sensitive equipment from foam, plastic and wood using CNC Routers, Water Jets and Lasers.
  • Programmed and operated a special CNC Lathe and Water-jet for manufacturing seals and gaskets, including some CAD drawing.

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28. Kaizen

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Here's how Kaizen is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Utilized KAIZEN to reduce cycle times and improve manufacturing process reducing lead times and resulting major throughput increases.
  • Implemented KAIZEN Manufacturing Practices to the assembly areas resulting in increased production while reducing labor hours.
  • Organized KAIZEN (Continuous improvement) training for supervisors.
  • Implemented the Lean Problem Solving for Corrective Action Implementation and organized and coordinated Kaizen events for specific more complex operational problems.
  • Worked with operational personnel and manufacturing engineers to develop cell layouts using Kaizen principles to eliminate traditional process/batch oriented operations.
  • Led continuous improvement initiatives including lean manufacturing, kaizen events, and 5-S and various continuous improvement activities.
  • Facilitated a made-to-order kaizen group to reduce customer lead time, reduce errors and eliminate non-value added activity.
  • Appointed facility Kaizen leader by facility Director, and have also completed company based lean manufacturing training.
  • Participated in and led plant sponsored Kaizen events to improve various manufacturing and/or safety issues.
  • Supervised continuous Improvement Projects by using Kaizen methodologies and drove safety requirements and enhancements.
  • Led Lean Kaizen Events to identify business area improvements and savings opportunities.
  • Prepared bi-yearly Lean diagnostics and identified areas to conduct Kaizen events.
  • Facilitate Departmental Kaizen events to reduce costs and maximize operational efficiency.
  • Identify and implement efficiency improvement via Kaizen projects and operator suggestions.
  • Created a Lean work environment implementing 5S and introducing Kaizen methodology.
  • Developed individual teams to address lean activities through Kaizen activities.
  • Implemented Kaizen methodology to involve production teams in continual improvement.
  • Participated in Kaizen events to contribute perspective and expertise.
  • Implemented lean manufacturing techniques and Kaizen events.
  • Maintained and facilitated continuous improvement through kaizens.

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29. Production Planning

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Here's how Production Planning is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Implemented, improved production planning functionality and inventory levels, helping the company to become a leader in delivering quality products.
  • Managed the plant operations, including production planning, supervising production and maintenance activities with a direct accountability for fifty-eight employees.
  • Computerized manual systems Initiated and developed computerized Shift Notes, Production Planning Schedules, and Raw Material Requirements forms and spreadsheets.
  • Designed and managed company production system architecture for managing production planning, manufacturing, importing/exporting products, and customer service.
  • Complete production planning including: raw material procurement, price negotiation, and scheduling* Manage vendor and contractor qualification process.
  • Coordinated activities between manufacturing personnel, engineering, estimating, and purchasing on material status and production planning issues.
  • Coordinated and developed short and long range production schedules, prepared budget with production planning and inventory management.
  • Introduced enhanced operational tactics to coordinate production resources, production planning and eliminate all deviations in production department.
  • Established daily production planning meeting with all cross-functional managers, eliminating hourly interruptions to the activity flow.
  • Implemented a structured scheduling/ production planning process to properly align manufacturing resources to the overall business need.
  • Managed the process design, scale-up and production planning/scheduling of oral and topical pharmaceutical dosage forms.
  • Conducted production planning and inventory, initiated budget activities and maintained predetermined quantity and quality standards.
  • Established all material master data requirements used for production planning by implementing SAP Production Planning Module.
  • Managed all manufacturing processes, production planning, inventory control, purchasing, and manufacturing engineering.
  • Provided delivery and cost estimates for Marketing * Performed production planning periodically throughout the year.
  • Implemented production following database to enable proper production planning and balancing based on remaining orders.
  • Maintain production planning efficiency and accurate inventory control of raw materials and finished goods.
  • Finalized parameters pertaining to production planning, output, delivery & construction details.
  • Coordinated the production planning and scheduling in cooperation with other company supporting departments.
  • Developed forecasting and production planning models detailing revenue projections and capacity requirements.

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30. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Transitioned manufacturing operations to six sigma/lean manufacturing leading to an increase in production capabilities and a decrease in scrap and waste.
  • Increased plant capacity 43.2 million pounds/year through applied goal-setting and information technology and LEAN Manufacturing and 6-Sigma methodology.
  • Participate in operational process improvement changes using Lean/6 Sigma techniques and promote a continuous improvement environment.
  • Managed and masterminded Six Sigma procedures increasing Air Force maintenance/inspection productivity by 50%.
  • Incorporated Six Sigma practices within manufacturing environment to control costs and produce efficiency.
  • Major processing facility operation with continuous improvement and Six Sigma problem solving skills.
  • Helped influence expectations around Six-Sigma practices, which included departmental and corporate metrics.
  • Completed Six Sigma Green Belt Certification project, utilizing Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Replicated processes remotely and identified improvements using Six Sigma / Lean process.
  • Introduced and Implemented Lean Six Sigma initiatives to improve manufacturing processes.
  • Applied Six Sigma methodology to gain improvements in productivity and efficiency.
  • Define and implement Continuous Improvement initiatives utilizing Lean Six-Sigma Methodologies.
  • Applied Six Sigma Quality Tools to evaluate process and product capability
  • Implement Lean/Six Sigma activities resulting in 45% productivity improvement.
  • Spearheaded continuous operational improvement projects aligned with Six Sigma practices.
  • Led Lean/Six Sigma teams that conducted operational analysis.
  • Lead operations utilizing Six Sigma methodologies and strategies.
  • Project used statistical methods and Six Sigma methodology.
  • Lead positive change through Lean Manufacturing and 6-Sigma methodologies
  • Coordinate and complete Six-Sigma continuous improvement process.

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31. Production Reports

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Here's how Production Reports is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Developed roles and responsibilities for positions, new-hire checklists and production reports which facilitated project team formation and production.
  • Provided daily and weekly production reports to the management Implemented cross training programs to improve productivity
  • Gathered the information required to compile operational production reports to be delivered to senior management.
  • Performed daily safety audits and prepared production reports for dissemination to the Plant Controller.
  • Produced detailed production reports, outlining equipment utilization, performance, and employee productivity.
  • Generated monthly production reports to control a variety of costs and increase productivity.
  • Reviewed daily production reports to address production short comings and resolve productivity issues.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports- Manage production budgets- Nurture a positive working environment
  • Prepare necessary paperwork and maintain spreadsheet documents of critical production reports.
  • Maintained detailed production and profitability records and presented production reports weekly.
  • Prepared daily production reports and conducted monthly inventory of finished products.
  • Created management performance and production reports to increase productivity and profits.
  • Generated monthly production reports and participated in company monthly meetings.
  • Prepared laboratory production reports and briefed two higher Commands.
  • Prepared production reports with design changes and manufacturing defects.
  • Complete accurate and timely production reports and inventory transactions.
  • Compiled daily production reports for Corporate communication and feedback.
  • Generated and analyzed production reports and tracked/documented employee payroll.
  • Put together production reports for facility managers and customers.
  • Led initiative to reduce paperwork using electronic production reports.

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32. Production Floor

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Here's how Production Floor is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Resolved storage issues and organized production floor allowing for increased operational visibility and reducing opportunities for mishaps and safety violations.
  • Addressed quality issues of suspect inventory, communicated negotiated resolutions to production floor and filed claims with vendors.
  • Managed back-to-back shifts and scheduled production floor operations to ensure accurate and timely distribution to customers.
  • Maintain adequate personnel on production floor in order for company to operate efficiently and successfully.
  • Monitored all production schedules and facilitated employee and production floor adjustments to meet customer demands.
  • Created open communication structure between production floor and management by maintaining a process information center.
  • Deliver production floor leadership for manufacturer and distributor of lighting elements and technology.
  • Schedule outside contractors and provide specifications for production floor equipment and facility requirements.
  • Re-orchestrated materials layout, and eliminated unnecessary items from the production floor.
  • Monitored safety throughout production floor, documented all safety infractions and injuries.
  • Supervised material management and purchasing for production floor, personnel scheduling.
  • Manage production floor and warehouse/shipping for bulk mailing facility.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing process onto new production floor.
  • Designed a production floor using cellular manufacturing principles.
  • Mobilized and motivated an eleven-person production floor team.
  • Managed the everyday operation on production floor.
  • Implement visual management system across production floor.
  • Analyzed and resolved production floor discrepancies.
  • Played a key role in implementing the production floor's 5's standards and assisted with the new building floor layout.
  • Worked as an extra hand on the production floor, operated fork-lift, and repaired machines that produce various plastic products.

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33. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Designed, developed and supported a custom database application for inventory management and control that used at all distribution points worldwide.
  • Managed all aspects of production including production work plan creation, inventory management and distribution, quality assurance and delivery management.
  • Create and maintain inventory management system consisting of SKU location setup, labeling shelf locations and maintaining inventory using QuickBooks software.
  • Ensured maximum operational efficiency and on-time delivery while performing safety, quality, cost, and inventory management within budget constraints.
  • Directed all plant operations, encompassing order processing and fulfillment, production scheduling, quality control, and warehouse inventory management.
  • Developed a plan to fully integrate a proprietary inventory management software system that resulted in reduced food production and waste.
  • Selected and implemented a new digital inventory management system to make daily inventory management more efficient and improve accountability.
  • Directed day-to-day production department operations including inventory management and order tracking; oversaw print center at customer's site.
  • Maximized all warehouse processes and procedures through the implementation of a fully automated SAGE X3 inventory management system.
  • Utilized Inventory Management Process (Production-Purchasing Report) to ensure finished goods inventory met targets for the business.
  • Developed and implemented an inventory management policy to maintain necessary stock levels needed to maintain optimal production levels.
  • Redesigned manufacturing facilities and procedures to maximize efficiency and quality by promoting interaction between manufacturing and inventory management.
  • Facilitated Lean-based quality initiatives across supply chain, manufacturing, inventory management, and site operations processes.
  • Coordinated all waste activities, daily labor/revenue reporting, and inventory management with customers and vendors.
  • Installed a visual perpetual inventory management system that made it easier to manage actual inventory.
  • Improved on-time delivery by implementing inventory management system procedures and improve recovery for missed shipments.
  • Implemented new products and cost-effective inventory management, while also ensuring on-time product delivery.
  • Implanted 5S to the production warehouse addressing a disorganized and cluttered inventory management system.
  • Authored and published book on internal best-in-class processes for inventory management and produce-to-demand methodology.
  • Execute production strategy in partnership with sourcing channels, merchandising, and inventory management.

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34. Production Meetings

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Here's how Production Meetings is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Facilitated weekly production meetings, which ensured forecasts were met and vendor delays were anticipated concerning delivery of parts and sub-assemblies.
  • Conducted weekly production meetings directly with company president and collaborated with other department heads regarding status of client work.
  • Collaborated and advised in production meetings with producer and director in order to implement necessary changes for ongoing productions.
  • Schedule and run production meetings; coordinate communication and supervise workloads across all production departments.
  • Conducted daily production meetings to ensure schedules were being completed in accordance with organizational priorities.
  • Conducted daily Departmental production meetings correlating divisional efforts to accomplish daily tasks and objectives.
  • Reported directly to President all activities related to plant production at production meetings.
  • Conducted daily production meetings and weekly one-on-one meetings with production and quality leads.
  • Initiated daily production meetings between supervisors to create better communication between staff.
  • Attended daily management/production meetings to maintain safe environment, ease daily operations.
  • Introduced daily production meetings to ensure accurate production and delivery of products.
  • Implemented nightly production meetings to increase communication and eliminate part shortages.
  • Directed and conducted daily production meetings with department managers and planners.
  • Coordinated production meetings to resolve issues related to production and quality.
  • Planned and directed production meetings to facilitate communication of plant goals.
  • Attend daily production meetings and communicate issues with workers and management
  • Participated in weekly production meetings and updated status reports accordingly.
  • Conduct weekly production meetings with Senior Management and Project Managers.
  • Conducted daily production meetings with all departments to maximize productivity.
  • Conducted daily production meetings with upper management ensuring continuous improvement.

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35. Production Equipment

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Here's how Production Equipment is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Assured quality and operation of highly customized equipment was achieved so that field installations of production equipment exceed client demands.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with a range of production equipment and independently troubleshoot and resolve problems as they arise.
  • Supervised cleaning and maintenance of production equipment and recording and maintaining documentation of same in accordance with written procedures.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of several television production facilities and the use of all remote video and audio production equipment.
  • Prioritized and coordinated repairs with maintenance to insure good working condition of production equipment and minimize downtime.
  • Managed all Maintenance activities responsible for facilities upkeep as well as operating efficiency of Production equipment.
  • Serviced and repaired all malfunctions in production equipment decreasing cost in outsourced technical support expenditures.
  • Managed capital acquisition of production equipment and machinery including selection, testing and bringing on-line.
  • Coordinated tooling/maintenance to expedite set-up changes as well as any needed repairs to production equipment.
  • Coordinate projects with facilities department to ensure all selection and production equipment is operating properly.
  • Present Primary responsibilities include the production of oil and maintenance of production equipment.
  • Operated and maintained sophisticated lab instruments, production equipment, and product databases.
  • Review tooling requisitions to insure design would properly install onto production equipment.
  • Defined and coordinated worker responsibilities and oversaw maintenance of all production equipment.
  • Generated machine maintenance documentation and performed machine maintenance on all production equipment.
  • Supervised daily setup of production equipment, eliminating errors and maximizing quality.
  • Provided technical engineering and operational assistance on various production equipment when needed.
  • Learned production equipment operation, and maintained/repaired production and mechanical equipment.
  • Conducted Production Strategies Operated Production Equipment Assisted In Playback Material Conducted Graphics
  • Monitor and maintain production equipment and facilities and raw materials inventories.

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36. Production Management

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Here's how Production Management is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Provide essential project and production management to deliver innovative digital and print executions for pharmaceutical companies based on annual marketing programs.
  • Assisted Vice President of Manufacturing in production management including Production Capacity Management and Material Review Board (MRB) activities.
  • Implemented team leader system of production management, leading to tighter control of production processes and improved manufacturing cell performance.
  • Work with production management for proper utilization of process monitoring and feedback systems and specifically, statistical quality control techniques.
  • Managed day-to-day operations and production management by completing daily purchasing, inventory control management, and shipping and receiving.
  • Established a cohesive production management group with improved communications and good rapport with all levels of the organization.
  • Maintained constant communication with network executives and production management representatives so that everyone was on the same page.
  • Worked directly with engineering departments on Project/ Production Management and Business Development for operations in Juarez, Mexico.
  • Designed and implemented an online paperless production management system, organizing and speeding up the entire production process.
  • Tasked with production management and staff leadership, facilitating the television/film operations of a thriving production company.
  • Hired as Press Manager; took on Production Management responsibilities, effectively consolidating two positions into one.
  • Performed production management by enrolling multiple teams to execute complex production requirements for all programs and events.
  • Leveraged creative production management expertise, taking traditional, digital and online media from concept through implementation.
  • Led production management strategies for this high volume manufacturer of embroidered and custom uniforms and apparel.
  • Deliver complex production management and administrative support to diverse client groups in the television industry.
  • Performed production management of a paint and assembly facility which manufactured military and aerospace components.
  • Participated in long-term planning, equipment maintenance and supervision of stage and production management interns.
  • Worked through and achieved progressive production management positions throughout nearly eleven years of service.
  • Contracted by EPB Advertising Agency for ad production management of Real-estate and pharmaceutical accounts.
  • Focused on production management with attention to scheduling highly time sensitive order processing.

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37. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Create and/or adapt company policies and procedures for purposes of increasing efficiency and/or streamlining to accommodate increasing revenue streams.
  • Utilized this program as a primary means for continuous improvement Developed departmental policies that ultimately became company policies.
  • Maintain compliance with Company Policies, Regulatory Requirements, Quality Specifications, Safety Standards and Sanitation Practices.
  • Deliver Performance Reviews, action plans and appraises employee performance against established expectations and company policies.
  • Performed on-site risk management tasks and ensured safety guidelines were followed in accordance with company policies.
  • Coached employees and held accountable for following company policies including federal regulations and safety requirements.
  • Organized personnel evaluations system over three shifts establishing uniformity and compliance with company policies.
  • Researched and investigated any customer complaints through resolution based upon company policies and procedures.
  • Promote safety, environmental responsibility and continuous quality improvement in accordance with company policies.
  • Monitor daily employee performances while enforcing company policies and completing employee performance evaluations.
  • Assembled and implemented company policies, procedures and office administration including accounts receivables
  • Enforced safety rules/procedures, to include interpretation of company policies to workers.
  • Worked with HR to create departmental/company policies and procedures for Minneapolis facility.
  • Manage safety, quality and productivity according to company policies and guidelines.
  • Administered necessary disciplinary action according to company policies and plant rules.
  • Conduct monthly/quarterly/annual microbial and other testing as prescribed in company policies.
  • Maintain company policies and institute disciplinary procedures and resolve personnel grievances.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of company policies and procedures
  • Maintained and enforced company policies including safety rules and guidelines.
  • Revised hiring /firing procedures in order to standardize company policies.

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38. Performance Reviews

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Here's how Performance Reviews is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed and supervised team of 18 technicians maintaining an emphasis on quality and efficiency, including conducting performance reviews and evaluations.
  • Established individual goals for team members in alignment with overall organization goals and performed periodic performance reviews to determine progress.
  • Assist General Manager in determining staff promotions and conduct employee performance reviews and improvement plans when necessary.
  • Established goals for individual operators based on equipment design capabilities and introduced performance reviews to motivate effectiveness.
  • Prepared and submitted performance reviews/evaluations, recommended employee merit raises and implemented productivity-improvement measures as needed.
  • Conducted performance reviews, responded to personnel concerns and grievances and implemented corrective actions as necessary.
  • Conduct semi-annual performance reviews with shift supervisors and utilize reviews to create development plans.
  • Managed and executed employee performance reviews and disciplinary actions that needed to be taken
  • Conduct periodic performance reviews and required training to achieve company goals for supervisors.
  • Conduct performance reviews and staff development plans for 14 salaried non-exempt order administrators.
  • Conducted performance reviews and re-wrote job descriptions from production worker to supervisor position.
  • Developed performance standards, conducted employee performance reviews and handled staffing requirements.
  • Handled employee relation issues; performance reviews, interviewing/hiring/training staff and terminations.
  • Conduct audits and performance reviews in order to monitor quality and productivity.
  • Managed staff including hiring, performance reviews, mentoring and individual development.
  • Reviewed performance reviews and participated in interviewing and selection of staff.
  • Conducted performance reviews and recommended salary increases to the regional manager.
  • Create and administer performance reviews, communicating feedback on developmental goals.
  • Completed yearly employee performance reviews and implemented performance plans if necessary.
  • Perform performance reviews and take disciplinary action per company policy.

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39. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Develop and maintain updated manufacturing procedure; scale up formulations from development in accordance with GMP and safety / environmental regulations.
  • Ensured compliance to Quality and championed department adherence to regulatory and GMP requirements.
  • Originated GMP documents to optimize processes and drive improvements while ensuring sustained compliance.
  • Manage Labeling and Assembly operations in GMP pharmaceutical packaging and distribution facility.
  • Implemented and monitored GMP system in manufacturing facility.
  • Verify GMP's and safety standards are maintained at all times and take action or follow up when deficiencies are noted.
  • Participate in USDA, Grade A, ISO 22000 audits as well as safety, GMP, production and maintenance audits.
  • Monitored and evaluated both SSOP's and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) to ensure compliance with food safety requirements.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to 3 direct reports and 50 working reports while ensuring compliance with GMP and ISO 9001 standards.
  • Managed department in compliance to Company, Plant and government policies for GMP, Health, Safety, Environmental and Security.
  • Worked closely with in house USDA inspector and QA department to ensure our HAACP plan and GMP's were being followed.
  • Instituted and revised production systems to meet GMP and ISO requirements for market approval while constrained by a very limited budget.
  • Develop and revise standard operational and working practices and observe workers to ensure compliance with Company GMP and SOP standards.
  • Monitored the safety and hygiene of the machine to ensure that Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) has strictly followed.
  • Maintain visible presence on plant floor to monitor machine operations, quality of product, sanitation/GMP's and waste management.
  • Managed the production department to ensure Safety, GMP, KPI's, and P&L goals were achieved.
  • Assisted in the development and operational set up of Point of Care's GMP compliant drug testing kit assembly department.
  • Oversee production, GMP, safety, logistics, tank management, blending, packaging, QA, others.
  • Work with employees in training and managing all SOP s, GMP s and safety to insure goal achievement.
  • Ensured that GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and AIB (American Institute of Bakery) standards were practiced.

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40. Production Personnel

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Here's how Production Personnel is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Evaluate the quality/productivity of work for all production personnel, utilizing gathered production information in conjunction with quality information.
  • Managed all production personnel and activities for manufacturing lines producing photo-optic, automotive, and halogen lamps.
  • Communicate with other management, producers and technical production personnel to discuss all objectives and requirements.
  • Work with Quality Department and Engineering to understand and disseminate critical information to production personnel.
  • Developed and implemented operational philosophy and defined production personnel responsibilities and lean process flow.
  • Job responsibilities included managing production personnel, customer warranty personnel, subcontractors and vendors.
  • Evaluated and recruited production personnel needed to obtain Certificate of Occupancy ahead of schedule.
  • Established goals and strategies for production personnel and effectively motivated and communicated those goals.
  • Directed production personnel, measure techs and installation crews on Quality and Productivity.
  • Supervised entire entertainment department consisting of approximately 150 on-board entertainment and production personnel.
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings with production personnel to review safety policies and regulations.
  • Conduct yearly performance reviews on all production personnel; accountable for personnel development.
  • Organize production personnel with product manufacturing requirements along with incoming orders of product.
  • Use recommended training programs to systematically train production personnel according to SERVPRO guidelines.
  • Increased company moral being a buffer between upper management and production personnel.
  • Scripted assembly travelers and operational method sheets for production personnel to follow.
  • Selected, trained and reviewed performance of plant supervisory and production personnel.
  • Manage production personnel leave requests to eliminate interruptions in the production process.
  • Managed production personnel to meet customer requirements in most cost effective manner.
  • Manage operations of 350+ supervisory/production personnel through 11 individualized areas of manufacturing.

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41. R

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Here's how R is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Facilitated one-on-one technical training and/or write training plans for new team members and individual team member technical development.
  • Arranged screening locations in post production, team management, motivated stakeholders and organized screening logistics.
  • Decreased warranty costs to lowest in company history through implementation of manufacturing strategies and action plans.
  • Engaged with regulatory agencies to bring research into production including testing and scale-up.
  • Implemented and enforced policies that assist in promoting effective production and work satisfaction.
  • Performed job/task analysis, identified, implemented optimum utilization Skilled Trades personnel.
  • Coordinated production of printed materials and print related services for customers.
  • Work closely with engineering and customers to ensure proper machine functionality.
  • Established group/individual goals throughout department in problem solving and cost reduction.
  • Assumed responsibilities for ordering and controlling raw material for production needs.
  • Allowed hourly workforce to understand requirements and function without Management intervention.
  • Establish quality control procedures to meet international and government regulations.
  • Developed relationships with temporary agencies to facilitate staffing as needed.
  • Prepare reports detailing productivity of production and shipping performance.
  • Assisted production manager in maintaining inventory and resolving discrepancies.
  • Conducted periodic safety and environmental inspections for both facilities.
  • Determine areas needing cost reduction and operational improvements.
  • Created and developed an autonomous and empowered workforce.
  • Managed inventory valued at approximately $1M.
  • Reviewed and proofread storyboards and animated videos.

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42. Adobe Photoshop

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Here's how Adobe Photoshop is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Learned and mastered software associated with newspaper production including Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Integrated linear and non-linear editing facilities using Media 100, Adobe Photoshop and After Effects in commercial productions and news events.
  • Created new products in Adobe Photoshop to help promote and sell new ideas while increasing sale volume within the company.
  • Participate in all aspects of production from scanning and color matching originals as well as retouching in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Utilized Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid, Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Cool 3D and Adobe Audition.
  • Created graphics and templates for motion graphics commercials using Discreet Edit and Adobe Photoshop (PC Platform).
  • Utilized Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Excel to set up orders according to design specs.
  • Served as company expert in Adobe Photoshop, as well as photojournalist lead for all weddings and corporate events
  • Used Illustrator, AutoCAD R-2000 and Adobe Photoshop to produce artwork for drafting and craft templates.
  • Formatted graphic and print jobs through multiple program formats including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator CS4.
  • Inspected vendor shipments.- Learned PageMaker and Adobe Photoshop; then created website content and photos.
  • Utilized desktop publishing and graphic design programs such as Adobe Photoshop.
  • Prepare merchandising pictures for buyers using Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to edit product images.
  • Used QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Word.
  • Learned the screen printing businessSkills UsedCustomer Service, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Screen Printing, Social Media Marketing, Management
  • Use of software programs including, but not limited to, QuickBooks, Quark xPress, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Designed and coded websites and database programs using HTML, Microsoft Access, Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Create and/or revise ads and sales fliers using Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat and Quark Express.
  • Worked with team members to create 10+ shirt designs using Adobe Photoshop and Corel Draw

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43. Production Requirements

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Here's how Production Requirements is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed to continuously produce high quality products that meet all customer requirements, while achieving all company production requirements.
  • Surpassed production requirements, sustained a 7-20% improvement in quality while controlling unplanned manpower movement and cost reductions.
  • Assure all processes are sufficiently staffed to support the production requirements for quality acceptable on-time customer delivery expectations.
  • Managed staffing levels according to production requirements ensuring that direct labor costs are maintained according to company goals.
  • Develop and maintain production schedules to meet daily production requirements for two different departments at two different facilities.
  • Managed 126 personnel with responsibility for each department meeting production requirements while assisting other departments as required.
  • Managed multiple product lines with demanding production requirements including precision high volume machining and complex assembly processes.
  • Scheduled maintenance activities within parameters of preventative/ predictive maintenance schedule, budgetary constraints, and production requirements.
  • Managed schedules and personnel resources by reviewing production requirements and working closely with supply chain management.
  • Worked to continuously improve production process and meeting production requirements with Plant Superintendent and department managers.
  • Manage inventory planning/ scheduling in order to support production requirements and meet customer service level agreements.
  • Charged with meeting production requirements while maintaining efficiency, performance and ensuring a quality result.
  • Evaluate production estimates and determine production requirements; develop and recommend strategies to reduce costs.
  • Manage daily activities regarding production requirements from raw material, manufacturing path, to logistics.
  • Provided new membrane/cartridge product teams with production requirements and capabilities necessary to ensure successful launches.
  • Established production priorities based on sales needs, inventory availability, and production requirements.
  • Managed and oversaw daily operations of production, involved with production requirements and deadlines.
  • Enforced production requirements according to company needs, current regulations and product's development.
  • Increased productivity and executed plans to eliminate impacts to production requirements and material flow.
  • Recruited and trained a self-motivated work force to attain production requirements with minimal expenditures.

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45. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Instituted quality assurance process; facilitated safety education curriculum and maintained FDA & OSHA regulatory documentation.
  • Developed a user friendly relational database system to satisfy FDA production and process data requirements.
  • Maintain quality control in an FDA approved manufacturing facility of medical and dental materials.
  • Monitored product standards and implementing quality-control programs according to FDA guidelines, e.g.
  • Ensured compliance with FDA/GMP requirements for production activities through qualification and audit activities.
  • Implemented quality control procedures to bring operations into compliance FDA regulations.
  • Managed operations in seven departments at FDA regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
  • Complete and prepare documentation in compliance with FDA regulatory guidelines.
  • Implemented an operator-training program based on FDA and customer requirements.
  • Oversee analyses on product weekly utilizing FDA approved/required guidelines.
  • Pasteurized, filled, and shipped milk, yogurt, and ice cream in accordance to all ODA and FDA regulations.
  • Enacted and upheld OSHA, Board of Health, NYS Department of Fish and Wildlife, and FDA regulations for inspections.
  • Manage all aspects of the production department, including maintenance of batch records and various reports in compliance with FDA regulations.
  • Managed an average of 20 employees, and made sure they followed USDA, FDA, and Rico's HACCP guidelines.
  • Work with the Quality management team to prepare communications with FDA relating to Field Alerts, 483 and Warning Letter findings.
  • Guarantee Company safety and sanitation standards are followed and adheres to by all USDA, FDA, State and local regulations.
  • Direct plant contact for USDA, FDA, and OSHA inspections as well as various other customer and 3rd party audits.
  • Managed manufacturing, mixing and compounding areas providing high quality FDA products according to schedule, cost and customer demands.
  • Developed CMMS Maintenance System to track over 350 pieces of equipment and to be Compliant to OSHA and the FDA.
  • Root Cause Analysis and Effective CAPA experience, GMP, GDP, Philanthropy Committee and working within the FDA guidelines.

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46. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Implemented policy for all Production management team to complete HACCP certification.
  • Collaborated actively in activities to get the HACCP Certification.
  • Designed HACCP plan and developed allergen sanitation programs.
  • Developed and maintained Plant HACCP/Sanitation programs.
  • Created food safety SOP's, equipment job aids, GMP's, and initiated the development of a HACCP plan.
  • Worked in accordance to GMP, SSOP, USDA, and HACCP regulations to produce a quality, cost effective product.
  • Developed procedures and policies relative to handling, distribution, and the integrity of food quality by implementing HACCP systems.
  • Train and coach employees weekly regarding production, costs, quality, sanitation, safety, USDA guidelines and HACCP.
  • Utilized HACCP (Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point Program) guidelines to improve the quality of the product.
  • Lead and facilitated Food Safety (HACCP), Recognition & Engagement, Site Quality and resolving customer issues.
  • Maintain communication and support activities concerning HACCP, Food Safety, Focused Improvement, Quality and research and development.
  • Participate with safety, sanitation, QA and new product committees & actively participate on the HACCP team.
  • Ensured fulfillment of all HACCP procedures that are required to be followed and documented correctly within the department.
  • Participate in the maintenance of operational controls and compliance with HACCP audit and regulatory guidelines for all activities.
  • Assure that the department's production was in accordance with the companies HACCP program and GMP standards.
  • Assisted shift production personnel to ensure that HACCP and GMP programs and procedures were followed and reviewed.
  • Labor cost reporting, Food Safety, HACCP, overall production, logistics, and marketing input.
  • Direct receiving staff to insure proper storage and handling, including compliance with all safety/HACCP requirements.
  • Utilized a HACCP based food safety management system as an essential tool for managing food safety.
  • Insured all GMP's, HACCP, and food safety policies were current and adhered to.

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47. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Managed all plastic and liquid silicone production operations utilizing MRP software to coordinate customer orders and maintain proper finished goods inventory.
  • Developed production plans, interpreted customer orders, coordinated production staff assignments and expedited all second-shift operations.
  • Balanced customer demand with manufacturing capabilities, to ensure customer orders were delivered on time.
  • Developed checks and balances between Production and Warehouse/Shipping to ensure minimal discrepancies with customer orders.
  • Prepared monthly sales figures based on customer orders and monitored budget figures for manufacturing.
  • Manage customer orders for processed plate material per structural design and specifications.
  • Created Scheduling method that automatically prioritized customer orders by due date method.
  • Branch office responsibility for accurate and timely completion of all customer orders.
  • Schedule production and staffing requirements to meet internal and external customer orders.
  • Ensured each operation meets shipping dates according to sales forecasts/customer orders.
  • Created preferences in programming logic that more efficiently tooled customer orders.
  • Expedited customer orders with production personal and management to avoid delinquencies.
  • Provided estimates and purchased raw materials and packaging for customer orders.
  • Produced and managed customer orders per their specifications and standards.
  • Evaluated customer orders, verified inventory, and analyzed capacity.
  • Scheduled production to coordinate with warehouse inventories and customer orders.
  • Managed the accurate and timely installation of customer orders.
  • Schedule production according customer orders and product inventory needs.
  • Established priority for specific customer orders.
  • Communicate status of customer orders.

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48. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Maintained assembly production by organizing information and implementing construction procedures and quality control (QC).
  • Manage Production/QC Supervisors in analyzing production and quality control to detect and correct problems.
  • Developed and maintained departmental quality control procedures and trained QC personnel.
  • Managed laboratory, sensory analysis and QA/QC of finished product.
  • Performed and supervised QC inspections in-house and at Contract Manufacturers.
  • Developed and implemented an independent QC function for company.
  • Developed QC program, documentation, and accountability tracking.
  • Managed all levels of the scanning/copy process from Prep, Scan, QC, Reassemble and tiff and load file creation.
  • Oversee Solenoid dept, pressing, soldering, assembly, forklift, shipping receiving, air tools & QC final product.
  • Monitor Production, safety, loading fabricated members, QA-QC and Mentor and advise in successfully obtaining a complex bridge certification.
  • Worked closely with QC, Maintenance, Engineering, Sales, Scheduling and shipping/receiving as well as all other internal departments.
  • Ensured manufacturing accreditation standards were satisfied in accordance with QS 9000 and Lean Management practices by continually monitoring all QC checkpoints.
  • General Foreman - Total responsibility for operations on 2nd and 3rd shifts including: Production, QC Paint and shipping departments.
  • Included 5 Supervisors, 20+ Team Leaders, set-up techs, operators, line drivers, QC advocate, & clerk.
  • Developed short-term strategies to focus Shipping, Maintenance and QC departments in effort to increase overall plant output and efficiency.
  • Selected by the President of Brother Industries to represent the company on a Global QCC conference held annually in Asia.
  • Started as QC and Laboratory manager, with the responsibility for lab operations and quality control for wine bottling operations.
  • Lead Quality, Cost, Delivery (QCD), by focusing on BIC performance standards set by the company.
  • Performed QA/QC and developed SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for mapping of object's graphics and data attribute information.
  • Supervised 15 people Input shipping records Monitor and track outgoing shipments QA, QC, photo and diffusion fab experience

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49. Production Orders

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Here's how Production Orders is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed processing schedules and production orders concerning inventory requirements, work procedures and duty assignments, considering budgetary and time constraints.
  • Worked closely with engineers and production personnel to generate production orders, identify change orders, and improve product functionality.
  • Scheduled customer production orders and coordinated with all applicable departments to minimize lead times and inventories to maximize performance.
  • Coordinated production orders concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, and work procedures considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Schedule and prepare production orders and make decisions concerning inventory requirements and consider budgetary limitations along with time constraints.
  • Managed all Customer base of Importer/Wholesalers and handled local garment manufacturer overseas production orders including sourcing of materials.
  • Review production orders and schedules to ascertain quantities and specification of products and scheduled delivery dates.
  • Organized and maintained information flow for all production orders for $7M privately-owned home remodeling company.
  • Reviewed processing schedules and production orders concerning inventory requirements, staffing, and budgeting.
  • Examined production orders and materials to verify type is correct as requisitioned.
  • Review production orders and plan production operations establishing priorities and schedules.
  • Identify inventory reorder levels based on current production orders.
  • Review processing schedule and production orders ensuring accurate inventory.
  • Determined manning required satisfying daily production orders.4.
  • Approve all Product Development for full line and work with design and buyers to approve the fit for all production orders.
  • Managed production build plan, schedule production orders, and responsible for meeting all financial and non-financial goals of the department.
  • Coordinated and executed customer production orders, including Disney, LAUSD, Paramount Classics, and Fox Searchlight Films.
  • Planned and oversaw production orders through communications with senior management, outside/inside sales, showroom, and satellite locations.
  • Review production orders and schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products.
  • Generated repeat clients and referral business, which resulted in an increase of sales and new production orders.

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50. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Production Manager jobs:
  • Designed a preventative maintenance routine to include predictive maintenance to reduce or eliminate component failures and assure that no breakdowns occurred.
  • Interfaced with manufacturing engineering department on a daily basis to ensure product build accuracy and equipment preventative maintenance programs.
  • Assisted the Maintenance Manager and Process Engineers in the development and implementation of preventative maintenance programs and process improvements.
  • Implemented and managed a preventative maintenance program for capital assets that provided operational savings and deferral of capital spending.
  • Managed Packaging Engineers with responsibility associated with all aspects of preventative maintenance, calibrations, and equipment validations.
  • Ensured safe work environment through implementation of safety awareness programs 5S, preventative maintenance and process procedures.
  • Coordinated and implemented preventative maintenance program specifically for the manufacturing equipment used for the top 20 customers.
  • Cut repair replacement costs by introducing daily/weekly/monthly and yearly preventative maintenance plan and performing most repairs myself.
  • Established a computer based preventative maintenance tracking system for production processing equipment and facility maintenance equipment.
  • Coordinated with responsible personnel to ensure preventative maintenance checks were completed according to PM schedule.
  • Reduced emergency downtime of machinery by the design and implementation of a preventative maintenance program.
  • Lead direction for continuous improvement efforts and tracking preventative maintenance performance to minimize unscheduled downtime.
  • Minimized damage and repair costs through careful management and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance customizing processing and amplifier racks and repaired sound and lighting gear.
  • Contacted vendors and scheduled preventative maintenance on all equipment to ensure safety and dependability.
  • Managed facility and production equipment preventative maintenance, cleaning, repair and upgrade programs.
  • Led 5-member team and devised preventative maintenance programs; managed relationships with external contractors.
  • Completed routine and preventative maintenance to all equipment and machinery to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Implemented cost saving process improvements as well as introducing preventative maintenance program on equipment.
  • Supervised Preventative Maintenance Program ensuring minimal downtime and continual safe manufacturing practices of product.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Production Manager

Production Supervisors12.7%
Safety Procedures11.7%
On-Time Delivery9.7%
Production Schedules8.3%
Customer Service8%
Production Facility7.8%
Process Improvement5%
Inventory Control4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Production Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Production Supervisors
Production Supervisors
9.4%
9.4%
2
2
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
8.7%
8.7%
3
3
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
7.2%
7.2%
4
4
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.9%
5.9%
6
6
Production Facility
Production Facility
5.8%
5.8%
7
7
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Production Process
Production Process
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Daily Production
Daily Production
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Production Department
Production Department
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Osha
Osha
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Product Quality
Product Quality
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Production Staff
Production Staff
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Project Management
Project Management
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Production Goals
Production Goals
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Production Operations
Production Operations
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
New Product Development
New Product Development
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Production Activities
Production Activities
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
CNC
CNC
1%
1%
28
28
Kaizen
Kaizen
1%
1%
29
29
Production Planning
Production Planning
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Sigma
Sigma
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Production Reports
Production Reports
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Production Floor
Production Floor
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Production Meetings
Production Meetings
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Production Equipment
Production Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Production Management
Production Management
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Performance Reviews
Performance Reviews
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
GMP
GMP
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Production Personnel
Production Personnel
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
R
R
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Production Requirements
Production Requirements
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Print Production
Print Production
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
FDA
FDA
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Haccp
Haccp
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
QC
QC
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Production Orders
Production Orders
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%

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