Production Manager

We have an immediate opening for a Production Manager at our manufacturing plant in Durango, Colorado. This key position will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day production activities related to the manufacture of consumer electronic products and directly supervises 5-10 production employees.

The ideal candidate must be a hands-on individual who possesses a high level of drive, energy, and integrity.  Strong leadership qualities and team building skills are essential. The individual should have the ability to motivate subordinates and peers to work toward common objectives.

It is also important that the individual have an attention to detail with good analytical and problem solving skills to manage the many processes under their watch. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to draft reports and procedures are required.

Qualified applicants will have a four-year degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical Engineering and three to five years of supervisory experience in an electronics manufacturing environment.

A working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices and experience with advanced PCBA Manufacturing, SMT, lead-free solder, PCB rework and test is required.

Core Responsibilities
The Production manager will be responsible for maintaining the availability of finished goods by determining, monitoring and updating production priorities, managing staff and equipment, and working with planning and purchasing to ensure material requirements are met.

Duties of this position will include:

Working as a member of the production and management teams to achieve company objectives.
Managing production personnel by planning, assigning and directing work; interviewing and training employees; coaching and counseling employees; rewarding and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; appraising and reviewing job contribution; planning and reviewing compensation.
Achieving operational objectives by contributing production planning information and recommendations; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards; recommending technology solutions to improve profitability; identifying and implement process changes to improve manufacturing efficiency.
Determining production priorities by reviewing customer orders and production schedules; analyzing equipment, material and employee availability; coordinating schedules with sales and purchasing.
Leading the introduction, maintenance and evaluation of lean manufacturing techniques.
Maintaining a positive work environment and ensuring compliance with safety standards and established policies and procedures.
Management of production equipment maintenance process.
Evaluating production performance and providing regular reports to the management team.

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate along with full benefits and relocation assistance.

Please email cover letter, references, and resume (preferably in a PDF format) to, referencing Production Manager in the subject line.

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