Production Manager in Gardena, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 9/18/2021

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Job Description

Production Manager

Job Description

Provide leadership, supervision, coordination, and direction for assigned production to ensure conformance to quality standards, meet delivery targets, and financial goals.
Facilitate the establishment and implementation of continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, 6S, and cycle-time reduction concepts
Recommend and justify the need for Capital equipment to support the production areas and the facility maintenance of the plant
Create shipment forecast and oversee scheduling to meet budget and customer requirements
Provide oversight and leadership for facility maintenance, safety and regulatory compliance (OSHA, EPA, etc.)
Oversee the management of manufacturing costs, and on-time delivery to customers
Promote the concept of individual responsibility for product quality
Establish standards for interdepartmental actions and integration to meet/exceed the customer’s expectations
Participate in recruiting, selection, and development of all operations personnel through maintaining discipline and personnel relations, interviewing screened applicants
Provide input for hiring, terminations, transfers, salary adjustments, and promotions
Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members
Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Working knowledge of manufacturing operations and systems, scheduling, staffing, safety, quality, and maintenance
Working knowledge of SPC, TQM. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 6S, AS9100, and ISO standards. Mil Specs required at CAS facilities
Demonstrated project management experience—planning, budget, capital investment, allocation of resources
Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business
Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving, especially for interdepartmental issues
Intermediate level of computer proficiency – MS Office, ERP System – BAAN, Kronos
Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun Inc.
Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members

Bachelors Degree – Recommended not required.
Minimum 5-7 years experience showing progression in production management, with supervisory experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


268 E. Gardena Road
Gardena, California, 90248
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled