Production Manager in Tulsa, OK at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

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Production Manager

Job Description

The production manager will provide leadership, supervision, coordination, and direction for assigned production areas 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

  • Ensure compliance with all safety, maintenance, and regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA,  company directives, etc.)

  • Create shipment forecast and manage schedule compliance to meet budgetary and customer requirements

  • Oversee the management of manufacturing costs and on-time delivery to customers

  • Promote and instill the concept of individual responsibility for product quality

  • Participate in recruiting, selection, transfer, compensation, promotion and termination decisions for all operations personnel.

  • Lead, manage and develop assigned personnel to maintain a safe, happy, well-organized and efficient work environment and a pipeline of future leaders.

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste.

  • Recommend and justify capital equipment

  • 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 and Mil Specs.

  • Demonstrated project management experience—planning, budget, capital investment, allocation of resources

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving, especially for interdepartmental issues

  • Intermediate level of computer proficiency

  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun Inc.

  • Ability to assume duties of Operations Manager in 3 - 5 years.

  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of all Team Members

    Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

    Physical Abilities                                                            Lift /Carry           

    Stand - Frequently                                                         10 lbs or less - Frequently

    Walk - Frequently                                                           11-20 lbs - Occasionally                                                                                                      

    Sit - Continuously                                                           21-50 lbs - Occasionally                                                                                                      

    Climb – N/A                                                                    51-100 lbs - N/A

    Crawl - N/A                                                                     Over 100 lbs - N/A

    Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                                                     

    Bend - Occasionally                                                        Push / Pull

    Fine Manipulation - Occasionally                                  10 lbs or less - Occasionally                                                                   

    Reach Outward - Occasionally                                       10-20 lbs - Occasionally                                                                                       

    Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                           20-50 lbs - Occasionally                                                                                       

    Drive - N/A                                                                      50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                                            Over 100 lbs - N/A


    N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

    Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day).

    Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day).

    Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day).



    Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

    • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Manufacturing Engineering, or Business Administration, or relevant discipline.

    • Minimum 5-7 years experience showing progression in production management, with supervisory experience 


Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

  • Moderate noise levels
  • Exposure to light manufacturing environment
  • Required to wear PPE as needed
  • Required overnight travel - up to 5 days in duration

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

11616 East 51st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74146
United States


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Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled