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FMH Conveyors Production Manager (Floater) in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Production Manager (Floater)

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Job Location

FMH Conveyors Jonesboro - Jonesboro, AR

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

2 Year Degree

Travel Percentage

Up to 25%

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FMH Conveyors, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, designs and manufactures products and services for truck loading and unloading applications. The NestaFlex and BestFlex brands lead the market in flexible gravity and powered conveyors, while MaxxReach and BestReach are the premier brands in telescopic and rigid conveyor systems. Known worldwide for their durability and reliability, FMH Conveyors products are engineered to support material handling applications for distribution centers, e-commerce, parcel post, retail stores, and a variety of manufacturers to help maximize productivity and increase efficiency.

As a Duravant Family Company, FMH Conveyors participates in global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs, as well as Doing Good initiatives to support our communities. In addition to a culture that promotes long term career satisfaction, with opportunities for personal and professional growth, FMH Conveyors offers an excellent total rewards package that includes:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation

  • Benefits: We have comprehensive benefit packages designed to support our employees' health, well-being, and financial security

  • Development: We have education and training programs which include an educational assistance program

  • Time Off: We offer paid holidays and paid time off

  • Driven Team Members: We have a cross-functional, collaborative environment, focused on delivering results

  • Core Values: Our core values are Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Winning Spirit, and Sense of Urgency

  • Culture: We are driven by our number one asset - our employees, and their successes

  • Doing Good: We love to be active members of our community! We have several volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

    FMH Conveyors is seeking a dynamic Production Manager responsible for the production of products in a safe and timely manner. The Production Manager is responsible for their assigned area and all team members and equipment associated in this area. This position collaborates with the other functional teams (Quality and Continuous Improvement, Operations, Sales, Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain, and Human Resources) on executing company strategies, meeting budgets, and the work unit planned processes. They are expected to support, design, and develop processes and metrics in all areas including but not limited to lean, 5S, workplace safety, onboarding and training.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties as assigned

  • Provides daily direction and leadership to the Production Department team members; Makes recommendations for manpower needs including involvement in recruitment and selection process as well as employee terminations in the Production Department

  • Accountable for staffing, training, motivation and leadership within area of responsibility; develops a teamwork environment; builds departmental standards for performance; and ensures that all employees in the Production Department are properly trained

  • Ensures that units produced are verified against pertinent documentation

  • Establishes and maintains procedures for determining and meeting company and customer delivery commitments by providing labor, and effective use of time

  • Recommends and assists in implementing operating procedures and promotes continual improvement within the department and the company

  • Follows documented manufacturing/assembly processes using the operations procedures and may help to generate new standard documentation

  • Resolves emergent issues for expedited deliveries to the customer and manage manpower in accordance

  • Coordinates daily/weekly/monthly provided schedule to meet delivery demands

  • Monitors the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of products produced

  • Maintains working collaborative relationships with other leaders to ensure team is focused on producing excellent products safely and on time

  • Interfaces with other departments to resolve production problems

  • Ensures that daily goals are met and sustained daily/weekly/monthly

  • Ensures company policies and procedures are reviewed often and notifies the Director of Manufacturing Operations when such policies or procedures may need to be revised to increase work efficiency in the department

  • Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly; Reports potentially unsafe conditions


  • EDUCATION: High School Diploma

  • EXPERIENCE: 3 – 5 years of management or supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong team building and leadership abilities

  • ERP systems experience or a willingness & capability to learn new computer software programs.

  • Excellent manager with hands-on style, strong technical knowledge and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects

  • Knowledge of production and manufacturing processes

  • Experience with lean concepts and tools.

  • Strong analytical, administrative, and organizational skills


  • Stand, walk, or be mobile for up to an eight-hour shift; ascend and push, and pull up to 50 lbs.; bend, twist and reach to check freight, stack boxes, and label.


    Office & factory shop floor