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Sigma Design Production Manager in Tualatin, Oregon

Production Manager

(Direct Placement for Client)

SIGMADESIGN has collaborated with a packaging and crating company seeking an experienced Production Manager to join their facility in Tualatin, OR. This company has provided innovative and cost-effective design, crating, packaging, and global logistics for over 70 years.

What is offered

  • 401K, medical, dental and vision.

  • No limit on paid time off

  • 7 paid company holidays

  • Bonuses are available and based on performance.  

  • Salary: $80,000 - $95,000

    Primary Function:

    Manages the production staff to include hiring/firing, performance evaluations, and compensation decisions.  Makes decisions independently to ensure the production floor runs smoothly .

    Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities:

  • Schedules daily workflow for both employees and materials, ensures there is a sustainable workflow and clear expectations for both Day Shift and Swing Shift.

  • Manages all production activities performed by employees; maintains a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift.

  • Forecasts staffing needs to meet peak demands of the business and staff team; accordingly, trains, motivates, coaches, rewards, and disciplines employees being supervised; resolves personnel issues and involves Human Resources, when necessary.

  • Establishes and maintains department standards for productivity, quality, reliability, on-time delivery, and accuracy.

  • Works closely with shipping and receiving, customer service and facilities.

  • Coordinates with quality control to maintain quality standards; takes appropriate corrective measures to resolve deficiencies.

  • Collaborates with Human Resources and Division General Management to manage personnel issues including but not limited to vacation approvals, timecard approval, daily and weekly overtime,

hiring, and training.

Marginal Functions:

  • Assists Division General Management with development and implementation of policies and procedures; ensures all employees follow established policies and procedures.

  • Resolves production-related issues with Sales and Customer Service

  • Maintains a working knowledge of all operating systems pertaining to the work area.

  • Maintains safety programs and all required safety training for employees.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Division General Management.

    Education and Experience: (Knowledge, skills, & abilities)

  • 4+ years of manufacturing experience in the crating or packing industries, or industry equivalent.

  • 2+ years of Supervisory experience

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and motivating direct reports, including corrective action and training processes.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Lead Methodology

  • Understanding of workflow systems

  • Knowledge of optimizing production with the ability to identify bottlenecks using the RCCA method to find short/long term corrective actions.

  • Ability to communicate orally and written in a professional manner in English and Spanish

  • Proven proficiency in MS Office Suite and ability to learn new software (Sage, Ops Center, Crate Maker)

  • Strong Analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Self-motivated with a commitment to excellence

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

  • Ability to understand safety requirements and promote a safety culture.

  • Must be willing to work evening and weekends.

  • Possess a reliable form of transportation.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Standing for long periods of time, up to 8 hours

  • Walking throughout the day, up to 8 hours

SIGMADESIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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