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Help Wanted: Production Manager

November 18, 2009

Production Manager – Contract Electrical Manufacturing

Innovative Automation needs an experienced production manager responsible for providing leadership, direction, and support of our production team. This is a full-time position with vacation, sick day and insurance benefits.

The strongest candidate will make sound decisions under pressure, possess a strong work ethic, maintain a professional demeanor and place customers’ needs first.  Previous experience in contract manufacturing and industrial control panel manufacturing a plus.


The production manager’s role is fast-paced, demanding and could require some weekend hours.

You will manage three full-time associates and a temp work force, and the coordination of people and materials. Train new employees.

You’ll supervise the production of finished goods and they will comply with company standards regarding on-time delivery, zero-defects, safety of operations, and efficiency and productivity.

You’ll ensure that goals, accountability, and results are consistently established, and understood, across the production team.

You’ll solve problems and improve processes.

Provide weekly reporting of key operating measures and prepare action plans to correct deficiencies.


College degree and 2 or more years of production management leadership preferred.

5 or more years of supervisory experience in the contract manufacturing industry a plus.

Will work in a dynamic, fast paced, time-sensitive environment and interact effectively with customers.

Has demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, with the proven ability to train individuals with varying technical skills.
Will lead and motivate a team and work well across departmental lines.

Has proven production management experience & process improvement ability.
Has excellent computer skills, especially as they relate to production management, with experience in Office programs.

Preferably, has a working knowledge of UL508A, NFPA, and NEC standards