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Production Manager

Company: Lance Camper / REV Group
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Add to staff due to growth Production Manager is responsible leading a team of salaried and direct labor associates in the manufacture and assembly of products, components and parts for custom trailer and campers. To strategically directing the operations to deliver the highest quality product while maximizing company profit. The Manager position is responsible for leading multiple production departments/lines and typically includes responsibility of an entire facility or multiple facilities. The Manager is accountable for setting a strategic direction in line with company missions and visions. This position requires expert knowledge and application of lean manufacturing principles to drive continuous improvement in meeting company goals and objectives. This position has great emphasis on highly skilled processes, complex assemblies and testing and the Manager must possess a high level of technical skill to assist the Operations team in troubleshooting and problem resolution. POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Directly leads and supervises a manufacturing team of Production Supervisors and hourly employees in all manufacturing processes in a facility or multiple facilities. Must also take a leadership role in activities outside of direct span of control, such as Product Management, Supply Chain, Engineering, etc. Responsible to ensure all production areas are scheduled and staffed appropriately to meet schedule commitments and cycle time requirements. Prioritizes and manages the workflow within all departments to ensure timely and efficient task completion in accordance with the production schedule. Provides the resources required to the manufacturing team to meet commitments. Responsible for medium to long term range planning activities such as line-set up, equipment capacity, material flow, and employee staffing to meet customer demand and time requirements. Assumes leadership role in identifying and coordinating maintenance activity on plant and equipment, identification of plant needs for safety/security and any risk mitigation needs as required. Ensures all equipment, materials, tools and processes used are of the highest quality and all production standards are followed. Working expertise in value stream mapping and managing the business through current state/future state improvements. Directs the development, planning and execution of the value stream. Owns facility(s) and/or responsible department value stream maps. Participates in company goal setting, deployment and strategic planning activities, typically detailing 1st level improvement initiatives and sets targets to improve. Sets strategic direction for the plant/facility in accordance with business goals and objectives. Leads project activities and directs, coaches, mentors--- employees. Assumes leadership and expertise of lean manufacturing principles. Accountable for the implementation and sustainment of lean within areas of responsibility. Must be change agent and ambassador for continuous improvement. Must be able to teach/train employees at all levels on the concepts of lean. Must proactively lead the engagement of all personnel in the implementation of the principles and tools of lean. Accountable for ensuring all quality, regulatory and ISO requirements are met. Responsible to make sure appropriate actions are taken to meet all requirements, including stopping production if appropriate. Reviews all work within the department to assure technical accuracy of the work meets customer requirements, engineering design expectations as documented in shop orders, engineering prints, bills of material, work instructions and quality documentation. Assures all workmanship standards are met. Responsible for safety and environmental compliance of the facility and surrounding grounds. Holds departmental employees accountable for following all OSHA and company policies and regulations. Actively leads safety improvement initiatives. Responsible for development, compliance and enforcement of all company policies and procedures. Ensures consistent and effective employee relations. Recommends rewards/recognition as appropriate. Initiates necessary disciplinary actions as required. Communicates and interfaces with other senior leaders driving effective liaisons with other departments such as Materials, Engineering, Sales Administration, Product Management. Provides technical expertise for problem resolution and drives root cause and corrective actions. Responsible for meeting established department budgets. Leads activities for staffing requirements and selection of departmental personnel. Determines area budget goals for personnel, equipment, supplies and other cost elements to assure ongoing company profitability. Evaluates and verifies employee performance through review of completed work assignments, work techniques and leadership skills. Builds and mentors individuals and teams and identifies staff development/training needs. Conducts the training or otherwise ensures that training is obtained. REQUIRED EDUCATIONS AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 1. High School Diploma. Associate or Bachelor---s degree, preferred. 2. Minimum 10 years work related experience, 7 years in Supervisory or Leadership capacity 3. Practical experience can include electrical, mechanical, welding, metal fabrication, etc. 4. Experience in vehicle production or custom manufacturing environment 5. Excellent business acumen. Previous experience with P&L or Cost Center responsibility 6. Detailed knowledge and experience with manufacturing processes 7. Thorough understanding and application of lean principles and continuous improvement methodologies 8. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, with demonstrated team building and conflict resolution ability. Excellent employee and human relations skills. 9. Must be fluent in Spanish & English. 10. Excellent computer skills. Ability to learn and use company specific systems. 11. Knowledge and experience with regulatory agency requirements such as NFPA, FAA, DOT, et REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (---RVs---) and luxury buses). REV---s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV---s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS Effective January 1, 2020, pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (as amended, the "CCPA"), if you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights. Please click on the link for a description of those rights and how California residents may exercise them. Company Description Since 1965, Lance Camper has been building America's most popular truck campers. Today, many of them are still on the road - a true testament to the company's philosophy that Quality Comes First. Now Lance is making its mark with travel trailers that are quickly becoming the new ultra-light towable of choice. As the parent company of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, REV Group connects and protects communities around the clock and around the world with a lineup of vehicles that have long served the fire and emergency, commercial infrastructure and consumer leisure markets. Together, these vehicle brands have manufactured more than 300,000 vehicles in service today --- a bumper-to-bumper feat that stretches from New York City to Dallas. Among REV---s lineup of brands, you---ll find vehicles that help fight fires, transport patients to emergency rooms, move freight in the world's ports, offer mobility to people with disabilities, carry children safely from home to school and unite families across the country. Apply online at:

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