Development Resource Group, Inc. Production Manager in Mounds View, Minnesota

The Production Manager is responsible for directing all SMT and assembly production activities within the company while ensuring product quality and productivity performance meets or exceeds goals. This role requires an active presence on the shop floor throughout the workday. This candidate will maintain smooth and constant product flow across all assembly lines by coordinating personnel and production jobs to meet output objectives. Perform first article inspections, process auditing, and quality checks. Provide training and assure adequate cross-training is maintained. Coordinate production activities with Sales Administration, Production Planning, and Shipping & Receiving. Perform trouble-shooting and root-cause analysis as required and proactively seek continuous improvement opportunities. Job Description: Ensure all product manufactured meets quality requirements. Maintain smooth and constant product flow across all assembly lines by coordinating personnel and production jobs to meet output objectives. Perform first article inspections, process auditing, and quality checks. Perform trained production tasks, as necessary, to maintain production flow. Provide training and develop/maintain an adequately cross-trained team to assure full process capability coverage at all times. Hire personnel as required. Perform performance appraisals, initiate and manage disciplinary and performance improvement actions. Using leadership skills help to maintain high morale and motivation of the Production Team. Coordinate production activities with Sales Administration, Production Planning, and Shipping & Receiving. Perform rapid and effective trouble-shooting and root-cause analysis as required. Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing processes. Proactively seek continuous improvement opportunities and develop innovative solutions for improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers. Work with manufacturing and engineering to specify, develop, test and implement new and enhanced capabilities. Develop, maintain and manage work instructions, quality standards, and process documents. Coordinate and oversee calibration and maintenance activities with Engineering and contracted services. Qualifications & Experience B.Sc. Electrical or Mechanical Engineering 5+ years of relevant experience in SMT circuit board assembly Working knowledge of quality systems, quality control, process control, statistical analysis Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to provide effective leadership and management of production personnel Ability to supervise processes Able to follow detailed work instructions Perform Process Planning Work with production Routings/Travelers and Bills of Materials Self-motivated and ability to work well with and interact confidently with others Good working knowledge of personal computers and standard office software with ability to develop and maintain spreadsheets Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment Please use the following link to apply: http://dr-group.com/apply-now/?jobtitle=Production%20Manager%207430 For additional job openings, follow DRG on Social Media! Web: www.dr-group.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/development-resource-group?trk=company_logo Twitter: https://twitter.com/DRG_MN