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Medline Industries, Inc. Production Manager - LEA01001X in Howell, Michigan

Come join our Medline team in Howell, MI! Medline is a great place to work and offers employee-friendly perks and benefits. To learn more about us, read below!Who we are:Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies uniquely positioned to provide products, education and support across the continuum of care. Our ability to bring best practices from one care setting to another - from large healthcare systems and independent physician practices to home health patients and their families, is what sets us apart. To learn more about our company, check out the follow link! https://www.medline.comages/about-us/our-company/We are now hiring for a Production Manager! Under direction of the Plant Manager, the Production Manager will oversee and manage the production output, implement the manufacturing strategy for productivity improvement, reduce scrap rate, minimize equipment downtime and ensure safety. Collaborate with leadership to develop supply chain strategy and lean initiatives to reduce cost of goods sold.CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Manage day-to-day production operations across multiple shifts. Direct and coordinate all activities within the plant. Monitor implementation of plans and strategies. Resolve external business related complaints by maintaining liaison with local and Divisional Quality staff, and facility staff to investigate and resolve customer issues.Ensure a safe, clean and secure working environment by establishing and enforcing procedures, rules and regulations. Initiate fixed capital requests, monitor all production related safety and security systems and procedures on a regular basis.Work with staff to ensure information reported information is accurate and consistent with procedures and policies as developed by production and engineering. Respond to audit activities and use findings to improve operations.Monitor predetermined preventative maintenance measures designed to minimize equipment related downtime.Establish continuous improvement through lean and simple kaizen initiatives in production. Report production improvements and failures and recommend solutions. Establish Key Performance Indicators related to strategy that track progress.Minimize and resolve external business related complaints by maintaining liaison with local and Divisional Quality staff, and facility staff to investigate and resolve customer issues.Develop and mentor staff through on-boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes; build and maintain employee morale and motivation; ensure the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies. Conduct semi-annually performance management for reports.EducationHigh school diploma or GEDRelevant Work Experience5 years' experience in manufacturing and Supply Chain (inventory management, warehouse, etc.) environment.2 years' experience managing people including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work.AdditionalIntermediate skill level in Microsoft Word, Excel, AS400, and SAP.Equal Opportunity Employerndash;minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identityPlease see job description for required skills.