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Manufacturing Manager

Company: Fresh Air Manufacturing CO
Location: Meridian
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At FAMCO, we are dedicated to our values of Promoting Employee Growth and Happiness, Teamwork, and Integrity. As a workplace that connects, collaborates, and empowers, FAMCO is looking for people who are inspired by our and wish to grow with us. FAMCO is a family-owned business with facilities located in Caldwell, Idaho; and Meridian, Idaho. FAMCO was founded in 1989 and is a leading manufacturer of ventilation and roofing solutions. With -120 employees, we have been growing rapidly and are poised for additional growth. Check out our website to learn more about our business: FAMCO is defined by our people. We have created a culture of family, trust, and excellence, but we also remember to have fun. Here are a few more reasons why FAMCO is a great place to be:

  • Competitive pay
  • Attractive insurance benefits
  • Professional development and workplace engagement initiatives
  • Profit sharing for all employees
  • Paid time off
  • Company match on retirement savingsManufacturing ManagerFAMCO's Manufacturing Manager leads the production team and is an integral member of the Management Team. They are a passionate leader who is fully engaged and committed to achieving goals while helping others to achieve theirs. They seek solutions rather than problems and go beyond band aids to identifying root causes, effective solutions, and implementing comprehensive countermeasures to prevent future repeats. They are relentless about quality and delivery while thriving in a fast-paced environment and excited about the opportunity to expand their role in a growing company.Major areas of responsibility also include but are not limited to: Safety:
    • Support a plant culture that places a high value on workplace safety
    • Provides technical support in writing Job Safety Analysis (JSA's)
    • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations
    • Recommends corrective actions as necessary.
    • Assure that employees are properly instructed and trained for their work and that safe working habits are established and maintained
    • Ensure that all machine safeguards and other safeguards and exposure controls are in place and functional and that safety equipment (including PPE) and tools are provided and properly utilizedQuality:
      • Experienced and passionate about using Continuous Improvement techniques such as 6 Sigma
      • Utilize new technology and proven systems to decrease process variation and enhance departmental performance
      • Track key performance indicators and uphold accountability systems
      • Develop a strong and confident team that understands the concept of Continuous Improvement and that takes ownership and accountability for building the highest quality product in an efficient mannerOperational Excellence:
        • Demonstrated proficiency and passion in Continuous Improvement techniques
        • Teaches and enables Lean throughout the organization
        • Deliver strong performance management through performance appraisals, feedback, discussions, performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions
        • Develop best practices and implement across all products
        • Promote and maintain good attendance and employee relations
        • Involved in effective utilization of plant personnel within areas of responsibility including hiring, promotion and disciplinary actions as requiredStrategy & Planning:
          • Work with management in establishing strategic plan for continued process improvement
          • Participate in Executive Steering committee for Lean and 6 Sigma
          • Assist management in annual business planning including Headcount Planning, budget, and decisions around staffing levels and shifts
          • Experienced in Quality Management Systems and can help design and implement appropriate system in company
          • Establish goals for production, and coordinate a plan to meet those goals
          • Ensure production stays on schedule
          • Write production reports
          • Supervises a team of hourly and salary production employees; determining resource allocation, project schedules, and budgets.
          • Coordinate and communicate with other departments, such as finance, HR, etc..
          • Lead production team in collaboration with other functions such as engineering to implement new strategies Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
            • Ability to lead, guide, instruct, train, evaluate, discipline, and motivate employees.
            • Ability to effectively communicate in English and Spanish - both verbally and in writing.
            • Ability to think logically and problem-solve in order to analyze situations, troubleshoot, and make sound decisions.
            • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
            • Ability to efficiently work in Microsoft programs; Word, Excel and Outlook.
            • Ability to help where needed. Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
              • Ability to stand and sit for periods of time and to move intermittently throughout the workday.
              • Ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail.
              • Must have strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity.
              • Ability to push, lift, carry, pull, and/or throw up to 50 pounds.Other: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.** FAMCO participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please note that we do not use this information to pre-screen job applicants.
                • Authorized to work in the United States.
                • Fluent in English and Spanish required
                • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. Experience or training in Manufacturing, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering preferred
                • 4+ years of experience in manufacturing production environment, preferably in a sheet metal environment.
                • 3+ years of supervisory experience
                • 2+ years of experience in sheet metal preferred
                • Good analytical and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload
                • Highly organized and process focused, able to clearly prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks and projects and implement sustainable processes
                • Must possess strong knowledge, understanding and experience in various problem-solving and participatory management techniques
                • Exceptional collaboration skills and ability to influence team members outside reporting lines
                • Strong planning, problem solving, project management, negotiation, and decision-making skills
                • Proficient in Microsoft Office
                • Demonstrated history of going above and beyond for the team and customersPI202554421

Keywords: Fresh Air Manufacturing CO, Meridian , Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Meridian, Idaho

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