Gaffney, SC Opportunities

Title Production Manager
Categories Gaffney, SC Opportunities
Job Title Production Manager
Start Date 2017-02-01
Location Gaffney, SC
Job Information

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage plant operations and processes with respect to cost, production scheduling, customer service, safety, first run yield, scrap, rework, and quality
  • Accountable for achievement of plant performance objectives to include delivery, productivity, and quality
  • Monitor operations expenditures and budget
  • Ensure compliance with business plan, specifically direct and indirect labor, inventory, capital spending, and employee development
  • Responsible for development of first line supervisors and production employees
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives in the manufacturing area

Required Background:

  1. Bachelors’ degree, preferably in business, logistics or operations management
  2. At least 10-12 years of progressive leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Required Skills and Experience

  • Competence with Lean Manufacturing, Process Controls, and Quality Systems, specifically TS 16949 and ISO 14001
  • Track record of success implementing and sustaining continuous quality improvement
  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a union environment
  • Hands on approach to leadership, team building, and coaching
  • Outstanding problem solving and decision making ability
  • Priority development through the effective use of data
  • Disciplined approach to process and systems development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High energy level and strong work ethic
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and ERP systems
  • Strong business acumen

Desired traits:

  • Hands on approach to process improvement
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Familiarity with SMC and compression molding
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Title Manufacturing / Product / Process Engineer
Categories CPI-Winona, MN Opportunities, Gaffney, SC Opportunities
Job Title Manufacturing / Product / Process Engineer
Location Gaffney, SC
Job Information



To support the manufacturing plant in all aspects of compression molding and post-molding operations through proper troubleshooting techniques, process control, and process improvements, so as to ensure customer satisfaction and plant profitability.


  • BS in Industrial, Manufacturing, Quality or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with PPAP, APQP, FMEA, Control Plans
  • Experience in reinforced fiberglass industry and/or molding practices

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Product quality – internal and external
  • Process discipline
  • Customer liaison for product and quality
  • Root cause analysis and permanent corrective action
  • Project management
  • Trouble shooting and maintaining molding parameters

Desired traits:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self starter, independent, but able to function in a team environment
  • Knowledge of CAS, Solid works a plus
  • Ability to travel
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project management tool
  • GD&T knowledge and understanding
  • TS16949, QS9000 or ISO9001 knowledge
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or higher preferred
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