Production Manager

  • Location
    Meriden , Connecticut
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Production Manager – New Haven County, CT
$100K - $120K+ Base
1st Shift / Direct Hire

The Production Manager will be responsible for overseeing a 3-shift manufacturing operation consisting of 5 supervisors and 150 production workers. In addition to the people management the Production Manager will also work to produce products in the most cost-effective manner within company quality standards, while meeting customer delivery schedules. A strong understanding of Lean manufacturing with a track record of successfully implementing process improvements is desired. Experience manufacturing electrical or electro-mechanical products is a huge plus. The Production Manager reports to the Director of Manufacturing.


Coordinate Planning, Purchasing, Engineering and Production to meet customer demand
Monitor production plans to minimize component and finished goods inventories and optimize factory flow
Ensure standards for product quality, equipment efficiencies and manufacturing personnel performance and safety are held to the highest standards
Develop and implement metrics to monitor and report items directly related to operating costs within the functional area
Minimize inventory and resource costs required to produce products to customer demand
Manage the successful transition of new products into production
Reduce cost associated with manufacturing through Continuous Improvement
Manage cross training efforts of existing and new employees to optimize efficiencies and maximize workforce flexibility


BA/BS in related field
5+ years’ experience in a production leadership role
3+ years of Lean experience within a production environment
Strong leadership ability with excellent oral and written communication skills
MRP (SAP preferred)

If you are an experienced supervisor and interested in joining a well-established leader within their industry, please email your resume to


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