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Universal Forest Products Production Manager in ONTARIO, California

The Production Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of a plant's manufacturing operations or multiple department operations consistent with cost, profit and productivity objectives. Works under general direction of the Plant Manager; exercises discretion and judgment on work priority on a regular basis; and some degree of creativity is expected. * Develops production schedules for area of responsibility, coordinates activity with other areas and forecasts inventory requirements. * Formulates long and short-range business plans and goals. * Ensure that all plant assets in area of responsibility are properly managed and safeguarded. * Staffs assigned operations to meet production levels consistent with cost objectives. * Ensures that employees are properly trained. * Supervises activities directly or through supervisors and lead operators. * Coaches and develops subordinates, evaluates performance and initiates corrective action as required. * Establishes work center/operation efficiency standards. * Monitors performance to established efficiency and quality standards and initiates corrective action as required. * Ensures performance reviews are conducted in accordance with policy in area of responsibility. * Ensures that yard conditions and housekeeping conforms to Company standards in area of responsibility. * Monitors expenses for area of responsibility and initiates corrective action as required. * Analyzes production operations and workflow and develops improvement recommendations. * Monitors output, cuts/yields and scrap to ensure efficient resource utilization and initiates corrective action as required within area of responsibility. * Manages inventory in area of responsibility, ensures inventory is rotated in accordance with operational policy, and participates in month-end inventory. * Ensures that machinery in area of operation is properly maintained. * Orders supplies, initiates purchase orders, and approves timecards and incentives. * Manages finished goods packaging as required. * Prepares various reports and logs as required. * Participates in the Safety Committee process and ensures that assigned operations are performed consistent with Company and OSHA policies, practices and procedures. * Ensures that operations are performed with Federal, State and local laws and regulations, and Company policy and procedure. * Prepares various reports as required. * Performs other duties as required. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled