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Production Operations Manager

Company: Jobot
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Great Salary & Benefits

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Matt Lopez
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Salary: $80,000 - $150,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are the country's premier manufacturer of license plate frames and other fine automotive accessories. We work closely with clients such as Aston Martin and Nissan to create unique accessories, and supply these same quality items to catalogs and web merchants. We also help companies showcase their brand for use in promotional and corporate gift programs.

Why join us?

Come join our team of professionals in a fast-growing family owned & operated company with 40 years' experience in quality parts manufacturing and global distribution. Sparkling South Orange County CA location, competitive salaries, benefits, safe work environment, and growth opportunities.

Job Details

Manage and oversee departments' daily scheduling to insure we are operating at peak performance while prioritizing work orders appropriately to meet internal due dates.
Conduct daily team meetings to determine strategy to meet goals and challenges, weekly review KPIs and DPIs with staff to ensure departments are performing to standards.
Manage departments' staff to follow company policies and training while mentoring direct reports to meet individual and company goals.
Perform employee reviews and disciplinary as required.
Strategize new and existing process improvements within the departments, while maintaining efficient product flow and up to date documentation.
Monitor and continuously improve departments quality levels/virgin yield, participate in QA initiatives and corrective actions as appropriate.
Review department work instructions (SOPs) and related control documents to maintain organizational value and compliance to ISO/IATF requirements.
Coordinate with purchasing the ordering of raw materials to ensure safety stock of production materials are available and in keeping with the business inventory cycles.
Ensure cleanliness, organization, and safety of production spaces are kept to our very high standards in all areas (5S).
Oversee preventative maintenance schedule and service of all department equipment and facility as required (includes Stamping Presses, Deburring Units, Robotic Polishing Cells, Laser Cutting Unit, Polyurethane Doming, Metal Photo, Optic-Routers, Screen Print Presses, etc.).
Manage equipment downtime and/or quality failures by problem solving with QA to repair and improve equipment, materials and/or personnel performance.
Assist with the onboarding of department equipment purchases and upgrades, including but not limited to: writing SOPs, training staff, working with maintenance for a PM schedule, data collection for KPIs, etc.
Lead with Engineering and Purchasing to ensure 3rd Party regulatory requirements are completed on time and documented as required (OSHA, AQMD, Backflow, Sustainability, etc.).


Strong leadership and organizational skills with high attention to detail.
Must have a four-year degree or equivalent in experience.
Management for a minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment.
Understanding of basic metal fabrication (stamping, robotic polishing, metal finishing) or similar.
Critical thinking to detect problems and provide solutions to appropriate personnel.
Hands on mechanical aptitude to understand and lead machine repairs and maintenance.
Ability to schedule processes and people to meet production requirements.
Ability to understand and maintain basic inventory practices (FIFO, Kanban, etc.)
Understanding ISO/Lean as it applies to manufacturing. Prefer experience with training or implementation of ISO/Lean.
Understanding of regulations and standards for manufacturing in California (OSHA, AQMD).
Ability to understand and maintain quality and safety procedures.
Understand, analyze, and manipulate process control documents in methodic written and pictorial form.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

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Keywords: Jobot, Lake Forest , Production Operations Manager, Professions , Lake Forest, California

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