Production Manager

Legacy Manufacturing

The Production Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling all aspects of the production process to ensure that goods are manufactured efficiently, on schedule, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. The role is critical in coordinating production activities, managing resources, and driving continuous improvement to meet company objectives and customer satisfaction.


  • Implement and control production timelines to maintain workflow and meet deadlines.
  • Review and adjust schedules as necessary to accommodate changes in production demands.
  • Determine the human resources required to meet production goals and ensure optimal staffing levels.
  • Assess and acquire the material resources necessary for production to run smoothly.
  • Manage both human and material resources effectively to achieve production targets.
  • Make informed decisions regarding equipment usage, maintenance, modification, and procurement to support production needs.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures to streamline production operations.
  • Ensure that all standard operating procedures are strictly adhered to by the production team.
  • Implement and enforce health and safety procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Analyze production processes and quality control measures to identify and correct issues promptly.
  • Determine and implement improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the production process.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed production reports to track progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and review staff performance regularly, organizing necessary interventions to enhance productivity.
  • Accurately estimate production costs to aid in budgeting and financial planning.
  • Implement cost control programs to manage expenses and maximize profitability.
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and coordination between procurement, distribution, and management departments to support seamless production operations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • The candidate must possess extensive knowledge and practical experience in production and manufacturing processes to ensure efficient operations.
  • The candidate should be well-versed in health and safety standards and compliance, ensuring a safe working environment for all employees.
  • A strong understanding of process improvement techniques is essential for enhancing production efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of business, finance, and management principles is required to oversee production budgets and align with company goals.
  • The candidate should have comprehensive knowledge of machines and tools used in the production process.


  • An understanding of engineering and technology principles and practices is necessary to innovate and improve production methods.
  • The candidate must possess in-depth computer skills for managing production software and systems.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for identifying and addressing production challenges.
  • Strong planning and organizing abilities are required to coordinate production schedules and resources effectively.
  • The candidate should excel in coordination and control to ensure smooth production operations.
  • Effective time management skills are crucial for meeting production deadlines and targets.
  • Attention to detail is a key requirement to maintain high-quality production standards.
  • The ability to make sound decisions is important for resolving production issues and optimizing processes.
  • Excellent communication skills are necessary to convey information clearly and collaborate with team members.
  • The candidate should be persuasive and have strong negotiation skills to manage supplier relationships and resource procurement.
  • The ability to influence and lead others is essential for motivating the production team and driving performance.
  • Strong delegation skills are required to distribute tasks effectively and manage workloads.
  • The candidate must be able to work well in a team, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Effective conflict management skills are important for resolving disputes and maintaining team harmony.
  • Adaptability is a key trait for this role, enabling the candidate to respond to changing production demands and challenges.
  • The candidate must have a high tolerance for stress to manage the pressures of a fast-paced production environment.
  • A results-driven attitude is essential for achieving production goals and contributing to the company’s success.

Education & Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, management, engineering, industrial technology preferred
  • 3-5 years of production management experience preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Capability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Strength to lift, push, pull, and move up to 55 lbs.
  • Flexibility to work in both warm and cool environments.
  • Skill in using one or both hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
  • Quick reaction time using hands, fingers, or feet.
  • Dexterity to perform fast, repeated movements with fingers, hands, and wrists.
  • Agility to move arms and legs swiftly.
  • Endurance to use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for extended periods without fatigue.
  • Stamina to remain physically active for long periods without becoming tired or out of breath.
  • Ability to sit at a desk and work on a computer for prolonged durations.
  • Clear hearing for phone and in-person communication, and clear speech to convey information effectively.
  • Sufficient vision, with or without corrective lenses, to read and interpret information.

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As a fundamental requirement of this job role, all duties outlined in the job description must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.


This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work that is expected to be performed by individuals hired to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities, accountabilities, duties, and skills required of the personnel hired for this position. Legacy Manufacturing is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Production Manager

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Posted 12 days ago

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