Production Manager -- must have manufacturing management experience

Las Vegas, NV

Function: Manufacturing Job Number: JN -102018-6824

Our client, the nation s leading provider of transition services as well as rental furnishings for the exhibit and events industry, is seeking a Senior Repair Shop Manager/ Production Manager who will be responsible for high level supervision of the Furniture Repair Shop. **Industry experience is not required, however must have experience within a manufacturing environment in a production management role.

The Production Manager will evaluate the financial merits of repair or manufacturing of product vs purchasing new as well as oversee inventory and coordinate with the schedule for everyday use and major projects. Other responsibilities include creating standard operating procedures, assuring that repair and refurbishment of damaged rental product to established quality standards, participating in design, development and manufacturing of new rental furniture, communicating with senior management on shop-related matters and special projects. This position is also responsible for safety, training, quality control, and meeting daily productivity goals. It requires daily monitoring of activity vs goals and budget, initiating process improvements, activity reporting, and resolution of shop process and personnel issues.

Production Responsibilities:

Coordinates production, distribution and warehousing in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures established by Senior Management.

Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees.

Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.

Reviews operations of competing organizations to benchmark operations against industry standards.

Ensures that Repair Shop is maintained in an organized and safe manner.

Generates and tracks shop reports as assigned--Repaired/manufactured pieces, quality control and cause analysis, material requisitions and barcodes.

Administers tracking software program.

Financial Responsibilities:

Recommends budgets to management.

Directs preparation of accounting records.

Manages operations to the budget.

Managerial Responsibilities:

Daily management of shop Foreman and Associate Manager who supervise a total of 20 employees in the repair shop.

Mediates and resolves employee relations issues/concerns.

Hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work.

Mentors personnel to maximize their potential.

Rewards employees and utilize progressive discipline as needed and conduct performance appraisals.

Sets an example of professional conduct for all employees.


High school diploma with two to four years related experience in production management within a manufacturing, production, fabrication or assembly environment.

Experience creating budgets, monitoring business and creating interventions based upon budget information.

Understands the basics of inventory management.

Expertise in managing teams in a repair or production environment.

Experience with production machinery, power and hand-held tools.

Excellent communication skills both written and spoken.

Comfortable making public and group presentations.

Ability to create, review and communicate standard operating procedures.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dimensions, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Working knowledge of accounting and database software, HR and payroll systems, project management and word processing software.


Cyndi Varacalle

I am CulverCareers’ VP of Account Development. Originally from Auburn, AL (War Eagle!), I reside in sunny Southern California, however I help connect companies all over the US with the talent needed to fill their most challenging positions.

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