Assistant Production Manager
Polyvinyl Films, Inc.
We are currently seeking a full-time Assistant Production Manager to support our production team in our manufacturing facility in Sutton, MA. Under the supervision of the Production Manager, the Assistant Production Manager will primarily be responsible for assisting with managing production activities to meet customer demands.
Support the daily manufacturing activities of the production line in coordination with the Production Manager
Oversee production process and schedule to ensure product is produced on time
Assist production team in managing overall quality standards with product and identify any necessary corrective measures
Ensures that safety, environmental, and health programs are followed and in compliance with established processes and procedures
Monitors activities affecting production costs, quality, and inventory controls to maximize profits
Ensures proper maintenance on all production machinery and troubleshoot/address/escalate any issues immediately with Production Manager
Monitor staffing level and employee performance and report any concerns or issues to the Production Manager
Assist Production Manager in training and orientation of new employees
Serves as a back up to the Production Manager when needed
Qualifications and Skills
High school diploma or GED equivalent required; trade school experience a plus
Minimum 3 years' experience in a plant/manufacturing environment
Must have strong mechanical aptitude
Prior experience with blown extrusion of Polyethylene Plastics strongly preferred
Experience with Thermo Plastics, pneumatics, basic electrical knowledge, and working knowledge of transmissions a plus
Working knowledge and experience with production winders, extruders, rotators, granulators, and vacuum systems
Adept at troubleshooting and resolving production related issues
Strong oral and written communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees
Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
Highly reliable with the ability to work independently and follow instructions with little to no supervision
Basic math skills including the ability to add, subtract and use a tape measure
Must be able to read written/oral instructions including safety rules/operating procedures
Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time, bend, climb, squat, reach, pull, push and lift items that weigh anywhere from 25-50+ pounds
About Polyvinyl Films, Inc.
Polyvinyl Films, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of world-class food-grade films products for consumer, retail and food-service markets. We've been committed to exceeding expectations through superior quality products and outstanding customer service since 1953. Whether for applications in consumer, professional or institutional environments, Polyvinyl Films, Inc. stands out in quality, productivity and reliability.
Polyvinyl Films, Inc. believes in rewarding its employees for their hard work and contributions to the team. Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, profit-sharing, and opportunities for training and career advancement.
Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.
Polyvinyl Films is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Polyvinyl Films discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.