The Sr. Production Manager is a critical role within the company, as they lead the team that is responsible for all aspects of the Department Operation. This role would monitor job performance, ensure consistency in execution, drive efficiencies and assist in training. In addition, they would provide frequent real time updates to various departments at various levels as well as manage and schedule direct reports to meet or exceed all customers' expectations both internal and external.
Responsible for the oversight of a multi-shift operations.
Manage Department operations team to meet or exceed all business objectives and requirements.
Collaborate with operations, manufacturing engineering, the lean team and documentation writers to develop detailed standard work, work instructions and processes to ensure they are followed.
Report on Department operations and performance as required (hourly, daily, weekly, monthly by area and by shift).
Manage daily inventory levels for operation.
Engage in and create continuous improvement efforts and monitor results.
Safety: Drive a safety culture, ensure compliance with SN and regulatory safety policies and guidelines, and create an environment that drives improvement and eliminates/minimizes Injuries, Recordables and LWD
Quality: Align with SN quality metrics and initiatives to achieve 100% First Time Complete (both delivery and quality).
Execute performance management process for team members to include employee development.
Drive company initiatives to improve the customer experience, productivity and efficiencies.
Execute Labor Planning and manage workflow and monitor hourly employees, including overtime reduction efforts.
Other duties as assigned. The Department operations requires its team members to demonstrate excellent teamwork, collaboration and the ability to work cross-functionally as business needs dictate.
5 - 7 years of direct supervision of others preferably in a multi-site production operation
3 or more years' experience working in a fast-paced environment
Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred (Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations or Supply Chain Management preferred) or 6+ years as a Sleep Number employee.
Launch experience (preferred)
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Manufacturing, Fulfillment Operations and Supply Chain principles and practices (preferred)
Lean Manufacturing knowledge and/or experience (preferred)
Demonstrated focus on continuous improvement
Travel as required up to 20%, generally not more than 10%
Data Gathering and Analysis
Ability to work independently
Ability to articulate department needs to other functional areas both inside and outside of the Department
Ability to influence, motivate and guide a diversified group of team members to achieve business objectives and utilize a continuous improvement mindset
Strong analytical skills and very comfortable working with data and spreadsheets
Fact Based Management to drive business decisions, business objectives and continuous improvement
Effective organizational and planning skills and can execute on plans/ideas
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, Oracle ERP and SN routing and information systems
Sleep Number Corporation