As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.
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We are seeking resumes for a Production Manager at our New Oxford, Pennsylvania facility.
The Production Manager is responsible for all production operations at a three shift plant operation including manufacturing, shipping, scheduling, prepress and maintenance. The Production Manager is responsible for effectively leading a production team in the efficient and safe production of corrugated products. As a member of the plant management team, the Production Manager is responsible for evaluating opportunities to improve overall plant performance and profitability. The Production Manager works closely with the management team of the fulfillment business to assist and resolve issues.
Set the strategic direction and momentum for the manufacturing function in the plant.
Oversee, plan and implement strategy to optimize the effective utilization of workforce, materials and machinery.
Schedule work, coordinate production activities, provide direct oversight of employees, communicate and implement company policy.
Engage in employee development activities, and make recommendations on employee hire, promotion and disciplinary action.
Assure an even flow of work through all manufacturing functions in order to meet production goals and minimize unscheduled downtime.
Maintain a clean, safe and injury-free work environment by ensuring health and safety procedures are understood and executed by all employees.
Oversee the hiring, training, promotion and performance evaluation of employees.
Analyze production performance, identify opportunities, make recommendations for process and equipment improvement and establish and execute goals.
Ensure predictive and preventive maintenance programs are accomplished and repairs are completed on a timely basis so that production and profitability objectives are met.
Evaluate and recommend capital projects to ensure plant profitability.
Oversees the appropriate implementation of health, safety, environmental, quality and continual improvement standards as set by the corporation and by local, state and federal regulations.
Assist the upper management in developing business plans and evaluating and recommending capital projects to ensure the plant remains profitable and competitive.
Work across shifts and with other shift supervision to create continuity and best practices.
Know and follow policies and procedures of the company, share information that would benefit other members of the team and find ways to improve the delivery of service to our customers.
Additional duties as assigned.
Ten (10) years’ of previous experience in corrugated manufacturing industry.
Seven (7) years’ previous experience in a supervisory capacity at a corrugated manufacturing facility.
Previous experience in value added corrugated manufacturing highly preferred
Bachelor’s degree in management, business, engineering or related field
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Established knowledge of corrugated and packaging manufacturing machinery, concepts, practices and procedures including continual improvement processes and safety practices.
Previous experience in coaching, training, teambuilding, performance development and conflict resolution.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively lead and communicate with production team and management.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals throughout the company on departmental procedures, policies, practices, and requests for information.
Strong listening, evaluating, and problem solving skills. Ability to create alternative solutions and meet deadlines.
Working knowledge of computer systems including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as well as experience with manufacturing systems including shop floor software.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous details, deadlines, and request.
Solid analytical and mathematical skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects and/or requests concurrently.
Previous work experience as a member of a team, or a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and information sharing between team members.
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PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
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