Manufacturing Production Manager

Production managers make sure manufacturing processes run smoothly and cost-effectively, and deliver products on time.

Manufacturing Production Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Manufacturing Production Manager to join our team.


  • Ensure all training schedules are adhered to and employee training documentation is kept up to date;
  • Work closely with maintenance and quality department to assure production efficiencies;
  • Schedule manning of all production lines with an emphasis on overtime reduction through proper planning;
  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas;
  • Manage department performance measures and provide regular progress reports to Plant Manager;
  • Ensure effective employee relations and resolve production related issues;
  • Work to continuously improve process/lean process;
  • Responsible for all production-related quality audits.


  • Strong business acumen and ability to strategically plan, budget, allocate resources, etc;
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Business or related discipline, or equivalent combinations of education and experience;
  • Management responsibilities over large numbers of people (100+);
  • Minimum of seven years progressive experience in key leadership roles, preferably in custom manufacturing;
  • Experience in heavy industry – fabrication, metal cutting/ forming, machining, welding, painting/blasting.