Production Manager (2nd Shift)

Job Title:
Production Manager (2nd Shift)
Mar 22, 2024
Night Shift

Job Description

Located in Bristol, Rhode Island for 50 years, Tri-Mack is a leading manufacturer of high-temperature thermoplastic components for the aerospace-defense, semiconductor, energy and medical industries. 
Our broad capabilities include collaborative engineering, tool making, injection molding, thermoplastic composite processing, multi-axis CNC machining, bonding and assembly, testing and quality control - all within a modern, environmentally controlled 60,000 sq. ft. facility. 
Our culture is based on values that promote respect, teamwork and accountability and we are committed to meeting customer requirements through our ISO 9001/AS9100 quality management system. 
Position:       2nd Shift Production Manager
Schedule:     3:00 pm-1:30am, Monday-Thursday  
The 2nd Shift Production Manager is responsible for managing evening production activities, which include maintaining the shop schedule, supervising the operation of machines, ensuring parts are being produced according to the correct manufacturing and quality plans, and leading the team to bring out their best in quality, performance and productivity.  This position is responsible for ensuring the quality of all parts produced as well as the safety of all employees working on second shift. Reports to Production Manager.
Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
  • Supervise 2nd shift production activities; Understand schedule priorities and the status of all jobs that should be running; Ensure that parts are moving through the correct processes, with the proper documentation, and that acceptable production rates are being met;
  • Work closely with Department Managers to ensure top priorities are covered; Facilitate communication between 1st and 2nd shifts; Conduct the nightly shift meeting prior to the start of the shift; Provide daily updates on progress made and difficulties encountered to help ensure a smooth transition from and back to 1st shift; Facilitate problem-solving between operators, Engineering, Quality and other resources to ensure product keeps flowing; Make adjustments to work plans as necessary and maintain open communication with the appropriate managers on any issues or delays.
  • Coordinate the efforts of Team Leaders and production personnel to ensure the quality of all parts produced during the shift; Enforce proper handling and segregation of potentially non-conforming parts and material; Assist and train less skilled workers with inspection equipment, including micrometers, calipers, optical comparators and CMMs as needed; Work directly with the Quality department to verify that proper inspection techniques are being used at all times.
  • Provide leadership, management, and motivation to attain high levels of employee achievement and retention; Accomplish results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; Enforce policies and procedures as defined in the Employee Handbook and Work Instructions;
  • Create and maintain a physically and socially safe work environment; Ensure workers are following proper safety procedures and codes of conduct.
  • Conduct yourself in an ethical and professional manner and always follow Tri-Mack Values:  Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Accountability and Durability.
  • Ensure adherence to all ISO 9001 and AS9100 requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Operations Management, or a related field or extensive manufacturing and leadership experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting; Demonstrated ability to lead by example, promoting a culture of quality and safety; Excellent leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Engineering, blueprint interpretation, and GD&T experience preferred; Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, lean methodologies, and continuous improvement principles a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills; Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (especially Excel); Experience with ERP systems beneficial but not required; Familiarity with Infor Visual Manufacturing a plus.
  • Flexible, work with a high sense of urgency, and able to get along well with others.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, dealing with day-to-day complexities of a manufacturing environment
Our Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, including:
  • 40-hour workweek
  • Medical, Life & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Holiday, Personal Time & Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
If you are looking for an innovative, values-driven company where you can put your manufacturing aptitude and leadership expertise to work, grow your career and take on ever-bigger challenges, you may just have found the place! We know our continued success is dependent upon our employees, which is why we are always on the lookout for reliable, knowledgeable and dynamic individuals with past success in a collaborative team setting, working with clear objectives and direction.
*Tri-Mack Plastics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status or genetic information. Tri-Mack is a drug-free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening (excludes THC) and background checks are required.