Senior Production Manager
As UEC continues to advance its production capabilities and meet
increasing customer demands, we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated
Senior Production Manager/Manufacturing Engineer. In this role, you will be
responsible for solving production challenges, overseeing daily operations, and
driving continuous improvement projects. If you are passionate about making a
difference and enjoy working on impactful projects, this is the opportunity for
you to join our dynamic team.
- Ensure compliance with the daily production schedule and facilitate the efficient movement of materials among different departments.
- Optimize the efficiency and productivity of manufacturing processes, machinery, and tooling to achieve maximum throughput.
- Coordinate with cross-functional teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of customer requirements, provide accurate production lead times, and ensure timely delivery of orders.
- Enhance the efficiency of daily manufacturing activities by optimizing resource allocation and effectively managing the shop floor team.
- Lead continuous improvement initiatives, which encompass the establishment of a Control Plan, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Visual Management Tools, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Process Flow Charts, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and Poka Yoke techniques.
- Strategize, develop, and execute new manufacturing processes with the objective of reducing costs, enhancing productivity, and minimizing downtime.
- Responsibility for leading the leadership team in driving key business initiatives and focusing on critical areas of the organization.
- Track and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs), evaluate production performance, and deliver comprehensive reports to the leadership team.
- Ensure product conformance to industry standards.
- Foster safety engagement and identify areas for improvement to minimize injuries.
- responsible for coaching and mentoring junior staff members, concurrently with leading training sessions focused on production.
- Strong knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
- Understanding of Line Balancing, Standard Work, and Tooling/Fixture design.
- Experience with electro-mechanical assembly.
- Knowledge and working experience in establishing Control Plan, SOP, Visual Management Tools, FMEA, Process Flow Charts, RCA, and Poka Yoke.
- Knowledge of ISO/TAPPI/SCAN Standards is a plus.
- Ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.
- Familiarity with MES/ERP systems.
- Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Proven teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Desired Candidate Profile:
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the paper industry, instrumentation, or other engineering operations.
- Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, manufacturing, operations, or a related field.
- Demonstrated experience in managing a workforce in a production facility.
- Excellent teamwork and management skills.
- Knowledge of industrial equipment and raw materials.
- Willingness to drive change and coach staff on new practices.
- Willingness to work onsite in Saharanpur, U.P.
Key Personal Attributes:
- Passion and interest in working in the manufacturing industry.
- Strong management, coordination, and communication skills.
- Ability to build relationships and network with internal and external stakeholders.
Join Universal Engineering Corporation (UEC) today and be part of a globally recognized company where you can apply your skills, solve challenging problems, and make a significant impact. Apply now!