Sleep Number

Production Manager (2nd Shift Electronics Assembly team)

US-UT-Salt Lake City
Req. #
2017-15166
Type
Fulltime-Regular

Overview

Sleep Number's manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, UT is seeking a highly-motivated Production Manager to create a culture of teamwork, engagement, accountability while developing a team through coaching, mentoring and challenging with high expectations. This role will help implement changes to improve efficiency and reduce waste in the 2nd shift Air Controls (Electronics Assembly) production lines.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and supervise designated functional area to deliver business results
  • Manage production to ensure schedules and quality standards are met
  • Provide leadership in the areas of auditing, standards of work, 5S, TPM and best practices
  • Hire, train, develop and coach team in personal goals, accountabilities and monitor accomplishments
  • Develop and manage training, cross-training and rotation plans for employees to increase flexibility and create a workforce that can compensate for sudden changes in demand/resources
  • Recommend and implement process improvements for designated functional area
  • Actively manage, administer and enforce plant policies and procedures
  • Work with other Value Stream Managers to resolve problem situations
  • Ensure efficient and profitable utilization of manpower, machinery and material
  • Comply with Codes of Safe Practices and work in accordance with company safety policies and train team to do the same
  • Maintain employee attendance records
  • May require some travel

Qualifications

 

  • 2-3 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have demonstrated process improvement and systematic process improvement skills
  • Experience with fundamental manufacturing and operations principles and practices
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution experience
  • Effective organizing and planning skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to lead others through change
  • Proven ability to mentor and develop a team/employees
  • Ability to influence others
  • Ability to investigate and troubleshoot production problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors
  • Experience with Oracle applications (R12) a plus
  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • Formal Lean manufacturing or Lean Six Sigma training preferred
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to material handling equipment, moderate noise and the use of protective eye equipment
  • Ability to travel, per business needs

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