Sleep Number

Production Manager (3rd Shift)

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Sleep Number's manufacturing facility in Irmo, SC 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 with the 3rd shift Order Fulfillment department.


  • Lead and supervise designated functional area to deliver business results
  • 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




  • 2-3 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. Experience in Warehouse Management System based-environment preferred. 
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to lead others through change
  • Proven ability to mentor and develop 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 ERP systems, Oracle applications a plus
  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelors degree preferred
  • Formal Lean or 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
  • May require some travel, as needed


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