Sleep Number

  • Production Manager (2nd Shift)

    Job Location US-SC-Irmo
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  • Overview

    In this Production Manager role, you will create a culture of teamwork, engagement and accountability and develop a team through coaching, mentoring and challenging them with high expectations. You will also help implement changes to improve efficiency and reduce waste.  Production Manager roles exist in Sewing, Air Controls Production and Order Fulfillment.


    • 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




    • Associates degree or equivalent experience required
    • Bachelors degree preferred
    • Formal Lean or Six Sigma training preferred
    • 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
    • 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 Oracle applications a plus
    • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to material handling equipment, moderate noise and the use of protective eye equipment

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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