Sportsfield Specialties, Inc., located in Delhi, NY, is seeking an experienced Production Manager to oversee production personnel and processes to ensure efficiency and quality in production operations.   
 
Responsibilities/Duties include but not limited to:
  • Develop, coach, and direct a culture of high energy and output by setting appropriate yet attainable production goals and build organizational capability.
  • Execute and implement strategies where safety and quality are top priorities and ensure they work in conjunction with production, not at odds.  
  • Communicate/assist department supervisors/leads with scheduling needs, work assignments, and manpower requirements.
  • Identify and address problems and inefficiencies in process, equipment, and/or skills.
  • Hire, train, discipline, and separate employees in accordance with company practices and policy.
  • Conduct performance evaluations in a timely and constructive manner for production personnel.
  • Collaborate with other departmental managers to maintain/develop best practices.
  • Enforce and ensure compliance with all company policies, safety, quality, and OSHA regulations and standards.
  • Collect, interpret, and act on production and financial data to form strong strategic production choices.
  • Ability to strategically plan, budget, and allocate resources.
  • Identify and justify capital investment needs. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
 
Skills:
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to create and maintain positive internal and external working relationships through frequent, efficient, and impactful communication. 
  • Excellent time management with proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Solid organizational/prioritization skills including attention to detail.
  • Possess business and financial acumen to understand key business drivers, financial processes, cost controls, and profitability factors.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times demanding environment.
  • Ability to collaborate professionally at all levels of the organization.
Experience/Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related discipline, or equivalent combination of industry work experience and education.
  • Minimum five years of progressive experience in key leadership roles, preferably in metal/fabrication. 
  • Supervisory/Management responsibilities over a large team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products and ERP systems (i.e., SAP, NetSuite, Epicor, etc.).