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Production Manager, 2nd Shift in New Bern, NC at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New Bern, NC
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

JobID: 366568

Johnson Service Group has an opening for our client in the New Bern, NC area for a Production Manager, 2nd Shift.   If you or anyone you know is both qualified and interested in the position listed below, please contact me ASAP

This is a Direct Hire role with compensation based on experience.


Directs and coordinates activities for 2nd Shift Focus Factory to ensure the development of a high performing team with respect to operational discipline and positive employee relations while meeting the production schedule within the specified safety, process, cost, and quality requirements.


  • Maintains positive employee/employer relations within the team, ensuring practices are fair, consistent and in line with our Operating Philosophy.  Lead and model a positive employee culture.
  • Ensures safe work practices and resolves safety issues within the team.  Engages in the development and implementation of processes, behavior and culture to build world class safety performance, while ensuring compliance with all applicable OSHA and other regulatory standards.
  • Implements performance management, progressive discipline, attendance practices, policies, staffing and terminations.  Provides training, coaching and feedback to associates.
  • Conducts daily/weekly team communications including work assignments, safety awareness and plant communications.  Presents status daily at KPI meetings and conducts ongoing department meetings.
  • Executes and manages the production schedules. 
  • Achieves stated metrics to include, but not limited to, safety, quality, service and cost.  Assesses and addresses team’s performance to metrics.
  • Develops, interprets and ensures consistent enforcement of policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements projects and initiatives that support the needs of the plant and business.
  • Responsible for time and attendance of all associates.
  • May manage multiple departments.
  • Analyze data and monitor work processes to detect trends and abnormalities.  Develop and implement actions as required.
  • Review and arrange total workforce needs to meet future demand requirements by coordinating addition of direct factory associates with hiring agencies and planning appropriate levels of overtime.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Creates and presents communications related to projects and trends to management and hourly associates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in a technical discipline is preferred. An advanced degree is preferred.   
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a manufacturing environment or a comparable distribution environment to include a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience, is required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of products.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; to write routine reports and correspondence; and to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists and to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Please send resumes to Kathleen Rouse at and contact me directly at 770-635-1347



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