Production Manager in West Memphis, AR at GPAC

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

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Position Overview -

A leading manufacturer of the packaging industry is seeking a Production Manager to oversee a manufacturing plant. This position will supervise, oversee and coordinate the manufacturing of all products, which includes the maintenance of all production machinery, maintaining an accurate inventory, meeting production schedules, ensuring quality specifications are met and properly documenting, recording and filing all related paperwork.

  • Minimum three years' experience in a supervisory or managerial role.
  • Manufacturing Industry experience.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and work in a multi-task environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Support and provide feedback to customer service, sales representatives and plant leaders on status of work orders.
  • Maintains an inventory of raw materials required for production and inventory
  • Provide overall supervision of the entire production staff. Responsibilities may include interviewing and selecting job candidates; designating work assignments, providing instruction; training employees; designating work assignments; reviewing work; establishing deadlines; conducting performance appraisals; and addressing and resolving issues.
  • Continually review product quality levels and ensure that all Corporate and Plant quality standards are being achieved.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and corporate procedures.
  • Accurately complete, process and file all daily logs, quality records and any other related production paperwork.
  • Review production operation and processes and identify areas for improvement. Be able to offer recommendations for improvement and be able to successfully implement changes
  • Monitor for the proper functioning of machinery and correct and/or provide notice of an issue.
  • Participate in the tracking of inventory levels. Make procurement requests for any needed production materials, supplies or equipment.
  • Provide oversight and training of production staff and coordinate transition period between the different shifts to ensure expectations and goals are understood and met. Ensure manpower requirements are adequate to meet these expectations and goals.
  • Ensure that staff strictly adheres to all housekeeping and safety rules, guidelines and procedures. In particular, enforce all lock out/tag out procedures.
  • Work cross-functionally with other departments including Scheduling, Inventory and Shipping/Receiving.

Apply now for immediate consideration! If you have any questions or are interested in the other positions we are currently looking to fill, please reach out confidentially at 605-799-2363 or

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.