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Manufacturing Operations
WD30091743036 Requisition #

What you will do


As the area production manager you will be responsible for assuring that the assigned production area is operated in the most profitable and efficient basis and with the correct level of quality. Responsible for maintaining the safety of the area,   scheduling assignments, line balancing, evaluation and control of build, monitoring of fulfillment of customer production and quality requirements, control of scrap and rework, efficiency, application of overtime, and documentation of these activities.  Acts as primary contact for in‑house departments for production related issues in assigned area. Directly supervises the production supervisors.


How you will do it 

  1. Direct production supervisors in the plant and coordinate production work through familiarity with all manufacturing processes.  Maintain a continual awareness of safety, quality, efficiency, scrap and production schedules.
  2. Motivate and direct the training of production supervisors.  Train and develop individuals, instill in them a sense of responsibility, and evaluate them on their progress.
  3. Analyze and determine staffing requirements.  Study daily operating results, meet daily with subordinates, and consult with supervisors on solutions to production problems.  Ensure that problems have been corrected.  Maintain cooperation between departments.
  4. Ensure safe work practices are followed by all manufacturing personnel.  Inform the employees of deficiencies and violations and take corrective action, if necessary, to ensure that procedures and practices are being followed.  Assist in maintaining OSHA compliance on the plant floor. Provide Safety training in a continuous basis.
  5. Ensure correct distribution of staff and assist with training for all new or transferred employees.  Coordinate temporary staff requirements.
  6. Works with leadership and CI/Mfg. Engineering to develop a roadmap for Continuous Improvement in the assigned area for processes and productivity.
  7. Drives the JCMS - Johnson Controls Manufacturing System - throughout the plant, implements and sustains this culture with continuous training and development of hourly production personnel in the manufacturing principles and governing behaviors.
  8. Supports and leads 5S activities throughout the manufacturing facility to continuously improve the 5S Score.
  9. Leads Kaizen Events and performs lean training for the production personnel in the assigned area.
  10. Drives formal problem solving methods in the production floor with production personnel to drive a culture of continuous improvement and quality, and controls scrap and rework, and provides quality product to the customer.
  1. Understands financial reporting and drives improvements based on KPI goals.
  2. Supports the High Performance Teams of the assigned Area.
  3. Authorize and evaluate the overtime requirement for Production employees.
  4. Assist in mediation of personnel problems and conduct disciplinary action when required.
  5. Monitor customer production requirements and coordinate schedule adjustments when required.
  6. Monitor and ensure documentation of employee attendance records.

Perform other duties as required.

What we look for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years manufacturing leadership experience/manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.  Certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) as well as Internet software and E-mail is required.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers. 


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