Production Director
Also referred to as: Production Director, Production Staffing and Operations Director
Requirements and Responsibilities
Oversees and directs operations of all production areas to ensure that volume, cost, waste, and quality standards are achieved. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to develop overall production schedules, materials, and resource requirements to meet short and long-term production goals. Monitors shift production metrics to identify and resolve issues and develop process improvements and best practices. Plans maintenance, turnarounds, and downtime for efficiency and speed. Establishes staff training processes, equipment, gear, and tool requirements to comply with health and safety regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to senior management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.
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