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Production Manager

Olathe, KS - St. Louis, MO

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Direct and manage all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities. A successful Production Manager will be reliable and able to work with little supervision to oversee the planning and day-to- day operations of the fabrication departments.

Requirements and Responsibilities

Reports to: President

Schedule: Monday through Friday (overtime as needed)

6:00/7:00 AM – 5:00/6:00 PM

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate departmental activities to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver fabricated products in a timely fashion

  • Supervise all production operations such as cutting, fabrication, tempering, insulating, assembly, laminating and loading

  • Manage the activities of the shop floor by following established procedures and approved processes

  • Make employment decisions

  • Resolve employee issues through problem resolution


  • Requires a B.S. Degree in a technical field, or 5 to 10 years of progressive fabrication experience and responsibilities, 3 of which must be in a supervisory capacity

  • Requires broad technical and hands-on experience in a fabricating environment

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have in-depth knowledge of fabricated flat glass products

  • Will have a thorough knowledge of all fabricating methods, techniques, and related equipment

  • Basic math skills, the ability to read dimensions and a tape measure

  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and specifications

  • Must be familiar with product construction and application

  • This position requires that the person be a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently

  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a specific time span and prepare action plans to achieve results

  • Must have strong leadership and organizational skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations

  • Will be computer literate, particularly in shop floor control, production planning, and inventory control applications as well as common software applications like Microsoft Word and Excel

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises the shop floor through a working supervisor and department supervisors

  • General Safety

Work Environment

Some physical exertion required. Work takes place in an office and an enclosed warehouse
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally bend and move about the facility
Must be able to work in a hot environment
Must wear long pants, sleeved-shirts and sturdy work boots – gloves and protective sleeves as needed


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • AD&D insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

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