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Production Manager

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Vishay Dale Electronics in Columbus, NE is currently seeking a full time Production Manager responsible for managing a highly technical manufacturing process for electronic components.The Production Manager would:


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directly and indirectly supervises all activities of a full product line, possibly multi-shift, multiple departments, and precision electronic component manufacturing operation.  Directs scheduling, maintenance, and manufacturing operations for all shifts.
  • Ensures that processing of all parts meets standards and that customer orders are accomplished in accordance with pertinent specifications and high quality control requirements.
  • Selects, trains and motivates Production, Supervisors and Senior Production Supervisors in supervisory techniques, manufacturing techniques and standards, company policies and specific manufacturing operations.  Appraises the performance of supervisory staff to ensure the maintenance of the highest levels of quality and production.
  • Plans and schedules workload to ensure smooth operations and the production of orders in the sequence assigned by the production scheduling department.  Expedites finished orders and the receipt of required materials whenever required to meet production schedules.
  • Directs all ongoing production for the area and plans for projected production efforts to ensure optimal use of people and resources.  Projects the need for production facilities and equipment based upon sales forecasts and anticipated introduction of new products.
  • Ensures that all assigned equipment is in satisfactory working condition with regard to output and safety considerations.
  • Accomplishes or recommends personnel actions as determined desirable.  May arrange transfers within the department or between departments for purposes of promotion or to facilitate more expedient production.
  • Make recommendations regarding methods, workplace improvements, changes in procedures, equipment modification and repair, and the purchase of additional tools, supplies, and equipment.
  • Prepares monthly production and shipment forecasts for assigned area.  Prepares and monitors budget for assigned operations and submits any appropriation requests as determined necessary.
  • Ensures that assigned Supervisors conduct periodic department meetings with employees for the purpose of discussing productivity, quality standards, and goals of the department and that they continue to solicit ideas and maintain open communications channels.
  • All other duties as assigned, including willingness to move to other areas as the business needs change.



Five year’s experience in a comparable manufacturing operation is required.

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a technical or business discipline.

Must be able to build and maintain professional working relationships with Production Supervisors and General Supervisors and with various divisions and corporate departments.

Must be able to work well through and with a wide range of individuals.Will directly supervise Production Supervisors and General Supervisors each of whom is responsible for the operation of an assigned line or production area.

Responsible for hiring, training, motivating, scheduling, assigning work to, and monitoring the performance of assigned supervisory and production staff in the annual production of high quality sophisticated electronic components.

With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


Nearest Major Market: Lincoln