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Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:14 AM

OverviewSleep Number's manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, UT is seeking a highly-motivated Production Manager to create a culture of teamwork, engagement, accountability while developing a team through coaching, mentoring and challenging with high expectations. This role will help implement changes to improve efficiency and reduce waste in the 1st production lines.Responsibilities Lead and supervise designated functional area to deliver business resultsManage production to ensure schedules and quality standards are metProvide leadership in the areas of auditing, standards of work, 5S, TPM and best practicesHire, train, develop and coach team in personal goals, accountabilities and monitor accomplishmentsDevelop and manage training, cross-training and rotation plans for employees to increase flexibility and create a workforce that can compensate for sudden changes in demand/resourcesRecommend and implement process improvements for designated functional areaActively manage, administer and enforce plant policies and proceduresWork with other Value Stream Managers to resolve problem situationsEnsure efficient and profitable utilization of manpower, machinery and materialComply with Codes of Safe Practices and work in accordance with company safety policies and train team to do the sameMaintain employee attendance recordsMay require some travel
Qualifications 2-3 years leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environmentMust have demonstrated process improvement and systematic process improvement skillsExperience with fundamental manufacturing and operations principles and practices strongly preferredProblem solving and conflict resolution experienceEffective delegating, organizing and planning skillsWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPointProven ability to lead others through changeProven ability to mentor and develop a team/employeesAbility to influence othersAbility to investigate and troubleshoot production problemsAbility to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributorsAbility to learn new technical systems quickly and proficiently, experience using ERP systems a plusBachelor's degree required.Formal Lean manufacturing or Lean Six Sigma training preferredAbility to work in a distribution/warehouse/manufacturing environment with exposure to material handling equipment, moderate noise and the use of protective eye equipmentAbility to travel, per business needs (approximately 10%)Must be able to work 1st and/or 2nd shift hours.


• Location: Salt Lake City

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