Production Manager
Job Details
Fort Wayne, IN - FT WAYNE, IN
Full Time
Day
POSITION OVERVIEW

Byrna Technologies is looking for a Production Manager to organize and oversee the manufacturing of goods. This role will manage production, entail manufacturing engineering, quality management and lean / six sigma coaching. You will produce, sustain and implement products in our Fort Wayne production facility, design fixtures/jigs as necessary, work with our QC personnel to assist analyzing problems and functionality of products and help lead deployment of lean / continuous improvement (CI) culture and tools.

PURPOSE
Byrna's corporate mantra is Live Safe, and its corporate mission is to provide consumers, law enforcement and security professionals with safe and effective, non-lethal alternatives to firearms to protect themselves, their families, and their communities. Byrnas best-in-class non-lethal defense solutions are used by military, law enforcement, corrections, and private security professionals as well as individuals in need of self-defense technology, both domestically and internationally.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines
  • Monitor production to resolve issues
  • Supervise and evaluate performance of production personnel (quality inspectors, workers etc.)
  • Determine number of necessary resources (workforce, raw materials etc.)
  • Ensure output meets quality standards
  • Enforce health and safety precautions
  • Liaise with other managers to formulate objectives and understand requirements
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS
  • Proven experience as production manager in a consumer goods manufacturing environment
  • Deep knowledge of production management
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations
  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics
  • Proficient in MS Office and ERP software
  • Outstanding communication ability
  • Excellent organizational and leaderships skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach
  • Ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance

BENEFICIAL PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • A background in Engineering with Mechanical Design experience is a plus
  • CAD / CREO experience and exposure
  • Tight tolerance dimensioning
  • Good understanding of Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • High pressure gas design
  • Compressed gas / air fired launcher design
  • Weapon design (pistols, rifles, etc.)
  • Lean / Six Sigma tools and deployment
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