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

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.

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.


  • 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
  • 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


  • 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