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Production Manager

Location: Windsor, CT, United States
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Our Produciton Manager supports Mativ’s Sustainable & Adhesive Solutions. This individual will lead and manage the operations of all production areas to ensure that safety, quality, manufacturing standards and finances are achieved in accordance with Company expectations.  The role will report to the Plant Operations Manager and will plan and establish work schedules, staffing requirements and production activities that ensure the maximum productivity and efficiency.  The Production Manager facilitates maintenance, quality, and engineering services to meet business objectives. In this role, the manager facilitates and leads projects and continuous improvement to meet KPI initiatives. This position will the status of projects and initiatives and is accountable for results of the business deliverables that are within the scope of this role. This position is based in Windsor, CT, and reports to the Plant Operations Manager.  
  • Assists the Plant Operations Leader in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs, and objectives affecting their assigned area.
  • Provides leadership, support and guidance to employees and ensures the goals and objectives of the organization are met.
  • Facilitates the Training/Cross training of employees for flexibility within and across departments.
  • Communicates the status of the area performance, projects, and initiatives across the business.
  • Achieves optimum team performance impacting safety, quality, delivery, cost, and development.
  • Reviews production variances, scrap, and cycle count reports to assure accuracy and drive improvements.
  • Provide motivation, support, and guidance to all employees.
  • Makes recommendations about the manufacturing plant and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.
  • Implements manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation.
  • Oversees performance management for all production employees.
  • Partners closely with other department leaders (Human Resources, Warehouse, Quality, R&D, Finance, Engineering, etc.) to drive effective plant operations.
  • Initiates and coordinates major projects, (e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.).
  • Stays current on technology and leading manufacturing practices.
  • Owns the results of their assigned area and drives change and improvements with the team.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and/or business administration or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years’ experience in manufacturing leadership, preferably in Coating/adhesive or chemical industry
  • Proven performance in continuous improvement practices and analysis
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient computer skills 
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma/Lean training
  • SAP
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
As a Mativ employee, you’ll have access to a variety of benefit programs designed to help you no matter your stage of life.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage
  • Paid vacation and competitive personal time off
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Employee assistance programs – available 24/7 to you and your family
  • Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance
Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The company’s two segments, Filtration & Advanced Materials and Sustainable & Adhesive Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end-markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.