The Plasman Group
  • 20-Nov-2017 to 20-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Don't get stuck in neutral, rev up your career with Plasman Group. Do you have what it takes to impact major global auto manufacturers? For the Plasman Group and our 2800+ team members, it's all in a day's work. We operate 16 highly automated manufacturing sites and dedicated engineering and sales locations across North America.


A-Brite Plating, a division of Plasman Group, gives you the opportunity to shine. Our team members wrote the book on plating on plastics and we continue to add new chapters every day. Delivering results, beyond the finish, is what you'll bring to each project you're a part of.

Are you looking to shift gears on your career? If you're ready to dedicate yourself to an innovative, results-driven company, then A-Brite Plating wants to hear from you.


We are presently looking for a new member to join our Cleveland, OH team as:


Production Manager




This position Directly reports to:                                     General Manager

This position has Direct reporting responsibility over:      Production Supervisor






The responsibilities and authorities for this position include, but are certainly not limited to:


  • Assisting in development & implementation of Quality & Business Operating Systems
  • Ensure Plant Wide compliance to the above mentioned systems & practices
  • Coordinating the daily activities of the facility as set out by the Materials / Scheduling Manager/Supervisor
  • Assist HR in development and implementation of policies, procedures and goals
  • Confer with customers to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services
  • Develop plans for efficient use of materials, equipment and employees
  • Develop team atmosphere by using cross-functional teams during planning and implementation reviews which should include all levels of employees
  • Be an active member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee
  • Leading continuous improvement efforts
  • Be an example to all employees through demonstrated professionalism and the ability to make accurate and timely decisions
  • Where necessary, provide planned or unplanned absence replacement support for Production Supervisors
  • Ensure personal and associate awareness and understanding of ISO 14001 and ISO/TS 16949 (includes ISO 9001) Standards, and company policies and procedures. 
  • During management system audit events provide evidence in support of conformance with applicable standards and procedures, and participate in corrective action activities as necessary. 
  • Promote an atmosphere of team work at all times
  • Ensure that all employees work in a manner consistent with local, provincial and federal health and safety and environmental legislation
  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained
  • Ensure that sufficient resources are available for each department including training, safety requirements, personnel, business and shop tools through regular business meetings
  • Assist in any way to any employee, necessary to promote a successful operation emphasizing customer satisfaction
  • Be an example to all employees in all areas of the business through demonstrated professionalism, positive employee relations, and the ability to make accurate and timely decisions
  • Monitor and report the goals for the production department through the effective use of the objectives of the performance management program (PMP)
  • Meet company requirements for annual completion of subordinates PMP
  • Direct Supervisors in maintaining positive employee relations and a safe working environment
  • Complete any other duties as assigned
  • Ensure that sufficient resources are available for each department including training, safety requirements, personnel, work instructions, procedures, and related tools.
  • Directs supervisors in maintaining positive employee relations and safe work environment
  • Ensure that all employees receive proper training and understand all job tasks
  • Support new product launches to achieve Company set launch goals



The Production Manager is responsible for complying with the Company Health & Safety Program including Occupational Health & Safety Legislation, regulations, standards and Company Health & Safety policies. Reference: JDA-001 Management Health & Safety Responsibilities (Addendum to Management Job Descriptions).




This position requires the following minimum education qualifications:


Must possess a secondary school diploma or equivalent, with preference given to those who have completed some or all of a College level program.





This position requires the following minimum work experience qualifications:


  • Minimum 5 years experience in Manufacturing Automotive Management or equivalent  with demonstrated ability to lead
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Plating on Plastic Manufacturing or equivalent.




  • Understanding of expectations detailed through Organization Statements, Standards, Visions, Policies and Procedures (i.e. Mission, Values, Code of Conduct, Operational, Quality, and Environmental Health & Safety) as referenced in Employee Handbooks and communicated through Orientation and/or other training awareness opportunities
  • Additional training requirements may be identified based on plant-specific location (municipality/province/state/country) and/or operational needs that are commensurate with the duties, expectations and responsibilities of the role within the specific plant
  • Ability to perform well in high pressure situations
  • Possess sound financial and business insights
  • Meets expectation rating (rating score of 2 or 3) in all applicable Competencies as defined in the Performance Management Process.
  • Capable of independent travel to, from and within designated regions
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Must be capable of performing the essential duties which include maximum safe lifts to the 75th percentile of the employee as determined by acceptable standards
  • Computer skills Microsoft Applications, Lotus Notes
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional work ethic, both in appearance & demeanor
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a team environment
  • Have the ability to be trained for the above mentioned responsibilities
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. Job descriptions will be reviewed and may be revised as business requires.


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