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Production Manager

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: 0, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Precision Hydraulic Cylinders, a division of Leggett & Platt, Inc. is seeking a 2nd Shift Production Manager to join our team in Beulaville, NC.  In this role, you will be responsible for production requirements on 2nd shift.  Additionally, you will assist in developing leadership skills of supervisors and team leads.  You will support plant manufacturing and technical operations while maintaining a strong focus on productivity optimization.  You will play a key role in continuous improvement processes to reduce scrap, improve productivity, resolve customer complaints and develop a zero-defect culture.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for building a high-performance team in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Ensure all employees comply with safety policy and requirements including PPE
  • Must be able to effectively communicate by providing direction to individual team leaders and team members
  • Willing to train and coach team members on required deliverables
  • Accountable for production results
  • Responsible for disciplinary or corrective actions with regard to worker problems and supporting team leaders with their disciplinary or corrective behavior challenges
  • Responsible for completing and communicating end of shift reports 
  • Ensures team members are following standard work processes and procedures
  • Lead projects to improve facility, equipment, and operations, as assigned
  • Works to cross-train team members on various machines and duties
  • Supports the preventive maintenance process of key production equipment
  • Supports the analysis and resolution of customer complaints. Ensures actions meet customers’ expectations, and are effectively implemented in the operational processes, and ultimately drive to prevention
  • Collaborates with production to ensure process control requirements are effectively and consistently executed
  • Fosters a Zero-Defect quality culture and drives quality assurance and prevention into the operational processes
  • Works weekend, as needed, to support production


Education and Skills

  • HS Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree, preferred; work experience equivalent
  • 2-4 years manufacturing (supervisory) experience
  • Six Sigma GB/BB certification and/or Lean certification/training would be a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical competence
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and partner with management and team members 
  • Organized and able to effectively manage multiple tasks with appropriate prioritization
  • Proficient Microsoft Suite user
  • Strong leadership skills, team building, and organizational development skills
  • Be able to follow Company and general industry safety requirements
  • Be able to follow Company and ISO processes and standards
  • Understand, implement, and maintain 5s fundamentals
  • Be able to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Be able to make required measurements using various measuring and test equipment
  • Some travel required


Reasons you’ll love it here: Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


How to learn more about us: For a fun glimpse into our company, visit Life@Leggett and look inside everyday work life!


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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