Production Manager

The Production Manager oversees all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed.  This role develops processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.


  • Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations
  • Focus on production output, product quality and on-time shipping while minimizing unnecessary costs and waste
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
  • Create and Implement strategies, in alignment with strategic initiatives, and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
  • Provide leadership, management and direction to supervisory group and workgroup
  • Commit to plant safety procedures
  • Develop systems and processes to track and optimize productivity and standards,
  • Analyze measurable results and seek to improve processes and behaviors to maximize productivity and profit
  • Represent TGW professionally while addressing employee issues, grievances and during collective bargaining discussions
  • Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts
  • Exemplify TGW’s values:
    • We are results driven
    • We think and act proactively
    • We are open-minded
    • We act responsibly
  • Travel up to 25%


  • BS degree in Business Management or related field
  • 3+ years’ work experience in a manufacturing as a Production Manager with demonstrated history of progressive responsibility
  • Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • Proficient with Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office programs
  • Direct experience with business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
  • Knowledgeable about safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
  • Prior Union experience a plus but not required

Leigh Baker

+1231 798 4547
Contract Type
Full Time - Permanent
Production / Manufacturing
Spring Lake, Michigan