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Production Manager

Company: Acuity Brands
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls ("ABL") and the Intelligent Spaces Group ("ISG"), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications. About this Location This facility is in Des Plaines, IL. Des Plaines is a short drive from Chicago and O'Hare international airport.This high-performing team is based in a recently renovated Manufacturing and Distribution Facility, which houses state of the art equipment and facilities. The indoor exercise facilities offer an onsite opportunity to keep health and wellness as a priority! About this Team Seeking a well-rounded P&L manager with the strong desire to assume complete ownership to drive change in this key business unit. You will be responsible for coordinating all functions of a Focus Factory. Responsible for coordinating all functions of a focused factory (New Product Introduction, EQDCI, In-sourcing, Customer Satisfaction, Employee Satisfaction, Employee Performance, Supply Chain Performance). Responsible for partnering with Value Stream Leader to drive profitable growth for Value Stream. Generally supports a large Focus Factory or Focus Factory with high volume and low mix. How you will contribute: Enterprise Risk - responsible for safety and environmental issues for the focused factory. Quality - responsible for quality in three phases: incoming supplier quality, internal quality (manufacturing processes), external quality (customer satisfaction/quality finished goods products). Delivery - responsible for 98% or greater target compliance while reducing lead times to customers. Cost - responsible for continuous improvement in the value stream to drive month over month cost improvement/reduction. Lean Process leader - responsible to use and mentor others on the Acuity Business Systems tools for use in continuous improvement (Kanban, SW, 5S, SMED, TPM, etc.). Innovation - continuously drive to develop new and innovative ways to improve our processes. New Product Introductions Qualified Applicants will have: Bachelor's Degree preferred 6 to 8 years in a manufacturing or production environment, preferably high volume. Experience with P&L preferred Previous supervisory experience leading a diverse team of salaried professional and hourly operators. Proven leadership skills and accomplishments developing a team. Management skills (people and projects). Experience in problem solving, communication and conflict resolution. Experience with Lean principles and exposure to Kaizen and continuous improvement events is helpful. High degree of comfort with computer usage, and ability to analyze and present data. Able to read, write and speak English. Travel Requirements 1-20% Physical Requirements Medium workWe invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types: Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate: Des Plaines, IL 60018: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience: Manufacturing: 6 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Acuity Brands, Des Plaines , Production Manager, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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