Paragon is seeking a highly motivated, ambitious, and experienced Production Manager to join our team. The Production Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, releasing and tracking all workflow from sales order to invoice.
Responsible for creating a production schedule for the I&C Business using the best combination of computer applications such as MS Project, DAX, Excel, etc.
Develop a high degree of understanding of the product/service process flows and provide input to the procurement and/or development of scheduling tools required to meet business needs
Required to track and report on the current status of all work in process
Partner with Engineering and the Lab to plan and schedule future work based on resource load
Support Finance and Management in providing weekly and monthly forecasts, cost to completion estimates, and other financial metrics as required
Monitor, analyze, and report performance to schedule of production activities and notify management when there is a deviation to the plan
Coordinate with Management, Engineering, Lab, and Sales to sequence and schedule future orders
Research and assign due dates based on customer needs, resources required, materials on hand, etc.
Provide continual improvement of the planning and reporting processes
Use metrics to adjust estimates based on current and historical data
Participate as needed in all project milestone meetings
Provide periodic customer communications on job status and scheduling
Provide continual improvement in the customer experience
Drive production to ensure commitment dates are met
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management or Electrical Engineering is required
Must have 3 – 5 years of management experience in planning/scheduling in a production environment
Possess strong project management and communication skills
Experience working with a Quality program in a regulated industry is a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project)