ADF international Production Manager in Great Falls, Montana


The Production Manager will report directly to the Operations Manager. Qualified candidates will possess 7 to 10 years of relevant manufacturing and production experience within the structural steel fabrication and construction industry. The Production Manager will be an effective leader and team manager with exceptional problem solving skills. Qualified Candidates should be self-starting, organized, possess technical aptitude, great leadership skills, ability to learn quickly and be a team player.

Duties Summary/Responsibilities:

Direct and monitor, on a daily basis, fabrication shop work activities, fabrication progress and resources necessary to efficiently meet the production schedule and performance metrics
Review schedules in order to make decisions concerning staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints
Review operations and confer with staff to resolve production problems
Balance quality, productivity, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas of production
Responsibility for the safe operation, regulatory compliance, throughput, quality, continuous improvement, production, and cost management of plant
Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity
Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work
Actively managing performance of personnel and processes in a manufacturing setting
Continually review with foreman their job tasks and work together to provide motivation, guidance and support
Responsible for time keeping of group
Oversee a workforce of 150+ employees
Any other related duties, as required and/or special projects as needed

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Apply logic and critical reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself and others to make improvements or take corrective action
Adjusting responsibility in relation to others' actions
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
Thorough understanding of heavy process welding and plans interpretation
Results oriented

Education/Training and Work Experience:

High School Diploma/Associates Degree
Bachelor Degree preferred in Engineering or similar technical field
7 to 10 years of structural steel or closely related production experience
5 + years of Supervisory Experience in Heavy Structural Steel Manufacturing
Knowledge and understanding of AWS, CWB, AISC Codes and Standards
Strong Computer Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)