Production Manager

$140,000 - $145,000 yearly
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  • Lovelock, NV, USA
  • Mar 22, 2024
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Job description

We are a global performance materials company and is a member of the Russell 2000. The company is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry and in a wide range of industrial applications. Over its 123-year history, we ahve developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver more than 600 diversified products to customers across our end markets.

Our wholly-owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics™. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics™ is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and well-site delivery, and is dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient. The company has 27 operating mines and processing facilities and two additional exploration stage properties across the United States and is headquartered in Katy, Texas.

Guides, organizes, and directs the hourly work force in conjunction with lead operators. Manages plant operations and works with maintenance to ensure equipment is maintained in satisfactory condition. Controls plant costs through effective planning and management. With assistance from Corporate Engineering, ensures development and execution of production activities as outlined within the operation plan. Assures training, implementation, and maintenance of quality, health, safety, and environmental programs. Assist the Plant Manager with development and execution of capital and annual budget plans. Performs administrative duties required to meet job goals including planning, budgeting, scheduling and reporting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Guides, organizes, and directs the hourly work force to meet or exceed all safety, operational and quality goals.
  • Assures stationary and mobile equipment is operated properly in accordance with best practices.
  • Long term planning including projects, process development, budgeting, and operational schedules.
  • Training and maintenance of quality, safety, environmental, and health programs including audit and development activities.
  • Plans and schedules operations in conjunction with maintenance in order to meet sales requirements.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Education, Experience, and Skills: 

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience *or high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and seven years of progressively responsible experience in production management
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in an industrial production environment.  Leadership skills a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites especially Excel and Word
  • Solid background in Operations planning programs like JD Edwards
  • Engineering in a manufacturing background preferred or equivalent background as Operations Supervisor in a similar field
  • Must be able to handle several tasks at one time and work well with a variety of personalities in an effort to achieve continuous improvement