Production Manager

Position Description

Job Summary

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.


What’s the Job?

Provides the critical leadership to effectively manage productivity, quality, and all other related operations to achieve maximum operating efficiencies within cost and quality standards, which will meet or exceed customer, corporate, and state and federal requirements.

Develops effective teamwork and utilizes innovation to achieve departmental goals. Ensures the continuity of production by effective communication with all departments. The Production Manager is held accountable to ensure production activities comply with all environmental, health, and safety requirements, policies, and procedures.

  • Directly supervises the Shift Managers and Training & Development Manager on the safe and efficient operation of the production process
  • Exercises good judgment in the utilization of manpower, work in progress and operational adjustments.
  • Track and manage KPI’s  
  • Communicates expectations, measure and assess employee performance, provide coaching and development opportunities.
  • Directly monitors the production processes and production quality to ensure compliance to established company standards.
  • In conjunction with training and development Manager ensures production employees receive adequate training prior to operating any of the manufacturing equipment and that they follow the standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Perform root-cause analysis as well as implements sustainable countermeasures on losses related to production.
  • Work closely with the Production Planner to ensure compliance to the production schedule and production changes.
  • Work closely with material purchasing, vendors, and inventory management to assure sufficient materials on hand for required production
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Manager to support the maintenance needs of the production department.
  • Participate in the development of job safety assessments and standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains work place organization to ensure good housekeeping (5S) by holding employees responsible for their assigned work areas.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • 4-year degree in Engineering strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of Supervisory experience (manufacturing environment)
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing, TPM, 5S & Six Sigma
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute the required production and create recovery plans to limit end use customer disruptions with a high level of safety and quality
  • Proficient in use of MS Office (familiarity with Kronos and SAP preferred)
  • General understanding of ISO methodology (ISO 9001, 14001, & OHSAS 18001)
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Description

Certain states require pay information be provided in job postings. The national pay range for this position is $97,900 to $151,800 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for an annual bonus. The targeted bonus amount is 13% of base salary based on company and individual performance measures. The total target cash range (base pay and annual bonus) for this position, is $110,600 to $171,500.

Saint-Gobain aims to deliver a comprehensive Total Rewards package to support our employees’ well-being and help improve daily life for themselves and their families. Employees have the flexibility to choose the benefits that best needs their individual needs. 

Health and Wellbeing – Supporting your wellbeing, to thrive in life and work.

  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Healthcare Saving Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • LiveWell Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Parental Leave

Retirement and Protection - Helping to make the future life you want a reality.

  • 401(k) with Company Match, Retirement Accumulation Plan (RAP) Cash Balance Pension Plan
  • Company-provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary employee and dependent life insurance, Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

Additional Benefits – Helping shape the experience and impact you want

  • Commuter Benefits
  • Group Legal
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance and Discounts
  • Back-up Child & Elder Care
  • PerkSpot Employee Discount Program



Company Summary

Why work for us?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Production Manager

Location: Chowchilla, California

Posting Date: 05/14/2023

Job Code: USA01347

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