Production Manager

Position Description

Job Summary

What’s the job?

The Production Manager is responsible for all production activities for assigned production lines. The incumbent will manage, monitor and direct the activities of all production supervisors to efficiently produce quality products.  Customer driven and aligned with other members of the facility to deliver above expectations. The incumbent must be fully engaged in the continuous improvement of the process and actively developing their direct reports to the same level.  This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Develops the knowledge, skills, and abilities of their direct reports by acting as a coach and mentor. They place a priority on taking care of their employees and ensure that daily human resource issues are timely and consistent (payroll, recognition, accountability, etc.).

Ensures the training and development of production crews to safely produce quality-roofing products in an efficient manner, monitoring production processes.  Consistently and equitably, enforce plant rules, holding Production Supervisors and crewmembers accountable for all facets of their jobs, including housekeeping standards.

What do you bring?

  • Supervise and direct all Production activities for assigned lines to ensure that products are produced to meet or exceed all established process specifications and quality requirements. Confer with other Department Manager’s to coordinate and establish work schedules, assignments and production requirements for operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Maintain good labor relations by equitable administration of work rules, consistency of actions and open communication with all employees. By personal actions and example, assure that all employees are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of product manual and manufacture all products within specification.
  • Maintain communication with other Department Managers to assure production requirements and are understood and communicated clearly to Production Supervisors.
  • Must be able to advice and counsel Production Supervisors effectively, utilize progressive discipline, taking corrective actions when warranted for crew members.
  • Observe work and monitor to ensure production or processing standard performance. Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Interprets production specifications and determined the acceptability of production that is in process.
  • Responsible for the support of activities such as Maintenance and Engineering.
  • Ensures compliance with all safety procedures, establishes, and promotes the maintenance of a safe, accident free and healthy work environment.
  • Eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, equipment and machine operations which may lead to human injury and or property damage.
  • Participation in development and review of JSA/SOP’s.

Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • AAS or BS Degree in Engineering preferred and/or 3 to 5 plus years supervisory experience, as well as exposure in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position requires an understanding of the production operation and its practices and procedures, as well as a high level of human relation’s skills to develop and motivate subordinates.
  • Must demonstrate core competencies of engagement in safe work behaviors, effective communications, listening, and organizational skills.
  • Must understand machine operations and be fully committed to accomplishing tasks in a safe manner.
  • Must have knowledge of lean manufacturing principles such as Six Sigma.
  • Requires advanced computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and other operating systems.
  • Position must be dedicated to providing leadership and direction for activities of assigned crews.

Company 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 are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

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: Oxford, North Carolina

Posting Date: 11/20/2022

Job Code: USA04272

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