Purple Innovations Production Manager - Night Shift in ALPINE, Utah
Production Manager - Night Shift
Alpine - ALPINE, UT
Purple is a digitally-native vertical brand with a mission to help people feel and live better through innovative comfort solutions. To us, comfort means more than great products, it means empowering every employee to feel comfortable being themselves. We believe your career at Purple will be a one-of-a-kind “Career in Comfort” because our workforce is one-of-a-kind. We are committed to a culture of collaboration where every voice is heard and understood. As an innovation company at our core, we believe a diversity workforce brings better insights, solutions and products and serves as the backbone to bettering our company. Join with us as we add to our team of exceptional individuals who will help us take over the world — one mattress at a time.
The Production Manager is a key individual in our manufacturing management system responsible for operations through the entire value stream. Production Managers at Purple manage, motivate, and train Line Managers and production employees. They are responsible for operating equipment and processes to achieve aggressive targets in key metrics such as safety, quality, throughput, cost and inventory control. The Production Manager collects data and communicates performance metrics to upper management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads, motivates, and trains a diverse workforce creating teamwork and ownership of production results
Plans the most effective use of equipment and personnel to meet current and future production requirements based on sales volume and inventory (Kanban) levels
Manages production KPIs including Safety, Quality, Throughput, Labor Costs, Uptime, and Work In Progress (WIP)
Collects data to create reports and communicate results to upper management
Uses data to identify areas for improvement and coordinates improvement efforts across all value streams
Applies 5S principles to assure a safe working environment for all production workers
Champion Continuous Improvement tools and methodology
Monitors quality and initiates actions to prevent product or process nonconformities
Ensures consistency with employee corrective action, discipline, and performance appraisals
Executes staffing plans and partners with HR in recruiting, selecting, and onboarding, employees
Perform other duties as required or assigned
Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
Lean Manufacturing certification or commensurate experience
5 years of production management experience
Experience successfully leading a large production team
In depth understanding of production principles and general plant operations
Capability to establish production goals, and methods to reach goals
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Ability to make sound, independent decisions based on functional expertise and experience
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Medical, Dental, Vision
Earn a Mattress
Amazing Purple Products
WHY WORK AT PURPLE?
Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve people’s lives through comfort.
Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you.
Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events.
Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.