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Purple Innovations Production Manager - Night Shift in ALPINE, Utah

Production Manager - Night Shift

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Job Location

Alpine - ALPINE, UT

Company Overview


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.

Position Summary


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.


  • 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


  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • 401(k) Match

  • Generous PTO

  • Market Money

  • Earn a Mattress

  • Purple Swag

  • Amazing Purple Products


  • 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.