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Production Manager

Country : USA USA

State : Massachusetts

County : Essex County

Town : Methuen

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Who We Are:
Since 1906, New Balance has empowered people through sport and craftsmanship to create positive change in communities around the world. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We foster a culture in which every associate feels welcomed and respected, where leaders and creatives are inspired to shape the world of tomorrow by taking bold action today. At New Balance, We Got Now.New Balance's Production Manager will assist to create, build and execute Domestic Manufacturing strategies and vision that will drive New Balance to be a Top 3 Global Athletic Brand. As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for the production within a site to achieve company objectives for safety, cost, delivery and quality. This will be accomplished by leading, developing, and motivating a team of supervisors and Team Leaders to meet/exceed company goals and objectives while managing through company programs and philosophies.

Job description


  • Guide, develop, inspire and lead associates to achieve operational objectives and strategies.
  • Champion company objectives for safety, quality, cost and delivery of domestically made footwear to our customers
  • Execute strategic manufacturing initiatives and drive continuous improvement initiatives within the site that will reduce waste and positively impact the Domestic P&L
  • Lead and support associate involvement efforts, foster effective problem-solving techniques, drive continuous improvement, and institute corrective actions when issues arise.
  • Collaborating cross-functionally, you will determine and implement cost saving methods on products, oversee the introduction of new products into production, and establish appropriate production level
  • Seasoned, proven leader with deep understanding of manufacturing operations and track record of achieving business objectives
  • Strategic acumen and intellectual creativity and curiosity to develop executable ideas
  • Influential collaborator who builds highly productive and respectful relationships across all levels of the organization as well with external partners
  • Demonstrated breadth and depth of Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement , modern manufacturing technologies such as IOT and interconnected systems
Regular Associate Benefits:

Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. New Balance offers a comprehensive traditional benefits package including three options for medical insurance as well as dental, vision, life insurance and 401K. We also proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks - opportunities like online learning and development courses, tuition reimbursement, $100 monthly student loan support and various mentorship programs - that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You'll also enjoy a yearly $1,000 lifestyle reimbursement, 4 weeks of vacations, 12 holidays and generous parental leave, because work-life balance is more than just a buzzword - it's part of our culture.

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Temporary associate benefits will be communicated separately.
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