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Responsible for all day-to-day production operations for Redfeather Outdoor Canoes; ensures product line quality assurance and employee productivity; plans and establishes production schedule to meet on-time deliveries; responsible for ensuring the distribution of raw materials, equipment, machinery and supplies to eliminate down-time situations; responsible for employee safety and administers work rules and disciplinary actions. Responsible for facility security and upkeep.



1.    Responsible for establishing work and production scheduling to meet the on-going day-to-day management of production; directs and leads production efforts and ensures a quality product, on-time delivery, at a competitive cost; implements productivity changes to enhance labor efficiency and cost reduction; ensures minimal scraps; coordinates support from other departments to meet production goals; 

2.    Implements production initiatives and communicates schedules to supervisors or lead personnel; responsible for labor efficiency reporting, product quality, validates production and timekeeping reporting; ensures NISH employee regulatory compliance; ensures that employees with disabilities are properly placed and trained for optimum performance; works with EHS to validate job standards as may be applicable to NISH/sub-minimum employees;

3.    Works with production to secure product concepts and product design; directs in-process product inspection and participates/oversees product testing; ensures that production equipment is performing at optimal standards.

4.    Directs periodic audits of production processes/methods to ensure compliance with technical specifications; directs and monitors product and operator performance/quality; ensures certification and training of production operators as required; analyzes production data and issues applicable reports; responsible for continuous improvement efforts;

5.    Ensures product manufacturing integrity, manufacturing quality standards and on-time delivery;

6.    Complies with and assists in the enforcement of applicable EHS/Safety rules; responsible for employee safety and timely accident reporting;

Performs other job related duties as required or assigned