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Production Manager

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Job ID: R0042458
Date Posted: Jan 22, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Job Description

Hitachi Energy is looking for a Production Manager to work at our Jefferson City, MO location.

We want you to know:

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

What we bring to you:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Paid Training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day.

  • Off-Shift Premium Pay

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off

  • Professional growth and development programs including $10,000 tuition reimbursement.

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% with immediate 100% vesting.

The Job:

The Production Manager will ensure safe, efficient and cost-effective production results that meet order demand, specifications, quality, and planning targets through the coordination and management of plant equipment, personnel, and production processes (quantity, quality, budgeted costs and proper productivity level).

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Ensures compliance with Company and Factory health, safety and environmental directives and that regulations are implemented, while monitoring and reporting progress and results. Assesses risks and safety hazards and implements plans to ensure people and equipment safety.

  • Planning, directing, and monitoring production to meet established specifications, schedules, cost targets, and quality standards.

  • Develops and executes plans to reduce non-value-added costs, increase revenues, and delight customers by delivering products on time with high factory and supplier yields and decreasing product field failure rates.

  • Ensures that quality & process improvement methodology training and methods are implemented into the organization.

  • Consulting with Engineering, Process Engineering, Supply Chain, etc. as input to developing production schedules and allocating labor/capital resources. Planning, prioritizing, and managing production line maintenance/downtime to minimize disruptions.

  • May provide support to Sales during customer visits to explain capabilities of the manufacturing facilities.

  • Ensures that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies. Ensures policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed by direct reports and work group.

  • Setting goals and objectives for team members for achievement of operational results.

  • Prepares annual production budget, oversees progress, and determines actions to cost issues as necessary in order to manage operations within the budget and resources.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:


  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 plus years of experience in manufacturing operations management.

  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States


  • Lean Manufacturing training and implementation experience

  • Six Sigma training and certifications.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations.

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts via presentations to senior level audiences.

  • Change Management experience.

  • Proven experience in developing teams.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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