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Assistant Production Manager

Company: DWM Holdings
Location: Warren
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


Job Description

DWM Holdings is looking to fill an Assistant Production Manager position. This person reports directly to the Production Manager and is a member of the company's management team. This individual works closely with the Zone Leads and other members of the Production team across DWM Holdings' two facilities, located in Mount Clemens and Warren, as well as team members from other functional areas such as Logistics, Project Management, and HR.


Assist Production Manager with:

Daily supervision and management of Production team members to achieve company's identified throughput goals
Ensuring health and safety of team members
Hiring, discipline, and termination of team members
Holding team members accountable for violations of company policies and procedures
Implementation of continuous improvement processes to enhance workflow and quality of finished goods
Ensuring that all products are manufactured and finished in a timely manner based on the production schedule
Managing labor hours to ensure tracking toward jobs completed vs. job scheduled performance metrics
Supporting cross-training and skill-set-improvement plans
Attending meetings to report status of Production activities and projects
Working with Project Management, Procurement, Finance, and Logistics to ensure weekly and monthly revenue targets are met

Ensure all materials are properly received
Ensure team members in each zone are accurately and appropriately recording job orders in Plex ERP system
Run PLEX reports to ensure team members are working on the correct job due dates
Monitor and audit zone areas for 5S standards for a more organized and productive workspace
Monitor quality standards, processes, and procedures
Conduct root-cause analysis on ways to improve work productivity and quality, resulting in lower costs and higher efficiencies


A minimum of 2 years of management experience in manufacturing
Experience working with an enterprise ERP solution - experience with Plex preferred
Proficient knowledge of OSHA standards and regulations
Previous experience with Lean thinking and standardization implementation
Firm understanding of basic welding practices and work-center process flows
Proficient knowledge of production planning
Ability to read, understand, and fully explain shop drawings / specification sheets to production team members
Experience compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data
Strong computer skills with the ability to quickly learn Plex ERP
Strong understanding of inventory control procedures

FLSA Classification: Exempt


Keywords: DWM Holdings, Detroit , Assistant Production Manager, Professions , Warren, Michigan

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