Job Opening:  Production Manager

Our mission at Carolina Covertech is To Make Life Better for our customers, team members, trade-partners, and the community in which we serve. We are currently seeking an experienced Production Manager to join our team and oversee our manufacturing operations.

If you are a KPI driven Production Manager with a passion for operations excellence, we invite you to apply to join the CCT team.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development.  Please submit your resume along with salary requirements to

Reports to:  COO

Job Summary: Lead plant with a focus on safety, quality, delivery, and cost through a process-driven approach.

  • Accountable for establishing a Lean culture and implementation of key Continuous Improvement tools (One-piece flow, Lean Daily Management, Standard Work, Kanban pull system, Problem Solving Process etc.).
  • Developing and executing manufacturing optimization plan.
  • Developing strategy around OTD, capital utilization, labor and material efficiencies, and engineering effectiveness; setting long-term objectives for the business.
  • Managing KPIs and other metrics around quality, productivity, purchasing, material usage, logistics, labor productivity, warehouse cost, and freight management.
  • Ensure engagement and clarity on the key priorities through a cadence of L10 meetings, KPI reviews and action planning to remove obstacles and meet objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a high performing organization through selection, direction, coaching and training.
  • Mentor and empower operations team to fully own and drive the performance, quality, accountability, and engagement of their organization.
  • Partner with functional leaders to enhance operational capabilities.

Key Performance Measurables

  • OTD, Lines on backlog, indirect labor, cost of goods sold, gross profit and  RMA’s.
  • Lead continuous improvement cultural transformation.
  • Implement Lean Methodologies.
  • Improve efficiency and margins.

Most Important Competencies Required

  • Proven experience implementing lean
  • Ability to operate both tactically and strategically.
  • Defining future direction of the plant; foster culture of change with a hands-on management style.
  • Experience with manufacturing optimization and footprint analysis.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • BS in Engineering, Business, or Management.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in operations management.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Lean and Continuous Improvement.
  • Knowledge with the EOS operating system is a plus