Bilingual 2nd Shift Production Manager (Desoto, TX)

Regal Professional Services is presently hiring for a reputable client company, located in the Desoto, TX area (i.e. 75115 zip code). Our client is in the manufacturing industry and they are looking for a viable 2nd shift Production Manager to bring aboard as soon as possible. This position will be long-term & temp-to-hire. Any/all considered candidates for this role must be flexible to train on day shift for up to 2 months and then will transition on 2nd shift schedule once training is completed. Additional information is outlined below for reference.

Job location: Desoto, TX 75115

Hire term: Temp to Hire (long-term fit)

Hours: Training Monday-Friday from 6:30AM-3PM (must be flexible for over-time on Saturdays when needed). Regular shift will be Monday-Friday from 2:30PM-11:30PM (must be flexible for O/T on Sat. when needed).

Pay range: Will depend on experience; typically, the starting wage for this position will be up to $23.00 per hour

Benefits once permanent? Yes.

Key Responsibilities of Position:

  • Schedule production from Oracle reports

  • Ensure that all departments are run efficiently with a minimum amount of overtime but with adequate personnel coverage to ensure that quoted (or better) delivery dates are met

  • Cross-train employees and rotate them to promote flexibility of work-force

  • Be involved in the training and monitoring of employee performances; conduct performance reviews

  • Resolve customer issues that involve 2nd shift

  • Maintain good communication with Supervisors, support-staff, and the Plant Manager-on shifts 1&2

  • Comply with and enforce all company and safety policies—including wearing the required PPE; work with Safety personnel to ensure all safety rules are being followed and that all employees are trained in proper and safe practices

  • Ensure the facility is secure and safe during operations and at close of shift (i.e. doors, locks, and alarm, etc.)

  • Oversee the 2nd shift Lean-team; lead shift meetings

  • Make every effort to eliminate material waste while maintaining product quality

  • Work with all department Supervisors in controlling and lowering operating costs

  • Maintain an orderly and efficient warehouse and shipping & receiving departments while on shift

  • Be flexible to changes in organizational and departmental procedures

  • Train or cross-train on plant positions as required

  • Review the Best Work Practices (BWPs) of the jobs/positions on which trained or cross-trained

  • Be aware of and enforce LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT; recognize LOTO-situations and understand general LOTO

Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English; bilingual (English & Spanish) highly preferred

  • Must have some experience in a manufacturing industry/environment doing Production Management (e.g. at least 2+ years)

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Must have good basic math skills

  • Must be able to read a tape measure to 1/16’’

  • Must be able to read and understand fractions

  • Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs alone

  • Must be able to stand, bend, reach, and walk most of the work-shift

  • Must be able to multi-task and shift focus as necessary