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Production Manager - Graves

Date: Nov 6, 2021

Location: Ogden, UT, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a dedicated, self-motivated Production Manager in Ogden, UT.  You must be able to work in an organized manner with particular attention to detail while solving problems and responding positively to challenges in a fast-paced environment. This is a full-time role, Grave shift (9:30pm – 7:00am)

In this role, you will report to the Manufacturing Manager and manage the analysis of deviations in the manufacturing processes for the assigned shift whilst maintaining a Safety-First approach in all activities. You will observe defined standards and support the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes. As part of the Manufacturing Team you will have close interactions to establish efficient processes to meet our customers’ needs.


If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to showcase your expertise, we want you!

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure an efficient fulfillment of the planned orders by the defined deadline
  • Responsible for the analysis of deviation in the manufacturing process compared to the standard and propose measures to reach manufacturing targets
  • Responsible for the availability of qualified headcount to ensure the targeted quality delivery level
  • Responsible for the observance of all defined standards regarding manufacturing and legal compliance (work time, breaks, attendance, disciplinary, etc.)
  • Support the continuous improvement of all manufacturing processes with the support of lean management tools
  • First level support for technical issues on the manufacturing equipment
  • Leading a Safety-First approach maintaining a zero-accident culture. Ensures and monitors work, accident prevention, and safe working environment across the business.
  • Fulfill assigned primary, secondary, and/or tertiary deputy/back-up roles as assigned and required on occasion by the business.
  • Position will be our Grave Shift (9:30pm – 7:00am)


We are looking for someone with:

  • Ability to analyze plans and deviations and make prompt decisions to make defined deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with employees and management on changes of production needs
  • Working knowledge of material and production data to analyze and escalate changes when applicable
  • Ability to observe defined standards and make necessary changes to implement continuous improvement and manage technical issues to meet defined deadlines
  • Adequate experience in the use of common IT-solutions (MS Office)
  • Hands-on mentality and excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Social and intercultural competence as well as good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Commitment to 100% safety, quality and continuous improvement
  • Ability to interact positively with employees of all levels across the organization


What you’ll need:

  • 3+ years experience in a similar role, specifically within a manufacturing environment
  • Adhere and enforce policies, procedures, while maintaining employee relations
  • Superior communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent leadership and conflict resolution skills

Who we are and what we offer:

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, employee discounts, and more.


Reasons you’ll love it here: 

Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you'll fit right in. Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing 137-year-old company is comprised of 15 business units and 140 facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what Leggett life is like here:


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