Purple Innovations Production Line Manager (Mon - Wed, 7pm - 7:30am) in Grantsville, Utah
Production Line Manager (Mon - Wed, 7pm - 7:30am)
Grantsville - Grantsville, UT
Shift 2 (M-W 7p-7a)
Purple combines uber comfort with science-backed technology to make sleep and sit products for everyday life. Their award-winning marketing represents the company's quirky, colorful culture and their over 100 granted and pending patents guarantee that this company is one-of-a-kind. Nestled at the base of the Wasatch mountain range, Purple sits as one of Utah's fastest growing companies. Poised to take over the world — or at least the mattress industry — Purple is looking for the most-rad, ultra-cool, totally-awesome peeps to join the team.
The Line Manager is an important leader responsible for a team of operators working within a specific value stream (production line). They are accountable for achieving performance goals for key metrics including Safety, Quality, Throughput, Cost, Uptime, and Work In Progress (WIP). They operate their production line safely and efficiently. They ensure their employees are safe and wear personal protective equipment (PPE). They approve time sheets, keep roll sheets updated, and ensure shift changes happen seamlessly. They drive daily 5S and workplace organization activities, ensure operator equipment maintenance duties are performed. The line manager helps the team surface problems and implements process improvements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works side by side with operators to reach production goals and ensure standard work processes are being followed
Reports production metrics to upper management
Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel
Establish priorities; monitor progress; revise schedules; report results of the processing flow on shift production summaries
Initiates and coordinates production systems, policies, and procedures
Uses Lean Manufacturing principles to surface problems and implementing process improvements to reduce costs and improve quality
Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources
Maintains a clean, organized work environment by following 5S principles and procedures.
Maintains staff by assisting in recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
Maintains equipment by leading team members in, operator preventative maintenance (OPM), ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
Coaches, counsels, and holds employees accountable to standard work instructions
Perform other duties as required or assigned
2+ years managing a production line and team using Lean principles
High School diploma or GED
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Lean Bronze or Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Medical, Dental, Vision
Earn a Mattress
Amazing Purple Products
WHY WORK AT PURPLE?
Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve people’s lives through comfort.
Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you.
Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events.
Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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