Production Manager Jobs in Elyria, OH at Carvana

Title: Production Manager

Company: Carvana

Location: Elyria, OH

Salary: $100K — $150K *

Category: Consumer Technology

Job Description

About the team and position

The Production Manager oversees all aspects of the vehicle reconditioning process and directs at least five leads and up to 70 front line associates in a lean manufacturing environment. The Production Manager maintains a culture of continuous improvement and high associate engagement while meeting quality, production, and cost objectives.

What you’ll be doing

People Management (40%)

Ensure staffing levels are maintained and that there is an adequate backup for each position

Ensure progression path training and certification process is consistently executed

Promote teamwork through all levels of associates

Participate in the selection and hiring process

Train and mentor leads

Provide competency-based feedback to leads and associates

Standard Operating Procedures (20%)

Establish and recommend updates to the standard operating procedures of the area

Ensure operating standards such as standardized work, operating rules, 5S, and visual management tools are consistently executed

Production Management (20%)

Take action to determine the most appropriate solution to the problem

Ensure adequate production capacity levels for each line and assist with production planning

Identify problems either through reporting or direct interaction on the shop floor

Ensure compliance with all health and safety and loss prevention guidelines

Leadership (10%)

Provide vision and guidance to the reconditioning team in meeting performance metrics

Positively reinforce and engage the team regarding quality, production and cost objectives

Live the Carvana values

Continuous Improvement (10%)

Participate in and lead continuous improvement efforts

Train and mentor associates on problem solving, lead problem solving events

Other duties as assigned

What you should have

Minimum of 5 years of management experience either in automotive or a lean manufacturing environment

A valid driver’s license

A clean driving record with no more than two moving violations or DUI’s in the last three years

Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles

Proven track record of leading and developing associates

Proven ability to obtain project deliverables and company metrics

Understanding of the Toyota Production System problem solving model is a plus

An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing production environment while sometimes being exposed to excessive weather conditions (heat/cold)

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Ability to work with and through teams to achieve results

Strong analysis and decision making ability

Proficient computer skills

What we’ll offer in return

Full-Time Position with a competitive salary

Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits

401K with company match

A multitude of perks including student loan payments, discounts on vehicles, benefits for your pets, and much more

A great wellness program to keep you healthy and happy, both physically and mentally

Access to opportunities to expand your skillset and share your knowledge with others across the organization

A company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career development

A seat in one of the fastest-growing companies in the country

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Valid through: 6/3/2021


About Carvana

Carvana is an online used car retailer based in Tempe, Arizona. The company is known for its multi-story car vending machines, and in 2018 it was reported to be the fastest growing used car dealer in the United States.