Job Description

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Production Manager

  • Job Tag: #LI-AR2
  • Posted: January 10,2023

SkyWater is partnering with a small manufacturer in Minneapolis to find a Production Manager for their team! The Production Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day production, managing a small team, looking for efficiencies, finding process improvements, working with leadership to achieve short & long-term objectives, and much more. This is a permanent/direct-hire opportunity working on 1st shift and overseeing a team of about 35 people. We’re looking for someone with 3-5+ years of production management or supervision experience, a strong communicator and someone who can drive change & motive employees to work as a team. Our client is a successful electronics manufacturer who’s been in business for over 70 years, they’re lean-minded and like to invest back into the business each year. It’s an exciting opportunity to join a small business where you can make a big impact while growing your career with them!

  • Train, mentor and grow production team members. Set goals and hold employees accountable to achieve goals.
  • Manage production scheduling and work with internal departments on any issues or corrective actions that need to be taken.
  • Create and maintain a culture that emphasizes safety, continuous improvement, and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Find areas to create efficiencies and look for cost-savings opportunities.
  • Other projects or responsibilities as assigned.


  • High School Diploma required (Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred).
  • 3-5+ years of experience in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Strong communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles preferred.

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