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Production Manager

Company Overview

Since 1993 our mission has been to provide competitive, quality products backed by exceptional service and technical support. With our 100% focus on downhole motor power sections, PV has over twenty years of design, manufacture, application and service experience to ensure that customers receive the optimum power section solution.

PV Fluid Products specializes in the design, supply and support of mud motor power sections used in downhole, horizontal and directional drilling. The power section design is based on the progressing cavity (pc) moineau principle.


Job Summary

The Production Manger will be responsible for all aspects of production, scheduling, maintenance and materials for a well-run, fast paced manufacturing facility. The Production Manager will be the key leader involved in process improvement efforts, especially as it relates to the implementation of lean manufacturing techniques and evaluation of new production and product capabilities.  This role encourages the Production Manager to impart their vision, optimize production and make a significant impact in multiple areas of this organization.


Responsibilities and Duties


  • ·         Manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime.
  • ·         Oversee the production, quality and efficiency of the Production Department.
  • ·         Participate in customer service meetings; prepare reports and analysis for management.
  • ·         Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines.
  • ·         Ensure all employees follow industry standard health and safety guidelines.
  • ·         Set ambitious productions goals and communicate them to all employees by establishing a set of clear, relevant set of metrics.
  • ·         Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees.
  • ·         Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management.
  • ·         Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels.
  • ·         Prepare financial reports to ensure profitability.
  • ·         Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product integrity.
  • ·         Support and participate in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program to conform to ISO 9001:2015 requirements by complying with the Quality Policy and procedures and meeting QMS objectives.
  • ·         Other duties as assigned.


Education and Training- Required

  • ·         Bachelor’s degree preferred; or 7 + years’ experience in a production flow environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ·         Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified.
  • ·         2 + years’ experience in a management capacity.
  • ·         Experience working in an ISO 9001:2015 environment a plus.


Knowledge and Skills


  • ·         Excellent project management skills.
  • ·         Proven track report of successfully training employees in productivity and safety.
  • ·         Ability to coach and mentor employees on an individual and team basis.
  • ·         O & G Industry a plus.
  • ·         Attention to detail.
  • ·         Produces error-free work.
  • ·         Deadline-oriented.
  • ·         Ability to prioritize customer’s requests.
  • ·         Self-starter who thinks of innovative, faster ways to accomplish tasks.
  • ·         Works with minimal supervision.
  • ·         Flexible and able to adapt to our dynamic environment.
  • ·         Able to work well in a team environment. 


Physical and Safety Requirements

  • ·         Sitting, bending, standing, walking, 8-10 hours per day.
  • ·         Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • ·         Must comply with any safety or PPE requirements.
  • ·         Exposure to production environment.
  • ·         Reasonable accommodations are made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
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