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Production Manager

About Premier Thermal Solutions

Premier Thermal Solutions, LLC (PTS) is a manufacturing company providing products and services primarily to the automotive, heavy truck, energy and agriculture industries.   PTS’s customers include OEMs, distributors, forgers and foundries.  PTS services its customers through multiple facilities located throughout the Midwestern United States operating 24 hours per day.

Nature and Scope

Responsible for the production operations of the plant to provide outstanding customer service. Will be in regular contact with the customers to understand their needs and plan production accordingly. Need to understand and support the Mission and Value statements of the organization. Responsible for implementing company’s policies and procedures. Must play a key role in maintaining Safety, Quality and Environmental standards in collaboration with other managers. Responsible for meeting the targets in the key performance indicators in various areas of operation.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Will be the primary contact for customers – customer satisfaction is of utmost importance
  • Responsible for production scheduling for the plant that would meet customer requirements without compromising plant efficiency including shipping and receiving activities
  • Work with and develop a high performing team to excel in the areas of safety and other Key Performance Indicators set by the company to drive the operational efficiency
  • Seek continuous improvement in safety, customer service, quality, efficiency and 5S by working with other managers
  • Participate in problem solving activities
  • Take part in monthly meetings with detailed analysis of performance with respect to the KPI targets
  • Coach and direct Shift Mangers to run a very safe and efficient operations
  • Responsible for employee training at different levels
  • Help direct reports in disciplinary activities
  • Make sure Shift Managers provide fair employee evaluations
  • Create a culture where employees feel respected and satisfied

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum education is a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of experience in Manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a Leadership position is required
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in Production scheduling
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Heat Treat experience a plus
  • Highly motivated, results oriented leader with a positive approach
  • Good computer skills in MS Office Suite required and AS400 preferred
  • Knowledge in automotive industry and systems such as IS09001/IATF16949 and ISO 14001


  • Base salary plus incentive bonus
  • Eligible for healthcare plan (medical, dental and vision)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life, STD, LTD, Tuition Reimbursement


Production Manager (LAN)


Lansing, MI