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TG Kentucky, a Tier One supplier to the automotive industry, is currently seeking applications for an experienced:

 Assistant Production Manager & Production Manager


The Production Manager function is to manage sections within division with the emphasis on improving safety, quality, cost, delivery, productivity and morale as well as daily management of supervisors to ensure customer deliveries are not interrupted and quality issues are corrected.


  1. Plans, directs, and coordinates the operations of a production department.
  2. Develops manpower loading requirements based on production guidelines.
  3. Sets priorities for production schedules based on new product introduction, efficiency and materials supply.
  4. Directs the work efforts of multiple supervisors.
  1. Makes budget recommendations on capital expenditures and labor.
  2. Develop and implement annual Hoshin policy to achieve the goals and objectives of President policy
  3. Maintain awareness and understand the roles and responsibilities regarding the environmental policies, management system, and objectives and targets by attending the required training. Perform all tasks in accordance with the EMS procedures and practices and minimize the impact of their activities on the environment.


The Production Manager manages all employees of the production department and is responsible for the performance management, hiring and training of the employees within that department.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

TPS experience a plus
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment, automotive industry experience a plus

Communication skills – verbal, written, and group presentations
Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
Analytical/problem-solving skills
Leadership skills


Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university preferred

5 plus years leadership experience required

Manufacturing experience preferred


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Clear, concise written and verbal skills and problem solving skills required.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of team members. 


Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is necessary.  The ability to express numbers as a decimal, convert numbers into percentages and from percentages to whole numbers, ability to express numbers as a fraction and perform basic math operations using positive and negative numbers and as ratios or averages.


Experience using Microsoft office systems, Excel and Word


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 33 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, First Shift – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Second Shift – 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Occasional overtime throughout the week and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

TG Kentucky offers a competitive wage and benefit plan as well as opportunities for professional growth and development.  Interested persons should send resumes to:

TG Kentucky, LLC
Attn:  Human Resources
633 East Main Street
Lebanon, KY 40033


TG Kentucky, LLC (TGKY) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any


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