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Production Manager

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Fast Radius

Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

SyBridge Technologies

Production Manager

Corporate Profile

SyBridge Technologies is the global leader in technology-enabled design, prototyping and manufacturing solutions for complex, high-precision parts. Our mission is to use technology to simplify and accelerate how parts are designed and manufactured. SyBridge is one of North America’s largest injection molding tooling platforms and the largest private on-demand digital manufacturer. Our AI/ML technology platform is supported by an industry-leading team of software engineers, computational geometry experts and data scientists. SyBridge Technologies is backed by Crestview Partners and comprises 15 acquisitions that bring together different products, services, and technologies into a unified technology-enabled platform. We are headquartered in Itasca, Illinois and operate through 18 locations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.SyBridge.com.

About Crestview Partners

Founded in 2004, Crestview is a value-oriented private equity firm focused on the middle market. The firm is based in New York and manages funds with approximately $10 billion of aggregate capital commitments. The firm is led by a group of partners who have complementary experience and backgrounds in private equity, finance, operations, and management. Crestview has senior investment professionals focused on sourcing and managing investments in each of the specialty areas of the firm: industrials, media, and financial services. For more information, please visit us at www.crestview.com.

Position Summary

In support of the Mission and Vision of SyBridge Technologies Inc., the Production Manager is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations within the manufacturing team. Reporting to the General Manager, this leader ensures first-time quality is a priority while ensuring a productive work force and safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations within the plant; direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the manufacturing areas.
  • Responsible for executing the production plans to meet customer quality and delivery expectations; achieved by establishing work schedules and employee assignments.
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe work environment while meeting plant productivity goals.
  • (Maintain safe operations by keeping work area clean and organized and by adhering to safety procedures and regulations)
  • Understand overall plant capacities and manage accordingly to meet production plan (and customer expectations).
  • Lead operational team to support plant SQDC goals.
  • Initiates and drives continuous improvement.
  • Report daily key performance indicators (KPI) for various areas and establish action plans.
  • Hold and participate in daily communication reviews on the floor with team.
  • Confer with others to coordinate operations and activities within or between teams.
  • Responsible for building an effective team within the production area.
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules to determine production requirements to meet targets.

As Required:

  • Identify equipment maintenance requirements for supervisory area, ensure regular maintenance of machines to ensure maximum up time.
  • Maintain the equipment by ensuring basic preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions, initiating repair work orders, etc.
  • Additional tasks requested.


  • Leadership attributes resulting in successful business results
  • 8 years of experience within a (machining) manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of machining equipment and manufacturing processes
  • Experience working with tight tolerances.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Must be able to work independently, manage multiple initiatives simultaneously, and organize plant workload.
  • Proven track record of successful implementation of improvement initiatives.
  • Preferred: Familiarity with the plastic injection molding process
  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Operations, Engineering, Management, or related field
  • Preferred: Able to set up and program machining work centers

Our commitment to you…

SyBridge Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. We are committed to the attitude of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SyBridge are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, National origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. SyBridge encourages applicants of all ages.

This position will require prolonged computer use, sitting for periods of time, and walking in a manufacturing facility. In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SyBridge Technologies will provide accommodations when requested by the employee. When the employee becomes aware of any disabilities that would affect them from performing their duties, they will advise SyBridge Technologies if accommodation is required.