A large manufacturing company near Augusta, GA is looking for a Production Manager to lead a team of Production Supervisors and Operators. The Production Manager will report to the Operations Manager and will help him resolve technical and administrative issues. The Production Manager will lead a department and he or she will coordinate and handle all administrative and production activities. This is an excellent position to gain additional management experience and participate in staff-level decisions, as well as work hand-in-hand with Supervisors and Operators. A BS degree from an accredited university is required, along with at least 5 years of production experience in a high volume manufacturing environment. Candidates must be able to work extra hours when needed. The Production Manager will need a solid background in budgeting, SPC, continuous improvement, OSHA, EPA, employee training, production planning, inventory control and employee motivation techniques. Good communication and leadership skills are critical. Some travel can be expected. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This company offers excellent benefits, but no relocation assistance.