Production Manager


Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Company:  9050-Olympus Controls

Olympus Controls ( is a fast-paced Automation Company that has an opportunity for an innovative Production Manager to join our growing company. We offer a dynamic environment with competitive salary and health benefits for the right type of highly motivated individual.


As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for managing a diverse and talented team of Assemblers and Technicians. Your primary goal is to properly organize the team and processes to optimize workflow throughout the day. Your position will also include working with the Manufacturing and Design Engineers to ensure that incoming projects have the appropriate resources. This position includes setting and communicating work priorities, coordinating and tracking training for your team, and implementing and maintaining 5S principles with the goal of developing a high-performance team in a dynamic production setting.


This position calls for a well-organized person who enjoys working with people and technology. This job requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, basic Microsoft Office applications proficiency, and a professional and courteous personality. The preferred candidate will have an aptitude toward problem solving and coaching with interest in future growth.



General Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Manage a dynamic team of 20+ assemblers and technicians
  • Collaborate with the planning, engineering, and material handling groups to ensure an efficient production flow
  • Collaborate with cross-discipline teams to mitigate any roadblocks to efficient production
  • Clearly communicate priorities to production team and any impacts to production schedule to appropriate stakeholders
  • Responsible for timely execution of the interviewing, hiring, and training process for new employees
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for production team
  • Manage production resource schedules, time off requests, etc.
  • Support team development by identifying and facilitating growth and training opportunities
  • Identify and procure production consumables to ensure reliable supplies
  • Identify and implement cost-saving strategies
  • Enforce company policies, ensure appropriate processes related to safety and quality are established and followed
  • Effective problem solving, troubleshooting, and conflict resolution
  • Ensure compliance with professional standards such as OSHA
  • Help drive continuous improvement according to LEAN and 5S manufacturing principles
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Compile and analyze production statistics, which may include on time delivery (OTD) and quality non-conformances





  • Minimum 5 years of experience of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment (electromechanical systems a plus)
  • Experience as a technician working with electromechanical manufacturing highly preferred
  • Controls experience highly preferred (configuring drives, uploading software, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to track expenses and compile budget reports
  • Strong understanding of production planning processes and ERP/MRP systems required
  • Able to deal with complex issues in a fast-paced setting
  • Experience implementing and sustaining 5S and/or LEAN manufacturing principles required
  • 2+ years of education after high school preferred; Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • 40 hours per week minimum




An emerging provider of next generation technology solutions, Applied Industrial Technologies has a growing automation footprint and expanding offering of motion control, machine vision, robotic and IIoT technologies, plus related value-added industrial expertise.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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