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Tradesmen International, Inc. Assistant Production Manager in SEATTLE, Washington


This position is responsible for the planning and scheduling aspects of a ship repair project, and supports the Production Manager in ensuring project milestones and goals are met and production work is accomplished to budget.

Pacific Shipyards International, Inc. is searching for an Assistant Production Manager for its ship repair and industrial fabrication divisions. The ideal candidate is a dynamic leader in the field monitoring job progress, works closely with superintendents, is a hands-on problem solver able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and keeps the Production team on track to meet and exceed established deadlines.

The Assistant Production Manager reports directly to the Production Manager Officer and works closely with the Business Development team, EH&S team, and other department managers.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate production work flow among crafts to increase efficiency, eliminate redundancy and rework.

  • Assist in the management of the Production Department in all phases of project performance and personnel related matters

  • Schedules equipment, confirms material supply and demands, and prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts.

  • Advises and communicates to management the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.

  • Develops subordinates.

  • Identify tools and equipment which improve productivity and quality.

  • Identify skill requirements to meet current and future needs of the business.

  • Supports and drives long-range strategic planning process to ensure accurate labor forecasting.

Education/Training Requirements:

  • College of Vocational School credentials preferred.

  • 10+ years Ship repair or heavy industrial manufacturing experience required.

  • DOD/DON/Federal Government project management experience

  • PMP or PgMP certification a plus.

  • Must be a U. S. citizen to gain access to BAE and other US Government controlled work sites.

Other objectives

  • Exceed safety, quality and productivity goals

  • Ensure compliance with applicable OSHA, and PSI EH&S policies.

  • Ensure compliance/enforcement of company policies, procedures, CBA

  • Maximize team work/life balance

  • Performs other duties as required.

  • 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.

  • Environments will vary making it necessary to tolerate weather conditions, such as heat, rain, and extreme temperature differences from inside to outside. Employees may be exposed to dust, dirt, varying temperatures, loud noises, fumes, etc.

  • Experienced managing multiple departments, projects, and teams of up to 100 personnel.

  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Problem solver, critical thinker, team builder.

  • Interpret blueprints / drawings and technical manuals

  • Knowledge of NAVSEA Standard Items

  • Schedule primarily M-F. However, evening, weekend, and holiday work will be required based on the needs of the

  • Proficient in basic MS Office programs including Visio and PM software

Company Details

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Clarence Purvis



Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/8/2020 4:02 PM)

Req ID 2020-280358

Category Administrative Assistant

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