Production Manager

Duke Concrete

Queensbury, NY

Plan, organize and control production to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time within budget and to standard


  • Implement and control the production schedule
  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
  • Implement standard operating procedures for production operations
  • Responsible for the overall performance of plant equipment and routine maintenance as assigned
  • Diagnosing the source of a problem and perform necessary repairs
  • Enforce policies for plant inspection 
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
  • Complete productions orders and required  paperwork effectively and efficiently
  • Process daily reports and maintain production  files 
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness throughout the production facility
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Effective oral and written communications in English.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • Knowledge of machines and tools
  • Knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices
  • Computer literate – block production software experience helpful although not necessary
  • Knowledge of block production operations 

Minimum Requirements

  • Clean drivers license
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations by using good judgment.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills and good judgment


Performance standards for this position are met when:

  • Quality and production goals are met
  • Efficiency, capacity and production goals are met or exceeded
  • Intra-company communications are open and constructive.


The Production Manager will be evaluated according to the following criteria.

  • Production quality and plant operations
  • All safety standards are followed.
  • Efficiency, capacity, schedule and production goals are met or exceeded

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