Title:  Manager, Production B

Req ID:  4431
Job Category:  Manufacturing / Truck Driver

Coxsackie, NY, US, 12192



Be Part of the Future of Sleep!


At Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB), we're more than a mattress company, we're a leading global sleep company with a mission to help people sleep better so they can live healthier lives. With a 150-year heritage in delivering industry-leading sleep solutions, we own iconic brands including Serta®, Beautyrest®, Simmons® and Tuft & Needle®.


What You'll Do:


  • Leads manufacturing production to ensure a quality product is produced safely, in time for delivery, and within budgeted costs. Drives ongoing Lean methodologies to ensure continuous improvement of performance, safety, and quality.
  • Responsible for safety of operators reporting to him/her as well as any individual in his work area.    
  • Responsible for product quality and adheres to processes and methods. Collaborates with ME, QE and KPO to ensure product quality standards are met or exceeded.  
  • Delivers outstanding performance in terms of (1) On time delivery ( 99.5%), and (2) efficiency ( 95%) by leading work groups and support personnel through problem solving processes as well as communicating and coordinating effectively with supply chain partners. 
  • Holds daily production meetings and set expectations for the day. 
  • Coordinates with office staff to provide information on schedule delivery and product status.  Maintain information for daily management reports and prepares various other reports as requested.  
  • Ensures the cost effectiveness of the production process. Controls use of raw materials, preventing all unnecessary waste and schedules and controls utilization of labor, preventing excess hours, downtime and overtime. 
  • Implement and maintain lean processes, problem solving, Kaizen and other quality processes with support personnel. 
  • Escalate issues quickly that cannot be resolved efficiently to maintain performance, quality and safety standards. 
  • Lead & motivate work teams in terms of developing their knowledge and ability while challenging and providing motivation to excel. Meet training and development objectives for all work team members in his/her care. 

How You'll Do It:


  • Strong Leadership Skills (Inspire, Impact, Innovate).  
  • Adapting to Change- Readily adapts to change and motivates personnel to take responsibility for adapting to and executing change. 
  • Strong analytical technical ability to problem solve. 
  • Planned and Organized Decision Making- makes empowered decision within their area with the best interest of the company in mind. 
  • Delivering Results Safety- Maintaining a high level of commitment to personally getting things done in their area. 
  • Quality & Continuous Improvement Mindset- promoting and maintaining high standards of quality within their area. 
  • Team Player- Coordinates all team resources to accomplish goals and objectives. 
  • Advises, assists, mentors and provides feedback to others to encourage and inspire the development of work-related competencies and long-term career growth. 
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work in cross-functional teams. 
  • Living the SSB Mission & Core Values. 


What You'll Bring:



  • Bachelor's degree in business or Technical (4-year degree candidates) and; 3-5 years of leadership experience in high mix, complex manufacturing environment. 


  • Associates degree, Engineering / technical focus (2-year degree candidates) and; 5-15 years leadership experience; clear career progression. 


  • Possess heavy manufacturing/supervisory experience (non-degreed professional candidates) and; 15 years or more of leadership experience. 
  • Work is active in nature, with frequent walking of manufacturing plant, warehouse, and distribution. 

  • High degree of risk management in terms of safety around large and complex machinery, as well as heavy (up to 200lb) product while in production. 

  • Up to 10% travel. 


Pay range: Between $98K-110K 


Why work at Serta Simmons Bedding?


When you join SSB, you become part of a winning and diverse team that is excited and committed to helping people get better sleep. We provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, employee perks, and the chance to be part of the future of sleep.


Benefits and Perks (USA, Salary non-union- optional):

  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • Annual employee contribution to HSA
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • 12 company holidays
  • Sick days
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Discount programs including Friends and family discounts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Albany