Production Manager

Fleetwood Homes Lady Lake, FL 2018-09-11

Cavco Industries, Inc., was founded in 1965 and is a fast growing publicly traded company that is disrupting the manufactured home industry. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Cavco is a leading designer and builder of manufactured homes, modular homes, commercial buildings, park model homes, and vacation cabins. We produce and sell some of the most widely recognized brand names in the industry including Fleetwood Homes, Palm Harbor Homes, Fairmont Homes, Nationwide Homes, Friendship Homes, Chariot Eagle Homes, Lexington Homes and Cavco Homes. The company’s insurance group, Standard Casualty, offers a wide range of insurance products for manufactured home owners and our finance subsidiary, Country Place Mortgage, offers a variety of homebuyer financing options. Our production footprint includes 20 manufactured and modular home factories across the U.S. We conduct business through more than 45 company-owned sales centers in addition to a vast network of independent retailers, community operators, builders and developers in 47 states, 6 Canadian provinces as well as Mexico and Japan.

In recognition of its innovation, quality, customer service, and long term stability, Cavco Industries has been awarded the prestigious MHI Manufacturer of the Year Award for 7 consecutive years. We don’t settle for “status quo” and continually strive for excellence.

Our employees are our biggest asset and play an integral role in meeting the needs of our customers. Come be part of a team offering many opportunities to utilize your talents in an atmosphere that supports and encourages you to realize your full potential.

Come share our story and be part of building something amazing!

We are currently seeking an experienced Production Manager to work in our plant located in Ocala, FL. The Production Manager plays an integral role in making sure that our production levels and goals are met. We are looking for someone who has the ability to motivate, coach, and help their team to perform at full capacity.

What Is In It For You?

  • Being valued for what you contribute
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Training & Development
  • Collaboration/Team Work


  • Hiring and training of all production personnel
  • Establish production processes and procedures for product changes, quality concerns, and overall efficiencies
  • Establish staffing & hour requirements for each department
  • Maintain employee training standards giving employees direction to build homes and their components in a safe and efficient manner
  • Demonstrate a good work ethic based on principles of honesty and integrity
  • Supervise and evaluate production personnel
  • Attend and participate in the following meetings: Order Reading, Safety Meeting, Production Meetings, and Service Meetings
  • Review and process the following items: Payroll information, production forms and production reports
  • Monitor material usage to reduce scrap and improve material usage
  • Monitor plant for efficient flow of material and proper rotation of stock
  • This position directly supervises the Foremen, Utility Crew, Plant Maintenance, and Supervisor Trainee
  • Work closely with service manager and purchasing agents to eliminate repetitive quality issues
  • Ensure and enforce expected product workmanship quality


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Experienced knowledge in the HUD Building Code, OSHA Regulations and labor laws
  • Strong ability to train and lead new employees, teamwork oriented
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Experience working in the manufactured home industry as a manager/supervisor in a similar setting
  • Proven experience as a hands on manager with strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all employees and management
  • Time management skills to ensure we stay on task to meet production goals
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • The ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Cavco Industries is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.