Production Manager

City:  Newark
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

PABCO® Gypsum, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality gypsum board products and service for over 35 years.  PABCO® Gypsum supplies a complete line of gypsum products for commercial and residential construction.


PABCO, a building product company that values individuals and their families has a job opening for a Production Manager in Newark, CA. In this role, you will have the support of your supervisors and colleagues to learn and grow with a deep-rooted company in an expanding industry. PABCO values family, loyalty and safety.


A few more reasons why you should join the PABCO family:


  • Excellent compensation – very competitive starting wage.
  • Great benefits package – Including Blue Cross medical and dental, vision, flex spending, HSA, Vacation, 401k, Profit Sharing Program, life insurance, LTD, wellness programs, life assistance program, educational assistance, scholarships for children of employees, company discounts, and opportunities for community service.
  • Rich history – PABCO Gypsum began manufacturing gypsum board after its 1972 acquisition of an idle gypsum plant Newark, California that was built in 1955. Five years later, PABCO expanded its gypsum manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of a Johns-Manville gypsum plant and quarry north of Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Las Vegas facility was expanded and modernized in 1998 and again in 2005; and Newark was updated in 2009.
  • Innovative products – In 2013, they purchased QuietRock, which brought the world's first sound reducing drywall panel into the PABCO family.
  • A compassionate workplace – As a family owned company, PABCO cares about its brand, its values and its people. 


PABCO provides quality building products created by quality people.  PABCO is a subsidiary of a family-owned group of companies that provide employees with the security, benefits and respect they need to build meaningful interpersonal relationships with colleagues and clients.  PABCO takes pride in their American made products that are used in homes and buildings across the country.  


As a Production Manager, this position is responsible for the management of the production operations for the facility.  Responsible for managing the functions related to production operations which may include some or all of the following:  safety, quality control, production, environmental, maintenance, customer service, and costs.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: may include some or all of the following:

  • Provides overall management of production of finished products, process improvements and materials usage; oversees the scheduling of overall monthly production to ensure the most efficient utilization of facilities as related to inventory requirements; establishes production plans for manufacturing ensuring operational goals are met.
  • Manages the production operations, staff, and equipment; recommends purchase of new or improved capital equipment; works with the Plant Engineer to establish the priority of maintenance activity and maintenance materials to be used, methods of repair, preventive maintenance programs and downtime scheduling; reviews physical plant for unsafe conditions, deterioration and general plant cleanliness.
  • Ensures that the production department complies with all health, safety and environmental programs;
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and facilities in accordance with company specifications for cleanliness and are in compliance with environmental laws.
  • May monitor quality control including customer relations, product specifications and finished product quality; assists with production complaints; interacts with the sales organization to ensure customer satisfaction through quality products and services.
  • Overall responsibility for maximizing the efficiency of production while ensuring established quality standards.
  • Implements and maintains cost control and operating efficiencies including raw material and finished goods inventory control
  • Works with Accounting Manager to review production reporting and monthly financial and operations reports; 
  • Responsible for the recruitment, performance, development, promotion, and discipline of production employees.  Assigns objectives and conducts performance appraisals of direct reports.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Five years management experience
  • Five years’ experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.



PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland