Production Manager

DEPARTMENT  Operations

LOCATION  Burbank, California


We are looking for an experienced Production Manager to organize and oversee the manufacturing of our entertainment lighting products. The ideal candidate will be responsible for building production schedules, managing budgets and ensuring on time efficiency and quality targets are met.

Deep know-how in production procedures, specifically single-piece flow and with the ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance is a must. Decision-making and problem-solving are also critical for success in this role.


  • Organize workflow to meet quality guidelines and agreed upon daily production goals in an entertainment lighting manufacturing environment.
  • Develop manufacturing workflow and operational procedures designed to maximize production without sacrificing quality or safety.
  • Lead, support, and provide guidance to production staff of 20-25 employees.
  • Ensure all safety (OSHA) and health standards are met to keep organization accident-free.
  • Ability to resolve electrical and mechanical production issues/roadblocks via data evaluation and collaboration with cross organizational teams (engineering, inventory, procurement, etc.).
  • Communicate regularly with upper management regarding problems or issues (training, staffing, inventory, supply chain, etc.) impacting production.
  • Set daily, weekly, and quarterly productivity goals for each manufacturing team (3-6 teams) to meet or exceed forecast.
  • Establish and maintain a balance between increased productivity and reduced costs while optimizing efficiencies, reducing redundancies and manufacturing defects.
  • Responsible for researching costs, future needs and preparing budgets to maximize production efficiencies.


  • Minimum 5 years’ management experience in electrical or mechanical production/product environment.
  • Proven organizational and leaderships skills.
  • Excellent project management, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven record in training employee’s safety/production.
  • Strong working knowledge of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
  • Proficient in MS Office and understanding of ERP software(s).
Why LiteGear – Have you every wanted to be part of the exciting and creative world of movie making? Have you ever been curious how filmmakers create beautiful images using light and shadow? Have you ever wanted to be part of a Team of talented, creative, and motivated people that are out to change the world? If so, LiteGear could be the company for you.
LiteGear has been innovating the lighting industry for the past 16 years with the focus on becoming the leading cinematic lighting solutions provider in the world.
We are currently looking for new team members who want to be part of creating the future of cinematic lighting technology and to be part of a company with excellent benefits, fun work environment, and rewarding careers.

LiteGear was founded in 2006 after creating the lighting solutions for the arc reactor in the major motion picture Iron Man and the bridge of the Starship Enterprise in Star Trek (2009). LiteGear has since developed product lines such as LiteRibbon, LiteDimmer, LiteMat, and LiteTile which continues to have a major impact on lighting and set design across the globe. Come join us and make an impact on movie making. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. LiteGear Inc. offers comprehensive medical and dental benefits, generous vacation, holiday and sick/personal leave, as well as a 401k and profit sharing plan.
LiteGear Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.