Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, is responsible for planning, monitoring and scheduling of staff and work operations in a safe and efficient manner. Also responsible for employment decisions, reviews and overall development of a team of 80+ to include supervisors and production associates.
Providing leadership and continuous improvement to the team in the areas of safety, quality, cost/productivity and delivery.
Support including continuous improvement.
Providing necessary resources and training, coaches/mentors associates on behavior relevant to company values, policies, procedures, and performance standards.
Analyzing production schedules and estimates employee hour requirements and establishing or adjusting work procedures to meet production schedules.
Developing and maintaining a working relationship with the manufacturing associates ensuring the adherence to manufacturing processes.
Evaluating needs and requirements for new products or processes.
Characteristics & Attributes
Ensures accountability; holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
Drives result; consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances
Communicate effectively; develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Instills trust; gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
Build effective teams and drive engagement; build strong teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization win
Decision Quality; makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information
Collaboration; works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives
Resourcefulness; orchestrates multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish a goal
Directs work; provides clear direction and accountabilities
Education & Experience
3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated team participation and/or leadership and related continuous improvement successes.
Experience with LEAN to include driving LEAN across an organization
A sound working knowledge and application of lean manufacturing principles.
Strong analytical, problem solving, delegation, and conflict resolution skills.
Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Ability to maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
BS in Engineering, Business or a related field required