PostMatches By WorkStaff USA
The purpose of this position is to coordinate plant manufacturing processes which include Production, Maintenance, and Quality Control in accordance with company objectives. Use Strategy Deployment and systematic continuous improvement techniques to drive better Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost. Build and maintain a more effective team through intentional teammate engagement and capability building. Collaborate with internal departments and corporate resources to help run the business as member of the site leadership team.
Direct the Production team in the preparation and implementation of operating plans and strategies consistent with the business plan. The Production Team consists of Production Supervisors and indirect hourly Production teammates.
Build a culture consistent with philosophy of Safety First, Always. Actively support safety initiatives including, safety observations, safety audits, 5S, risk assessment, as well as near miss and incident investigation and remediation.
Plan the use of facilities, equipment, and personnel to meet current and future production requirements including department budgets and guidelines, plant layout and improvement, and capital and expenditure programs.
Manage the Production departments with the appropriate communications of goals, performance feedback, corrective actions, rewards and recognition to provide optimum teammate relations.
Mentor supervisors and department leads to maximize capabilities in leadership, operations, and continuous improvement. Conduct training and career path planning for all teammates.
Learn, teach and drive LEAN Manufacturing using the FSBP Strategy Deployment framework and daily coaching in Gemba.
Use Visual Management to make problems obvious, identify actionable root causes, and develop corresponding action plans to reach desired operational performance.
Set and achieve manufacturing cost reduction targets.
Understand and employ appropriate tools: 5S, Standard Work, Visual Management, SMED, Autonomous Maintenance, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping, etc.
Propose and justify capital improvements to reduce material and labor requirements.
Provide, implement and administer quality assurance and engineering control functions to ensure product reliability and conformance to customer specifications in the most effective and economical manner possible.
Plan, schedule, and execute a manufacturing plan to achieve the highest possible service level
Proactively communicate to internal stakeholders potential risks and actual deviations to planned schedules
Enhance consistency and reliability of processes through working standard development, routine auditing, and effective teammate training
Establish and meet annual expense budget for production operations
Identify causes of material, labor, and overhead manufacturing variances and minimize them.
Bachelor’s degree Engineering or Business Management
4-7 Years Mfg experience in a mid level leadership role
7-10 years broad manufacturing experience
Lean Mfg/Six Sigma certificate and/or 3 years CI experience preferred