Reporting to a Production Manager, you will supervise about 80 employees during a shift. In this 200,000 sq.ft. facility, we produce walk-in delivery vans for a major eCommerce customer. You will provide leadership, direction, and coordination of a prescribed manufacturing area, with responsibility for safety, quality, and productivity. You will be an active participant in continuous improvement, employee involvement and equal employment opportunity systems.
Your responsibilities will fall into six main areas:
Keys to success
- Communicating effectively with your team and other functional groups.
- Developing, communicating and enforcing quality standards.
- Ensuring efficient allocation of materials.
- Actively leading continuous improvement efforts.
- Handling staffing, including hiring, discipline, transfers, promotions, etc.
- Providing safety leadership.
We understand that there will be a learning curve, and we'll provide training and support. At the same time, we'll look to you to leverage your knowledge and experience to start making an impact from Day One. In our fast-paced environment, you will be versatile and flexible, and able to pivot quickly to manage constantly changing priorities effectively. Against this backdrop, you will need to maintain a commitment to excellence and uphold high standards. As a change leader, you will need to influence people and help them get on board with improvements. On the whole, you should use a collaborative and motivating approach, but at times you will need to be assertive.
Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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