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Production Supervisor - Nights
MI - Charlotte

The Requirements
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please have a look at the other tab sections. To be a good fit for the Production Supervisor opportunity, you will have:
  • A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience; an associate's or bachelor's degree in a relevant field is preferred but not required
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience in production environments Quick question for you - click here
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to coach and train others
  • Experience in companies with at least 300 employees
  • An understanding of Lean manufacturing
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence and motivate others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong self-motivation and a desire to grow professionally
You will work Monday - Friday nights from 10 PM until 6 AM, with the flexibility to work until production is complete and/or to meet the demands of your role. As an essential business, we have strong protocols in place protecting our employees and safeguarding their health across all of our campus operations.

Pictured: Utilimaster's Velocity F-Series offers big-truck interior space without requiring a commercial driver's license -- thus expanding the pool of potential drivers for fleet operators. You will see these vehicles on the road and be able to tell friends and family, "My team builds those."
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Make Your Mark in an Important and Visible Leadership Role at a High-Growth Manufacturer

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Utilimaster
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If you combine your manufacturing supervisor experience with solid leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to work through challenges, this position offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Play an important role in a fast-growing facility and company -- the Charlotte plant is working on an exciting new project that is creating rapid growth.
  • This new project has high visibility throughout the organization.
  • Take advantage of strong training and professional development, including expanding your knowledge and experience in Lean and Kaizen.
  • Make your mark on operations and through training and developing a strong team, while also enhancing your own skills by working with an outstanding group of leaders and peers.
  • Showcase your potential to advance within production, or even as a lean champion on our new continuous improvement team.
Utilimaster moves ahead of the competition when commercial trucks and upfit services require precision, planning, peerless people, and the perfect vehicle. Our vehicles deliver for well-respected global brands in the package delivery, ecommerce, food and beverage, linen and laundry, grocery and pharmaceutical markets. Utilimaster is a top-tier go-to-market brand of The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF), North America’s leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets. The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth.
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The Role
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Role overview
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:
  • 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.
Keys to success
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.

Pictured: Utilimaster's success depends on the hard work and craftsmanship of our many talented employees.
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Utilimaster is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at laura.eaton@theshyftgroup.com.