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Production Manager - Vehicle Assembly

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Middlebury
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY The Production Supervisor position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to team members with a focus on safety, quality, productivity, and continuous improvement for company's various product lines including, but not limited to, emergency response bodies and chassis, motorhome chassis, specialty vehicles, and Isuzu N-GasJOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Consistently model a positive attitude and demonstrate a "can do" mindset
  • Conduct small and large team meetings to communicate plant performance to the KPI's
  • Train, or facilitate the training of new associates in all aspects of their job function
  • Administer policies and procedures
  • Communicate and support strict adherence to quality standards
  • Ensure quality goals and objectives are met daily
  • Ensure efficient location of materials
  • Monitor scrap for undue waste
  • Prepare reject tags as required, and manage this process per policy
  • Monitor and improve the management of inventory
  • Passionate about improving safety, quality, delivery, and cost
  • Identify root cause and implement corrective action where gaps to the goals exist
  • Support new and current team member activities hiring, performance, management, transfers, promotions, and disciplinary processes
  • Manage vacation approvals, timecard approval, daily and weekly overtime, hiring, and training
  • Motivate, coach, reward, and discipline associates being supervised; resolve personnel issues
  • Maintain a high degree of visibility and access to associates on shop floor throughout the shift
  • Schedule work assignments to maximize production efficiency
  • Develop and monitor staffing plans to execute the schedule on time at the planned MPU or better
  • Meet production goals
  • Maintain a clean and safe plant
  • Initiate process improvements
  • Support 5S initiatives
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues
  • Work in proximity with customer as needed
  • Solve complex problems with minimal assistanceQUALIFICATIONS
    • Associate or Technical degree required (Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration preferred)
    • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience with demonstrated leadership skills required (vehicle assembly line experience in a leadership role preferred)
    • Clean driving record and possess a CDL, or be willing to obtain
    • Positive attitude
    • Proven ability to plan and handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Creative and innovative team player
    • Intermediate computer skills are required
    • Demonstrated experience in personnel management
    • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
    • Strong:
      • Communication skills, verbal and written
      • Leadership attributes and interpersonal skills
      • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Keywords: The Shyft Group, South Bend , Production Manager - Vehicle Assembly, Executive , Middlebury, Indiana

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