Position Summary: Responsible for ensuring that all manufacturing requirements relating to Safety, Quality and Delivery are met. This includes key performance measures relating to production.
Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:
Manage the daily production function within a plant for a single production line or specific area for one shift.
Support and track progress against Shape's operational KPIs, e.g., safety, quality, delivery, and waste.
Promote Shape's core values and systems.
Faciliate general problem solving activities with the intent of determining corrective and preventive actions.
Champion continuous improvement activities and mentor team leaders in the use of lean philosophy and tools.
Set direction for respective production area and hold individuals accountable to performance standards and expectations.
Conduct timely and complete performance evaluations of direct associates, as well as those reporting under your indirect supervision.
Assess subordinates skill sets, current and future development needs and take steps to mentor and develop them appropriately.
Manage staffing for respective area to meet ongoing production requirements and proactively escalate staffing shortages/surpluses.
Conduct Pre-shift meetings to communicate company news, review safety and quality issues, address questions, etc.
Review production results and respond to any customer issues or equipment stoppages / problems.
Execute routine inspection of the production area to review status of safety and quality compliance.
Coordinate communication / documentation between shifts.
Coordinate any repairs with maintenance.
Identify and train a back-up(s) to manage key tasks when absent.
Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader. Position Skills and Experience Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Bachelor's Degree in business, management, engineering or a related discipline; consideration may be given to those who hold 6 years suggested minimum experience.
Minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory or team leader position.
Proficiency with Microsoft Applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience building relationships across career levels and functions.
Strong problem-solving acumen with demonstrated experience utilizing lean manufacturing methods and tools.
Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop others through support, coaching and accountability.
Demonstrated use of business, financial and functional acumen to drive sound decision making.