Market Development Manager
8 - 10 years experience •
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Responsible for supervising staff who manufacture assigned Franklin Electric products. Meets budgetary goals for efficiency, finances, safety, and scrap. This is a 1st shift position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Leads the activities of the manufacturing team members.
? Implements and maintains safety standards as required by law and company policy.
? Manages the production schedule. Coordinates production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.
? Manages employee performance, hiring, discipline, development, and recourse planning.
? Ensures the appropriate level of accountability for manufacturing goals and objectives.
? Plans and monitors capacity maximization.
? Monitors and takes appropriate timely improvement action to meet manufacturing quality and quantity.
? Leads continuous improvement activities for assigned functions.
? Follows up on production processes to ensure quality specifications are met and takes immediate corrective action to correct any substandard work.
? Actively participates in cross-functional teams to help achieve the department goals.
? Anticipates and determines causes in production delays and takes appropriate actions to meet daily schedules.
? Reviews reoccurring maintenance and/or repair problems with manufacturing engineering to help determine the appropriate action to correct the root cause.
? Studies the department operations to assist in the development of new or improved methods of tooling and/or production processes.
? Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
? Supervises supervisory and/or non-supervisory employee(s).
? Interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees; assisting in addressing complaints and resolving problems.
? Working with Human Resources on employee issues.
Skills and Abilities:
? Knows statistical process control.
? Effectively communicates information and responds to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, the general public, and other employees of the organization.
? Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion with business information.
? Reads and understands documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
? Writes routine reports and correspondence.
? Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides numbers (using currency and other forms of measurement).
? Utilizes common-sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions.
? Deals with problems involving several known variables in situations of routine nature.
? Plans the time, method, manner, and/or performance sequence of own work; may also occasionally assist in planning work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.
? Frequently makes decisions of both minor and major importance, which may affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a moderate degree.
? Completes some moderately repetitive tasks.
? Uses noncomplex machines and equipment (adding machines, calculators, copy/fax machines, etc.).
? Visually distinguishes and interprets wording and symbols from such work tools as blueprints, work instructions, books, manuals, and computer screens.
? Multitasks projects involving employee, machine, and material issues.
Education and Experience:
? Equivalent of four years of high school (required).
? Bachelor's degree in manufacturing, business administration or a related field (preferred).
? Seven to ten years of relevant experience (required). Relevant education can substitute for years of experience.
? Extrusion experience, specifically tubing/pipe extrusion, a plus.
? Three years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred).
? Experience with continuous improvement, Six Sigma methodology (Green or Black Belt), and/or lean manufacturing (preferred).
? Intermediate: Alphanumeric data entry, spreadsheet.
? Basic: Word processing/typing, Internet browser.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.