Collaborate with plant functional leaders to develop strategic plan for the production team aligned with the Shakeproof Automotive goals to deliver against customer requirements of cost, quality, and delivery.
Responsible for leading, directing, and managing all aspects of the daily production activities.
Ensures customer demands are met by managing the production process and flow.
Provides support and feedback to develop training, standard operating procedures, and work instructions.
Communicates priorities with leadership team and between department supervisors and plant leadership.
Prepares production summaries and downtime reports continuously monitoring output and labor efficiencies.
Develops KPIs with plant superintendent to drive positive operational results.
Coordinates and directs the activities of the production department to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.
Works with the production control team to schedule production and ensures adherence to the production schedule.
Collaborate with other functional areas to deliver against customer requirements of cost, quality, and delivery.
Critically reviews processes to identify opportunities for improvement and develops and implements plans to execute.
Identify and develop talent to maximize performance of the plant.
Promotes a safety culture and environment and maintains company compliance requirements to OSHA.
Develop recommendations of capital projects to drive efficiency, safety, and quality.
Participates in audits and customer visits.
Oversees hiring and performance development.
Collaborates with plant superintendent to propose and justify capital improvment projects to drive safety, efficiency, and quality.
Become an expert in the ITW Toolbox and proficient at conducting continuous improvement activities to improve the overall production process flow.
Other responsibilities as assigned
Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field and/or relevant experience
Mindset of Continuous Improvement
5+ years operational experience in a manufacturing setting
Prior experience in automotive industry required
Prior supervisory experiencerequired
Strong problem solving-skills
Proficiency using Microsoft Office
Displays personal composure under pressure
Projects positive and professional image of ITW
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills