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Manufacturing Shop Operations Team Manager
Ref No.: 18-11669
Location: Seymour, Indiana
Position Type:Prof (T)
Start Date / End Date: 10/01/2018 to 09/30/2019
Job Description:
Global Position Profiles Function: Comp Class:
Manufacturing Shop Operations
Team Manager
Manufacturing CC01
Job Summary:
Supervises the daily activities of a production unit or teams.
Manger Note:
  • Please note that the details for this role are changing. The job description and skills will remain the same, however, the manager is looking for a higher level candidate.
  • Please see updates below and we are working on scheduling a spotlight call to answer any additional questions that you may have.
  • Stronger candidates who have worked for large organizations vs smaller companies.
  • Longer tenure within a larger organization
  • This candidate will very likely be offered a fulltime opportunity after a year.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the daily activities of a production team including managing team members, housekeeping, and meeting production targets.
  • Work cross functionally to improve safety, productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.
  • Serves as group lead on projects and work assignments.
  • Provides guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals; sets expectations and clarifies responsibilities.
  • Coaches and mentors team members.
  • Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.
Qualifications and Competencies
Team Based Work systems
  • Production Structure utilizing consensus decision making process to balance customer, individual and business needs.
  • Understands the team work system within the operation. Able to lead, guide and challenge the team. Leverages knowledge of the team work system to draw upon the skills/assets of those around them and in other departments to better execute their task
Fosters Open Communication
  • Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high quality information flows smoothly between self and others; encourages the open expression of ideas and opinions.
  • Solid understanding of how to foster open communication within department and work teams.
  • Expresses views and thoughts when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates the ability to listen to views and identify and acknowledge others feelings using active listening skills.
  • Interacts with people openly and directly. Makes sure people have no surprises. Shares timely updates and information with relevant parties.
Manage Execution
  • Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; monitors progress. Solid understanding of how to manage execution.
  • Manages the performance of self and others through the use of structured tools. Delegates effectively and regularly with solid support and follow through.
  • Uses defined processes to manage execution.
Motivate Others
  • Encourages and empowers others to achieve; establishes challenging performance standards; creates enthusiasm, a feeling of investment, and a desire to excel.
  • Solid understanding of how to motivate others.
  • Sets goals that challenge a team to higher performance levels yet pushes when necessary to get things accomplished.
  • Encourages and inspires others to do their best.
  • Shows a sense of energy, ownership and personal commitment to work.
  • Creates a positive work environment with a focus on bottom line results.
Emergency Management And Response
  • An emergency is any unplanned event that can cause deaths or significant injuries to employees, customers or the public.
  • An emergency can also be an event that can shut down business, disrupt operations, threaten the facility's financial standing or public image, or cause physical or environmental damage. Emergency management is the process of preparing for, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from an emergency.
  • Minimum elements for consideration in an emergency management system are: direction and control, communications (internal and external), life safety, property protection, community outreach, recovery and restoration, administration and logistics, emergency response team, and strategic emergency management committee.
  • Understanding of emergency response includes knowledge of incident command systems, development of a written response plan, protective equipment, emergency action plans, escape procedures, reporting procedures, and hazard assessment.
  • Understands and applies techniques related to incident command systems, protective equipment, escape procedures, reporting procedures, and hazard assessment
Incident Investigation
  • The method of reporting the occurrence of an occupational injury/illness, near hit, or property damage. Incident investigations determine how and why these failures occur.
  • Employees should be able to perform a thorough, effective incident investigation including root cause analysis, 5-why analysis and development of effective corrective actions.
  • Knows and understands the components of an incident investigation and can participate in team investigation.
Labor And Employee Relations
  • Labor and Employee Relations is a broad field encompassing all interchanges between employers and employees.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of serving as an employee advocate. Understands the impact of employee relations on unionization, employee absenteeism and turnover, the potential for litigation, and credibility between management and employees.
  • Implements programs and tools that influence the organizational culture and ensure fairness and consistent treatment of employees, consistent feedback mechanisms and communication programs such as surveys, skip level interviews, employee participation committees, and communication meetings.
  • Has taken part in problem solving procedures, counseling for issues, and management and supervisor training.
Education, Licenses, Certifications:
  • College, university or equivalent degree, or high school diploma or equivalent education and experience required.
  • Experience: Intermediate level of supervisory experience required.
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Contact: Asha Krishna
Email: | 732-395-4591