Position Summary :
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and management of the manufacturing area. Essential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following :
Ensure the safety of workplace for associates through coordination of efforts with the Health and Safety team and adhering to standards
Ensure quality of products and services for our customers
Ensure ontime delivery of parts and services for customers
Responsible for Productivity and Cost
Promote Core Values and Systems
Support Operations and Manage using Shape Production Values
Facilitate, coach and motivate leaders and associates
Establish clear goals and tasks to achieve short term and long term corporate goals
Manage, teach and lead lean manufacturing practices and systems
Ensure proper scheduling and staffing to meet customer needs
Follow Shape problem solving guildelines to identify the root cause of problems, and develop actions to contain, correct and prevent their reoccurance
Administer company policies and procedures
Promote continuous improvement activities, such as, but not limited to, problem solving, DMAIC, and cross functional teams.
Maintain positive morale
Promote the manufacturing system, policies and goals
Act in accordance with Shape principles and values
Staff Management :
Conduct timely and complete performance evaluations of direct assocates, and ensure timely and complete performance evaluation of associates reporting under indirect supervision
Assess subordinates skill sets, current and future development needs and take steps to mentor and develop them appropriately
Service Specific Activities
Optimize all service activities throughout the Shape Grand Haven campus, including but not limited to :
Manufacturing value stream
Packaging and labeling approach
VA / VE
Evaluate and monitor Shape Grand Haven service costs
Interact with Business Unit Teams to ensure proper pricing and service part strategies
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, business or engineering preferred
Five + years of leadership (automotive manufacturing leadership preferred)
Practical knowledge and experience of Lean Manufacturing Principles
Experience with developing and maintaining budgets and financial statements