- 13-Jan-2017 to 18-May-2017 (CST)
- Janesville Acoustics
- Old Fort, NC, USA
- Full Time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Lead a team of production workers in day to day manufacturing operations including: safety, quality, on-time order delivery, and continuous improvements
Ensure all safety rules, regulations and programs are followed by production staff; audit and address all departmental safety hazards, equipment and guarding malfunctions, and personal safety violations
Monitor production schedules and customer demands to ensure accurate and timely order completion; respond to order deviations, schedule adjustments, set up planning, equipment downtime etc. with a sense of urgency
Drive standardized work as applicable to assigned area
Employ Lean and Six Sigma concepts and practices; conduct Kaizen events; drive 5S activities and visual management
Support Quality Control circle activities; participate in corrective action/root cause events
Train staff on new and existing work assignments, machinery, tools and processes consistent with the organizations quality systems and documented standard work
Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports on standard KPIs (schedule attainment, OEE, productivity, production volumes, on-time delivery, downtime, headcount, etc.), payroll approvals, safety, and continuous improvement projects
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field strongly preferred
Strong emphasis on state and local safety regulations, safety compliance and training
Experience in leading Lean/Kaizen activities strongly preferred
Work experience in TPS/or similar environment a plus
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm and a sense of urgency
Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner
Integrity and Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, trustful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblock; creates focus.
Decision Quality: Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Business Acumen: Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching task assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties,
responsibilities or physical requirements of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. A more complete statement of physical requirements may
be obtained from your Human Resources Representative upon request.
*Competencies defined by Lominger "The Leadership Architect"