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Fabrication Supervisor - Manufacturing

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY

The Fabrication Production Supervisor position is responsible for ensuring that all manufacturing functions are performed in a timely, cost-effective manner consistent with established procedures and for overseeing all activities related to the fabrication department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, organize, and direct production and indirect activities to meet or exceed established production goals in a cost-effective manner
  • Forecast staffing needs to meet demands of the business and staff team accordingly
  • Design, develop, and implement processes that increase yield and/or improve quality
  • Perform workflow analysis and develop methods for the production team
  • Coordinate with managers and supervisors to establish production and quality control standards
  • Develop, implement, and maintain processes, procedures, and programs to improve safety, productivity, and profitability
  • Implement and maintain OSHA and company programs and standards
  • Ensure employees and managers have the required safety training and are consistently working in a safe manner; develop and implement safety programs to reduce accidents and injuries
  • Work with managers to address organizational needs, equipment utilization and maintenance
  • Lead, communicate, and coach to cultivate a motivated associate environment of trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership
  • Ensure operational supplies are always on hand and available
  • Prepare all required reports and correspondence
  • Develop, implement, and monitor department budget and manages expenses within approved budget constraints
  • Identify, document, and implement opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Stay up to date on overall activities of the team, identify problem areas and take corrective actions
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues
  • Work in close proximity with customer, as needed
  • Solve complex problems with minimal assistance
  • Other tasks as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
    • 7+ years manufacturing experience with 3-5 years of demonstrated leadership skills required; fabrication/machining/welding experience in a leadership role preferred
    • Experience and demonstrated success in industrial safety, quality management, customer service, talent management, project management, lean/TPS manufacturing, inventory management, and asset utilization.
    • Business agility to manage complexity, change and uncertainty. Flexible; nimble
    • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
    • Innovative team player
    • Hands-on, energetic, and a "can do" attitude
    • Intermediate computer skills are required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • Basic competence in subordinates' duties and tasks
    • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
    • Honest, reliable, and ethical
    • Strong
      • Communication skills, verbal and written
      • Leadership attributes and interpersonal skills
      • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Elkhart , Fabrication Supervisor - Manufacturing, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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