Posted on: October 11, 2018 • Category: Manufacturing - Production
High School Diploma required. • AA or BS Degree a plus. • Prefer 1-2 years of proven leadership in a Lead/Supervisor position and/or previous management experience. • Strong coaching and mentoring skills. • Handles change well, as well as take new processes/procedures to the next level. • High attention to detail. • Ability to remain calm in high pressure situations. • Verbal, written and PC skills are required. • Experience in the principals of lean manufacturing preferred. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: • Excellent communication skills – written, listening and verbal. • Ability to work well with other departments to accomplish necessary goals within the company. • Excellent customer service skills. Team building knowledge • Advanced understanding of specific department operation. • Able to use tools and equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY This position will lead the assigned department operation. Responsibility will include directing the team to drive improvement in Safety, Quality, Productivity, and budget compliance as well as employee development. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in leading a multi-shift team(s) with the above listed goals. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Lead and develop scheduling systems for department operations. Develop staff and standardize skill/ training requirements for the efficient operation of the department. Responsible for the safe operation of the department. Responsible for the delivery of components meeting the customers needs in delivery schedule, quantity, and quality. Assist team leads and employees with trouble shooting etc. Train, educate and evaluate employees along with motivating and coaching. Assist in developing and implementing department budget. Oversee and organize the workload of the department. Supervisor of the department on all aspects of the operation. Complete all required documentation within established guidelines and appropriate timeframes. Collaborate with other departments. Ability to prioritize workload as new work comes into department. Maintain compliance with OSHA safety rules and regulations. Work independently and with management to create/implement processes and procedures. Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with team leads. Lead and participate in cross-functional teams and department meetings. Interview and hire all new employees for department staffing requirements. Strong customer first attitude with the ability to retain employees. Delegate projects as needed. WORKING CONDITIONS: Requires working in an office environment, will be seated in a posture position. Will utilize a computer terminal for periods of time, and phone use using a handset or headset. Required to visit other departments on a needed basis to resolve issues. Required to work flexible hours as required for production operations.
With roots dating back to 1859, Manitou Americas (formerly known as Gehl Company) is a producer of Gehl, Manitou and Mustang branded equipment for construction, agriculture, industry and beyond. Headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou Americas maintains North American operations in Madison and Yankton, South Dakota, Waco, Texas and Belvidere, Illinois. While Manitou Americas has had a presence in international markets for over 50 years, it became a true global company in 2008 when it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitou Group, based in Ancenis, France. As a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact equipment worldwide, we recruit top-caliber individuals to enrich our global success. An equal opportunity employer, Manitou Americas offers a competitive salary and benefit package, numerous advancement opportunities, and the tools and training necessary to encourage employee growth.