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Production Superintendent

PointOne Recruiting Solutions Elkhart Full-Time
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Are you an automotive, bus, or recreational vehicle Production Supervisor? Do you have a passion for Lean manufacturing? Do you have leadership experience in a Union environment? Are you looking for more of a nature based environment in North Dakota?  If you answered “YES” to these questions, then you could be what our client, a leader in their industry, is looking for in their next Production SuperintendentThis is an excellent opportunity with a growing company that offers a very competitive compensation package, excellent insurance, excellent PTO, pension, and relocation assistance!  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to: URL blocked - click to apply

The Production Superintendent provides first line supervision for one or a number of manufacturing department(s).

Primary Responsibilities Job Description:

  Directs department activities and ensures production is carried out in accordance with customer requirements, TAKT times and LEAN manufacturing practices. Implements improvements within the department via Kaizen events as required.

  Ensures work meets quality standards. Addresses any non-conforming materials with the Material Review Board. Follows through on quality issues by ensuring root causes are identified and addressed.

  Monitors and ensures budget compliance and provides updates on department budget status to management. Advises management of issues when required.

  Directs and assigns work to production employees (via balanced lines) and ensures employees have the training, skills and authorization to perform tasks. Promotes Lean training within the group. Manages employee performance to maximize effectiveness as set against the TAKT time.

  Ensures employees perform work safely and that equipment is maintained and processes are carried out in compliance with Health, Safety and Environment (H&S/E) policies and procedures. Takes proactive measures to address H&S/E issues. When required, leads investigations and enforces compliance as applicable.

  Provides guidance to employees on work requirements and expectations. Ensures employees perform effectively and comply with various company policies, procedures and practices including: Plant Rules, Plant Health & Safety Rules, Attendance, Human Rights, and others as applicable. Addresses any employee compliance or performance issues through client’s corrective action process.

  Ensures compliance with terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement. Responds and addresses employee/labor relations matters as appropriate.

  Maintains and enforces department standards of neatness, order and cleanliness to meet “5 S” targets. Carries out other projects or initiatives aimed at advancing client’s business effectiveness

 Five (5) years experience in a manufacturing setting in the transportation, automotive or bus industry preferred.

  Minimum of one (1) year experience as a group leader, lead / charge hand or supervisor in a unionized setting

Demonstrated proficiency in Lean methodologies required.

Experience with labor relations an asset. Job specific qualifications may be required depending on the department requirements.

  Ability to travel to our Ft. Garry site in Canada if needed.

Skills required

Ensure Compliance
Technical Support
Problem Solving
Provide Direction


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