Supervise, Lead, motivate, direct, develop and train a team of production employees. Assigns work and sets priorities for employees. Provides technical expertise and managerial leadership. Effectively communicates daily crossovers and build/test issues across all levels of Manufacturing.
Prioritizes production schedules based on available manpower, equipment efficiency, capacity and materials requirements.
Leads operational meetings; establish consistency in processes, and ensure alignment of tactical and/or strategic plans. Develops and tracks key organization performance metrics to meet or improve cycle time performance. Schedules and conducts milestone meetings.
Ensures timely response to operations issues impacting customer satisfaction; acts as an interface in the establishment of and ensuring conformance to customer/vendor requirements; prepares detailed analysis of cost of quality opportunity and initiates corrective action.
Actively strives to prevent employee accidents and injuries. Responsible for ensuring and documenting that all department employees (including temporaries) receive and follow appropriate department training including Environmental, Health and Safety training. Implements, emphasizes importance of, and monitors compliance to appropriate safety policies and procedures.
Develops personnel to include training and career development; manages the performance management process to include the development of team and individual goals, implementing employee development plans, and coaching. Manages the employee selection, hiring, reward and discipline processes.
Analyzes and plans for maximum production capacity optimization; implements and monitors manufacturing or dept. processes that collect, analyze and report key measurement data and real time status.
Identifies process and quality changes designed to improve manufacturing or department capabilities. Drives Lean, Safety and Quality. Takes corrective action.