This 3rd shift supervisor will direct the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals including safety, quality, customer service, productivity, and lean manufacturing objectives through the application of RPS standards. Prioritize production based on customer demand, staffing levels, equipment efficiency and materials supply. Plan and administer procedures and budgets. Make budgetary recommendations including capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor levels.
Works closely with all shifts to schedule work through the various manufacturing test operations and manages the floor space to assure adequate flow of production. For continuous flow cells, manages line balance ensuring the pacing process is adequately staffed to maintain desired output levels.
Respond to test and production problems by personally investigating and resolving such problems with hourly and salaried personnel to assure a continuing flow of product. Utilize formal problem solving methodologies (8D, DMAIC, PDCA) to discover and eliminate root cause.
Maintain department/cell metrics utilizing visual management techniques. Ensure all direct reports understand their cell metrics and how they impact/improve each metric. Prepare associates to lead the report-out of metrics weekly to management.
Support PFEP initiatives to ensure assurance of supply and minimize non-value-added activities.
Develop, plan and implement continuous quality improvement through teams within the area of World Class Quality.
Utilize data to develop and implement action plans to meet department goals in the areas of labor efficiency, labor utilization, 5S / housekeeping, on-time shipments and productivity improvements.
Promote an awareness of state-of-the-art manufacturing concepts and practices utilizing Rockwell Production System techniques.
Encourage employee involvement in and ownership of continuous improvement activities focused on waste reduction. Ownership of RAILS and responsible for involving necessary support personnel in resolution of action items and escalating where appropriate.
Prioritize and react to unpredictable and constantly changing expectations and work load demands placed by internal and external customers.
Maintain our union-free environment through timely and accurate communication with employees, maintaining a safe work environment, giving timely performance feedback to employees.
Create a positive work environment by encouraging involvement in daily activities, honest and open communication, and a willingness to solve issues in a timely manner.
Communicate with other department and functional leaders to resolve issues effecting production or for support of product / programs.
Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9001 & 14001, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies published on the Rockwell Automation Information Network.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
Internal Number: 2575091
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