Assembly Line Supervisor - 2nd shift at Metlasa

Posted in Other 28 days ago.

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Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky





Job Description:
About Metalsa:
Metalsa Structural Products, Inc. is part of a global company that manufactures structural components for light and heavy vehicles. Our mission is to help our customers move the world more efficiently, while protecting the environment and ensuring long term economic and social value generation for our stakeholders. We provide our customers innovative solutions focused on safe and sustainable product and process technologies, exceeding quality and service at a competitive cost. While serving both the automotive and commercial vehicle market we strive to make sure 'Quality is a Way of Life' at Metalsa.
EEOC Statement:
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION

Manage the daily assembly operations

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

1

SPECIFIC

Assigned daily job assignments to Assembly Product Tech

Monitor the skill level of all Assembly Product Tech and that all receive needed training

Monitor all reporting of production activities to insure accuracy and to identify areas for improvement

Manage manpower roster to reduce overtime costs

Act as liaison between Assembly Product Tech, Team Leaders and Support Technicians to minimize downtime

Support the Assembly Product Tech and Team Leaders to maximize production and quality to minimizing downtime and scrap

Promote team involvement activities to improve systems used in the Assembly area

Additional responsibilities as required - this position is subject to change as the needs of the department change

Lead Metalsa Operating System implementation and deployment

Follow and adhere to proper escalation process

2

SAFETY

Work in a safe manner and encourage others to do so.

Report all unsafe acts and conditions immediately

Follow proper reporting protocol for accidents/injuires/near misses

Use our Innovation process and the team concept to improve safety in the plant

Be proactively involved with improving working conditions.

3

QUALITY

Offer ideas for improvement of all systems and help implement them

Teach and utilize quality gates to ensure quality standards are met

Lead area in achieving plant quality objectives/goals

100% on-time delivery to customer

0 PPM on parts

Understand customer needs and work towards meeting and exceeding them

Lead/Participate in formal problem solving sessions to address customer issues

4

HOUSEKEEPING

Maintain the appearance of a World Class Facility

Actively support full implementation of the 5S's, using it to approach and keep all areas clean, neat and properly maintained.

5

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT/ TRAINING

Actively involved with the Metalsa Operating System

Qualifications:

ACADEMICS AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA

EDUCATION

REQUIRED

PREFERRED

Two (2) years of advanced education or associates degree, or 5 years of supervisory experience

X

Proven Team building and leading experience in a manufacturing environment

X

Experience with systems like: Quality Operating Systems, PM Systems, Scheduling, Production Systems, Kronos timekeeping, Lean Manufacturing, Formal Problem solving 5 why, 8D, Fishbone, 5s , Kanban, Kaizen events

X

Automotive manufacturing / Mechanical background

X

High School degree/diploma

X

REQUISITE SKILLS

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

TECHNICAL

OTHER

Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving, planning, team orientation and presentation skills

Good computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point)

Safety and Quality oriented

Good organizational and time skills

Metalsa Model (MOS and QWL)

Prompt and regular attendance

Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude

Basic Lean Manufacturing (TPS)

Capacity to manage resources and activities in order to obtain results

Capable of performing in a fast paced, high stressed environment

Must be willing to work overtime with little or no notice (no 2-day notice)

Able to work any shift

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION

1

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.

2

The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or touch.

3

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

4

Normal vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to visually focus.