Title: Value Stream Manager, Prod/Dist Sup
Type: Full Time
Function: Production / Distribution Support
Location: Greenville, MI, United States
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directly responsible within the assigned area for the managementof all resources to satisfy customer requirements for timely delivery ofquality product, while optimizing throughput, inventories and all costs.Promote a climate that is lean, cost efficient, safe and productive.
*Promotes and practices a participativemanagement style and team building.
*Participates in overall production planningand translates plans into specific manufacturing objectives, activities andschedules.
*Utilizes lean tools such as: Kaizen, SMED, OEE, and Value Stream Mapping,to drive waste out of our system.
*Maintains coordination of all processfunctions including maintenance, engineering, scheduling, supervision and theactual manufacturing of product in a well-organized manner.
*Identifies resources (people and equipment)requirements and to develop specific plans and schedulesfor building the manufacturing organization.
*Responsible for the achievement of criticalsuccess factors identified in the annual business plan.
*Supervises all unit employees including: a. appropriatestaffing of unit. b. Implementation of effective technical, managerial andother training programs. c. Compliance with safety policies, plant rules, unitoperating procedures, quality policies and housekeeping practices. d. Appropriateperformance feedback.
*Responsible for and authorized to takewhatever actions are necessary to prevent non-conformances relating to product,process, and quality systems.9.Participates with the plant staff in strategic planning, forecasting objectivesetting and prioritization of capital and expense projects.
*Create time lines, action plans, 1st and 2ndlevel paretos, and improvement action data.
*Implements systems and procedures to ensure acapable manufacturing process, and to audit the quality of productsproduced. Develop a work environmentthat places high value on top quality products.
*Contributes to and supports safety and qualityprograms.
*Identifies opportunities for productivityimprovement and cost reduction.
*Administers the labor contract in the unit andrepresents management in step two of the grievance procedure.
*Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor of Science degree in a technical or business orientedfield preferredExperience with lean manufacturing principles and processes preferred
5-8 years of manufacturing and/or management experience preferred
Skills: Excellent leadership, interpersonal and managerialskills
Must be intellectually flexible and personally adaptable enough tolearn and implement new conceptsin manufacturing management
Strong decision-making, problem solving and strategicthinking
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled