Manages and leads Production/Assembly and Shipping Departments. Supports the Win strategic initiatives and Division/Business unit strategy deployment goals.
Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
_X_ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports
The scope of this position will be to supervise the manufacturing process to include flow of materials, work schedules; quality/quantity of output, employee performance, recordkeeping, and communication to all functions or departments necessary to ensure customer demand is met timely.
Responsible for the level of quality of product.
Utilize direct and/or indirect labor to maintain "on-time" delivery of items within their department on a daily basis.
Responsible for employee safety.
Maintain a variety of schedules, records, and reports pertaining the tracking of materials through the production cycle and availability of production resources.
Responsible for identifying employee development needs and monitoring adherence to Parker policies/procedures.
Train and develop employees to ensure a flexible workforce exist to support fluctuations in business demand.
Write and conduct performance reviews of hourly employees as required.
Assist with the monitoring of inventory levels generating tracking reports and performing data entry as required.
Assume and maintain ownership of the Heijunka system (drives production schedules).
Utilize visual management systems to communicate plan, progress and continuous improvement activity.
Communicate with manufacturing engineering and inventory control personnel regarding process changes and methods for improving assembly efficiencies, productivity, and customer service in the plant.
One to three years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment required.
Four year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required.
Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices.
Must have intermediate computer skills and be able to understand electronic processing (MS products a must).
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal contacts.
Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.
Previous Employee Relations experience a must.
Ability to effectively and persuasively present information to Management and Employees.
Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.