Operations Supervisor -3rd Shift
Your Career Begins at Timken If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the expertise to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion. Purpose & Scope: The most important responsibility of the Group Leader is to lead the day-to-day shift activities of Timken Aerospace operations associates in order to meet customer demand. The Group Leader is responsible for carrying out the prime directives of a lean leader which include 1) guiding work teams to meet production demands through daily schedule attainment (Takt), 2) ensuring the safe, correct, and conscientious completion of work in a safe working atmosphere through a 5S/Visual workplace 3) ensuring quality and value-added work is made by every process in manufacturing, design, administration, and service, 4) ensuring the on-time, correct, and complete delivery of parts, product, and services to the next process and customer, 5) Kaizen to reduce cost through elimination of waste, overburdening, and fluctuation in area of responsibility, 6) maintaining and improving the operational availability of equipment through 5S and designated maintenance tasks, and 7) building teamwork and maintaining team relations through professional challenges and educating associates. The Group Leader provides leadership and direction to team & zone leaders as well as all operative associates in the work area/shift. The Group Leader ensures that associates in their work areas are involved and engaged in accomplishing the prime directives above. Primary responsibilities: 1. Ensure team direction is aligned to plant KPI?s in safety, quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and morale. Perform daily administration of resource allocation, time & attendance monitoring, daily problem resolution, daily log updates, checks of shift start-up and shift-end to ensure smooth production operations.2. Communicate regularly with teams regarding customer production requirements and key issues effecting delivery including internal/external quality, equipment status/availability, resource availability. Hold regular team huddles (meetings), 1:1's, and frequently walk-through work areas (MBWA).3. Ensure ongoing operator safety and a safe workplace atmosphere by promptly addressing safety hazards, minimizing workplace accidents, and actively involving associates in the continuous improvement of safety.4. Demonstrate the responsibilities of a lean leader and drive a lean culture in the facility. Ensure associates are engaged and are participating in continuous improvement efforts.5. Facilitate the Talent Management Process to create high-performing teams and a pipeline of ready leadership. Lead goal-setting, coaching, counseling, mentoring, and career development processes with associates. Identify training needs and assist in the delivery of associate training in order to meet customer expectations.6. Ensure compliance with and communication of company policies and procedures. Demonstrate Timken's core values and lead by example Technical/Functional Skills: Production leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.Working understanding of safety regulations and/or OSHA requirements.Technical aptitude and issue solving abilities and the expertise to train others.Strong leadership, critical thinking and communication abilities (verbal & written) including the willingness and desire to lead and develop others and the expertise to effectively motivate teams.Organizational and time management expertise.Manufacturing experience desired.Intermediate PC skills (Microsoft office including Ms excel, databases).Lean Manufacturing experience desired. Education/Experience Requirements: ASSOCIATE of Manuf, Bus Admin, Eng or equiv work history (5-seven years)BACHELOR of Manuf, Bus Admin, Eng or equiv track record (2-5 yrs) General Physical demands: Verbal & Written correspondence Vision: NearHearing at Conversation LevelFrequent WalkingSteel toe shoes and safety glasses required. All candidates who are qualified shall be treated equally according to their individual requirements, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.
The Timken Company
February 17 on CareerBuilder