Manages daily production operations within a production department on multiple shifts or across several departments on a single shift to ensure manufacture of parts, products, components or assemblies, or to perform service functions, within established timeline, quality and cost standards.
Establishes short-term activities directed toward production continuity and balance, such as creating shift schedules, ensuring requisition of materials, machine loading, tools, grievance resolution and equipment maintenance.
Coordinates and integrates with other plant function areas to ensure support in attaining output, productivity and quality.
Directs and execute routine equipment-maintenance and machine setup and recommends machinery/equipment upgrades and repairs
Assist operators in problem solving, troubleshooting and exercises considerable judgement.
Read and analyze charts and work orders, production schedules and other reports, to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
Typically, responsible for training of (new) employees on work and safety procedures or assign employees to experienced workers for training.
Assures production schedules and product quality and develops and submits output reports and metrics
Requisition shop supplies and needs and meet with suppliers and vendors as necessary.
Other related duties and projects as assigned
Proven ability to read and interpret drawings, GD&T requirements, and specifications. Connect the technical requirements to appropriate manufacturing & inspection methods. Work with customers and suppliers to refine their processes.
Excellent quantitative, statistical and analytical skills.
Must be able to make timely decisions, set priorities, and execute plan to meet commitment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to effectively influence and motivate others; must be able to deal with ambiguity and various changing requirements.
Proven functional experience in a manufacturing environment with successful track record of results.
Proficient computer skills on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and statistical tool (i.e., Minitab).
Bachelor's degree in business or technical/engineering/operational discipline required.
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer CQE, CMQ is preferred
Lead internal auditor per AS-9100 or TS-16949/IATF 16949 preferred
Barnes Group Inc.