FLEXcon Company, Inc.

  • Lean Production Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Spencer
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 9:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1582
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Position Overview

    FLEXcon Company, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of coated and laminated films and adhesives is seeking a Lean Production Manager to help lead our Spencer, MA manufacturing facility. Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the individual in this position will manage resources on the day shift, both during the week and weekend.

     

    The individual should exemplify FLEXcon’s Corporate Values of respect, integrity, collaboration, and drive for excellence through problem solving and development of people not just on their team but across the enterprise.  More specifically, provide direction for the coating and slitting functions through various management practices that minimize downtime, eliminate waste, and increase productivity.

     

    The successful candidate will be someone who has experience in leading and managing manufacturing Lean transformation, including the development of strategy and leading & managing implementation, coaching teams and developing performance metrics.

    Responsibilities

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The daily role is to perform the tasks associated with the 3 stages of production to meet customer requirements; Pre-production, Production, and Post-production. In addition, the Lean Production Manager will:

    • Support team leader daily kaizen
    • Lead continuous improvement activities using the structured problem-solving method
    • Lead coating and slitting operations teams
    • Daily coaching of team members to standards
    • Develop and maintain positive team member relations focused on mutual trust, dignity, fairness, and consistency
    • Maintain records according to ISO standards
    • Attend various meetings and lean events
    • Lead continuous improvement activities cross-functionally using the structured problem-solving method
    • Serve as technical liaison to Product Development, providing expertise on design and operation of coating/slitting equipment from concept through to daily operation
    • Train new team members in safety expectations at FLEXcon
    • Implement Human Resources processes with respect to personnel issues, benefits, recruitment info functional area

    Requirements

      • REQUIREMENTS:
    • EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience would be considered
    • EXPERIENCE: 5 to 7 years’ management/supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
    • PERSONAL CONTACTS (Internal/External): Work directly with office and manufacturing employees
    • CONFIDENTIAL DATA: Some exposure to confidential data, budgets, product information and employee data
    • COGNITIVE/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Standing and walking required during workday.
    • PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT: Primarily on the production floor and in an office in the production environment.
    • TRAVEL %: up to 10% travel may be required

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