Tenneco Group Leader - Production Supervisor in Ligonier, Indiana
Group Leader - Production Supervisor
Oversees all manufacturing related activities for the designated work area in a manner that supports facility and company goals and objectives. Provides direct supervision of assigned hourly employees. Other responsibilities include Environmental/Health and Safety administration, Quality Systems, internal customer interface, preventative and daily maintenance, daily operations and positive employee relations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitate/supervise the efforts of hourly associates in the area of responsibility on designated shift.
Maintain a safe and clean work environment for all employees by conducting weekly housekeeping audits and working towards the 5S goals.
Ensure compliance with the plant policies and procedures including requirements for ISO/TS16949 and ISO14001.
Work towards positive employee relations with the department.
Continuously improve safety; quality, and productivity through BOS brainstorming sessions.
Ensure production schedules are met to meet customer needs and maintaining appropriate paper work.
Manage and monitor the relationship of downtime, changeovers, and process improvements through BOS as it directly relates to quality, efficiency and scrap.
Utilize Lean principles and business processes at the cell, department and plant levels.
Work closely with production employees and Engineering and Quality to assure parts of specifications are in compliance.
2 or more years of production management experience.
Must be willing to work an off-shift
Experience with leading groups of 25+ people
Work experience in the automotive parts industry preferred.
Understanding of lean production & 5S.
Experience with driving KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and Visual Management
Familiar in the use of MS Office software.
Must possess knowledge to read, write, and perform basic math skills (includes basic algebra, fractions, geometry).
Must have the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram forms.
Ability to operate, troubleshoot, make minor adjustments and/or perform preventive maintenance on metal bending, welding, forming, fabrication, and assembly equipment would be beneficial.
Experience in effective use of quality control gauges/equipment, inventory systems, blueprint interpretation, computer applications, and SPC charting where applicable.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence.
Experience leading groups of 50+
Ligonier, Indiana, United States