Company: HWX Enterprises
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Position Summary:Responsible for the planning and coordination
of all production activities to ensure that the company production
targets are met and ensure that the entire production process runs
smoothly and cost effective.Essential Responsibilities:
- Manage and coordinate manufacturing activities within the
production area to ensure the achievement of production and quality
- In accordance with company policies and procedures, selects,
trains, develops, motivates, reviews and monitors all staff to
ensure effective and safe operations.
- Establish department programs which support cross training,
acquisition of multiple skills, teamwork and cooperation in group
- In conjunction with the objectives received from the management
team and working with other departments, develop all planning for
the production area on an annual basis.
- Provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate fast
improvements and improved working relations between the production
area and other areas of production.
- Participate in continuous improvement and assist in its
implementation on an ongoing basis.
- Keep work area clean and well organized in a 5S manner.
- Maintain safety standards in the workplace.
- Ensure Quality in the workplace.Qualifications:To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required.Education and Experience:Bachelor degree in business,
engineering or an equivalent combination of relevant education
and/or experience10+ years of experience in production, production
planning (MRP), DDL and logistic preferably in an automotive
industry.5+ years in production leadership positionJob Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities:Knowledge: Knowledge of quality control, cost
reduction, materials and productions processes; -Knowledge of press
operation, machine and tools; Knowledge of inventory management &
control; -Familiarity with the purchasing function and die tooling;
Knowledge of lean manufacturing.Skills: Excellent organizational
and leadership skills; Good interpersonal skills; Strong verbal and
written communication skills; Excellent business planning and
resource allocation skills to meet goals; Sets an example for
coworkers, delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make
decisions, takes personal accountability for decisions. -Abilities:
Ability to formulate business plans with measurable desired
outcomes, translates action plans into quantifiable and realistic
goals with associated deadlines for self or others; Ability to
define and solve problems; Ability to build and maintain strong
teams; Ability to recognize people strengths and maximize their
potential in their weakness.Training Requirements:
- General Safety.
- Quality System Awareness and Procedures.Physical Demands & Work
Environment:The characteristics described below are representative
of those encountered while performing the essential functions of
this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -
Physical Demands: -While performing duties of this job, would
occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and
arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use
fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. Must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employee may be
required to climb stairs as needed to access various areas of the
building. - Specific vision abilities required include close
vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to
adjust focus. Overtime may be necessary as work load's dictate.
This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.Work
Environments: Workers split their time between the production floor
and the office area. They may be required to travel to and visit a
customer's facility and/or production facility. - Job requires
dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. -
Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing,
pre-employment physical and background checks.Sign-off: The above
is a list of activities routinely performed by this position and
includes the essential function an individual must perform for the
position. - The above list is not all inclusive and HWX reserves
the right to add and/or remove any job duties as deemed necessary
at any time.
Keywords: HWX Enterprises, Grand Rapids , Materials Manager, Executive , Holland, Michigan
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