Supervisor- Production (Middleton)

Supervisor- Production (Middleton)

TK Elevator CorporationMiddleton, Tennessee, United States

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What we expect

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

TK Elevator is seeking a Supervisor- Production for our Middleton, TN facility.

This role is responsible for leading and directing the activities of the employees within a production department in compliance with company expectations, standards, processes and LEAN principles to maximize utilization of all employees and equipment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead manufacturing SSQDC strategies to meet the performance expectations of business.
  • Lead in the evaluation of increased production efficiency
  • Provide work direction to the team as required to meet customer needs, both internal and external
  • Plans and lead the work flow of the production department under the direction of the Production Manager
  • Work with support groups to develop and administer systems, procedures and other support tools to assist in producing quality and cost-efficient products
  • Lead Continuous Improvement processes within the team
  • Champion effective employee relations within manufacturing by ensuring that employment practices and treatment are fair and consistent
  • Lead the activities of hourly employees in the production department in compliance with company standards, products, processes and LEAN principles to ensure maximum utilization of personnel and equipment
  • Identify and investigates product and process problems and takes necessary action to resolve
  • Visually analyzes and audits standard work to ensure maximum efficiencies
  • Lead root cause failure analysis for production area, making recommendations for mitigation and resolution and following through to implementation
  • Lead, train, coach and engage production employees for safe, effective and efficient performance.
  • Lead all efforts to remove constraints and barriers to efficient/productive team efforts
  • Collaborate with functional areas to develop and maintain performance metrics, measurements, methods and targets
  • Working with the Safety function to ensure a safe production environment to promote safety consciousness by modeling the way and investigates safety/health hazards and accidents and respond immediately to the needs and concerns of employees providing them with the tools and facilities required to perform their jobs properly
  • Lead projects in a cross-functional team environment
  • Serve as primary communication vehicle between leadership team and production employees
  • With direction of the Production Manager, administers union contracts and other employee policies and procedures
  • Maintain clean, orderly work areas according to 6S standards
  • In coordination with Human Resources and the Production Manager, participate in hiring, employee performance management inclusive of performance reviews while holding individuals accountable to company policies and procedures and union contract administration
  • Lead daily communication meetings with members of the department/area

Who we are looking for

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma, Technical School or Associate's Degree in a related field required; Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college preferred
  • Eight or more years of experience in manufacturing environment with at least six years in a production leadership role required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Principles required
  • Experience in technical aspects of manufacturing such as: metal fabrication, welding, machining and assembly operations
  • Experience in a union environment preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Technical School or Associates Degree in a related field preferred
  •  Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, highly preferred
  • Experience in a union environment preferred

Additional information

TK Elevator is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to email us directly at ElevatorJobs.ams@tkelevator or call 1-844-427-5461.

Contact

To apply to a position, please click on the Apply Now button.

For any additional questions or job specific requests, please use the contact
below and include the Job Requisition Number as a reference.

Elevatorjobs.AMS@tkelevator.com

Job details

Posting date:2024/06/07
Experience level:Management
Type of contract:Permanent, Full-time
Work mode:On Site
Job field:Production and Manufacturing
Industry:Engineering & urban mobility
Job number:US_901745_ET_TKELECP11388

Application deadline: as long as the job is listed on our career page, we are looking for suitable candidates (all genders welcome). We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Benefits

Health and Safety

Highest standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Collaboration

Collegiality is of huge importance – we treat everyone with respect and appreciation.

Collegiality is of huge importance – we treat everyone with respect and appreciation.

Development

Training and education programs to help you develop professionally and personally.

Training and education programs to help you develop professionally and personally.

Compensation and benefits

Fair working conditions and competitive pay are an important basis for us.

Fair working conditions and competitive pay are an important basis for us.

Diversity

We promote an open and tolerant work culture.

We promote an open and tolerant work culture.

Work Life Balance

We guarantee regular working hours to support work-life balance.

We guarantee regular working hours to support work-life balance.

Creative leeway

We offer a work environment in which you can try out new solutions in a no blame culture.

We offer a work environment in which you can try out new solutions in a no blame culture.

Vacation and paid time off

Paid vacation, sick leave and personal days.

Paid vacation, sick leave and personal days.

Sustainability

We act with responsibility and environmental awareness.

We act with responsibility and environmental awareness.

Onboarding

Individual and personal support to help you get started in your new job.

Individual and personal support to help you get started in your new job.

Who we are

With customers in over 100 countries served by more than 50,000 employees, TK Elevator achieved sales of around €9 billion in fiscal year 2022/2023. We ensure high levels of customer service globally from our extensive network of about 1,000 locations. Over the past several decades, TK Elevator has established itself as one of the world’s leading elevator companies and became independent after separation from the thyssenkrupp group in August 2020. The company’s most important business line is the service business proudly provided by around 25,000 service technicians. The product portfolio ranges from standardized elevators for low-rise residential buildings to highly customized solutions for skyscrapers. In addition, it covers escalators, moving walks, passenger boarding bridges and stair and platform lifts. Integrated cloud-based solutions, such as the MAX platform, are delivering enhanced services. With these digital offerings, there are no longer any limits to urban mobility. TKE – move beyond.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At TK Elevator, we understand, respect and appreciate that everyone is different. We value everyone as an individual. We believe that when our employees bring their authentic selves to work, and we recognize them as such, we strive to nurture a culture characterized by equal opportunities, mutual trust and respect. At TK Elevator, we aim to embrace diversity and welcome everyone -no matter the ethnicity, nationality, gender or gender expression, age, social background, religion or world belief, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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