Manufacturing Supervisor/Process Lead – Reed City, MI

Job Number: 11390
Location(s): Reed City, MI

Overview & Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Process Lead provides safety and servant-based leadership to achieve breakthrough production results on a specific production line/ system.  The Process Lead is responsible for building capability in Operating Teams and Equipment Owners. The Process Lead works to drive out losses through a rigorous daily process that is data driven and focused on root cause problem solving.  In addition, the process lead will own the data integrity and process centerlines for their system. This position leverages the process discipline of continuous improvement tools.

 

The Process Lead can expect to spend 70% of their time on the floor with their operating team, building their technical understanding and mastery of the system while executing the plan for the day. S/he will spend the remainder of the time analyzing data. The Process Lead will build capability in the Maintenance Lead and Line Lead roles and must be able to cover their responsibilities in their short-term absence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

  • Leads portions of the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly DDS meetings, including:
  • Daily reporting of top stops and performance metrics (target unit operation MTBF, reliability, waste, etc.)
  • Daily PCL completion and compliance
  • Contribute to development and execution of the plan for the day.
  • Loss trees development and analysis.
  • Leverage data expertise and translate top losses to the team.
  • Identifies and addresses safety risks related to top stops (equipment interaction) and changeover activities.
  • Asks questions and connecting data to reality for others (primarily techs and Line Lead Team)
  • Accepts the responsibility of the most critical PDMS (CL) and develops technical experts quickly to maintain the health of the process
  • Shows a sense of urgency while holding other functions accountable for serving the floor with urgency
  • Ensures centerlines are accurate and being checked on a frequent basis
  • Holds upstream suppliers accountable for quality and accepts the accountability of his/her process’ outputs

Foundational Systems Knowledge and Management

  • MQIS data integrity
  • Health of PCL system: Leads identification of centerline targets, documentation of standards, and coaches the Line Team and technicians through the execution, problem solving and change management.
  • Rate Strategy
  • Changeover management system: Leads closing the gap against specific metrics (Human and Food Safety, MTBF, overuse, etc.), timeliness and success of changeovers.
  • Defines quality inputs for the process based on data and understands the requirements of the upstream and downstream processes

Loss Elimination

  • Supports development and leads execution of portions of the 90-Day improvement plan to deliver the glidepath through loss elimination.
  • Ensures line/ system is meeting product attributes and process parameters that drive them.
  • Develop basic technical capability on their line (machine and material interface)
  • Deep dive into manufacturing analytics data to determine top losses and long-term strategy for system performance improvement
  • Builds capability of the line team to understand losses through data.
  • Applies advanced data analysis leveraging tools such as S-curve and Weibull.

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Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-5 years operational and/or leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to flex shifts/schedule to support the line.   Sanitation/production support on off shifts if needed

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Working knowledge of data systems including Maximo, MQIS and GSTEMSPrevious experience in Team Leading, Process Lead and/or Maintenance Lead Role
  • Ability to successfully work on a team
  • Ability to clearly communicate to various levels of employees
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of the production line
  • Demonstrated capability in application of Foundations Systems.

Overview & Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Process Lead provides safety and servant-based leadership to achieve breakthrough production results on a specific production line/ system.  The Process Lead is responsible for building capability in Operating Teams and Equipment Owners. The Process Lead works to drive out losses through a rigorous daily process that is data driven and focused on root cause problem solving.  In addition, the process lead will own the data integrity and process centerlines for their system. This position leverages the process discipline of continuous improvement tools.

 

The Process Lead can expect to spend 70% of their time on the floor with their operating team, building their technical understanding and mastery of the system while executing the plan for the day. S/he will spend the remainder of the time analyzing data. The Process Lead will build capability in the Maintenance Lead and Line Lead roles and must be able to cover their responsibilities in their short-term absence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

  • Leads portions of the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly DDS meetings, including:
  • Daily reporting of top stops and performance metrics (target unit operation MTBF, reliability, waste, etc.)
  • Daily PCL completion and compliance
  • Contribute to development and execution of the plan for the day.
  • Loss trees development and analysis.
  • Leverage data expertise and translate top losses to the team.
  • Identifies and addresses safety risks related to top stops (equipment interaction) and changeover activities.
  • Asks questions and connecting data to reality for others (primarily techs and Line Lead Team)
  • Accepts the responsibility of the most critical PDMS (CL) and develops technical experts quickly to maintain the health of the process
  • Shows a sense of urgency while holding other functions accountable for serving the floor with urgency
  • Ensures centerlines are accurate and being checked on a frequent basis
  • Holds upstream suppliers accountable for quality and accepts the accountability of his/her process’ outputs

Foundational Systems Knowledge and Management

  • MQIS data integrity
  • Health of PCL system: Leads identification of centerline targets, documentation of standards, and coaches the Line Team and technicians through the execution, problem solving and change management.
  • Rate Strategy
  • Changeover management system: Leads closing the gap against specific metrics (Human and Food Safety, MTBF, overuse, etc.), timeliness and success of changeovers.
  • Defines quality inputs for the process based on data and understands the requirements of the upstream and downstream processes

Loss Elimination

  • Supports development and leads execution of portions of the 90-Day improvement plan to deliver the glidepath through loss elimination.
  • Ensures line/ system is meeting product attributes and process parameters that drive them.
  • Develop basic technical capability on their line (machine and material interface)
  • Deep dive into manufacturing analytics data to determine top losses and long-term strategy for system performance improvement
  • Builds capability of the line team to understand losses through data.
  • Applies advanced data analysis leveraging tools such as S-curve and Weibull.

#cb

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-5 years operational and/or leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to flex shifts/schedule to support the line.   Sanitation/production support on off shifts if needed

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Working knowledge of data systems including Maximo, MQIS and GSTEMSPrevious experience in Team Leading, Process Lead and/or Maintenance Lead Role
  • Ability to successfully work on a team
  • Ability to clearly communicate to various levels of employees
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of the production line
  • Demonstrated capability in application of Foundations Systems.

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