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2nd Shift Production Group Leader

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: February 14th, 2020

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying components, systems and engineering services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. There is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant expansion
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

Position Overview:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven produces high-strength vehicle structures and assemblies using proprietary manufacturing processes.

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven is seeking a Production Group Leader for the 2nd shift to be responsible for the overall safety, quality and efficient operation of the processes within their area of responsibility; have a working knowledge of all equipment within their assigned area, with the ability to train others on that equipment; act as a leader in their area to help develop operators' job knowledge; and use continuous improvement to reach established objectives.

Facility Address:

Multimatic Indiana - New Haven
2808 Adams Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Coach, mentor and inspire associates to be the best version of themselves
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times
  • Understand and perform the supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence
  • Follow all established company policies and procedures
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of equipment in conjunction with other support personnel
  • Perform changeovers and set up with other support personnel
  • Assure all required PPEs are available and worn by all associates, and coordinate safety improvement projects as necessary
  • Determine tools needed for production associates to be successful and ensure they are available
  • Assure production boards in their assigned area are reviewed and initialed on an hourly basis
  • Responsible for daily 6-S audits in their assigned areas and for follow-up to resolve issues found during the audit
  • Utilize kanban and customer forecasts to perform daily production scheduling and assure schedule attainment
  • Lead and direct production associates in their assigned areas on a daily basis
  • Manage hold areas and assure timely disposition of product
  • Lead meetings with production associates to review objectives and how to make improvements in these areas
  • Review OEE information on a daily basis and assure data accuracy
  • Assure all new quality or process changes are communicated to production, and assure proper training is provided if needed
  • Assure all production associates are properly trained on the equipment they operate and there is documentation to validate the completion of training 
  • Provide thorough and clear communication to your supervisor, following shift and technical services regarding any problems concerning production
  • Complete shift notes on a daily basis for the work centers assigned to them 
  • Work overtime as needed (daily & weekends)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Demonstrated basic mechanical aptitude (mechanical, hydraulics, electrical and pneumatics) - **PREFERRED 
  • 1-3 years' automotive manufacturing experience 
  • 1-2 years' prior leadership role in a manufacturing environment and/or technical experience  
  • Must be able to perform and understand all job functions of a production operator
  • Ability to effectively train others

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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