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Production Group Leader/Jr. Supervisor

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

Posted: June 10th, 2019

Multimatic Structures & Suspension has expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for a dynamic individual who desires to join an energetic and dedicated team.

CURRENTLY, WE ARE SEARCHING FOR A PRODUCTION GROUP LEADER for 2nd AND 3rd shift.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and 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. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, 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 also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

FACILITY ADDRESS:

Multimatic New Haven

2808 Adams Center Road

Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

SUMMARY

Responsible for the overall safety, quality and efficient operation of the processes within their area of responsibility. Has a working knowledge of all of the equipment within their assigned area with the ability to train others on that equipment. Acts as a leader in their area to help develop operator’s job knowledge and uses continuous improvement to reach established objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

    • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times
    • Understand and perform the supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence
    • Responsible for following all established company policies and procedures
    • Perform basic trouble-shooting of equipment in conjunction with other support personnel
    • Perform changeovers and set up with other support personnel
  • Coach, mentor and inspire Associates to be the best version of themselves

 

  • Assures all required PPE's 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
  • Ability to effectively train others 
  • Available to 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

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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