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Production Group Leader - 3rd shift

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

Posted: June 25th, 2024

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?

  • New Benefits & New Wage Structure
  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, eligibility effective day 1 of employment)
  • Other benefits; Paid Time-off, Person Time Off, Profit Sharing, & Matching 401k plan & Company provided uniforms
  • Educational Tuition Assistance - Apprenticeship Program, Continuing Educational Opportunities
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new product launch
  • 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).

Position Overview:

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

Multimatic New Haven has an opening for a Production Group Leader for 3rd shift.  They will be responsible for the overall safety, quality and efficient operation of the processes within their area of responsibility. Ability to influence others and demonstrate a consistent, enthusiastic approach towards associates, co-workers and support staff.  Has a working knowledge of all the equipment within their assigned area with the ability to train others. Leads by developing operator’s job knowledge and drive continuous improvements to achieve established targets & objectives.

Facility Address:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.
      • Strict adherence to 6s protocols
      • Ensure all required PPE is properly utilized
        • Safety Glasses
        • Hearing Protection
        • Safety Shoes
        • Protective gloves (sleeves if required)
        • Face Shield as required
        • Ensure Safety Incident Reports are completed when there is an injury.
  • Coordinate safety improvement projects and actively participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently perform all production work in your respective area of responsibility.
  • Conduct daily pre-shift meetings; provide meaningful & relevant information: e.g.,
    • Safety Alerts
    • Quality Alerts
    • OEE Performance
    • Machine/Equipment status
    • Manning Assignments
  • Embrace the leadership philosophy of “Servitude Leadership”.
  • Lead through Coaching & Mentoring.
  • Make people feel they’re valued.
  • Adherence to Day 1-5; weeks 2-4 training program
  • Train associates using Standard Work Instructions (SWI).
  • Fully utilize associates from “whistle to whistle”.
  • Manage equipment/machine breakdowns by being acutely aware of issue(s) & directing personnel & support staff.
  • Follow up, follow up, follow up.
  • Assure Production Boards in their assigned area are reviewed and initialed on an hourly basis.
  • Identify and label any suspect or defective parts or components and assure timely disposition of product.
  • Communicate all quality and/or process changes to associates and provide training as required.
  • Provide clear & detailed communication to your supervisor, support staff & shift to shift pass downs.
  • Assist supervisor with associate performance reviews regarding safety, quality, efficiency, cooperation and accountability.
  • Awareness & understanding of inventory systems Maintain accurate inventory by regular interaction with the Materials department.
  • Create and/or assist with work instructions for new and existing processes and maintain their accuracy.
  • Understand and perform the supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor or designee.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES          

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.
    • Strict adherence to 6s protocols
    • Ensure all required PPE is properly utilized
      • Safety Glasses
      • Hearing Protection
      • Safety Shoes
      • Protective gloves (sleeves if required)
      • Face Shield as required
      • Ensure Safety Incident Reports are completed when there is an injury
  • Coordinate safety improvement projects and actively participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently perform all production work in your respective area of responsibility.
  • Conduct daily pre-shift meetings; provide meaningful & relevant information: e.g.,
    • Safety Alerts
    • Quality Alerts
    • OEE Performance
    • Machine/Equipment status
    • Manning Assignments
  • Embrace the leadership philosophy of “Servitude Leadership”.
  • Lead through Coaching & Mentoring.
  • Make people feel they’re valued.
  • Adherence to Day 1-5; weeks 2-4 training program
  • Train associates using Standard Work Instructions (SWI).
  • Fully utilize associates from “whistle to whistle”.
  • Manage equipment/machine breakdowns by being acutely aware of issue(s) & directing personnel & support staff.
  • Follow up, follow up, follow up.
  • Assure Production Boards in their assigned area are reviewed and initialed on an hourly basis.
  • Identify and label any suspect or defective parts or components and assure timely disposition of product.
  • Communicate all quality and/or process changes to associates and provide training as required.
  • Provide clear & detailed communication to your supervisor, support staff & shift to shift pass downs.
  • Assist supervisor with associate performance reviews regarding safety, quality, efficiency, cooperation and accountability.
  • Awareness & understanding of inventory systems Maintain accurate inventory by regular interaction with the Materials department.
  • Create and/or assist with work instructions for new and existing processes and maintain their accuracy.
  • Understand and perform the supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor or designee.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily; including but, not limited to the following:

  • Consistently exhibit a positive and enthusiastic approach towards associates, co-workers & support staff.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).    One year or more automotive manufacturing experience.  Prior leadership and/or technical experience would benefit this individual.  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.