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Production Section Manager Job in Lima, Ohio US

Production Section Manager


Posted: 5/27/2021 - Expires: 8/25/2021

Job ID: 227730887


Job Description

Position Description:

This position reports to the Production Manager and is responsible for the production planning, training, staffing and manufacturing operations in assigned areas, consisting of management and bargaining unit employees.

Determines daily production plans, work assignments and EAC's for assigned areas.

Interfaces/ communications with people at all levels of the organization, union representatives, VIP's and customers.

Leverages a working knowledge of heavy manufacturing and/or vehicle assembly to ensure capability, quality, safety and productivity goals are achieved.

Leads/coaches production teams to meet production goals and apply/adhere to established policies and procedures for quality, safety, schedule, conduct.

Applies WSBM, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing concepts to engage work teams, resolve production problems and drive performance improvement.

Responsible for compliance with all union agreements, handles/adjusts grievances and fosters a working relationship with union representatives for assigned areas.

Position Requirements:

Position Requirements:

Must be U.S.Citizen at least 18 years of age.

Must be able to obtain unescorted facility access through vetting process administered by Department of Army Police.

Must hold or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

Must be able to successfully complete the pre-employment process including background check, drug screen, and medical exam. May also be required to meet Anthropometric Size Restriction requirements for military vehicle entry.

Bachelor's Degree in a business or engineering related discipline.

+7 years manufacturing/production operations leadership experience required.

Demonstrated effective planning, analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience applying Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing tools required.

Ability to interpret policies and collective bargaining agreements and apply same. Experience leading in a unionized environment is preferred.

Required to work flexible hours for shift coverage (i.e. overlap, off-shift, fill-in) and be actively on the manufacturing floor.

Effective written, interpersonal and presentation skills to interface with all levels of the organization, VIP's and customers.

Must use PC skills, MS Word and Excel, etc.

Working knowledge of ISO 14001 and preventive / predictive maintenance Systems as well as understanding and experience in operator verification systems are desired.

Working Conditions:

This job is performed in an office and heavy manufacturing environment. It routinely requires walking, sitting, stooping, personal interactions for extended periods, and uses standard office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and phones.

Exposure to manufacturing environments containing noise, odors, temperature changes, lubricants/solvents dust, fumes and moving equipment.

Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel; climbing stairs, ladders and work on elevated platforms.

Overtime and off-shift work may be required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. 

General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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