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Shift Manager/ Area Manager/ Business Unit Leader Job in Toledo, Ohio US

Shift Manager/ Area Manager/ Business Unit Leader

FCA US LLC - Toledo, OH

Posted: 7/20/2022 - Expires: 10/18/2022

Job ID: 244632368


Job Description

The Business Unit Leader will be responsible for managing work teams in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. The Business Unit Leader is responsible for ensuring safety; quality; cost; and delivery during the shift. The selected candidate will be required to build functional teams, train and allocate manpower according to need, ensure team morale and drive continuous improvement solutions to improve product quality and reach throughput and cost targets. The selected candidate's responsibilities will include but are not limited to coordinating all activities to achieve business metrics and implementing Stellantis Production Way processes and initiatives. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

Support and contribute to Stellantis Production Way programs and tools
Coordinate the Zone during the shift in ordinary and continuous improvement activities, meet with Supervisors / Team Leaders to guide Stellantis Production Way activities and share priorities
Drive continuous improvement in safety, quality, delivery, cost savings, and employee morale during the shift
Lead a cross-functional team in daily activities, quality and throughput improvements, problem solving, and root cause analysis
Ensure safety regulation compliance and provide a safe working environment for employees
Ensure production targets are achieved, take part in Zone's budget definition and approve subsequent forecast/operative plan estimates
Conduct routine audits and verifications to confirm completion of written/documented processes, procedures, and activities
Ensure quality and operation systems are implemented and functioning per standards, re-establish ideal conditions in the case of system failure or non-conformance and plan for scheduled / unscheduled maintenance while maintaining quality and throughput levels
Meet with Area Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders regularly to provide and obtain performance feedback
Work with Area Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders to develop plans for absenteeism management within the budget targets
Supports all aspects of production processes including safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale and drive successful implementation of WCM processes and standards.
Facilitate communication between departments, lines, and internal suppliers
Teach, cultivate, and promote teamwork and problem solving in a positive, proactive work environment

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years experience in operations management experience in a high volume environment, including at least 2 years of supervisory experience
Ability to work any shift and overtime as required
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required
Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to coach / mentor / develop team members
Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead team
Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing
Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working in a union environment
Production/maintenance supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
Familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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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