Production Coordinator in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description


Promote an engaged and safe work environment, set & measure productivity standards, understand and reduce costs, produce on-time delivery, develop employees/teams, reward for performance and be a positive culture steward.


  • Coach and develop work teams to have positive and proactive attitudes, personal accountability, and superior manufacturing quality as well as encouraging ownership of operations, products and processes.

  • Through employee involvement, the PC will lead cost, quality, delivery and productivity initiatives as well as continue to encourage empowerment and to drive ITW principles as well as 80/20 efforts.

  • Build relationships, be visible, communicate, encourage creativity and innovation.

  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering to maintain and improve the manufacturing environment to harmoniously respond to changing customer needs and demands through facilitating area layout, processing plans and selecting equipment to simplify and focus manufacturing processes.

  • Drive customer service within all areas of the department.

  • Demonstrate and encourage effective communications to personnel at all levels and training employees/team members to resolve conflict in a fair, consistent and empowered manner within a team environment.

  • Develop & support Team Leaders and assess team members’ performance and goals regularly, encouraging the achievement of effective goals.

  • Assist/support teams in the utilization of all available resources.

  • Participate in committees/teams as required.

  • Create/maintain superior team safety awareness.

  • Provide reports on critical information.

  • Understands how our factory production system develops and fulfills products.

  • Builds key relationships with employees and leadership team.

  • Builds a network of inter-company peers and subject matter experts for consultation on best practices for managing people and for system/process efficiency.

  • Will work closely with support staff and Human Resources.

  • Maintains key contacts with Miller businesses to identify information and resources that provide superior cost, quality, and delivery of our product to our customers

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree in a business-related field.

  • Proven experience in leading a team in a manufacturing production environment

  • Demonstrated understanding of the P&L statement and the manufacturing cost-drivers

  • Proven ability to apply ITW principles in a manufacturing environment

  • Skilled at performance management; providing formal and informal feedback to employees

  • Possess the track record of a proven leader and team player, demonstrates positive attitude, takes personal accountability, coaches, listens, approachable, and resolves issues/conflicts in timely manner.

  • Exhibit encouragement of diverse ideas, focus on coaching/developing strengths of team members and facilitate effective communication between shifts

  • Be customer-focused with management, support staff, customers and suppliers; understand how the business functions link together to support the customer (i.e. engineering, materials, and sales)

  • Strong computer, oral and written communication skills

  • Continuing education and/or self-development

  • Experience driving employee involvement/engagement and encouraging creativity


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