PRODUCTION COORDINATOR in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

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Job Description

Basic Description:

The Production Coordinator shall drive actions that achieve results in key areas of the business including safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and cost savings. Within this role the Production Coordinator shall be a positive culture leader and influencer, develop employee/teams, and promote an engaged and safe workplace environment.

Essential Functions:

•Displays strong decision making skills in a high pressured environment.

•Spends majority of time in production to improve conversion cost and have a functional understanding of production equipment and the effect on operations.

•Be able to use 80/20 in managing all aspects of the role.

•Be an advocate of positive change management.

•Support the ITW Enterprise mindset across the division and effectively communicate ITW Values and Culture

•Coach and develop work teams to have positive and proactive attitudes, personal accountability, and superior manufacturing quality.

•Lead safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and cost saving initiatives through employee involvement ITW toolbox principles.

•Demonstrate and encourage effective communication to personnel at all levels within the organization and build key relationships with employees and leadership team.

•Mentor team members to resolve conflict in a fair, consistent, and empowered manner within a team environment.

•Create and maintain superior team safety awareness by working closely with safety committee and team members to ensure hazards are corrected.

•Assess & evaluate team members’ performance and goals regularly while supporting goal achievement.

•Build & maintain a network of inter-company peers and subject matter experts for consultation on best practices that provide superior cost, quality, and delivery of our products to our customers.

•Understand how our production system produces and fulfills products.

•Resolve problems causing production shutdown, substandard production, and or low efficiencies whenever they occur.

•Support coordination during emergency repairs and non-routine maintenance to ensure continuous production flow.

•Provide information and collaborate with team to effectively manage production scheduling and resource planning.

•Analyze problems and sources of conflict, explores and selects solutions, implements an action plan, and resolves issues.

•Work closely with support staff and Human Resources.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.

•Technical acumen desired.

•5+ years of related production supervisory experience.

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

•Strong leadership and effective communication skills.

•Displays great organizational skills with an understanding on prioritization and driving results.

•Strong analytical skills to interpret data and set strategy.

•Able to create visual factory/analytical data for all key manufacturing activities.

•Detailed understanding of production/assembly equipment, and its interrelationship in regard to production flow and efficiency.

•Strong initiative and follow through with the drive to learn.

•Ability to recognize and solve production problems.

•Experience in Lean Manufacturing concepts, quality measurements, and OSHA requirements.

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

•Proven ability to apply ITW principles in a manufacturing environment.

•Possess the track record of a proven leader and team player.

•Demonstrates a positive attitude, takes personal accountability, coaches, listens, is approachable, and resolves issues/conflicts in timely manner.

•Exhibits encouragement of diverse ideas, with a focus on coaching/developing strengths of team members, and the ability to facilitate effective communication between shifts.

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

•Problem solving and conflict management skills.

•Strong oral, written, and computer skills (ex. Macola, Microsoft Office).

•Desire to advance into higher level roles within the organization.

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