Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, this position is responsible for leadership and coordination of all activities on their assigned shift(s). The position requires a strong ability to coach and mentor teams while assuring the efficient utilization of a talented workforce and equipment. The position is a coach to associates to coordinate production to meet safety, quality, workflow, manning, material handling, and maintenance goals as necessary to ensure efficient continuous production. Lean Manufacturing techniques will be used to drive continuous improvement. The Shift Coordinator will be required to be present at shift change meetings. The end goal is to develop high performing, self-directed work teams within manufacturing cells.
Associates that desire the position of Shift Coordinator must be able to present anecdotal evidence that they possess the following characteristics:
Examples of coaching are shown below, but not limited to these items:
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
The work environment is a typical manufacturing floor setting that requires safety glasses, steel-toed safety shoes, and hearing protection. The manufacturing floor is climate controlled; however, the temperature will vary based on external ambient conditions. This position requires extended standing and walking on concrete for up to 12 hours per work day. The employee must be able to talk and hear while wearing hearing protection. The employee will occasionally pick up items weighing up to 35 pounds and be able to apply the same force to roll reels. Color vision and the ability to adjust focus from near to far are needed to perform the functions of this role.