Geater Machining & Manufacturing, Co.
  • 27-Mar-2019 to 26-May-2019 (CST)
  • Independence, IA, USA
  • Full Time
  • 1 Opening

Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, 401K Match, Profit Sharing, Quality Bonuses


Position Summary:

The basic function of the Department Manager is to supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in operating a variety of industrial machines so that GMM may produce under the optimum conditions of productivity, efficiency, cost effectiveness and ease of operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Understand and promote "lean principles" throughout the company.
  • Work with the team leaders to coordinate dispatch lists and routing of work assignments within the department.
  • Schedule employee hours in relation to the amount of work in the facility.
  • Optimize the resources (machines & employees) within his/her department.
  • Meet the goals set by management on quality, efficiency, and delivery within his/her department.
  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.
  • Recommend technology that will improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product; and will reduce cost.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Continually gain knowledge of core processes within the department.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in GMM's ERP system.
  • Identify training requirements and coordinate training with Training Coordinator.
  • Conduct fair, accurate, thorough and on time employee evaluations

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Leadership skills
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Basic Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Manufacturing knowledge
  • Knowledge of safety requirements
  • Work well in a team environment, demonstrate good communication skills, and maintain a positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred: AA or equivalent in the manufacturing field from two-year college or technical school
  • Required: A minimum of three to five years of related experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in an industry closely related to that of GMM.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Working supervisors

Team leaders

Respective shop personnel

 

 

 

 

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