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Date: Jul 16, 2017

Location: Taylorville, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Job Summary 

Provide leadership and support to ensure assigned cell meets plan build schedule. Ensure effective and efficient operational performance with regard to areas assigned.  Establish and implement programs (with support of Production and Business Unit Manager) to meet operational targets related to productivity, lean, cost, quality, safety and housekeeping, delivery schedules, through-put, process improvements, team and employee development.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Meet and exceed production and delivery schedules, budgets and targets
  • Direct and promote a work environment of continuous improvement through proactive process improvement programs.
  • Promote a team environment through effective communication and delegation.
  • Proactively engage the support of indirect support personnel to achieve departmental and business objectives.
  • To foster an environment of learning through effective cross training of assigned employees.
  • Expected to develop and maintain required relationships with Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Human Resources, Engineering, Production Control, Shipping, and other areas as required meeting targeted business goals and objectives.  Maintain an effective relationship with Purchasing to affect positive supplier/vendor relationships.
  • Staffing (Job Assignment)
  • Interviewing
  • Safety investigation 5 why's
  • Coaching
  • Ensure Skill Training Matrixes are in place, train new hires and manage training
  • Employee/ situation investigation
  • Standard work documentation
  • Execute to daily, weekly, monthly, schedule/ plan/schedule attainment
  • Meet daily cell goals (5s, Safety, Quality, Maintain hourly production boards)
  • Daily start up checks
  • Daily Departmental KPI's
  • 100% time on the production floor
  • Departmental communication
  • Cell communication process/toolbox /shift changeover reports/handoffs/ensure smooth transition
  • Cycle counts
  • Inventory accuracy/adjustments
  • Impulse management
  • First and last piece audits for each operator
  • IPQ cell scrap reporting
  • 5 why's and Prompt Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA)

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Continuous standing, moving, walking, occasional lifting (up to 50 lbs), climbing stairs, pushing, pulling, in an environment that includes both indoors and occasional travel outdoors. 
  • Will be required to work in or around manufacturing equipment, which will require use of PPE.  Moderate noise levels are expected at or around 85dB.  PPE is required as well as safety glasses, steel toed shoes, etc. Occasionally may be required to work with or around solvents, paints, oils, greases, irritants, etc. 
  • Required safety equipment: safety glasses, earplugs, respirator, welding helmet, gloves, safety shoes, safety harnesses, may be required depending on job location)
  • Normal manufacturing environment

 

Requirements

  • Strong leader and excellent communicator
  • HS Diploma or demonstrated experience, post HS education highly desirable but experience and learned knowledge may be substituted and considered in place of formal education.
  • 2+ years of progressively responsible or related experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Solid grasp of manufacturing concepts, methods, and manufacturing techniques to include but not limited to assembly, welding, machining, painting, and other related manufacturing methods.  Prior experience in lean, flow-through manufacturing a plus. . 
  • Knowledge in use of SAP or other related ERP application software preferred.
  • Must be computer literate; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus, and ERP Systems.
  • Basic understanding of production planning and production control functions.
  • Exceptional influencing and communication skills with ability to communicate at all management levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to think conceptually with a real commitment to change and continuous improvement.  Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to develop improved manufacturing strategies that will support GSI business objectives on a departmental and building wide basis. 

 

Personal Skills

  • Ability to listen and clearly communicate both verbally & in written format.
  • Above average math skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze data and develop strategic recommendations.
  • Must be capable of understanding all technical issues related to assigned products.
  • The ability to work independently on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Open minded, natural curiosity, and customer, market and product oriented.
  • Achievement/result oriented, consistent, and good organizational skills.


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