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Production Manager - 3rd Shift

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Given our continuous growth and with the announcement of our renewed partnership with Isuzu, our Builtmore team is seeking a Production Manager with a robust understanding of lean manufacturing to manage all production activities for roughly 200 production employees for the 3rd Shift at our recently overhauled manufacturing campus in Charlotte, MI. You will be joining a highly competent team who has successfully streamlined production stations by 73% which resulted in a flexed production volume of 3x with no loss of build quality after launching less than a year ago. Additionally, your work as Production Manager will be instrumental in shaping the future direction of our renewed partnership with Isuzu to produce new options the highly customizable 2022 F-Series work truck lineup and F-Series cab-over chassis. Charlotte, MI - Cost of Living Data via ERi Charlotte, MI - Live, Shop, Experience via Best of Charlotte, MI (2022) via TripAdvisor What You'll Be Doing

  • Managing all activities related to the manufacturing of new options for Isuzu commercial trucks
  • Ensuring that all manufacturing functions are performed in a timely, cost-effective manner consistent with established procedures
  • Planning, organizing, and directing production activities to meet or exceed established KPIs
  • Cultivating a motivating environment based on trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership
  • Forecasting staffing needs to meet production demands of the business
  • Designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining manufacturing processes, procedures, and programs for increasing productivity/yield, improving quality and safety procedures
  • Performing workflow analysis and developing innovative methods for your production team
  • Establishing production and quality control standards in collaboration with plant management and production supervisors; implementing and maintaining OSHA programs and standards
  • Ensuring production employees and managers complete the required safety trainings and are consistently working in a safe manner
  • Developing and implementing safety programs to reduce accidents and injuries
  • Collaborating with plant management to address organizational needs, equipment utilization, and maintenance; ensuring that operational supplies are always on hand and available
  • Providing coaching to direct reports and teammates with a focus on career development
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring the production budget and managing expenses
  • Identifying, documenting, and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with engineering, materials, purchasing, and sales teams to resolve issuesRequired Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of manufacturing leadership experience OR High School Diploma or GED with equivalent and related manufacturing production experience
    • Extensive knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles and experience with advocating lean initiatives
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applicationsWhat Makes You Stand Out
      • Leadership experience on a vehicle assembly line
      • Expertise in performing 5-Y Analysis and utilizing Fishbone diagrams to uncover root causes
      • Track record of prioritizing and executing tasks in a high-pressure environment
      • Versatility, flexibility, and an innate drive to succeed given constantly changing priorities About The Shyft Group The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets. The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our new name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of dynamic brands - Utilimaster, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag, Strobes-R-Us, Spartan RV Chassis, and Builtmore Contract Manufacturing.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Lansing , Production Manager - 3rd Shift, Executive , Charlotte, Michigan

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