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What Rockwell Brings to You:
Rockwell cares about our employees and our benefits package is just one way we support you. Rockwell provides options for medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan including company match, generous vacation allowances, and many more options available. To learn more about our Benefits Package, please visit https://raquickfind.com/ .
What Rockwell Needs from You:
We need a diverse workforce to do our best work. We need the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers, and everything in between. That is where you come in. We are looking for a Production Supervisor (2nd shift) in our Milwaukee, WI location who will be responsible for providing immediate supervision to a team of approximately 16 employees of the 100-C Contactor Line manufacturing operations.
Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations regarding and, at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
In this position, you will become an integral member on an incredible team tasked with supporting a highly automated, cutting-edge assembly line that utilizes the latest and greatest Rockwell Automation hardware and software. This is a high visibility role in a data rich environment that requires cross-functional collaboration with teams throughout the company and interaction with customers to showcase Rockwell's capabilities.
This position is responsible for directing the development and implementation of production goals in safety, quality, customer delivery, and financial improvement. Developing capacity plans and output forecasts based upon complex customer demand trends and variable labor content per production order is critical to the role. Developing and executing resource planning in a high product mix, highly flexible and customized manufacturing process while selecting, developing, and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production team is required.
This work consists of planning and administering operating policies, procedures, and practices that foster employee engagement in a continuous improvement driven work environment. This work requires attention to detail, managing multiple priorities and taking actions with minimal direction which may encompass but not limited to the following:
Advocate and maintain an inclusive environment of open and honest communication, enhancing a culture of mutual respect and integrity in which information flows freely
Select and hire employees and provide on-going performance monitoring. Evaluate employee performance on a continual basis and provide continuous performance feedback. Demonstrate a commitment to employee development, beginning with self, as a means of ensuring the company's ongoing capacity to achieve business goals
Actively listening to and responding to employee concerns and issues, demonstrating integrity and trustworthiness under all circumstances and treating others honestly and fairly. Seeking every opportunity to obtain, consider and process all input before making critical decisions or before moving forward with initiatives and plans. Building strong relationships and partnerships to leverage ideas, capabilities, and processes
Establish and implement employee training and development programs and schedules, training and motivating team members in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of policies and procedures. Provide leadership in the support of best practices and compliance to procedures and specifications
Instilling an energetic and enthusiastic response in others toward achieving company goals and priorities, and arousing others' commitment and support. Unifying associates around a common vision and goals, achieving business and customer objectives, by fostering a collaborative environment that instills pride, ownership and engagement by all employees through clear communication of objectives and motivation through rewards and recognition linked to accomplishments
Understand and maintain complex manufacturing order management systems. Administer and maintain employee time at work records and systems. Accountable for timely completion of administrative responsibilities, i.e. record keeping, various reports, and employee reviews.
Leading and/or managing courageously during organizational change; taking appropriate risks and encouraging others to do so, thus promoting a culture that values risk-taking. Practicing flexibility, confidence, and resilience during periods of tumult and change. Maintaining operational effectiveness throughout the change process. Responding to unexpected, challenging, or adverse circumstances resourcefully, constructively, and positively.
Maintain and enforce safe work practices while executing company policies and procedures with respect to disciplinary policies. Appropriately apply policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standard of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Code of Conduct, People Policy, ISO9000 & 14000, and governmental regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental) Control Environment, Information Protection, and functional policies
Coach and train teams in the philosophy of continuous improvement and waste reduction concepts. Lead continuous improvement projects, i.e. Kaizen events in areas of responsibility by utilizing problem solving tools as part of Lean Six Sigma based continuous improvement philosophy. Manage and foster the success of projects and initiatives intended to improve customer and business success with full accountability for project results
Perform resource planning requirements and scheduling of work hours and time off requests. Plan and coordinate production order transitions between shifts and manufacturing departments. Communicate daily production requirements and set targets based upon capacity. Analyze daily backlogs and calculate required capacity to manage order lead times. Develop resource plans based upon individual work cell order demand rates, communicating and collaborating to resolve production issues
Calculate labor efficiency, utilization, and productivity. Prepare and present operational metrics during regular order status reviews. Analyze manufacturing labor times for variance and overall reduction opportunities while maintaining high volume production of motor control center products at a competitive cost and consistent with quality requirements.
Understand operating budgetary controls and manage departmental expenses to budget and according to business conditions.
Accountable for safety, quality, customer delivery, and productivity improvement objectives while integrating and streamlining processes throughout the supply chain and ensuring adoption of best practices to achieve maximum efficiency
Anticipating and meeting the information needs of all organizational levels. Comprehending the needs and requirements of customers or business partners in order to bring strategic value to them. Promoting customer needs as the key driver for business goals and initiatives
Setting aggressive, well-defined goals to meet business challenges and ensuring performance against those goals. Realizing a sense of urgency around business imperatives and convincing others of that urgency. Identifying and overcoming obstacles to drive initiatives and actions to closure
Develop, standardize, implement, maintain, and govern manufacturing processes across all RA manufacturing plants. Provide recommendations, requirements, and justifications to support investigation and evaluation of new manufacturing technologies. Assist with the implementation of IT security and business productivity initiatives in the manufacturing plants
Provide design input and execution support for the development and deployment of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and information management systems in the plants. Participate in new product and process design reviews for New Product Introduction (NPI) and Continuation Engineering projects
Participate in Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design For Assembly (DFA), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) analyses. Participate in, projects that will enable the plants to meet annual productivity goals and reduce/eliminate safety and ergonomic risk in the manufacturing work environment. Support justification for capital requests. Identify assembly equipment, tooling, and fixture requirements
Participate in the procurement, installation, and validation activities. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, to a broad audience of varying technical and cultural backgrounds. Have an active presence and level of participation in both the central office and the local plant environments
Collaborate with others from within and outside of the Operations group to achieve common objectives.
Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO9001, ISO14000, etc.) as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to accept change and adapt to a variety of assignments in a fast paced environment
Excellent judgement and respect for confidentiality of information
Capability for MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and Microsoft Outlook
Ability to be self-directing, manage time and priorities effectively, take initiative, exercise good judgment and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and collaboration skills
Interest and ability to thrive in a high energy team environment with strong aptitude for interaction
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Bachelor's Degree in Business (Management, Supply Chain, or related) or Engineering (Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical, Technology, or related).
Minimum of 2 years of supervision experience in a manufacturing environment.
Supervision experience in an electrical/electro-mechanical/highly automated manufacturing environment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.
Rockwell Automation is the largest company in the world dedicated to industrial automation and information. Here, we connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive.
From improving the production of medicines that boost human health to reducing waste in an oil and gas plant, the work we do changes how we live. We truly believe we are doing things never before possible. And we need the brightest minds to help make that happen – the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers.
Join a team of more than 23,000 global employees in 100+ countries as we work together to expand human possibility.