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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Production Supervisor (Middleton)
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Middleton

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is seeking a Production Supervisor for our Middleton, TN facility.

This role is responsible for leading and directing the activities of the employees within a production department in compliance with company expectations, standards, processes and LEAN principles to maximize utilization of all employees and equipment.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead manufacturing SSQDC strategies to meet the performance expectations of business.
  • Lead in the evaluation of increased production efficiency
  • Provide work direction to the team as required to meet customer needs, both internal and external
  • Plans and lead the work flow of the production department under the direction of the Production Manager
  • Work with support groups to develop and administer systems, procedures and other support tools to assist in producing quality and cost-efficient products
  • Lead Continuous Improvement processes within the team
  • Champion effective employee relations within manufacturing by ensuring that employment practices and treatment are fair and consistent
  • Lead the activities of hourly employees in the production department in compliance with company standards, products, processes and LEAN principles to ensure maximum utilization of personnel and equipment
  • Identify and investigates product and process problems and takes necessary action to resolve
  • Visually analyzes and audits standard work to ensure maximum efficiencies
  • Lead root cause failure analysis for production area, making recommendations for mitigation and resolution and following through to implementation
  • Lead, train, coach and engage production employees for safe, effective and efficient performance.
  • Lead all efforts to remove constraints and barriers to efficient/productive team efforts
  • Collaborate with functional areas to develop and maintain performance metrics, measurements, methods and targets
  • Working with the Safety function to ensure a safe production environment to promote safety consciousness by modeling the way and investigates safety/health hazards and accidents and respond immediately to the needs and concerns of employees providing them with the tools and facilities required to perform their jobs properly
  • Lead projects in a cross-functional team environment
  • Serve as primary communication vehicle between leadership team and production employees
  • With direction of the Production Manager, administers union contracts and other employee policies and procedures
  • Maintain clean, orderly work areas according to 6S standards
  • In coordination with Human Resources and the Production Manager, participate in hiring, employee performance management inclusive of performance reviews while holding individuals accountable to company policies and procedures and union contract administration
  • Lead daily communication meetings with members of the department/area
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

 

Your profile

  • High School Diploma, Technical School or Associate's Degree in a related field required
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college preferred
  • Eight or more years of experience in manufacturing environment with at least six years’ in a production leadership role required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Principles required
  • Experience in technical aspects of manufacturing such as: metal fabrication, welding, machining and assembly operations
  • Experience in a union environment preferred
  • Must possess strong analytical, planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Strong knowledge of company products processes and lean principles to train and lead others required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Excellent communication required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suites, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented to manage multiple projects
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is seeking a Production Supervisor for our Middleton, TN facility.

This role is responsible for leading and directing the activities of the employees within a production department in compliance with company expectations, standards, processes and LEAN principles to maximize utilization of all employees and equipment.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead manufacturing SSQDC strategies to meet the performance expectations of business.
  • Lead in the evaluation of increased production efficiency
  • Provide work direction to the team as required to meet customer needs, both internal and external
  • Plans and lead the work flow of the production department under the direction of the Production Manager
  • Work with support groups to develop and administer systems, procedures and other support tools to assist in producing quality and cost-efficient products
  • Lead Continuous Improvement processes within the team
  • Champion effective employee relations within manufacturing by ensuring that employment practices and treatment are fair and consistent
  • Lead the activities of hourly employees in the production department in compliance with company standards, products, processes and LEAN principles to ensure maximum utilization of personnel and equipment
  • Identify and investigates product and process problems and takes necessary action to resolve
  • Visually analyzes and audits standard work to ensure maximum efficiencies
  • Lead root cause failure analysis for production area, making recommendations for mitigation and resolution and following through to implementation
  • Lead, train, coach and engage production employees for safe, effective and efficient performance.
  • Lead all efforts to remove constraints and barriers to efficient/productive team efforts
  • Collaborate with functional areas to develop and maintain performance metrics, measurements, methods and targets
  • Working with the Safety function to ensure a safe production environment to promote safety consciousness by modeling the way and investigates safety/health hazards and accidents and respond immediately to the needs and concerns of employees providing them with the tools and facilities required to perform their jobs properly
  • Lead projects in a cross-functional team environment
  • Serve as primary communication vehicle between leadership team and production employees
  • With direction of the Production Manager, administers union contracts and other employee policies and procedures
  • Maintain clean, orderly work areas according to 6S standards
  • In coordination with Human Resources and the Production Manager, participate in hiring, employee performance management inclusive of performance reviews while holding individuals accountable to company policies and procedures and union contract administration
  • Lead daily communication meetings with members of the department/area
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

 

Your profile
  • High School Diploma, Technical School or Associate's Degree in a related field required
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college preferred
  • Eight or more years of experience in manufacturing environment with at least six years’ in a production leadership role required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Principles required
  • Experience in technical aspects of manufacturing such as: metal fabrication, welding, machining and assembly operations
  • Experience in a union environment preferred
  • Must possess strong analytical, planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards, product quality (success rates), throughput delivery and cost control (minimizing downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
  • Strong knowledge of company products processes and lean principles to train and lead others required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Excellent communication required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suites, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented to manage multiple projects
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions