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Production Utility in Primary Department in Anniston, AL at New Flyer

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Production Utility will have the responsibility to deliver hands-on training to new and existing production employees, maintain training records, insure safety protocols are followed and assure adherence to our Quality System guidelines.

What You Will Do:

  • Must complete and demonstrate competency in training others, all in accordance with (IAW) TWI Train the Trainer Program.
  • Complete OJT Trainer OJT Plan.
  • Responsible for training of new employees on the shop floor for a minimum of 30 days after the completion of Core Skills Training. IAW the TWI Train the Trainer techniques and the New Flyer Institute work instruction for OJT.
  • Responsible for utilizing and completing the On the Job training plan for the trainee for the 30 day or more period as well as OJT plans for transferred or identified employees requiring update/refresher training
  • Help troubleshoot problem areas with machine/equipment operation and quality
  • Assist Machine operators in developing skills and knowledge of machine and software operation
  • Log training hours
  • Required to work in other areas of the shop floor when training is not scheduled.
  • Fill in for absenteeism when training is not scheduled.
  • Ensure all department personnel are following manufacturing procedures.
  • Ablility to follow instructions and procedures accurately and precisely.
  • Ablilty to communicate manufacturing/quality issues with Engineering/Quality and operators.
  • Ensure smooth transfers of technology and product revisions/introductions from Engineering to Production.
  • Maintain open lines of communication between all shifts and levels of the organization.
  • Review documentation to ensure trainees are completing documentation correctly.
  • Uphold all company standards and policies.
  • Work with management to ensure company goals are met.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training activities.
  • Document training events and submit to appropriate personnel.
  • Compile and publish training metrics.
  • Identify potential quality problems, compliance gaps, and possible process efficiency improvements to production management.
  • Keep trainees motivated and on task.
  • Communicate with Leads to develop training schedules and identify areas of improvement.
  • Conduct yourself as a model employee.
  • Assign work to department trainees and ensure efficient product flow.
  • Effectively communicate quality or personnel issues to supervisors/managers/engineers.
  • Make sure all parts and orders comply with assembly instructions to specific guidelines.
  • Manage day-to-day 5S standards.
  • Additional or extended work hours may be required.
  • Some shift work will be required

Preferred Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years as an Assembler and Machine Operator
  • Must demonstrate team work/leadership skills in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail, organization and time management skills.
  • Must demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others.
  • Must be able to complete and understand analysis of numbers; read, analyze and interpret written materials.
  • Must maintain compliance with company policies; respond appropriately to feedback to make improvements; maintain a positive working relationship; troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to handle repetitive tasks.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to establish priorities, work independently, and facilitate teamwork.
  • Must work well with others.


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