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Cell Leader Production Supervisor Paint Department in Anniston, AL at New Flyer

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer Industries – North American’s leading manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Transit buses in the U.S. and Canada is looking for a Cell Leader (Production Supervisor in Paint Dept.).

We hope you’ll join us as we develop new greener, leaner and cleaner transit solutions in a responsible way. Don’t settle for a job when you can get ahead in a career.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Production Manager, this position is responsible for ensuring that the cell is operating in a safe and efficient manner, meeting its delivery commitments and providing high quality product to the required specification in accordance with the production schedule. Provide leadership and direction to your team members, encourage effective communication within the cell and promote positive employee relations.

What you will do:

  • Support all company safety initiatives, conduct weekly safety walks, enforce all safety policies, ensure all employees are trained in safe work procedures, submit hazard and spill reports as required.
  • Support OPEX through both weekly 5S and monthly world-class audits, maintaining the housekeeping checklists and coordination of continuous improvement activities.
  • Support all quality training to ensure all required material and tools are available to support first time quality.
  • Lead the manufacturing cell by coordinating the daily cell meeting with a focus of achieving the goal of 100% build in station requirement. Present the results and corrective action based on weekly review of the cell metric results. Ensure active participation from the supporting department of quality, manufacturing engineering and the material group.
  • Maintain the production schedule through the coordination of both in station and out of station requirements, scheduling of overtime as required and cross training employees

Preferred Skills

  • Three to Five years previous supervisory experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Wet spray paint (manual and robotic) is a preference
  • Superior interpersonal, problem solving and communicating skills
  • Superior computer and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor others, and ability to work well under pressure
  • Goal orientated and motivation to achieve tasks within set timelines
  • New Flyer is an EEO/AAP/Female/Minority/Disabled/Vets Employer


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