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Weld Shop Cell Leader in Winnipeg at New Flyer

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer– North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Weld Shop Cell Leader to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

Position Summary: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 and employees by utilizing leader ship tools with a focus of achieving the NF goals and KPIs.

• 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 heavy-duty manufacturing environment.

• CWB Weld Supervisor Certified.

• Lean Manufacturing experience.

• Superior interpersonal, problem solving and communication 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.

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