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Supervisor, Pattern Shop

Company: KOHLER
Location: Kohler
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Supervisor, Pattern ShopWork Mode: -OnsiteLocation: - -Onsite at Kohler, WIOpportunity1st Shift - Monday-Friday (Hours 5:00 AM-2:00 PM or 6:00 AM-3:00 PM)The primary function of Supervisor - Pattern shop is to effectively manage pattern repairs, scheduling, materials, and equipment to minimize production downtime and maintenance costs. Possessing a strong mechanical aptitude and team building are essential to the role, as well as the ability to develop and mentor associates. - - Specific ResponsibilitiesLeadership -

  • Directly supervise personnel (50-75% of time on floor) and coach associates to build knowledge.
  • Be the talent champion for associates by growing strengths, identifying weaknesses, and facilitating training.
  • Identify gap in equipment expertise and cross train others to eliminate risk.
  • Recognize associates for accomplishments and cultivate a positive environment that facilitates the advancement of the Pattern Maker team.
  • Utilize the assessment as a training guide and discuss progression with associates on a regular basis, by providing candid feedback, goals, and expectations.
  • Support and enforce company policies (vacation, sick days, etc.) - and safety procedures. Complete required documentation and disciplinary actions for infractions. Work Management
    • Assign work to leverage equipment availability and maximize productivity of associates.
    • Review and process all incoming notifications for validity, quality, and priority, daily.
    • Flex labor resources as required to service patterns for two molding machines, core making process as with fixturing projects.Communication
      • Lead effective meetings using glass walls, agendas, and task assignments to drive results.
      • Participate in all meetings by taking ownership of tasks, aligning priorities, and reporting risks.
      • Maintain effective communication with all stakeholders by providing Machine status, temporary repairs, and planned Machine repairs.
      • Provide and be receptive to candid feedback. Continuous Improvement
        • Lead and support continuous improvement initiatives using problem solving methodologies (5S, RCA, BPR)
        • Drive changes and make recommendations for reoccurring Machine issues and capital purchases.
        • Audit completed work orders for accuracy (notes, PM#, confirmation, time entry, etc.) to support data analysis. Follow up with associates for noncompliance and disciplinary action.
        • Improve repair and change over time through routine evaluations of estimated versus actual times to improve work execution by associates.
        • Review metrics and departmental reports to identify opportunities and improve processes.
        • Self-motivated development of technical and personal skills to advance the Pattern Maker team.Skills/Requirements
          • Minimum of High school diploma or equivalent
          • Associates degree in Supervisory Management preferred or completion of a similar program within 2 years or in lieu of degree 5 years of supervisor experience -
          • Good mechanical aptitude,
          • Able to communicate effectively both written and oral;
          • Be able to read blueprints.
          • 2 - 3 years' experience in the Pattern Maker field is preferred.
          • SAP knowledge is a plus.
          • Microsoft product suite experience preferred.#LI-JH1#LI-OnsiteThe
            salary range for this position is $76,050 - $96,050. The specific salary
            offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including
            the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. - Available benefits include medical, dental,
            vision & 401k.Why
            Choose Kohler?We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler
            with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing,
            access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive
            workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold
            leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to
            help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives.About UsIt is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote
            qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual
            orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin,
            disability or status as a protected veteran. - If, as an individual with a
            disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process,
            please contact -
            Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -

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