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Unit Manager

Nidec Motor Corporation

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: April 17, 2024
Unit Manager
Job Description
Responsible for first-line direction of non-exempt employees involved in a manufacturing department and/or work cell. Reviews production schedules, material and manpower resources. Assigns employees to maximize production objectives, maintain safety and quality standards, and attain output requirements. Informs assigned employees of production and material problems and coordinates with support groups to resolve problems affecting schedules. Participates in establishing and modifying operational methods and processes by recommending changes in materials, equipment and procedures. Maintains a variety of reports, records and production documentation to reflect schedules, performance, and methods.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Accomplishes results by communicating job expectations; planning and monitoring; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
• Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintain and approve employee time records.
• Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; implementing cost reductions; facilitating corrective actions; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
• Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; and reporting.
• Lead and support the Quality Management System by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
• Ensure adherence to 3Q6S standards including identifying projects and ensuring project completion
• Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; aiding in the evaluation of new equipment and techniques.
• Provides manufacturing information by compiling and analyzing production performance; answering questions and responding to requests.
• Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices including budgetary and personnel requirements; implementing change.
• Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
• Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
• Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results.
• Minimum of 3 years as a manufacturing production supervisor preferably in a lean manufacturing environment
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office
• Customer focused
• Ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment
• Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
• Minimum of an Associate Degree or equivalent experience
Appliances, Electrical, and Electronics Manufacturing