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Unit Manager - Second Shift (Monday through Thursday 3:00pm to 1:00am)

Nidec Motor Corporation

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 13, 2024
Job Type: Full time
We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.Job SummaryNidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300 subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration units. From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only increase. With over 140,000 employees stationed worldwide, Nidec continues to be a unique organization, and each location maintains its individual personality.Whether driving locomotives, powering offshore platforms or keeping the lights on after a storm, Nidec electric power generation products impact the world on a daily basis. With over 1,000 employees in the Americas, we are moving forward with technology to solve our customers’ electrical power needs for both prime and backup generation needs as the industry’s leading manufacturer.Job DescriptionResponsible 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 completionEnsures 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.Experience/Skills:Minimum of 3 years as a manufacturing production supervisor preferably in a lean manufacturing environmentProficiency with Microsoft OfficeCustomer focusedAbility to work effectively in a cross functional team environmentStrong Oral and Written Communication SkillsEducation:Minimum of an Associate Degree or equivalent experience Additional Job DetailsEqual Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at NidecNidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfNo SolicitingNidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.