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Production Superintendent

Company: Nidec Motors
Location: Mena
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 Summary The Production Superintendent has supervisory responsibility for specific business units within the plant. This position must exercise effective personal leadership and communications skills to create a positive work environment which will ensure accomplishment of plant objectives and develop a spirit of cooperation and team building throughout the plant. The Production Superintendent must be familiar with safety and EPA regulations to ensure compliance within their respective area of responsibility. Job Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Lead and direct manufacturing initiatives for area of responsibility; familiarize oneself with all processes in assigned area & provide basic direction and training to area personnel * Must be able to add stability and oversight into process issues, production scheduling and procedural issues * Implement actions and projects necessary to achieve efficiency objectives. Continually improve individual efficiency for employees in areas of responsibility. Develop a training program to improve abilities and skills of direct reports to include cross-training for all job functions * Ensure that production schedule objectives are met through support of PSS order process and past due resolution actions consistent with the plant lean objectives. Execute alternate process capability to ensure schedules can be maintained when critical path equipment is compromised * Support plant 3Q6S objectives by playing a key contributing role in projects, Kaizens, and training events within areas of responsibilities; utilize OEE to improve department performance * Responsible and accountable for Daily Management Systems Tracking board * Maintain strong presence and involvement with personnel in areas of responsibility * Control scrap by keeping below budgeted targets * Ensure that personnel follow proper quality procedures. Manage department to meet/exceed quality metrics * Ensure that personnel adhere to proper safety protocol. Eliminate potential safety risks through training personnel, engagement and direct reports with safe work practices * Other duties as assigned COMPETENCIES/TECHNICAL/FUNCTIONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: * Self Starter * Critical Thinking * Accuracy * Strong attention to detail * Judgement and Decision Making * Dependability * Building Trust * System Experiences such as Kronos and Oracle QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications: * High School Diploma or GED * Ability to work in a Team oriented setting * Demonstrated leadership capabilities * Good communication skills both verbal and written Preferred Qualifications: * Two (2) year college degree in Business or related field: or equivalent combination of education and work experience * 5 years or more experience in manufacturing PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions * Requires sitting * Requires contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) * Requires use of electronic mail * Requires telephone conversations * Requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams * Requires writing letters and memos * Includes conflict situations * Requires exposure to hazardous equipment * Freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals * Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable * Includes exposure to contaminants * Requires being exact or highly accurate * Requires meeting strict deadlines * Requires coordinating or leading others in accomplishing work activities * Requires work with others in a group or team * Requires work with external customers or the public * Requires making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company * Mistakes are not easily correctable and have serious consequences * Opportunity to make decisions without supervision * Requires making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization * Includes responsibility for the health and safety of others * Includes responsibility for work outcomes and results * Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment * Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people * Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions * Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions This position description is meant to describe the typical kinds of duties or difficulty level that may be required of positions with this title. The use of a particular expression shall not limit or exclude other duties or difficulty levels not mentioned. This position description is not meant to limit or modify Nidec Motor Corporations right to assign, direct or control the work assigned to this position. Additional Job Details Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec Nidec 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.pdf No Soliciting Nidec 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.

Keywords: Nidec Motors, Fort Smith , Production Superintendent, Professions , Mena, Arkansas

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