Manufacturing Supervisor APPLY NOW Job ID R18219 New Balance was founded on one simple maxim: we were born to move. For over a century, that idea has inspired us to support athletes of all kinds in their pursuit of excellence, whether that means winning a medal or just leading a more active lifestyle.But as proud as we are of our history, we’re even more excited about our future. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We seek leaders and pioneers – those kindred spirits who follow only their passions — because tomorrow belongs to the courageous of today.Join us in upholding a culture of integrity, teamwork, and community. Join New Balance and declare your independence. ?JOB MISSION Responsible to manage, coach, develop, and coordinate activities for direct reports. A highly tactical and visible role in identifying, investigating and implementing ways to improve manufacturing quality and efficiency in the value stream. Uses Lean expertise in the development of new ideas and/or initiatives and actively coaches and develops direct reports in Lean concepts. Ability to make critical strategic business decisions relating to the goals and objectives of the factory and to domestic manufacturing. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES
⏵ Manage the manufacturing process with thorough planning of personnel, equipment, materials, and other critical resources.
⏵ Ensure the Value streams/teams support effective implementation of standard work and built-in-quality. Consistently analyzes takt time, cycle time and balance charts accordingly while utilizing problem solving tools to support an environment focused on continuous improvement.
⏵ Trains, develops, recognizes and manages associates; preparing qualified candidates for personal succession.
⏵ Provides clear, consistent feedback, provides coaching and development opportunities. Prior experience providing performance appraisals is a plus.
⏵ Leads process improvement and team development activities by overseeing the implementation of Lean tools and their application.
⏵ Coaches team leaders to sustain Visual Signals accurately on an hourly/daily basis.Coaches Team Leaders to analyze production charts and initiate problem-solving activities as needed.
⏵ Supports a world class manufacturing environment in which all associates have a framework of operating systems - 5S, Kanban, Standard Work, based on TPS methodology that guide work functions, actions and initiatives.
⏵ Heavily involved in TPM decisions to support the optimization of manufacturing equipment.
⏵ Maintains an organized and safe work environment utilizing the 5S program, safety audits and guidelines and understands basic OSHA requirements. Promotes wellness programs including ergonomics exercise program, Job Coaching and personal health initiatives.
⏵ Monitors and manages attendance and overtime of associates through the daily updating/processing of Workday (payroll system). REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS
⏵ Requires high school diploma and 3 to 5 years of leading people and teams to high performance. College degree preferred.
⏵ Demonstrates a passion for being on the production floor front lines and tackling challenges in an assertive and collaborative spirt.
⏵ Able to effectively prioritize, multi task and communicate both verbally and in writing.
⏵ Understands and believes in New Balance Core Values.
⏵ Proven ability to think critically and objectively.
⏵ PC skills including Excel, Word and Outlook.
⏵ Experience in a made-to-order manufacturing environment is a plus.
⏵ A commitment to learn and practice TPS principles and all NB Lean programs preferable.
Our Benefits:Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. In addition to a comprehensive traditional benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc.) we proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks – opportunities like on/offsite seminars, customized team building sessions, tuition reimbursement, and various mentorship programs – that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You’ll also enjoy a flexible work schedule, gym discounts, fitness reimbursements, and volunteer opportunities, because work-life balance is more than just a buzzword – it’s part of our culture.Learn more about our company benefits.Equal Opportunity Employer:
New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.