You will be responsible for meeting delivery commitments made by you and other manufacturing team leaders. This will include, but is not limited to: improving safety, workflow, quality and productivity efficiencies within the team in which you are responsible for. Other responsibilities include establishing and communicating short-term goals in line with the department and company goals and managing a team of technicians.
Provide leadership and be the point of contact for all issues involving your team on all shifts
Communicate with other leaders in the business to ensure timely decisions and to keep work flowing
Communicate effectively and collaboratively with support functions including; Maintenance, Quality, Design, Production Support, Scheduling, and Manufacturing Engineering
Drive accountability within the department to promote maximum team performance and ownership
Ensure smooth handoff between incoming and next shift to support meeting internal and external commitments
Implement changes driven by work center champions with a sense of urgency and diligence
Ensure individual objectives properly align with department and business needs
Conduct regular one on one meetings with team members, support individual development plans and conduct performance reviews
Drive the necessary cross training to support the ability to keep work flowing
Set clear expectations for training and check-in regularly with trainer and trainee on progress
Support and drive continuous improvement throughout the cell, collaboratively with the other manufacturing team leaders on all shifts (as applicable)
Hold regular team meetings for team members on all shifts
A high school diploma required
Bachelor’s Degree preferred in a technical or business discipline
Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment (machine shop environment preferred)
Proven ability to lead and motivate a group of people
Understanding of Lean concepts in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated experience with conflict management
Working knowledge of Baan, OFS, MS Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, and ability to learn new computer skills quickly
Demonstrated ability to drive step by step function improvements and implement change in a short period of time
Ability to read and interpret blueprints
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
Well organized, including the ability to schedule multiple resources and activities
Minimal travel is expected with this position
Shift flexibility and overlap is expected with this position to sufficiently supervise and develop both day, afternoon, and evening shifts
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Benefits and 401K Match
Internal Number: 13759
About Husky Injection Molding Systems
Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. is a leading supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. We design, manufacture and integrate the industry’s most comprehensive range of injection molding equipment, including machines, molds, hot runners, auxiliaries and integrated systems. Our value-added services include preform development, factory planning, customer training, systems integration and complete asset management.
With one of the broadest product lines in the industry, our equipment is used to produce a wide range of products for the beverage packaging, closures, thinwall packaging, medical, and consumer electronics markets. Husky employs approximately 4,300 people worldwide, including approximately 600 service representatives across 40 service and sales offices globally. Husky supports customers in over 140 countries, and our main manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, United States, Luxembourg, Switzerland, China, India and Czech Republic.
Husky is a company with a strong foundation built on innovation, close customer relationships, a strong sense of community and a unique culture and values. We are looking for people with the inspiration and talent to develop with us as we pursue our ambitious growth strategy.