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Value Stream Supervisor 2nd shift - (22261)

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Description
  • Maintain high level of visibility with associates.  Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve associates in problem solving.
  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe associate work habits.
  • Develop a high performance work team with high levels of associate engagement morale, satisfaction, and performance. 
  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one’s own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.
  • Help associates succeed through performance management.  Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.
  • Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data.
  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices.  Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping.  Actively provide change leadership as required.
  • Support and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging associates to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operation.
  • Support associates in understanding company policies and practices.
  • Take notice of process related problems and support associates in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the team.
  • Communicate with and listen to associates on a daily basis regarding work center/team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.
  • Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, work center schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc.
Qualifications
Qualifications:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent
  • 2 – 4 years of supervisory or work center lead experience
  • Previous experience in a logistics operation with demonstrated ability to acquire and apply continuous improvement, lean, and manufacturing system principles a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people.
 Business acumen and knowledge:
  • Basic business knowledge about how a business runs and makes decisions.
Communication:
  • Listening skills
  • Effective communicating 1:1 and in groups
  • Presentation skills
Leadership:
  • Results Orientation
  • Able to motivate associates
  • Bias for action
  • Displays energy for the business
  • Supports and communicates difficult decisions
  • Collaborates with associates at all levels
  • Effectively supports change
  • Developing skills in coaching production associates
  • Able to maintain a respectful and safe work environment
  • Able to support a continuous improvement culture
  • Works effectively with warehouse, shop and/or deliver associates
  • Demonstrates strong problems solving skills
Logistics knowledge:
  • Working knowledge of warehouse management systems
  • Demonstrates a passion for safety
  • Has participated in a kaizen event
Job:
Operations
Location:
Cottage Grove, MN US
Organization:
Renewal by Andersen Corp.
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