Essential Duties:


Coordinates manufacturing operations to fabricate and deliver parts in a safe manner that meets or exceeds customer goals and expectations. Evaluates information such as job routers, product specifications, parts, and material inventory lists, and machine and worker production rates to establish efficient allocation and scheduling of parts, materials, machines, and sequences of operations. Interviews, hires, and trains employees in area of supervision.Reports directly to Plant Manager.


Supervises and coordinates activities of production employees directly or through Team-leaders.Ensures that Team boards are updated daily with effective and clear measures of communication.

Performs discipline of staff as necessary by fully understanding and properly implementing company handbook policies re: attendance and categories of conduct.

Performs coaching of staff by ensuring that there is a development plan for every person, that training checklists are applied to employee MYOCI accounts, and that training is tracked and verified in a timely manner.

Evaluates performance of direct reports in timely 90 -Day and annual reviews.Establishes and tracks measurable goals for staff.

Creates and tracks development and cross-training plans for direct reports.

Coordinates production activities with Sales: by monitoring and informing Sales team of reduced schedules due to scrap.

Coordinates production activities with Engineering: by pursuing inquiries related to the process to correctly produce parts and tracking continuous improvement ideas of staff.

Coordinates production activities with Quality: by issuing hold-tags, clarifying prints and inspection forms as needed.

Leads and participates in a 5S project/s annually (5S = Sort, Set In order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain).

Reviews and communicates capacity of work centers to team members thru Team Boards to ensure there is a plan to meet customer requirements. Understands hour demand for each resource and how to staff areas accordingly.

Coordinates production activities to improve on-time delivery of product by utilizing Andon lights to visually determine and demonstrate jobs staged, keeping operators informed on the priority of work and the number of jobs/hours to complete each shift.

Promotes the use of continuous improvement activities to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Profitability metrics. Coaches team members on creation of ideas and helps timely completion of them.

Utilizes Vantage software to investigate and solve issues with material and/or staging shortages at work centers.

Coordinates production activities with Purchasing: by tracking shortages, past due POs, and facilitating employee requests/MROs

Coordinates production activities with Maintenance: by reviewing stats of down machines, following up on open maintenance requests, and gathering updates on preventative maintenance.

Revises production schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failures or operating problems. Ensures that top 25% of parts have redundant machines and processes to be reviewed during the monthly production meetings.

Directs production personnel in the resolution of issues or problems affecting operations.Examples include, but are not necessarily limited to: Safety, Routers, Scrap, Quality, Maintenance, Training, Vacation, Sick Time, and Attendance.

Leads and participates in Lean Projects to eliminate the 8 wastes of manufacturing using time studies to evaluate direct and indirect activities.

(Building Managers at OCI receive salary and overtime compensation.)


Qualifications: High school diploma and six to nine years metal fabrication experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education or experience are required. Working knowledge of punching, laser cutting, plasma-cutting, burning, forming, welding, machining, and painting. Bachelor's or Associate degree preferred. Computer literacy is required, may receive instruction on-the-job. Lean Manufacturing experience preferred.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb and/or bend. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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