nnPosition Summary: nnResponsible for the overall direction, coordination and management of the manufacturing area. nn nnEssential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:n nn n* Ensure the safety of workplace for associates through coordination of efforts with the Health and Safety team and adhering to standards n* Ensure quality of products and services for our customers n* Ensure ontime delivery of parts and services for customers n* Responsible for Productivity and Cost n* Promote Core Values and Systems n* Lead Change n* Support Operations and Manage using Shape Production Values n* Facilitate, coach and motivate leaders and associates n* Establish clear goals and tasks to achieve short term and long term corporate goals n* Manage, teach and lead lean manufacturing practices and systems n* Ensure proper scheduling and staffing to meet customer needs n* Follow Shape problem solving guildelines to identify the root cause of problems, and develop actions to contain, correct and prevent their reoccurance n* Administer company policies and procedures n* Promote continuous improvement activities, such as, but not limited to, problem solving, DMAIC, and cross functional teams. n* Maintain positive morale n* Promote the manufacturing system, policies and goals n* Act in accordance with Shape principles and values n* Staff Management: n* Conduct timely and complete performance evaluations of direct assocates, and ensure timely and complete performance evaluation of associates reporting under indirect supervision n* Assess subordinates skill sets, current and future development needs and take steps to mentor and develop them appropriately n* Service Specific Activities n* Optimize all service activities throughout the Shape Grand Haven campus, including but not limited to: n* Manufacturing value stream n* Packaging and labeling approach n* Inventory management n* VA/VE n* Evaluate and monitor Shape Grand Haven service costs n* Interact with Business Unit Teams to ensure proper pricing and service part strategies n* Identify and train a back-up(s) to manage key tasks when absent. n* Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader. nnnn Position Skills and Experience Requirements:nnTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. nn n* Bachelor’s Degree, business or engineering preferred n* Five + years of leadership (automotive manufacturing leadership preferred) n* Practical knowledge and experience of Lean Manufacturing Principles n* Experience with developing and maintaining budgets and financial statements nnEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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