Flex-N-Gate

Tool Room Supervisor

US-MI-Grand Rapids
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-3431
# of Openings
1
Category
Tool and Die
Ventra Grand Rapids 29 LLC

Overview

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

The Tool Room Supervisor coordinates and oversees the activities of the employees engaged in operating machines/equipment for general die maintenance and at the press machines.  The Tool Room Supervisor  ensures that production rates, schedules, quality, quantity and safety requirements are met.

Responsibilities

  • Proficient in all department operations, providing absence relief when required.
  • Develops or revises standard operational practices and observes associates to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Conducts “on-the-job” training.
  • Understands the policies for disciplinary action following guidelines and administering.
  • Identifies problems and applies corrective action.
  • Monitors employee performance and conducts evaluations of employee’s performance.
  • Reviews reports and resolves operational manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum cost or delays.
  • Conducts all responsibilities held by a department supervisor.
  • Complies, stores and retrieves departmental records and maintains confidentiality.
  • Completes required departmental documentation.
  • Has general awareness of safety requirements and regulations.
  • Understands the requirements and uses of Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Responsible for proper collection, disposal and management of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.
  • Has general awareness and knowledge of ISO14001/TS16949, environmental standards, and how it affects the department.
  • Has completed the overview for statistical process control.
  • Trained on work instructions and easily identifies location of work instructions in department.
  • Understands the work order system and follows through on work order completion.
  • Develops PM schedules for Tools and equipment.
  • Completes weekly Safety Inspections and Observations
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Tooling or;
  • Five to eight years related work experience in a tooling environment.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and workers’ compensation legislation.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
  • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
  • Troubleshooting ability is required
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Detail oriented

Benefits

• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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