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Value Stream Leader

Company: Plymouth Tube Company
Location: Hopkinsville
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This position will lead the Value Stream to achieve targeted results and follows the precepts of the Plymouth Business System; Ensures Value Stream Members are trained and adhere to Company policy and procedures. Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements

Job Duties:

  • Champion safety initiatives on the shop floor.
  • Provide expectations, accountability and direction to the Value Stream.
  • Understand production processes and material flow throughout the Value Stream.
  • This position acts as a "Customer Champion" and is accountable to customer requirements within the Value Stream.
  • Takes an active role to understand the P&L of the company and departmental budget, and leads cost saving initiatives.
  • Leads the "Managing Daily Improvement" process on the shop floor to drive specific productivity improvements, ensure day to day performance, on time delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Complies with Plymouth Business Systems requirements to ensure that the Value Stream is meeting the internal and external systems.
  • Responsible for production personnel training.
  • Executes Plymouth Tube policies, procedures, work instructions and manufacturing processes.
  • Develops floor leaders, drive business objectives, develop talent in the production team, and identify direct report training needs.
  • Responsible for ensuring the production floor is kept neat and orderly.
  • Inspects and inventories site-generated hazardous waste staging areas.
  • Assists the transfer of site-generated hazardous waste to on-site staging areas.
  • Directs storage of site-generated hazardous waste in the hazardous waste staging areas.
  • Conducts inspections of Satellite Accumulation Areas.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree: equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Past Leadership experience and Lean Manufacturing experience is preferred. Knowledge of micrometers, calipers and other measuring devices.

Experience Required (required):

3-5 years manufacturing experience

Job Qualifications/Aptitudes:

  • Adaptability: Adapts to any new pressures from the environment, sees beyond the obvious and adjusts quickly to new priorities.
  • Ambition: Acknowledging slow growth in company or self not acceptable.
  • Analysis: Sorts the "wheat from the chaff," determining root causes and subtle relationships among data from various sources.
  • Change Leadership: Is supportive of change, seeks to identify and understand the benefits included in the change, and leads change efforts by example.
  • Coaching and Training: Actively and successfully trains and coaches people for current assignments and develops them for promotion into positions in which they succeed.
  • Communication: Adept at running meetings, keeps meetings on track with objectives, is specific in requests and timelines, successful in achieving meeting results, thorough in follow up and follow through.
  • Critical Thinking: Demonstrates sound decision making when approaching decisions with critical impact, uses PBS problem solving methods to drive results.
  • Customer Focus: Seeks out information on customer requirements, stops a process when an inconsistency is suspected.
  • Diversity: Appreciates the power of a diverse workforce and enjoys working in diverse groups.
  • Excellence: Remains consistent in terms of what one says and does, and in behavior toward others.
  • Goal Setting: Demonstrates ability to set SMART goals (specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, and time or resource-constrained).
  • Initiative: Acts with sense of urgency: Gives immediate attention to tasks or issues that prevent organization from reaching goals, rethinks priorities and organizes work to achieve goals or get goals back on track.
  • Judgement Making: Achieves balance between quick decisiveness and slower, more thorough approaches, i.e., is neither indecisive nor a hip-shooter.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Other details

  • Job Function Group 1
  • Pay Type Salary

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  • Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Keywords: Plymouth Tube Company, Clarksville , Value Stream Leader, Other , Hopkinsville, Tennessee

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