Assembly Manager

AGI - Oak Bluff, MB (30+ days ago)

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The Assembly Manager oversees the manufacturing process within the production facility, this includes welding, assembly, and paint. This role is responsible for ensuring that policies and processes are adhered to, while maintaining safety, productivity and quality within all areas of responsibility.

The Assembly Manager will work closely with team members at all levels within the division to collaborate and find ways to improve production processes.

This is a permanent full-time position that reports directly to the Production Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for workflow and workforce planning within all areas of responsibility

Plan and schedule work and daily tasks for all team members within the area

Coach and collaborate with all team members to ensure that they are producing a quality product efficiently and safely

Accountable for timely and accurate time tracking for jobs to ensure that work is being completed timely and efficiently

Communicate changes in priorities or project challenges effectively to required business partners

Work professionally with all members of the team at all levels

Provide training and support for the Supervisor group to ensure that they can do their jobs successfully

Provide leadership and direction for team members and answer questions and concerns in a positive and constructive manner

Assist in the development and communication of production goals, working closely with team members and business partners to meet targets

Maintain a working knowledge of company safety policies and operational procedures and adhere to enforcing best practices within the team

Provide constructive feedback and performance management for employees, addressing employee concerns with Production Management and Human Resources as necessary

Participate in disciplinary conversations with employees and follow up regarding their progress accordingly

Work collaboratively with supervisors, the Production Manager and Human Resources to facilitate team performance reviews

Engage team members to increase morale and productivity within their given areas

Participate in weekly and monthly meetings to communicate project updates and requirements

Review work orders going into Production to ensure that issues are identified and addressed prior to them reaching the floor

Complete quality checks on items moving through the production areas to ensure product meets quality standards

Work closely with the Health & Safety Coordinator regarding safety incidents and hazards within areas of responsibility

Provide regular assembly updates to the Production Manager as required

Organization and coordination of training and certification for required team members, including but not limited to CWB testing, safety training and on-the-job training

Update and maintain the training matrix for all areas of responsibility and facilitate cross training based on business need

Coordinate and communicate the need for shop tools and other equipment purchases with the Production Manager

Lead continuous improvement activities within the given areas and be a LEAN champion for the team

Participate in recruitment activities for areas of responsibilities, in cooperation with Human Resources

Review all employee time off requests and approve requests based on availability and business need

Monitor employee absences and support the Supervisor Group with the enforcement of the AGI VIS Attendance Management Program

Review employee hours to ensure that their time is entered correctly in the payroll system and hours are approved prior to payroll processing

All other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Desired Experience

3+ years in a Leadership or Management role within a manufacturing environment

5+ years of Welding and Fabrication experience, with knowledge and experience using different welding techniques

Previous experience in metal fabrication

Excellent technical knowledge in all aspects of manufacturing, assembly and quality assurance

Strong people leadership and organizational skills

Previous experience with project management

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

Outstanding problem-solving skills and ability to evaluate and enhance production processes and systems, and solve quality issues

Experience with the coaching and development of team members

Proven conflict resolution skills and the ability to deal effectively with a diverse group of people

Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Results orientated and ability to work as part of a functional team

Previous experience with 5S and Lean Manufacturing

Previous CWB certification would be considered an asset