Masonite

Value Stream Leader

USA-IN-Walkerton
2 months ago
ID
2017-10273

Summary

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities. 

 

At Masonite, we understand that people are key.  We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

 

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do.  It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

 

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resistant. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what’s on the other side. 

 

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging.  This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn’t hide behind closed doors.

 

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers’ experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.

 

Responsibilities

Are you an experienced supervisor with the ability to provide hands on guidance in the manufacturing field? If so, you’re what Masonite needs!

 

At Masonite, we believe every door is a connection, and we’ve been building better ones for more than 80 years. Still we continue to evolve. Today we’re meeting new market demands, and applying research with the latest technologies to accelerate innovation and expand our offerings. Additional information about Masonite can be found at www.masonite.com.

 

This position is a great opportunity to come in at the ground level during the launch of our Lean Operating System, with highlighted ability to gain Lean Six Sigma Belts/Certifications.  This position will be involved in the launch of the Mvantage, Lean Operating System (Masonite's Revolutionary 4 Tier Lean Shop Floor Plan). Working with other shift supervisors and plant managers to leverage lean tools and maintain measurable safety, quality, cost reduction, and productivity goals and objectives.

 

You will supervise production activities and delegate work assignments to ensure all key performance indicators (KPIs) are identified, structured and addressed.  Use production boards to keep employees enlightened and informed of the department performance against standards, working with them to correct deficiencies.

 

Part of your job will be to administer labor contract, plant rules and other policies and procedures in a fair and equitable manner. Facilitate Gemba walks out on the plant floor, monitoring machine center performance to ensure optimum efficiencies, a practice used by Lean Leaders, and participate in Tier II meetings with senior leadership using appropriate decision making tools gaining approval before implementing decisions or changes.

 

Previous leadership experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment with the ability to communicate and resolve conflict for personnel is highly preferred.

Qualifications

Education: Associates Degree required, Bachelors preferred.

 

  • 3 - 5 plus years work experience in a manufacturing environment required; automotive industry experience preferred
  • 3 plus years supervisory experience in a production work environment.

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