Job Description

  • Business Unit Leader

    Location: Mobile, AL
    Status Type: Full-Time
    Department: Plant Operations
    Requisition Number:

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    Build cohesive, trusting teams of Production Team Members whose primary focus is to achieve build targets and meet or exceed customer expectations. The Business Unit Leaders primary responsibility is to supervise production. The BUL is also responsible for achieving other Team and Department targets under the Site, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People, Financial umbrella.

    Essential duties and responsibilities

    - Focus, Act, Follow up on any hurdles impacting the departments daily production plan
    - Meets daily production targets, coordinating customer order priorities and daily follow up activities with Production Planners, Business Team, Manufacturing and Quality Engineering, and support groups
    - Leads resolution to hurdles interfering with production delivery plans which is Man, Material, Machine, Method
    - Direct daily functions of unionized hourly team members, including daily timekeeping of all hourly direct reports
    - Completes and responds to grievances, involving HR and Union Officials when needed
    - Ensures hourly team member compliance to all safety standards and work rules. Assertively and consistently address violations and initiate corrective actions
    - Lead daily Production Teams start up meetings. Communicate SQDCPF updates to team and company performance
    - Perform daily audits to ensure standards are being met
    - Lead Corrective Action Request follow up activities
    - Support preventive maintenance schedules
    - Build strong relationships with other departments within CMI
    - Lead and Support SMED and Kaizen activities
    - Facilitate continual flexible workforce

    Education and experience required

    Bachelors Degree preferred, with a minimum of 4 years of related experience and,or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a manufacturing environment and supervisory experience required.

    Other preferred experience

    Supervising in a Union Environment, CNC Machining, Process Development, Six Sigma, Aerospace, Lean Manufacturing, Precision Measurement, Metal Forging, casting and plating and OSHA and Environmental Requirements.

    Computer skills required

    Windows, Power Point, Excel, Word

    Physical requirements

    Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Ability to work and transverse safety sensitive manufacturing, assembly and,or aviation services work areas. Ability to lift 10 pounds repeatedly and lift up to 60 pounds. Ability to bending, reaching, and kneeling repeatedly. Ability to work in an environment with intermittent high levels of noise.

    Reasoning ability

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

    Language skills

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to analyze reports and various documents. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

    Mathematical skills

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to read gages and prints.

    No faxes, phone calls or other correspondence will be accepted. EOE/M/F/D/V