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Value Stream Production Manager

Springfield, MO, US, 65807


What Timken makes possible begins with you.
Those who came before us helped land a man on the moon, create the world's infrastructure, and introduce renewable energy alternatives. Now you can join the Timken team to write your own unique story and help drive what's next.

 

A career at Timken means you can have an immediate impact doing Work That Matters to the world— improving the efficiency of today's industrial equipment and preparing for the future of motion on our planet and beyond. New employees can start contributing right away, and there are many opportunities to advance your career at your own pace. Join our global team of 20,000 people in 46 countries, and start helping our customers push the limits of what's possible in their world of motion.

 

Value Stream Production Manager

The position is responsible for managing the operational activities of the department and reports to the Plant Manager.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or the equivalent fields
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing and production practices
  • Computer skills (excel, word, powerpoint) in Microsoft Windows environment

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Establish and execute strategic plans for the development and operation of the EHS functions for the Timken Springfield Facility.
  • Safety Performance; Incident Rates, Lost Time Injuries
  • Quality Performance; Internal Audit Results, Customer Returns, Scrap Rates and Variances
  • Productivity Performance; Loadslips (Units and Dollars); Labor Rates and Variances
  • Cost Containment; Continuous Improvement Initiatives, Cost Reduction Activities, 5s Activities
  • Authority and responsibility to maintain production and manpower levels within the constraints of operation plans, budgets, and policies of the plant.
  • Receives direction from the Plant Manager where work deviates from normal procedure
  • Cost Completion
  • Provide support to Supervision and Departmental Process engineers in areas: Continuous Improvement Projects, Career Development Opportunities, Weekend Overtime Assignment, Workforce Adjustments, and Employee Relations
  • Cost Reduction Development
  • Cost Reduction Implementation
  • Accounting Reports: Labor Variance Reports, Material Variance ReportsInventory Results

 

Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent management of change skills, champions change
  • Demonstrated skills in teaching, coaching and training others
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Working knowledge and experience in A3 thinking
  • Strong skills and experience in leadership and managing teams
  • Strong PC skills
  • SAP experience preferred

Education

  • Minimum: Bachelor of Business, Operations, Engineering

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of management experience in manufacturing, or equivalent combination of education and experience 

Language Skills:      

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and complete necessary production forms.  Ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and/or customers. 

 

Mathematical Skills:                                                    

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability:                                                        

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, schedule, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables; problem solving ability.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, use hands/arms.   The employee is regularly required to talk, hear at conversational level, and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.  Moving/lifting greater than 50 pounds requires assistance from another employee or a lifting device/hoist.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Required Personal Protective Equipment

Employee is required to wear proper safety eyewear, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes at all times while on the plant floor.

 

Company Information:

The Timken Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All associates and applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law. For additional information please visit our website Timken Careers  http://www.timken.com/careers/.

 

 

 

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.


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The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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