Provides direction and leadership support for site manufacturing activities to attain safety, cost, quality and delivery goals. Manages available resources and leads associates to perform all departmental tasks in the most cost-effective manner while ensuring a quality product is processed according to schedule. Ensures proper use of all Riddell personnel systems and adherence to all regulatory requirements placed on the plant. Supports company operating plan along with Riddell’s mission, vision and values.
Communicate (lead by example) mission, vision and values.
Develop associates through effective use of the Shop Performance Management Process
Meet department objectives (cost, quality, service)
Create, maintain, and update SOP’s within the department
Maintains fair and consistent application of all company policies and procedures.
Demonstrate support for corporate programs through words and actions.
Assist plant leadership in driving and accomplishing key performance indicators.
Resolve personnel issues or conflicts.
Resolve product, process, and equipment issues.
Train and develop experienced employees.
Plan and prioritize daily job assignments.
Assist in the hiring process and new employee orientation.
Perform job related administrative duties (ADP)
Search out, recommend, and implement process improvements.
Drive 5S, safety, and housekeeping initiatives
Must have at least 3+ years of direct supervisory experience
Responsibilities include training associates; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising personnel performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing concerns and resolving problems.
Leads by example.
Approximate # of direct reports (if applicable) 15-30 Direct Reports
Promote and foster teamwork with direct reports, peers and senior leadership / management
Education and Training:
• High School diploma or Equivalent
An associate’s or bachelor’s degree
Basic computer software skills (e.g. Microsoft Office, SAP).
Demonstrated leadership ability
Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to interact with variety of personnel in a lead role.
Strong and effective interpersonal skills.
Ability to organize, coordinate and direct the department’s efforts.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain a cooperative and effective working environment.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently within deadlines.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Strong analytical and math skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.