Value Stream Manager
Company: Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 8, 2021
JOB DESCRIPTIONSUMMARYThe Value Stream Manager reports directly
to the Operations Manager, and is responsible for safety, quality,
delivery, and cost for the assigned value stream.Essential Duties
- Manage the activities of the shop floor, under the direction of
the Operations Manager and follow established procedures and
- Supervise all production operations such as machining,
processing and assembly.
- Plan, schedule, and coordinate departmental activities to
fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver
manufactured products in a timely fashion.
- Supervise all value stream associates in all 3 shifts.
- Daily Standard Work Gemba Walk 1: Arrange support requirements
(Maintenance, Engineering, Quality, Materials), deals with all
personnel issues, and reviews and responds to expedite requests.
Gemba Walk 2: Deal with abnormalities, check performance metrics at
all cells in the value stream, and follow up on expedite
- Weekly Standard Work: Gemba walk with Operations Manager,
verify Team Leader adherence to standard work, formal audit of
standard work in one area, review status of visual controls, and
lead continuous improvement meeting.
- Maintain proper staffing within the value stream.
- Other projects and duties may be assigned.Critical Competencies
- Will have a thorough knowledge of all manufacturing methods,
techniques, and related equipment. Must be able to read and
interpret drawings and specifications. Must be familiar with
product construction and application. Must have complete knowledge
of production scheduling and shop operations. This position
requires that the person be a highly organized, self- motivated
individual who can work independently. Must have strong leadership
skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills. Must
be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to
changing situations. Will be computer literate, particularly in
shop floor control, production planning, and inventory control
applications. Working knowledge of lean or TPS principles. High mix
/ low volume machine shop experience.
- The ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings,
general business periodicals, professional journals, safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, technical and procedure
manuals and government regulations. Ability to write routine
reports, operating instructions, procedure manuals, and business
correspondences. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from groups of employees and managers,
customers, clients, and the general public.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.The company in which you
have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is
referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that
evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability,
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law""
poster is available at:
Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a
disability for any part of the employment process will have the
opportunity to request accommodation during the application
process.JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation and Experience Requirements
- Requires a B.S. Degree in a technical or business field, or 14
years of progressive manufacturing experience and responsibilities,
3 of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Requires broad
technical and administrative experience in a manufacturing /machine
shop environment.Physical Demand and Work EnvironmentThe physical
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use
hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with arms; and talk or
hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee
must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally
required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.The work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne
particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical
shock, explosives and vibration. The noise levels in the work
environment it usually moderate. However, on some instances this
job may require work in areas where ear protection is
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