Skilled Trades Supervisor-2nd shift

Tomahawk, WI posted on December 23

Auto req ID: 4261BR
Title: Skilled Trades Supervisor-2nd shift
Job Function: Manufacturing Operations
State and City: Wisconsin, Tomahawk
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 2

Job Summary:
Position involves providing front line leadership to a skilled trade’s workforce supporting a manufacturing environment including automated paint systems, injection molding, and assembly. Major responsibilities include day-to-day coordination, short and long term scheduling of skilled trades activities including labor allocation and project work. Position is responsible for leading work group and supporting rotation groups to achieve department metrics for safety, quality, delivery, cost, people, and sustainability. Optimally balances resource constraints to ensure operations receives support on time and within budget. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skill and abilities required to engage a technical workforce. Must be able to demonstrate a willingness to build good relationships through developing strong interpersonal skills to achieve objectives through mutual participation. Strives to foster a culture and workforce that is motivated for continuous improvement by enhancing the overall function of the work group.

Education Required:

If the candidate does not meet the degree requirement a combination of relevant education and experience should total the equivalent of 10 years.

Experience Required:
A minimum of three (3) years direct supervisory or similar leadership experience. Previous experience in a unionized high-volume production or manufacturing focused environment. Prior knowledge and/or experience advising high performance work groups and experience with implementation and monitoring of Statistical Process Control systems, ISO9001 processes and an ability to jointly lead work groups with Union leadership a plus. Demonstrated performance in the areas of leadership, change management and continuous improvement. Must be consistent and dependable in carrying out supervisor duties independently and with little direction. Requires the ability to perform at a modeling level for all functions of the supervisor. Experience with all facets of skilled trades activities which may include Performance Measurement, Cost Containment, HVAC, PLC, PC robotic interface, Predictive and Preventative Maintenance, Computerized Maintenance Management, Environmentally Safe Practices, Electrical, Electronic Systems, Injection Molding and Prototype/Product development testing.

Supplemental Information:
This position would be responsible for covering both plants in Tomahawk.

Direct Reports: Yes
Travel: Required 0-10%