Employee Management / Leadership
>Supervised and coordinated activities of up to 28 CNC machinists and production personnel within Value Stream. Coordinated and adjusted work schedules as required to meet deadlines and departmental KPI's.
>Maintained time and attendance for all employees; coordinated, delegated and tracked overtime work requirements to meet internal and external customer requirements.
>Established team goals to embrace continuous improvement. Achieved minimum of 30% Team implemented ideas as generated by implementation of Employee Participation Continuous Improvement Program.
>Facilitated department meetings with employees daily to track open issues to ensure timely resolution.
>Established Skills Matrix and established operator cross training requirements for multiple work centers to increase flexibility and Value Stream operational capacity.
>Operation and use of SAP business management software systems for timekeeping, purchase requisitions, monitoring of component process progress within company/department, tooling/component availability, production dispatch planning.
Technical / Production Management
>Product quality inspections/sign off for product release from department.
>Monitored WIP daily and reallocated personnel or equipment to address bottlenecks.
>Addressed/reconciled quality issues through Kaizen process, A3 and Root Cause analysis.
>Through OEE analysis improved and ensured maximum uptime and operating effectiveness of all production and plant equipment through improved tooling and maximizing off line machine set-up of multi-pallet machining centers.
>Conducted bi-annual ISO Internal Company Audits (RABQSA Certified) resulting in zero non- conformance issues within value stream and company during last annual external ISO audit.
>Ensured maintenance of tooling to a sufficient standard by implementation of Kanban system to allow department to produce product acceptable to the customers prescribed quality standards
>Coordinated emergency shipping and receiving to ensure compliance of customer on time delivery requirements.
>Forklift (Propane), electric walkie operation, production assistance; emergency Hot Half assembly support as required to meet internal and external customer deadlines.
>Implementation and enforcement of daily work center checklists to sustain established 5s standards and machinery /equipment maintenance.
>Through focused safety due diligence efforts, implementation of pre-shift departmental inspections for hazards and daily employee meetings achieved well over a decade with zero medical aid or lost time incidents for teams.
>Upheld the principals of Bill 168 which prohibit domestic violence, workplace violence, and workplace harassment
>In addition to the above, the duties include those specified under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Sec 27. Sec. 28. (Duties of a worker, Duties of a Supervisor)