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compensation: $50,000 to $75,000 per year
employment type: full-time


Experienced in Shop supervision of preferably small groups.
Hands-on, practical, sociable, principled.
Needs to be able and willing to deal with situations that have little information and require solutions developed with an Assembly team.
Should have sufficient experience in product assembly / troubleshooting of functional components (mechanical & electrical basics), craftsman level preferred.
Focus on decision making.

The Shop Foreman / Supervisor will oversee overall manufacturing / repair / stockroom operations, to ensure employee safety, product quality, order requirements, manpower allocation, schedules and operational.
This position is responsible for the Shop personnel and its performance, and will maintain professional work relationship with all departments.
Is also responsible to ensure compliance of ISO 9001 related to all Shop activity and transactions.
Supports implementation of corrective action plans and determination of opportunities to decrease overall inventory.
Develops and realizes technical solutions to product quality and/or qualification issues.
Leverages resources and motivates personnel to create and maintain a proactive performance culture.
Additional tasks may be assigned as determined by the GM.


Manages manufacturing schedules of all train product lines. Organizes Manufacturing Orders in line with current and future requirements.
Maintains visibility of all products to ensure on-time delivery, product quality, customer requirements, and cost targets.
Supervises all direct reports to ensure completion of order and timeline requirements, while providing fair & professional leadership in attaining organization goals.
Monitors & ensures compliance with ISO9001 and company policies for Shop related processes, including improvement initiatives and proper transactioning.
Coordinates with Facility and Maintenance to establish overall maintenance schedules on all machinery and calibration for all shop tooling to minimize machine downtime.
Employs material control activities to ensure inventory accuracy is maintained.
Maximizes manpower utilization and definition of work schedules accordingly.
Provides leadership and mentoring to individuals on products, technical issues, testing / trouble shooting, quality, productivity, and personal development
Assesses performance indicators, and takes appropriate actions to ensure goals are met
Assures that Environment, Health, and Safety issues are addressed considering local regulations, company policies, and good corporate citizenship
Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.
Specifies job assignments for direct reports, and monitors performance to achieve product delivery and cost requirements


Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic
Advanced understanding of operational concepts surrounding production planning, purchasing, quality and inventory control
Extensive knowledge & experience in manufacturing processes, product assembly, testing, trouble-shooting, including all activity oriented toward completion of finished and compliant product
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and take initiative with hands-on mentality
Ability to direct and lead cross-functional teams with high multitasking requirement
Strong administrative and organizational skills.
Effective interpersonal and team building skills.
Ability to plan and to set priorities, and professionally manage relationships with in-house personnel
Is a team player and is able to encourage team values to personnel in fair and equal fashion
Advanced skills utilizing office computer software such as MS Word, Excel


Minimum of five plus years’ experience within a manufacturing environment required.
Direct production assembly / testing / qualification of minimum of five years is required.
Employee Management basic experience is a plus.
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post id: 6891337284


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