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Shift Leader - Maintenance

  • Location
    • Bedford, Indiana
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted




Work Arrangement:

This role is categorized as onsite. Bedford is a 3 shift operation. The selected candidate could be assigned on any shift.

The Role:

As the Shift Leader, you will oversee a small to medium group of salaried maintenance Group Leaders. You will lead the maintenance and repair of plant equipment and facilities aligned with standard GM maintenance systems. You will conduct appropriate checks and tests and communicates evaluation of results.

You will be responsible for preventative maintenance and diagnosis of equipment malfunctions, recommends solutions to problems, and meets schedule and quality requirements in addition to the following responsibilities.

What You'll Do:

  • Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements

  • Implements divisional and corporate policies

  • Implements safety and good housekeeping practices

  • Frequent contact and collaboration with others outside of the work group

  • Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material and equipment

  • Participates in the selection of new employees

  • Trains, develops, and evaluates employees

  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project

  • Leads technical guidance for complex and unusual plant operations or projects

  • Assists in the development of budgets and forecasts within assigned area

  • Obtains a deep knowledge and ability to implement GMS principles

  • Proficient in the use of MAXIMO

  • Develops and Executes sufficiency plans to close gaps in the manufacturing areas OEE targets

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience (full-time)

  • Experience Managing Represented Employee s 3-5 Years

  • Experience Managing Safety Practices / Risk 3 - 5 Years

  • Experience Working in a Manufacturing Setting 3 - 5 Years

  • Manufacturing Process Experience 3 - 5 Years

  • Understanding of basic mechanical concepts

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area required.

  • Knowledge of quality control procedures, manufacturing processes and management systems as they relate to production operations.

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and

  • Ability to work any shift

What Can Give You a Competitive Advantage (Preferred Qualifications)

  • GMS Trainer and Subject Matter Expert on GMS Elements

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area.

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