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Location: Hanover, PA (Plant), Pennsylvania, United States 
Requisition ID: 18042 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Hanover, PA (Plant).

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Manufacturing Supervisor - Second Shift

Mobility is the goal

  • Manages all aspects of sheet metal fabrication and assembly manufacturing processes, as well as Order Consolidation Center, Shipping and Receiving and related personnel at all Hanover-area facilities, for the second shift operations.  This includes the direct supervision of all team members with emphasis on mentoring, training, and developing. 
  • Responsible for supporting objectives, programs, and policies and driving results to meet customer requirements.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the team. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations’ policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding team members and implementing corrective action. 
  • Coaches and counsels team members as needed.
  • Responsible for adherence to all safety rules. 
  • Ensures all team members are properly trained; responsible for routine housekeeping and safety inspections throughout the plant.
  • Maintains proper manning, production flow, and efficient, effective labor utilization. 
  • Instructs and develops subordinates to readily identify and take corrective measures concerning inefficiencies in all aspects of the production process.
  • Responsible for supporting the programs and policies established for the operation. 
  • Responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures that support the following: customer satisfaction, quality, cost reduction, cycle time reduction, STPM, waste reduction, and material yield.
  • Facilitates teamwork, coordination and communication between departments and shifts. 
  • Responsible for conducting orientation and training programs for team members. 
  • Maintains facilities in “like new” condition through inspection, TPM and team member involvement. 
  • Ensures compliance by a thorough audit program.

Mobility needs you

  • A Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Business, Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • An in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes as well as Shipping and Receiving. 
  • Experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma and related processes.  
  • Proficent with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Previous experience with SAP preferred. 
  • Excellent communications skills, including the ability to interface effectively with others at all levels of the organization.

Do you want to move the future with us?

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