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Value Stream Manager in Evansville, Indiana at Vitro

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job Description


Vitro's Evansville IN plant is hiring a Value Stream Manager.

The Value Stream Manager plans, directs and manages the production and maintenance of assigned areas of responsibility to ensure safe and efficient operations that satisfy customer requirements.   The successful candidate meets profit plan goals and objectives.  As a member of the plant leadership team this person is responsible for plant continuous improvement efforts in areas of safety, quality and value.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe and healthful workplace ensuring environmental compliance, adherence to plant, departmental and corporate policies and procedures as well as compliance with local, state and federal guidelines to minimize injuries and health concerns to employees.
  • Support plant quality improvement efforts and processes, coordinate department efforts and resources to achieve compliance with customer requirements.
  • Analyze manufacturing methods and processes and determine best solutions to problems, initiating needed changes to provide for continuous improvement and meet or exceed budgeted costs.
  • Promote employee involvement and foster teamwork through effective communication and recognition to create an atmosphere of mutual trust and commitment to team goals.
  • Manage resources through planning, direction and assignment in order to maximize efficiency in the most strategic and cost effective way to ensure consistently strong levels of performance in meeting plant, customer and quality requirements.
  • Effectively administer plant and company policies and procedures in a fair and equitable manner and provide opportunities for personal and staff development and growth to maintain a favorable work environment for all employees.
  • Evaluate existing processes, make recommendations for improvement and lead the implementation of new processes and procedures as well as review all related system changes and assess the benefits and limitations of such changes and their impact to the business to ensure continuous improvement and to limit negative impact of these changes to business objectives.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or a technical discipline, or equivalent level of experience
  • 8+ years relevant supervisory experience in a specialized or technical area.
  • An understanding of glass fabricating technology is an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills in problem-solving, leadership and team-building
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications
  • Ability to assess priorities and act decisively on complex issues. 
  • Flexibility to changing business demands
  • Act with long-term perspective, accept responsibility, mobilize resources, plan and organize and share information
  • Must be an excellent listener and be able to size up situations in order to resolve conflict and solve problems with both people and processes.

*Extended workdays, work outside of regular shifts and some travel are all periodically required.

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