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Plant Superintendent in Arlington, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

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Job Description

Title: Plant Superintendent
Job ID: 18-00745 (LR-REQ-00632)
Location: Arlington, TX
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of Hire: Contract
Shift: 6-day work week with rotating shifts

Position Summary:
Seeking a Plant Superintendent who will be responsible for ensuring product quality by personnel on all shifts, especially on the off-shift. The ideal candidate will possess high speed manufacturing experience along with a good understanding of seat manufacturing and
Will report to Production Manager. Will supervise Production Supervisors.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Defines, creates and maintains the production schedules based upon demand planning, actual customer demand, internal capacity constraints, and factors affecting schedule compliance.
  • Monitors safety, quality and production.
  • Delegates tasks to department supervisors, monitors attendance, disciplines employees, overtime equalization.
  • Prepares various reports and memos.
  • Communicate with customer and other departments.
  • Maintains safety and housekeeping for plant.
  • Attends meetings.
  • Assists supervisors with process problems and scrap reduction methods.
  • Performs any other duties required in pursuance of the function of this position or as directed by the Production Manager.
  • Reviews all 1st step grievance responses with supervisors.
  • Address 2nd Step grievances with union rep/chair
  • Responsible for ensuring product quality by personnel on all shifts, especially on the off-shift.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with unions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Kronos/AS 400/Excel

Position Requirements:
  • 4- year college Degree
  • High Speed Manufacturing experience
  • Good understanding of seat manufacturing and systems preferred.
  • Management of Salaried Supervisors
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Soft skills- people skills, strong problem-solving skills, ability to deal with ambiguity, high speed/pressure environment
  • Adheres to all corporate and local IATF16949 policies and procedures.

GTA Questions:
  1. What type of manufacturing experience do you have? How many years?
  2. Are you aware this position is 6 days/week? Are you open to working rotating shifts?
  3. What experience do you have managing in a union environment?
  4. What scheduling/manning programs have you used?
  5. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  6. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  7. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  8. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  9. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  10. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  11. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms.


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