Do you want to make a difference in the world? At Rockwell Automation you can do just that and more. Rockwell is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential technology to expand what is humanly possible , making the world more productive and sustainable. Rockwell was recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2020. We place a high value on integrity which fosters an environment where all employees can and want to do their best work.
To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, please visit www.rockwellautomation.com .
What Rockwell Brings to You:
Rockwell cares about our employees and our benefits package is just one way we support you. Rockwell provides options for medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan including company match, generous vacation allowances, and many more options available. To learn more about our Benefits Package, please visit https://raquickfind.com/ .
What Rockwell Needs from You:
We need a diverse workforce to do our best work. We need the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers, and everything in between. That is where you come in. We are looking for a Site Leader at our Milwaukee, WI manufacturing location.
Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations regarding and, at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
In this position, you will become an integral member on an incredible team tasked with supporting a highly automated, cutting-edge assembly line that utilizes the latest and greatest Rockwell Automation hardware and software. This is a high visibility role in a data rich environment that requires cross-functional collaboration with teams throughout the company and interaction with customers to showcase Rockwell's capabilities.
This position is responsible for the overall leadership and management of manufacturing operations at the Milwaukee, WI facility. Key functions included in this job are Production Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Production & Inventory Control, Purchasing, Quality, Environmental Health & Safety and Continuous Improvement. This position also indirectly interfaces with Finance, HR, and Logistics.
This position is expected to collaborate with business partners to work toward common platforms, methods, procedures, and systems. The position has leadership responsibilities to drive a lean and Six Sigma continuous improvement culture leading to quality improvements, cycle time reductions, safety improvements, cost and waste reductions, inventory optimization, supplier development and on-time shipping performance. Directly reporting to this position is a manufacturing staff and production workforce of approximately 20 employees.
This work requires attention to detail, managing multiple priorities and taking actions with minimal direction which may encompass but not limited to the following:
Team with finance manager to prepare facilities Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Monthly Performance Review (MPR) and ensure achievement of goals and objectives
Manage the financial performance and take appropriate steps to correct shortfalls
Collaborate with business product manager to prepare and load volume forecast in SAP and AOP
Prepare and present Monthly Operations Review (MOR)
Capture and report facility's productivity savings into Lean Tracking Database
Lead CI activities and RPS initiatives
Propose capital plan and monitor timely implementation and capitalization.
Collaborate with Test Engineering to improve OEE
Work with sourcing team to utilize approved RA suppliers for existing and new part
Lead activities to reduce inventory dollars and days on hand inventory
Develop metrics that provide data for process management and indicators for future improvement opportunities
Ability to accept change and adapt to a variety of assignments in a fast-paced environment
Capability for MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and Microsoft Outlook
Ability to be self-directing, manage time and priorities effectively, take initiative, exercise good judgment, and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and collaboration skills
Interest and ability to thrive in a high energy team environment with strong aptitude for interaction
Working knowledge of ERP systems is essential, preferably SAP
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Management or related field
Minimum of 5 years of experience in both plant floor production management and materials management.
Minimum of 3 years of varied experience in production operations and manufacturing facilities, including responsibility for multiple functional areas within operations
Minimum of 3 years of experience in leading and managing an hourly/production workforce
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.
Rockwell Automation is the largest company in the world dedicated to industrial automation and information. Here, we connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive.
From improving the production of medicines that boost human health to reducing waste in an oil and gas plant, the work we do changes how we live. We truly believe we are doing things never before possible. And we need the brightest minds to help make that happen – the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers.
Join a team of more than 23,000 global employees in 100+ countries as we work together to expand human possibility.