Generac Power Systems

  • 3rd Shift Production Facilitator - Berlin

    Job Locations US-WI-Berlin
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2018 12:01 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing Operations
  • Overview

    Position Description:

    • Maintains safe work area by identifying and eliminating unsafe work practices and hazards;  follows and enforces Generac safety guidelines; sets example of safe work practices
    • Hands-on facilitator of work flow, teams and materials to ensure production goals are met
    • Train new team members
    • Motivate team members to meet production requirements
    • Ensure work standards are being followed
    • Assigns and realigns work and team members to ensure efficient flow of key processes
    • Ensure daily KPI data is reported, including Day-by-Hour reporting
    • Makes corrections to processes that are at or above control limits.
    • Provides technical support for manufacturing difficulties; regularly submits continuous improvement ideas; supports team members in CI ideas
    • Requests and Continuous Improvement ideas; supports team members in ECR and CI ideas
    • Ability to work at any station or perform any task in assigned process
    • Identify and resolve bottlenecks in assembly process to ensure timely and efficient completion of production goals
    • Ensures downstream communication of Operational Objectives to production teams; communicates tooling, equipment and personnel issues to Area Supervisor



    • Sound communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations
    • Ability to troubleshoot manufacturing defects
    • Must have three years experience in related manufacturing process or leadership position
    • Ability to identify, resolve and communicate personnel issues


    Special Skills Required/Desired:

    • High school diploma or equivalent- Required
    • Basic Mechanical aptitude – Required
    • Basic Math Skills - Required
    • Knowledge of hand tools – Required
    • Ability to read diagrams/prints – Required
    • Electrical/Electrical Assembly experience – Desired
    • Knowledge of Pneumatic Hand Tools – Desired
    • Ability to follow direction and work in a team environment - Required



    Equipment Used:

    • Hand tools, cutting machine, cable strippers, panduit machine, strippers, power tools, pneumatic tools, pallet jack, hoists, ladders, forklift


    Physical Demands/ Working Conditions:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. 
    • Constantly perform repetitive tasks.
    • The employee is constantly required to stand extended periods of time; walk; reach above shoulders; stoop, kneel, and crouch.
    •  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Frequent pushing and pulling of carts, pallet jacks and units with up to 32 lbs of force.
    • Constant lifting of up to 50lbs without assistance or equipment.
    • Ability to work overtime as needed.


    (Occasionally=1-25% of the time; frequently=26-75% of the time; constantly=76-100% of the time)


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