Jotul North America

Department:      Manufacturing                     Job Status:      Full Time

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt                         Reports To:     Manufacturing Group Leader

Work Schedule:                                                   Positions Supervised:  This position assists the Group

Monday – Thursday                                             Leader in the day-to-day leadership of the production

6am – 4:30pm                                                      staff, including, enforcement of policies, training, and

Some scheduled Fridays                                      employee development

This position leads a Production Team and solves production issues as they arise.   Provides support for the Group Leader as needed.  Some of the essential functions of the job:

·         Operate industrial lifting equipment to move various materials around the warehouse in a safe manner. Equipment to be used includes stand-up forklift, sit-down forklift, and scissor lift.

·         Ensure proper fork placement and load balance when moving any materials, especially euro crates of cast iron

·         Anticipate the needs of production workers and promptly supply them with necessary materials.

·         Ensure that materials are put away in their proper home and help to keep the shop clean

·         Assist workers where bottlenecks occur. (Help when work is falling behind).

·         Train workers on all job types/tasks or assign qualified level employee to train them.

·         Maintain/sustain tool boards, equipment, TPM  (ex. grinding wheel gap, filter replacement).

·         Maintain staging areas so as to keep traffic lanes open and minimize wasted space. (This includes pallet removal, euro crate breakdown, trash removal, cardboard recycling, and emptying the cardboard crusher when full).

Skills & Abilities:  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and company inventory software systems.  6-12  months related experience and valid fork truck license desired (or will train).  Previous leadership experience preferred.

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