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Business Unit Manager

Company: Emerson
Location: Elyria
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Made in the USA and Demanded Everywhere that's the RIDGID difference. At Ridge Tool we offer highly competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including paid holidays, vacation, medical/ dental/vision/life insurance, tuition reimbursement, on-site cafeteria, 401(k), tool-loaning program, a clean production environment, as well as other benefits of working for an elite organization.The Unit Manager reports to the Operations Manager and works closely with other functional leaders such as Safety, Engineering, Materials Management, Quality, Perfect Execution, Human Resources, and Plant Controller.The Unit Manager is responsible for the safety, employee engagement, productivity, quality, and equipment maintenance associated with leading a continuous-shift manufacturing facility. They will be responsible for all manufacturing activities including but not limited to assigning and advising the work of production, ensuring focus on Lean Daily Management principles, and accomplishing goals established by the organization's strategic priorities. They will drive efficiencies using Lean Manufacturing techniques and ensure consistency of standards, practices, and policies. This exciting opportunity is a part of our Professional Tools business.As a Business Unit Manager, You Will:Work closely with the Operations Manager to carry out central initiatives associated with production objectivesLead and direct Production teams of approximately 150 employeesProvide overall direction for scheduling, production capacity, and planning to meet customer expectations.Ensure execution of production plan by establishing priorities, scheduling activities, and supervising progress; revising schedules, and resolving problemsCoordinate plant activities through planning with departmental supervisors to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective mannerEnsure achievement of safety goals through developing and supporting a culture of following defined safety procedures, encouraging involvement, swiftly following up on safety concerns, and modeling proper safe behaviorsEnsure desired level of employee engagement. This includes developing and supporting a culture of listening, taking crucial actions, recognizing excellent performance, and holding employees accountable for undesirable behaviorsEnsure achievement of quality goals, ensuring employees are properly trained on quality standards and following proper quality procedures. Partner directly with the Quality Manager to ensure adherence to customer quality standardsIncorporate and cultivate continuous improvement by applying lean principles and resolving root cause and corrective measures to reduce waste in the plant; recommending preventative maintenance requirements to guarantee the safe and efficient operation of equipmentCoordinate and collaborate with all departments of the plant in establishing and carrying out all responsibilitiesEffectively communicates throughout all levels of the organization on key issues.Maintain performance expectations of the Production Supervisors through coaching and counselingTravel as neededOther job duties as assignedWho you are:You facilitate an open dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and stakeholders. You create and implement plans that allocate resources precisely. You create and implement plans that allocate resources precisely. You persist in the face of challenges and setbacks. You set aggressive goals and have high standards.Required Education, Experience & Skills:Bachelor's degree in Business or related field of study and a minimum of 10 years of manufacturing experience with 5 years in supervision.Demonstrated successful experience in understanding and leading in Lean Manufacturing principlesStrong Microsoft Office skillsBroad understanding of safety and enforcement of safety rules and policiesExcellent communication and presentation skillsDemonstrated ability to empower people, assess and develop employee skillsHighly motivated, results-oriented, drivenWork authorization in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.Schedule:The general working hours for this role are about 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM.Why Work in the Greater Cleveland AreaOur facility is located in Elyria, OH (our world headquarters), which is conveniently located within driving distance to Cleveland. The area's generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.About our LocationSince the invention of the modern pipe wrench in 1923, the 25-acre RIDGID world headquarters in Elyria, OH has been developing tools that help trades professionals tackle jobs faster, safer, and more accurately. Today, more than 600 employees work in 734K sq. ft. of office and manufacturing space. The campus is also home to a factory tool service center and a state-of-the-art "schoolhouse" training center that educates and trains hundreds of tradespersons annually. In addition to the iconic wrench, the campus manufactures RIDGID battery hydraulic tools, pipe and electrical tools, and drain cleaning components, as well as Greenlee step bits and knock-out tools. Emerson's Professional Tools business provides the industry's broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades.WHY EMERSONOur Commitment to Our PeopleAcross the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us!Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionAt Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives - and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .Work AuthorizationEmerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.Equal Opportunity EmployerEmerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact: .ABOUT EMERSONEmerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.We help customers in the world's most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.Our Causes - Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future - shape, define and fuel Emerson's culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your master's degree, you'll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!No calls or agencies please.

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