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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Phone:413-443-7359
Fax:413-443-2419
Website:armoredtrucks.com

Company Description:
Lenco is the nation’s leading designer and manufacturer of Tactical Armored Security Vehicles for Response and Rescue missions. We serve all Law Enforcement, Military and Government security agencies and are a prominent supplier both domestically and internationally. Lenco is a privately-held, family-owned company in business since 1981. We have 110 employees and three manufacturing facilities in Pittsfield, MA. with nearly 160,000 sf of factory and office space. Lenco armored vehicles are in all the top US cities and in use in over 45 countries around the world. Our business is growing and we are expanding to meet worldwide demand. Please visit www.LencoArmor.com to learn more.

Job Title:
Production Supervisor
Salary Range:Location:
Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeManufacturing/Production
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preferred
5+
Required
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Lead a process-oriented manufacturing environment - Preference: Required
ERP experience - Preference: Preferred
Six Sigma - Preference: Preferred
Lean Manufacturing - Preference: Preferred
5S - Preference: Preferred
Metal fabrication and welding - Preference: Required
Automotive familiarity - Preference: Required
Description:
JOB SUMMARY: Supervise all shop operations, control work-flow and ensure a safe and productive workplace


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Effectively monitor the efficiency and accuracy of production departments, employees and processes
• Develop and maintain daily production schedules
• Delegate work assignments to production employees
• Prepare reports and be prepared to discuss with management the status of department metrics, workload and current projects
• Assist with material ordering and material availability concerns
• Monitor work in-process to maintain Quality throughout production phase
• Throughout the vehicle build process, collaborate with production staff to track and rectify missing materials, supplies, fabricated parts or design issues
• Monitor progress of work orders
• Assist with ECRs
• Review documentation for completeness, accuracy and appropriate sign-offs
• Train new or reassigned employees in their job functions
• Examine all machinery and equipment for proper functioning
• Supervise and motivate employees in shop area
• Assess knowledge, skills & abilities of employees in ongoing effort to maximize staff effectiveness and streamline the production processes
• Assist in hiring, training, developing and appraising staff
• Evaluate and recommend equipment, procedures, facilities and improvements to promote maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s human resources, manufacturing capabilities and product development
• Ensure contractual delivery dates are met

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Maintain confidentiality and security to ensure data protection, customer information, product specifications and associated information
• Exercise discretion and individual judgement with respect to Company matters
• Maintain cleanliness and working order of facility Travel as needed; to customer facilities or occasional trade shows
• Enforce all company regulations and policies
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
SUPERVISORY & OPERATIONAL AUTHORITY:
• Oversee all location department(s) and production-related activities
• Partner with Management to determine staffing requirements to optimize productivity and minimize overtime hours
• Coordinate with Human Resources to address and manage employee issues
• Some customer interaction as necessary

EXPERIENCE:
• A minimum of five (5) years’ experience leading a process-oriented manufacturing environment
• Experience working in a metal fabrication and welding environment along with familiarity with automotive products
• ERP experience preferred
• Six Sigma experience preferred
• Lean Manufacturing experience preferred
• 5S experience preferred

EDUCATION:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering or related field is desirable with additional compensation, but not required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Ability to interact with all levels of staff within all departments
• Ability to motivate staff and promote high morale
• Ability to maintain situational awareness
• Ability to see the big picture and maintain attention to detail
• Ability to multi-task & meet deadlines
• Basic reading, writing & math skills required
• Abilities to read & understand wiring schematics and blueprints
• Computer skills including Outlook mail, Microsoft Word and Excel
• Follow safety policies and procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Must be able to pass physical exam
• Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
• Ability to exert maximum force to pull, and carry objects
• Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
• Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting and kneeling
• Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
• Good hearing

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
• Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Working safely is a precondition of employment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors
• Work shirts provided
• Team Environment with periodic company luncheons and celebratory functions
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


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