MAT Holdings, Inc.
full-time part-time employee contract
Company DescriptionFounded in 1984, MAT Holdings, Inc. is a privately held $1.9 billion multi-national company with manufacturing operations, distribution centers and sourcing offices worldwide in the automotive, fencing, hardware, and power equipment sectors. Headquartered in Long Grove, Illinois we have over 40 factories on three continents, including 2.1 million square feet of U.S. distribution and manufacturing space. We provide our customers with a full range of services including U.S. and overseas engineering, quality assurance, logistic and distribution support, strategic warehousing, bi-lingual sourcing, product development, and marketing. MAT is a family of companies and products providing employment opportunities with more than 14,000 employees in 12 countries.Job DescriptionSummaryPrimary function is to supervise and direct the production of welding components through optimizing the use of production team members and equipment. Manages the production operation working to ensure product quality and achieve production schedules.Essential Functions Provides direction and leadership to the manufacturing team to meet production schedules. Works to resolve technical and production related problems to meet quality standards and delivery requirements. Works with human resources and production manager to select and hire direct labor team members for the 2nd shift welding department. Oversees and/or performs operator assigned preventative maintenance work necessary in maintaining welding and fabrication equipment. Trains machine operators and welders on procedures, methods, problem solving, quality requirements and safety. Other duties as assignedQualificationsQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education And ExperienceCandidate must have a minimum of five years’ experience supervising a high volume production fabrication department.Experienceapplying lean manufacturing principals and techniques to a fabrication department.Mechanical aptitude including the set up and operation of welding and related fabrication equipment.Job Prerequisites Ability to meet attendance standards. All full-time employees are required to work a 40-hr week. At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to get the required tasks accomplished to meet deadlines. When in discussion with others, this position must display tact, diplomacy, and respect. He or she must listen to, acknowledge and respond to issues in a timely fashion. Must be able to read (in English) written instructions, handbooks, manuals, correspondence, memos, etc. Highly motivated, and well-organized. Maintain high personal standards of quality. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. This is a full-time, direct hire position.