Shift Supervisor/Flow Lead

Wabtec Corporation

Las Vegas, NV


Position summary

ake yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Position Summary/Purpose
Support the daily operations of the entire remanufacturing site to ensure reliability and consistency on the production lines. This position requires being a change agent and building a team atmosphere. In this position, the candidate will need to use influence to keep the shift aligned and working towards the same goals. The ability to work in a matrixed organization is critical to the success in this role. This position will be onsite and requires schedule flexibility on either 3rd or 2nd shift.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Oversight and management of front-line manufacturing employees to ensure safety, quality, and production goals are achieved in support of Wabtec's mission.

  • Scheduling the types of items to be produced daily.

  • Communicate safety, quality, and production plans across the shift.

  • Lead improvement project initiatives focused on safety, quality, productivity, lean manufacturing and cost reduction.

  • Responsible for solving problems, driving continuous improvement, mentoring team leaders and operators, and leveraging the plant staff/support team.

  • Lead growth of the workforce, identify training, tooling, fixturing and/or process improvements. Perform gap analysis and create improvement plans to achieve results.

  • Interact daily with hourly remanufacturing technicians, quality, materials, Lean, EHS, and support functions to increase time on product, reduce NCMRs/defects, and output.

  • Communicate progress, status, and issues to leadership.

  • Create and build a team culture driving accountability for all parties to own the outcome.

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with 5 years of experience in manufacturing/machining).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Two years of experience supervising and developing large teams is a plus.

  • Heavy manufacturing assembly experience.

  • Strong Leadership skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles and 5S concepts.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.