The Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment is a single-source designer and manufacturer of fire apparatus, homeland security vehicles, mobile command, communications vehicles, and airport rescue firefighting vehicles. Our brands are known globally for quality, safety, and innovation.
Oshkosh Fire & Emergency is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world’s toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.
Direct and coordinate all activities as they relate to the area assigned. Lead department personnel in a professional manner toward achieving company performance goals for schedules, quality, safety, labor and indirect supplies. Develop effective communications and a positive working relationship with other supervisors, shop employees and the support groups to assure positive teamwork. Strive for continuous improvement in all functions and capacities. Effectively communicate company objectives to all employees. Supervise activity in a professional manner. Always be aware of the production requirements as set by the Production Scheduling Department and achieve the schedule.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To develop an effective and efficient operations plan for the completion of products for which he/she has accountability utilizing support areas as needed To assist in the selection of, and to perform the function of training, evaluating, motivating, and guiding subordinates to achieve short-and long range goals of the company To assist in the planning of budgets, labor forecasts and capital expenditures for the purpose of short-and long-range production planning for manufacturing operations To manage and operate this area in such a manner as to meet scheduled delivery dates using a minimum amount of work-in-process time Maintain budgeted labor and overtime goals for direct and indirect labor and assist in the review and analysis of labor and product performance as required Ensure that proper safety practices are followed, monitored and enforced Keep current with the latest human resource changes and practices. Particularly as this relates to hiring and training of new personnel Maintain accurate personnel records and assure evaluations are up to date Supervise performance of assistants and develop performance tasks for personal development Ensure that company requirements for employee behavior are followed and to work with his/her managers to assure that corrections are made as needed Maintain a positive atmosphere for customers and assure their needs are met within his/her area Assure an understanding of expectations for all internal and external customers and assure all products made meet these expectations Achieve budgeted requirements for all performance accounts are maintained, and analyze results as required and submit performance data upon request Maintain an atmosphere of continual improvement of productivity, quality, safety in all operations and promote good housekeeping practices Establish effective communications and consistent work methods between all shifts and support areas Continue personal growth through classes and/or seminars of interest Assure that all machinery, tools and tooling within the area of control are properly maintained and repaired Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of ISO-9001 standards into manufacturing Ensure all reviews for hourly employees are completed on time and essential feedback is given to them
- Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management or related field
- Minimum 3 years relevant experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Demonstrated ability to make decisions, problem-solve, and evaluate information
- Good organization and planning skills
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation’s legal duty to furnish information. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.