Knoll Inc. Manufacturing Supervisor -Tool and Die in Muskegon, Michigan

Manufacturing Supervisor -Tool and Die

Tracking Code 912-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

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This Supervisor role will support the Tool and Die function and associates in both the Western and Estes locations. The Manufacturing Supervisor will perform a front line leadership role in support of manufacturing associates in assigned work area. Supervise, plan, coordinate and control of all aspects of production, associate management and maintenance. Ensure that all products are produced safely, efficiently and that they are complete, correct and on-time. Form, lead and implement associate involvement and other associate participation endeavors.

Required Skills

Industry experience :

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Three to five years of manufacturing supervisory experience preferred

  • Journeyman Tool and Die certification preferred

  • Assign work to and instruct, assist or direct die makers, tool room machinists and production operators

  • Oversee and perform machining operations to build, test, install, modify and maintain permanent and temporary tooling, dies, fixtures, jigs, gauges, etc., using company designs, specifications or concepts

  • Develop and use maintenance and operation guides for temporary and permanent production tooling, dies, gauges, etc.

  • Instruct production employees on the use, maintenance and operation of temporary and permanent production tooling, dies, gauges, etc.

  • Assume responsibility for the quality of workmanship, dimensional accuracy and efficient mechanical operations of assigned work areas

Technical Experience :

  • Must have experience with team building, process improvement, conflict resolution, and motivating people

  • Knowledge of manufacturing organization, controls and procedures

  • Knowledge of fundamental Safety principles for an industrial work environment

  • Should possess problem solving skills and facilitate group meetings

  • Skilled in the use of ERP systems, Kronos, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Lean manufacturing knowledge & implementation

Required Experience

  • Maintain and enforce a Safe work environment

  • Make decisions and take action

  • Analyze and make recommendations

  • Maintain relationships with other departments and people

  • Champion Lean Manufacturing Principles

  • Assist in program launches

  • Assure integrity of manufacturing processes

  • Participate as a member of the Manufacturing Team

  • Perform other duties as necessary in support of business objectives

Job Location Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.