Manufacturing Lead

Zoek Pin Portland, Oregon


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 36 days ago

Weir ESCO Portland, OR Weir ESCO is a globally recognized leader of ground engaging technology used in the surface mining and infrastructure markets. From the initial design and manufacturing to field maintenance, ESCO's global engineering and technical teams offer expert support to customers who need equipment for large mining machines or excavators. Our products are used in some of the harshest environments on earth-from mining hard rock to produce the copper that is essential to electric vehicles, renewable energy and building large infrastructure projects in cities worldwide. We share an unrelenting focus on product innovation and are constantly developing new materials, superior metallurgy and solutions to offer reliable, consistent and long-lasting wear parts. Business Need/Purpose of Role: ESCO's Manufacturing Supervisor is an integral member of the leadership team. This role leads, coordinates, and oversees daily operations in Melting and Finishing departments, with accountability for safety, quality, productivity, equipment, training, production targets, cost, and morale. Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities: * Actively engage in safety improvements, building a culture of safety; coach and model safe behaviors, respect for environment, and 6S behaviors; perform accident and incident investigations * Participate in Lean events, focusing on process management and safety * Lead team in daily manufacturing operations; initiate plans and processes that minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital * Achieve business objectives and production schedules while insuring product standards * Implement manufacturing strategies and action plans to ensure the facility supports Lean Manufacturing * Perform regular audits and weekly observation within the site to ensure adherence to standards * Utilize systematic problem solving on complex problems and coach across all levels * Develop, maintain, and assist with advance ESCO quality systems, procedures, and practices * Actively participates in development of team members, acts as coach and mentor * Assist in helping foster company safety culture * Understand and enforce ESCO policy and lead by example * Lead and develop team problem solving and targeted metrics in the department * Assist in enforcing quality management system compliant with ISO and ESCO Business Systems Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications: * Experience: * 3+ years' experience in a foundry or manufacturing environment * Experience with Lean manufacturing * Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: * Ability to work flexible hours as business needs require * Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) * Additional requirements include analytical problem-solving aptitude; appropriate interpersonal skills (including leadership level), with ability to handle difficult situations and conflicts; exceptional change management skills to positively coach and motivate the team to move beyond status quo toward the successful achievement of goals * Working Environment: Steel foundry with exposure to heat, noise, and dust * Must be permanently authorized to work in the United States We take pride in providing a quality workplace and promoting equal opportunities for all. For additional information about Weir ESCO, visit us at We offer $ per hour to start and $ per hour rate of pay when you're fully trained. esco

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