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Test Lab Supervisor

Company: thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Become part of the In the United States, BILSTEIN of America employs approximately 750 extremely focused, driven and passionate employees in four different locations: San Diego, CA, Mooresville, NC, Troy, MI and our only North American production and headquarters facility in Hamilton, OH. This 24/7 facility uses the newest technology to assemble the majority of our shock-absorber production for three separate yet integral production groups - Original Equipment (OE), Aftermarket (AM) and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV). We work with our customers to provide the right system for the desired ride - from passive monotube shock absorbers to those that are adjustable, we have you covered for the optimal driving experience.Companythyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely independent industrial and technology businesses and employing more than 100,000 people. Across 56 countries it generated sales of ---34 billion in fiscal 2020/2021. Its business activities have been bundled in six segments: Materials Services, Industrial Components, Automotive Technology, Steel Europe, Marine Systems, and Multi Tracks. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future. Around 3,600 employees work in research and development at 78 locations all over the world, mainly in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. The thyssenkrupp group currently has a portfolio of approximately 18,100 patents and utility models. Under the umbrella brand thyssenkrupp, the group creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and helps make life better for future generations. thyssenkrupp is listed in the MDAX index. thyssenkrupp shares are traded on Frankfurt Stock Exchange (symbol: TKA) and as American depositary receipts (symbol: TKAMY) in the USA.Your responsibilitiesSummary:The Test Lab Supervisor is responsible for oversight of the Test Lab ensuring that all daily activities are carried out correctly and according to schedule. Responsibilities would include maintaining the overall schedule including validation testing, internal testing, machine maintenance, measurement studies, and special events / activities as well as safety and 6S requirements. Ensures that the Test Lab has what it needs to perform all testing required from Test Engineering and GES Management.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.Sets and manages the schedule for Test Lab machines and other resources while coordinating daily activities for Technicians to support additional testing efforts in the Test Lab.Provides training and coaching for employees in work-related activities, personal growth, performance and career development. Develops team capabilities to meet organizational needs for the short and long-term future.Maintains and prepares the relevant KPIs due to the BU at the end of each month.Holds the daily huddle meetings with GES management and Test Engineering, while recording the daily schedule and other KPI data.Leads clean-up efforts in preparation for special events and activities within the BTC.Maintains training roster for Test Lab Technicians with support from GES Management to continue to grow the Test Lab skillset.Communicates critical issues with testing with the internal requestor in a timely matter and follows-through with solutions until the testing is completed.Prepares the Test Lab for future projects with requests for fixturing, consumable items, new equipment, and other needs in advance based on kick-off meetings from Project Engineering Plans.Responsible for delivering relevant hourly usages for people and equipment to Test Engineering for weekly and monthly cost reporting.Champions the 6S activities in the Test Lab area and implements new improvements in-line with future projects and KPI goals.Your profileQualifications & Experience:HS Diploma or GED required.Successful experience as a supervisor or manager of people in an operations environment with a strong "on-floor" presence. Hands on management style is required.Extensive experience with basic hand tools such as wrenches, drivers, vices, hammers, and punches.Knowledge of and experience implementing 6S principles and executing continuous improvements.Working knowledge of passive damper construction and function. Basic working knowledge of semi-active damper construction and function.Experience building workflows in SharePoint.Proven experience with quality systems (calibration and documentation are a plus).Valid US driver s license with exceptional safety record.Demonstrated experience interpreting engineering drawings.Working knowledge and experience using measurement technology to include load cells, calipers, height gauges Thermocouples and displacement sensors.Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Outlook, etc.).ContactPLEASEAPPLYON LINEYour benefitsBeyond the competitive benefits and compensation packages, Bilstein of America proudly offers a rich history, steeped in innovation and a lasting commitment to our customers, employees and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at .Benefits offered on the first of the month after your employment date:Medical, Dental and Optical401(k) with 5% company match (after 90 days of employment)Company paid short-term disability (after 6 months employment)Paid personal time offAnnual Company bonus

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