Supervisor - Battery Manufacturing 2nd Shift

at 
Proterra
Posted on 
17 Nov
JOB CATEGORY

The Proterra Story

Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the world’s best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.

Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive Production Supervisory support to Proterra’s Battery Manufacturing Manager.

About the Role – You will:
- Determine production requirements (i.e., output quality and quantity, cost, time, labor requirements) by analyzing charts, work orders, production schedules; determine schedules, sequences and assignments for assembly line activities and confer with other Team Leaders to coordinate operations and activities within or between stations.
- Gives clear, concise instructions to associates regarding work specifications and equipment operation as well as oversees quality and quantity of production; monitors associate’s performance by monitoring gauges, dials and other indicators.
- Responsible for all production matrix's in their core assigned areas; monitor and control materials, products or equipment to detect defects or faults, oversee quality and quantity of production, and evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
- Maintain associate labor tracking (i.e., payroll, time approval, tracking); initiates and administers 1st level of associate basis disciplinary / corrective action.
- Recommend and implement initiatives (i.e., new techniques/products, purchase of new machinery, changes in staff levels); conducts or arranges training in job-related skills for associates.
- Coordinate with upper management on work issues and enforce safety and housekeeping (5S) regulations.
- Willingness to work 1st and 2nd shift, would begin on 1st shift operations and move to 2nd shift operations in January 2022.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • You will report to the Battery Manufacturing Manager and collaborate with other Production team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:
- Associate degree in a Technical or Business-related field or equivalent experience
- Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience (able to develop others through goals, planning and coaching), preferably in automotive.
- 3 years’ proven experience in the ability to multi-task and manage non-routine situations.
- Knowledge in various manufacturing processes (mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, fabrication, welding, painting, composites and support functions).
- Knowledge of work processes (lean six sigma mythologies), team development and training methodologies.
- Proficient in MS Office applications
- Physical Demands:
- May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations.
- Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
- Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
- Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
- Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
- Environmental Demands:
- Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
- Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
- Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.

You might also have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Technical.
- Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
- 3+ years of project management or team leadership.

Travel: 0 - 10%

EEO

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Description

The Proterra Story

Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the world’s best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.

Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive Production Supervisory support to Proterra’s Battery Manufacturing Manager.

About the Role – You will:
- Determine production requirements (i.e., output quality and quantity, cost, time, labor requirements) by analyzing charts, work orders, production schedules; determine schedules, sequences and assignments for assembly line activities and confer with other Team Leaders to coordinate operations and activities within or between stations.
- Gives clear, concise instructions to associates regarding work specifications and equipment operation as well as oversees quality and quantity of production; monitors associate’s performance by monitoring gauges, dials and other indicators.
- Responsible for all production matrix's in their core assigned areas; monitor and control materials, products or equipment to detect defects or faults, oversee quality and quantity of production, and evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
- Maintain associate labor tracking (i.e., payroll, time approval, tracking); initiates and administers 1st level of associate basis disciplinary / corrective action.
- Recommend and implement initiatives (i.e., new techniques/products, purchase of new machinery, changes in staff levels); conducts or arranges training in job-related skills for associates.
- Coordinate with upper management on work issues and enforce safety and housekeeping (5S) regulations.
- Willingness to work 1st and 2nd shift, would begin on 1st shift operations and move to 2nd shift operations in January 2022.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • You will report to the Battery Manufacturing Manager and collaborate with other Production team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:
- Associate degree in a Technical or Business-related field or equivalent experience
- Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience (able to develop others through goals, planning and coaching), preferably in automotive.
- 3 years’ proven experience in the ability to multi-task and manage non-routine situations.
- Knowledge in various manufacturing processes (mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, fabrication, welding, painting, composites and support functions).
- Knowledge of work processes (lean six sigma mythologies), team development and training methodologies.
- Proficient in MS Office applications
- Physical Demands:
- May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations.
- Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
- Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
- Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
- Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
- Environmental Demands:
- Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
- Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
- Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.

You might also have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Technical.
- Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
- 3+ years of project management or team leadership.

Travel: 0 - 10%

EEO

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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