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WIOSS Lansing LP

Site Manager (m/f/d)

West Mount Hope Highway 6529,
48917 Lansing

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available from 01.04.2024

This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

Being part of the WITRON Group the WIOSS Lansing LP is internationally successful with the technical operation of automated logistic systems.

General SummaryThe Site Manager is responsible for coordinating all daily activity related to the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of WITRON’s advanced automated material handling system in order to help our customer to meet or exceed its production targets. In addition to understanding the operational and business needs of our customer, a successful Site Manager will effectively engage with all levels and departments within the local organization to drive collaboration, innovation, and success. As part of the site ramp-up team, this role will be critical in building, mentoring, and training a new team from the ground up while being focused on both fine tuning the system technology and developing outcome-driving customer touchpoints.Primary ResponsibilitiesAdministrative

  • Serve as the primary company contact both internally and externally for customer relations, employee matters, and operational planning/activity decisioning
  • Participate in, and as necessary lead, assorted daily, weekly, and monthly meetings with the customer and internal WITRON teams to promote open communication and foster a spirit of collaboration
  • Understand customer service expectations and implement necessary changes to processes and procedures to constantly improve performance
  • Manage employee headcounts through effective workforce planning, drive responsible labor costs, and support results-driven team structure
  • Generate, analyze, and provide feedback relating to a variety of operational and maintenance KPI reports to ensure superior, data-driven maintenance activities
  • Maintain open, effective, and responsive communication with the customer on all aspects of operational and maintenance activity directly impacting the customer’s expectations

Operational

  • Promote a “Safety First” mindset in all activities
  • Coordinate and supervise all production team activity in accordance with all applicable policies, laws and regulations
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant human resources, health & safety, security, and other company policies
  • Liaise with the WITRON maintenance manager to ensure optimal system performance through timely preventive maintenance activities, effective ad hoc repairs, and spare parts managements
  • Drive team operational excellence through regular process reviews and real-time feedback based on measurable deliverables
  • In collaboration with our customer’s team, action immediate resolutions to irregular operations through careful and impactful review of process deviations and implementation of innovative and effective solutions
  • Approach each day with a continuous improvement mindset and drive all levels of the organization to strive to be better
  • Provide leadership for colleagues by mentoring future leaders, promoting open communication between teams, coaching on process and procedural compliance, leading training & development initiatives, and promoting the company’s values

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required; relevant post-secondary education preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a supervisory role; 7+ years preferred
  • Previous experience in warehouse, supply chain, manufacturing, or industrial sectors a plus

Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to coordinate and supervise a team of colleagues working in shift patterns
  • Proven track record of team building
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks and work load
  • Familiarity with basic logistics and supply chain principles
  • Basic understanding of automated material handling systems
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Scheduling & Travel

  • This role may require occasional domestic and/or international travel in order to undergo relevant training and to attend internal and/or customer meetings.
  • Flexibility to work any shift as required by operational needs
  • Ability to be on-call as needed to ensure operational integrity

Our benefits at Lansing

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Special benefits in Lansing

Paid special days, health services (e.g. medical, dentist and vision insurance), retirement bonus, ...

Additional benefits

Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.

WITRON Bonus

Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or

bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of  WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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