Value Stream Manager
Blauvelt , New York
October 21, 2017
Job Description Branch ID:0593

Pay Rate/Salary: $100000-130000 / Year

The Value Stream Manager is fully responsible for order fulfillment for a complete product line or product lines. He/She is responsible for the supervision of both salaried and hourly cross functional personnel. He/She implements Lean principles in their area; provides support and oversees the work performed by the Lead Associates; and maintains the physical plant within the assigned area. Under the direction of the VP of Operations, manage, direct, and lead the manufacturing initiative to achieve the objective of high quality / low cost producer.


  • Leads cross-functional team to direct the order fulfillment process for assigned product lines

  • Establishes and maintains key performance measures throughout the manufacturing environment

  • Evaluates in-house manufacturing vs. outsourcing, quality control and workforce balance

  • Accountable for managing overall strategic production planning practices taking into consideration short term/long term production requirements

  • Supervises all work performed in their area; offering coaching/mentoring or corrective action when appropriate

  • Responsible for managing operational inventory to ensure adequate stocking levels for immediate production items and forecasting for future requirements

  • Creates operations budgets, identifies resource needs, and works with other management teams in determining financial needs of the product line(s)

  • Provides leadership in the areas of continuous improvement of customer focused metrics, quality and safety

  • Maintains daily visual production boards for efficient production performance; provides prioritized production scheduling to all Lead Associates and team members

  • Drives Lean initiatives; including facilitation, process mapping, spaghetti charting, identification and elimination of the 7 wastes, takt-time, balanced flow process, visual factory, empowered team meetings, total safety, standardized work and world class 5S standards

  • Leads the effort in safety compliance, improvement and promoting awareness in accordance with company safety requirements and guidelines; drives 5S into production on a daily basis

  • Provides technical manufacturing assistance. Maintains knowledge of plant's processes, techniques, tools, materials, machines and equipment

  • Leads Lean transformation efforts throughout the organization

  • Responds to line down issues and provide leadership to root cause analysis and corrective action plan execution

  • Conducts regularly scheduled Lead Associate meetings

  • Provides technical assistance to the Lead Associates and team members

  • Ensures equipment is maintained in accordance with Company guidelines

  • Reviews and updates ECO's

  • Approves weekly attendance records on E-Time for team members

  • Ensures quality standards are met will all products

  • Administers AERCO policies and procedures

  • Additional projects as necessary


    Bachelor's Degree


  • Direct supervision of Value Stream's Planner/Buyers, Manufacturing Engineer, and Production Supervisor

  • Perform annual performance appraisals of Team on a timely basis

  • Lead team to work in a safe manner at all times and comply with safety policies and standards


  • While performing duties of the job, employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear

  • Employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


  • Office and shop floor working environment

  • Noise level is constant with intervals of spikes

  • Required to wear safety glasses and utilize other safety equipment as required while present on the shop floor

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    Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:

    �Demonstrates ability to be a team player by actively participating in assigned teams as well as intercompany, cross-functional and/or special committees

    �Demonstrated ability to manage/lead cross functional teams

    �Sense of Urgency

    �Knowledge and expertise in Lean Manufacturing

    �Must possess a desire to excel and a �hands on� management style

    �Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously

    �Strong interpersonal and communications skills

    �Strong management and leadership skills to include coaching and facilitating

    �Well developed organizational skills

    �Must excel in a team environment

    �Must embrace change

    �Minimum 7 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

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