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Specifications Supervisor Job, Kokomo, IN

Job Number: 1027776

Location: Kokomo, IN

Date Posted: 5-2-2017


The Specifications Supervisor is responsible for managing multiple work teams in a fast paced, high volume unionized manufacturing office environment. The Specifications Supervisor will be responsible for all part usage, part timing and engineering change implementation activity, thereby preventing, minimizing and eliminating all Production Control responsible downtime due to part and/or Engineering change coordination, to achieve business metrics and implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) tools and processes as they relate to material flow. The Specifications Supervisor will be required to manage systems and record integrity in support of the entire floor operation.

The Specifications Supervisor will report to the Planning, Timing & Control Manager and be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Plan the material use and part usage based on vehicle build requirements
  • Perform plant level supply chain management including the management of all inbound material flow for newly released parts
  • Accurately establish material routing information for all new and changed parts
  • Resolving, communicating and escalating part or timing concerns that may jeopardize plant production or create excess and obsolete material
  • Conduct engineering change communication meetings with plant personnel
  • Partner with Engineering, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Material Releasing, Supplier Quality, Plant Production Control, 3rd party service providers, etc., to facilitate resolution on critical part or timing concerns

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in one or combination of the following: material flow, material requirements planning (i.e. scheduling), and/or engineering change coordination
  • Provide support to organization on any shift and weekends as needed
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability using Kaizen principles
  • Experience working with teams in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/develop team members
  • Strong background in LEAN manufacturing systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous manufacturing supervisory experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.S degree., Engineering Specialist/Change knowledge, Bill of Material Knowledge, WCM knowledge

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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