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Oshkosh Corporation Supv - Production in Appleton, Wisconsin

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.

SUMMARYDirect and coordinate all activities as they relate to the area assigned. Lead department personnel in a professional manner toward achieving company performance goals for schedules, quality, safety, labor and indirect supplies. Develop effective communications and a positive working relationship with other supervisors, shop employees and the support groups to assure positive teamwork. Strive for continuous improvement in all functions and capacities. Effectively communicate company objectives to all employees. Supervise activity in a professional manner. Always be aware of the production requirements as set by the Production Scheduling Department and achieve the schedule.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. To develop an effective and efficient operations plan for the completion of products for which he/she has accountability utilizing support areas as needed.2. To assist in the selection of, and to perform the function of training, evaluating, motivating, and guiding subordinates to achieve short-and long-range goals of the company, by coaching and using a “Servant Leadership” methodology.3. To assist in the planning of budgets, labor forecasts and capital expenditures for the purpose of short-and long-range production planning for manufacturing operations.4. To manage and operate this area in such a manner as to meet scheduled delivery dates using a minimum amount of work-in-process time.5. Maintain budgeted labor and overtime goals for direct and indirect labor and assist in the review and analysis of labor and product performance as required.6. Ensure that proper safety practices are followed, monitored and enforced.7. Keep current with the latest human resource changes and practices. Particularly as this relates to hiring and training of new personnel.8. Maintain accurate personnel records and assure evaluations are up to date.9. Supervise performance of assistants and develop performance tasks for personal development.10. Ensure that company requirements for employee behavior are followed and to work with his/her managers to assure that corrections are made as needed.11. Maintain a positive atmosphere for customers and assure their needs are met within his/her area.12. Assure an understanding of expectations for all internal and external customers and assure all products made meet these expectations.13. Achieve budgeted requirements for all performance accounts are maintained, and analyze results as required and submit performance data upon request.14. Maintain an atmosphere of continual improvement of productivity, quality, safety, ensuring “Work Place Organization” efforts and good housekeeping practices are incorporated into all operations.15. Establish effective communications and consistent work methods between all shifts and support areas.16. Continue personal growth through classes and/or seminars of interest.17. Assure that all machinery, tools and tooling within the area of control are properly maintained and repaired.18. Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of ISO-9001 standards into manufacturing.19. Ensure all reviews for hourly employees are completed on time and essential feedback is given to them.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS• Associate’s Degree in Operations Management or related field or commensurate experience.• Minimum 1 year relevant experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS• Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Business, or related field.• Experience leading Continuous Improvement projects or Kaizen events.• Previous experience in manufacturing environment.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any 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 Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Advance your career by advancing the world. For many of our team members, this is more than a career. It’s a calling. Oshkosh is home to thousands of difference-makers working together to build, serve and protect people and communities around the world. From the front lines to the firehouse, the people we serve are driven by a sense of purpose. The people who work here are no different. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. As part of a People First culture, you’ll be encouraged and empowered to take ownership of your work, develop your career and make a real impact on the world around you.

Oshkosh is a global company that designs and manufactures some of the world’s toughest specialty and access equipment under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, and London™.