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Manufacturing Leader - 2nd Shift in Brillion, WI at Ariens Company

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

Leaders at Ariens inspire and develop passionate people who work as one team to continue the success of our Company’s legacy.


 As an Ariens Leader, I will:

  • Live and uphold the core values
  • Genuinely care and make a positive impact on those I work with
  • Be available, approachable & accountable
  • Listen carefully and communicate honestly
  • Set clear expectations
  • Coach to achieve excellence and recognize success


At Ariens Company we understand that Passionate Employees + Astounded Customers = SUCCESS! We offer a fast-paced, casual environment with a strong sense of community. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to make an impact and be recognized for it.  At Ariens you’re not just an employee, you're family!

We are currently recruiting for a motivated and passionate Manufacturing Leader who will be responsible for leading and planning daily manufacturing operations of assigned department to ensure continuous production and delivery of products consistent with customer requirements and established departmental, plant, and company goals. Coach and develop the team, oversee safety of team members, ensure quality standards are met, and lead various lean manufacturing efforts within the facility to drive best-in-class operational performance.



  1. Responsible for daily operations on the production floor, including scheduling, staffing, training and troubleshooting to ensure that all operations are in full compliance and meet or exceed safety guidelines.
  2. Motivate and lead team members: provide coaching and development opportunities; monitor success through documented periodic work performance evaluations and enact corrective action, as required.
  3. Coordinate departmental activities to meet manufacturing schedules, and take positive action to increase overall equipment effectiveness, achieve Takt time, and reduce lead time.
  4. Role model and encourage teamwork: work with inter- and intra-departmental staff to improve productivity and quality standards in order to meet customer requirements.
  5. Participate in various lean manufacturing activities to improve products, reduce waste, or learn new skills or operations.
  6. Perform special assignments and/or duties as required.

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years related work experience with demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with people, projects and issues 
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching and development of people



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Working knowledge of Lean tools (6S, Kaizen, etc.)
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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