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Factory Manager

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

HNI Corporation is a global family of brands for the workplace and home dedicated to enhancing the spaces where we live, work, and gather. We pride ourselves on fostering an environment where we make a positive impact on others; upholding our beliefs in integrity, inclusion and belonging. What We Need: We are looking for a Factory Manager to join our Furniture Operations team in Muscatine, Iowa! To be considered for this role, you must be a results-driven leader with a passion for implementing and sustaining process improvements, the ability to think strategically, solve problems, lead teams, and drive quality in our factory. In addition, you must have at least 5 years of experience in manufacturing leadership, preferably from within a large, multi-faceted organization. With this, you will report to a Plant Manager and enjoy a supportive team environment that offers expertise and collaboration across many levels within the organization, as well as exposure to many growth opportunities! What You Will Do:

  • Supervise, coordinates, provides leadership and reviews work of direct reports.
  • Develop and implement breakthrough strategic initiatives to support the ideal operational objectives
  • Conducts performance evaluations and recommends merit increases, promotions, transfers and corrective actions.
  • Develop and execute action plans to deliver optimal results for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
  • Maintains financial budget through efficient management of member resources.
  • Enables high levels of workforce engagement between production workers and front-line supervisors.
  • Build and develop talent within manufacturing to support organizational demand and future succession.
  • Initiate, drive, and support Rapid Continuous Improvements and Lean Initiatives through personal and team contribution, utilizing tools and training methods set forth to continually evolve manufacturing and business processes.
  • Ensures safe work conditions for all members through 6S and the accident investigation procedures.
  • Functions independently - although position is team based, most functions within the team are independent and critical to the success of the team.
  • Works with other areas of the organization on Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Safety initiatives to make improvements.
  • Aligns production plans to the forecast to support our hourly Workforce Planning strategy. What You Have:
    • Bachelors' Degree in Engineering, Operations, Organizational Management, or relevant field
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing leadership, preferably with responsibility for multiple layers of employees.
    • Extensive knowledge of and experience with Lean Manufacturing concepts, tools, and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
    • Exposure and involvement with multiple facets of a manufacturing environment including Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery. HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. The residential building products segment is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation was recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for the diversity of our Board of Directors and was named in 2020 and 2021 as one of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek. How we act today protects how we live tomorrow. Check out our 2020 CSR Report here: Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), are not just core beliefs at HNI - they are operational imperatives. We value each other's differences in experiences and ideas to solve problems and better serve our customers. Take a look at our DEI goals here: We offer Benefits on Day 1, including a new voluntary benefit, Daily Pay! To learn about all the benefits HNI has to offer visit .We also invite you to visit us at to learn more!

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Iowa City , Factory Manager, Executive , Iowa City, Iowa

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