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Area Manager, Paint

Company: VIA Motors
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

VIA Motors is a core team of specialists, engineers, and innovators. With a passion for sustainability and a drive to innovate, we are transforming the commercial fleet and last-mile delivery industries and in doing so, changing the world along the way. With our industry-leading technology, we work closely with our customers to create custom solutions that meet their unique fleet requirements. An electrified fleet will not only allow companies to meet existing and future emissions requirements, but will also reduce pollution, cut operating costs, and create healthier communities.
POSITION SUMMARY:
VIA Motors is looking for a highly experienced Paint Area Manager to join our Manufacturing Team. This is your opportunity to join our growing team and be involved at the forefront of electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technology development. Unique opportunity to start on new Paint shop with a new product and build your operational team. RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Lead the Paint shop planning, installation and commissioning activities for VIA new Paint shop
  • Lead paint operations and continuous improvement activities at the production site. Maintain high standards of performance and facilitate corrective action and preventive action plans in the Paint shop.
  • Establish and continually improve a procedures-based culture within Paint operations
  • Ensure the Paint team and systems meet safety and ergonomic requirements, while leading continuous improvement activities in safety and ergonomics
  • Develops TIS and review these safety documents with the crew routinely. This involves evaluating the safety hazards on the job and determining and enforcing the precautions, procedures and PPE needed.
  • Evaluates and counsels' employees on quality and safety.
  • Provides direction on equipment, small tools, materials and supplies to support the crew.
  • Act as a customer/client liaison.
  • Prepare required reports as directed by the plant manager, director and/or customer.
  • Make recommendations on equipment purchases, personnel needs, equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Conduct Paint Shop inspections and Safety Tours.REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum 15 year of industry related automotive experience
    • Minimum 5 years of Paint shop Area Manager experience
    • Must have knowledge of Paint shop equipment, as well as all personal protective equipment, safety supplies, policies and procedures
    • Familiar with air/wastewater permitting process
    • Must have computer literacy skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Ability to relocate to the plant site once equipment installation begins
    • Ability to travel as required WHAT WILL PUT YOU AHEAD:
      • Electric (EV) and Hybrid-Electric vehicle (HEV, PHEV) systems development and start up experience
      • Paint Shop Area Manager experience more than 10 years
      • Paint Shop Start up experience
        BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
        • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers, and adoptive parents
        • Healthcare, dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family
        • 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement
          VIA Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status to all.
          VIA Motors Participates in E-Verify
          VIA Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, VIA Motors employees or any other organization location. VIA Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: VIA Motors, Detroit , Area Manager, Paint, Hospitality & Tourism , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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