UniCarriers Americas Corporation
  • 754 - A-Line Assembly
  • Marengo, IL, USA
  • Full Time

A-Line Assembly Supervisor

UniCarriers Americas Corporation

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Job Description

The Assembly Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring production schedules are maintained while meeting the quality and productivity improvement goals. For the assigned department(s), train and direct production employees so that they are fully trained and able to meet quality and output requirements.

  • Schedules workflow in the department to meet daily quality and production goals.
  • Assists in production planning process so that production activities of the assigned department meet the requirements of other internal departments.
  • Establishes a teamwork environment that is conducive to employee participation in problem solving, STAR suggestion cost reduction program and other continuous improvement projects.
  • Plans operation changeovers to meet quick changeover objectives.
  • Performs twice a day production walk through to:

           - Maintain constant communication with employees.

           -Ensure skill levels match requirements.

           -Verify quality and output requirements are met.

           -Documentation of issues and improvement opportunities.

  • Establishes and tracks Visual Workplace improvement plans to meet Level Five 5S objectives.
  • Identifies obstacles to achieving quality and output improvement targets and initiate problem-solving process to met specified targets.
  • Ensures compliance with UCA safety rules and safe work practices to meet targeted reduction in lost hours.
  • Maintains department so that it is in a state of readiness for any customer or supplier visit and/or quality audits.
  • Encourages reporting employees to participate in the UCA's STAR Suggestion program and VIP program.
  • Completion of timely review, analyses and appropriate dispositions of all assigned Suggestions.
  • Coordinates and conducts staff performance reviews; approves individual staff goals & objectives and establishes training objectives.
  • Always acts in a professional and courteous manner, representing UCA's highest standards of business conduct; exhibits a positive attitude, sharing information with co-workers as appropriate and works to promote a cooperative, productive teamwork environment.
  • Responsibilities may involve work after normal office hours and on weekends.


Job Requirements

  • Prefer Bachelor Degree in Business, Management or related field.
  • Must have a minimum of three years supervisory experience in an automotive or heavy industrial equipment-manufacturing environment involving assembly, paint, welding and/or fabrication operations.
  • Requires mechanical aptitude.
  • Must possess the ability to handle difficult and demanding situations and multiple priorities.
  • Requires good verbal and written communications skills along with a demonstrated teamwork attitude.


Company Overview

UCA's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Marengo, IL which is about 30 miles east of Rockford and approx. 30 miles west of Schaumburg. 

While the UniCarriers name has only been around a short while, the story of our company is, in reality, the history of three companies that span more than 100 years.

  • Barrett Industrial Trucks was founded in 1914, and was a pioneer in bringing a new generation of electric powered equipment to the material handling market.
  • TCM founded the forklift manufacturing industry in Japan, producing the first ever Japan-made forklift in 1949.
  • Nissan Forklift began operations in 1957. With its acquisition of Barrett in 1988, it became the first Japanese manufacturer of all five classes of material handling equipment in the U.S.

Today, UniCarriers provides forklifts throughout the world. The UniCarriers Americas facility in Marengo, Illinois, sets the standard for forklift manufacturing. And we continue to push the envelope, bringing new technology and innovation to our equipment...and the material handling industry.

UniCarriers employs over 4,400 employees worldwide. UCA offers its employees and their families a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package. Benefits that are offered to employees and their families include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • 401(K) Savings Plan (Including company match)
  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending /Dependent Care Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
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