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BestDrive Retread Manager in Taylor, MI at Continental

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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    Taylor, MI
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Job Description

The Retread Manager will perform various daily management duties by overseeing, directing and coordinating activities of the retread plant to ensure the demands of a commercial retreading operation is met on a continual basis. The manager is to support plant personnel by implementing new products and processes, resolving product performance issues and achieve cost savings through improvement initiatives. The Retread Manager will drive activities that involve facilitating tire builds, analyzing data, and suggest areas of improvement to meet assigned goals for the retreading operation. This position functions in a manufacturing environment at a commercial tire facility with the following job duties:

• Monitors plant productivity and ensures that quality, productivity and efficiency are in accordance with Company specifications.
• Hiring, orientation, training, development, supervision and discipline of plant personnel and truck drivers.
• Implements policies and procedures of operation in the plant.
• Control of casings and tread rubber inventory including the purchase of tread rubber.
• Control of all plant expenses and purchases.
• Monitors plant operations to ensure safety.
• Ensures that plant operations follow all safety practices and regulations.
• Responsible for the cleanliness and organization of the plant.
• Performs truck route scheduling to all other Company locations for tire distribution.
• Ensures that equipment and vehicles are properly maintained.
• Assists in monitoring production costs in plant to protect profitability.

This position operates in an indoor environment however exposure to heat is to be expected in the summer months.
Excellent safety and attendance performance is expected.

• Must be willing to follow all safety procedures and work in a safe manner.
• Must be able to manage a results­oriented and fast­paced environment.
• Must be goal oriented and able to consistently meet quality and production requirements.
• Must possess a mechanical aptitude.
• Some shift work and/or work on Saturdays may be required.
• Minimum of 4­year degree with retread production supervision OR 6 years of retreading experience with supervision.
• Minimum of 2­year retread management experience