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Department Manager Conti Seal and Silent

Company: Continental
Location: Sumter
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we've been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Sumter location is seeking an Area Department Manager to join our Conti Seal/Silent department within Operations. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and leadership skills, is dependable and accountable. In this role, you will act as the project manager to ready the facility for production in addition to managing and directing the operations of Seal / Silent department.


  • Manage and direct operation in assigned area
  • Ensure efficient delivery and quality of products and services to clients
  • Responsible for setting and meeting goals and budget plan of cost, quality, waste, safety, and output
  • Lead planning of capital expenditures & process improvements while assuring adherence to plant procedures / policies
  • Responsible for budget planning and accomplishment
  • Quality improvements and defective product analysis projects
  • Manage process improvements and quality/uniformity
  • Responsible for cost reduction and reduction of process variation
  • Analyze best of best process and machine vs. actual
  • Analyze gaps in process and propose capital investment to close gaps
  • Involved in and support capital expenditures
  • Manage projects including planning and implementation within area
  • Run department day to day operations maintaining efficient low cost, high quality output
  • Manage, communicate, and review performance of direct reports
  • Must have formal problem-solving skills and high level organization skills
  • Issue procedures and work instructions, ensure implementation of measures, and maintain controls
  • Raise awareness, ensure regular ESH training and provide information about ESH responsibilities and duties
  • Ensure immediate notification and response, and initiate preventive measures in case of unsafe or polluting hazards
  • Demonstrate exemplary personal behavior in ESH and motivate others
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in related field with 7 years supervisory experience or Masters degree in related field with 5 years supervisory experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Project Management experience
  • 5+ years in Tire Manufacturing facility

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

About Continental

The Tire division is known for maximizing safety through short braking distances and excellent grip as well as reducing fuel consumption by minimizing rolling resistance. Tires are the vehicle's only link with the road. They transmit all forces onto the road. It is the tire technology that determines whether a vehicle is able to stop in time and stay in the correct lane during cornering maneuvers.

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