Our goals - Your path

Directs and coordinates activities of the production shift ‐ plan, organize and control production to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Ensure shift meets profitable production goals and quality goals, while remaining within budget limitations.
• Lead continuous improvement programs and manufacturing process improvements by applying appropriate processes and problem-solving tools such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.
• Inspect machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization – consult with Engineering and Maintenance personnel relative to modification of machines.
• Organize and cross‐train worker teams for maximum production flexibility.
• Provide input in establishing production and quality control standards.
• Assist the coordination and execution of production trials, process improvement projects through team project management.
• Use KPIs to assess, analyze and track manufacturing process as it relates to goals and objectives.
• Ensure implementation and evolution of safety guidelines and procedures – conduct monthly safety meetings, oversee safety‐related training, implement, and enforce safety guidelines, conduct accident investigations, ensure compliance with safety regulations and programs.
• Provide input to Production Manager on developing budget and plant cost controls.
• Monitor every stage of production, analyzing current methods and developing new ways to save steps, time, and materials in order to reduce costs.
• Coordinate the hiring and training of all shift production personnel.
• Responsible for shift production workforce performance ‐ fully engages workforce and promotes personal accountability by identifying goals, empowering employees, foster continuous learning by providing ongoing feedback on employee performance with formal evaluations and regular one‐on‐one coaching.

Your expertise - Our strength


Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, chemical or other related degree preferred or 2+ years progressive experience in a key leadership / management role at a manufacturing facility with technical aptitude and analytical skills.
• Strong solid computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products: (Outlook / Word / Excel / PowerPoint.
• Able to function in a team driven organization using matrix management
• Written and Verbal Communication Skills
• Strong organizational and planning abilities.
• Critical thinking and problem‐solving skills.
• Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance.
• Experience in budgeting, capital equipment analysis, cost accounting and project cost analysis.
• Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.

Going Beyond. Together.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Sika Corporation is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.

About Sika

Join Sika, a global company established in 1910.  Sika is a leading supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets. With subsidiaries in 100 countries around the world and in over 300 factories, Sika employs more than 25,000 people.

Sika is a full building envelope company, helping you live your everyday life from below-grade waterproofing all the way up to the roof. From the Crypto.com Arena to the Lincoln Memorial to the Empire State Building to Disneyland, Sika is extremely integrated in the world around us.

Sika is a continually growing company with a variety of locations that offers opportunity to advance through career development. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.