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Production Leader - 2nd Shift

Trane Technologies

Trane Technologies

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane® and Thermo King®, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Are you a problem solver that has a passion for leading others? Trane Technologies in Clarksville, Tennessee is hiring a Production Leader for our second shift. Our Clarksville facility manufactures commercial HVAC products.
In this role you will supervise and coordinate daily operation of production shift with responsibility for achieving quality and cost effectiveness in an on time and efficient manner. Responsible for implementing and driving change in a high volume, fast-paced, lean manufacturing environment. Interacts daily with department supervisors/leaders in Operations, Quality, Human Resources, Finance, Materials, Engineering, and Continuous Improvement.
If you have experience leading large groups and are interested in working for a global organization that offers career growth, then Trane Technologies wants to hear from you!

Thrive at work and at home:

  • Benefits kick in on DAY ONE for you and your family, including health insurance and holistic wellness programs that include generous incentives – WE DARE TO CARE!
  • Family building benefits include fertility coverage and adoption/surrogacy assistance.
  • 401K match up to 6%, plus an additional 2% core contribution = up to 8% company contribution.
  • Paid time off, including in support of volunteer and parental leave needs.
  • Educational and training opportunities through company programs along with tuition assistance and student debt support.
  • Learn more about our benefits here!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall performance of assigned work group, including safety, quality, cost and output schedule performance.
  • Supervises the activities of production or plant associates to achieve objectives with regard to quality, cost and time. Evaluates the performance of associates and completes necessary reports. Recommends merit increases and training/development needs.
  • Supervises the utilization of materials to assure an appropriate amount of parts are available to maintain smooth production flow; identifies wasteful practices and methods; reports any problems/concerns with viable solutions to the Manager, Production; and, reports suggestions recommended by associates for procedure change, etc.
  • Actively support plant programs and goals, including but not limited to: units per man hour, safety and 5S, quality, customer availability, TAKT attainment, and cost as measured by overall plant performance.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement; implement improvement plans, lead daily problem-solving activities within teams for process improvements, develop department budgets and ensure they are to plan.
  • Provide for effective associate relations within manufacturing by ensuring that employment practices are fair and consistent. Ensure adherence to standard work, including plant work rules, collective bargaining agreement and payroll compliance (if applicable)
  • Implement plant wide communication plans and initiatives with employees in area of responsibility. Serve as primary communication vehicle between leadership team and production employee.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or applicable experience
  • 1+ years of manufacturing experience.
  • Sheet metal fabrication experience (Heavy)
  • Must possess sound interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Lean or Six Sigma Experience Preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience in a union environment preferred (if applicable)

Base Pay Range: $80,000-$100,000.

Disclaimer: This base pay range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed.


We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.