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Area Manager, Production

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.


The Area Manager will ensure that production is met to satisfy contractual commitments. Plan and facilitate work of assigned employees. Increase the synergies and employ the knowledge of plant teams.


  • Support teams as required

  • Maintain a positive working attitude and environment

  • Ensure that policies, procedures, and bargaining unit agreement requirements are satisfied

  • Willingness to accept and delegate authority

  • Accurately maintain company records and documents in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Focus on product quality and process control Perform "make" versus "buy" analysis

  • Interview, appraise and discipline employees. Acknowledge team accomplishments

  • Support material shortages

  • Support machine and equipment repairs

  • Report and respond to product and process nonconformance issues. Implement effective corrective actions utilizing structured planning methods

  • Support housekeeping and safety of work areas

  • Understand and support the Continuous Improvement Plan

  • Participate in the resolution of grievances

  • Must be willing to complete additional advanced training/education courses as required

  • Create and maintain budgets, approve expenditures, and manage operations within budgets


  • Four plus years of related work experience


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Word, and Excel, Lotus Notes E-mail, and JD Edwards

  • Must complete Team and Continuous Improvement Training after being hired on

  • USA100

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Clearwater , Area Manager, Production, Other , Clearwater, Florida

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