Production Supervisor


Supervise a medium to large group of employees involved in 3-shift operational plant production facility. Work is generally of a technical nature with the ability to make decisions within the limits of general standards and practices.

- Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material, and equipment
- Meets production cost schedule and maintains quality requirements
- Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements
- Implements divisional and corporate policies
- Implements safety and good housekeeping standards
- Frequent contact with others outside the work group
- Keeps management informed of developments as they occur
- Maintains corporate and unit management control systems.
- Maintains department records
- Utilize statistical methods and data from voice of customer and voice of process for continuous improvement
- Maintain awareness of quality standards, communicate department quality goals and leverage resources to solve quality problems
- Drive first time quality in station
- Build and maintain good working relationships with employees, union and management
- Motivate, train and develop employees to effectively perform their jobs utilizing standardized methods
- Assist in the training and development of salaried and hourly employees
- Achieve production schedules and product requirements by applying lean manufacturing/synchronous principles with emphasis
  on variation reduction
- Assist in the development of assembly/manufacturing processes for area of responsibility
- Control costs and achieve productivity improvements
- Provide input to payroll and perform other administrative tasks, as required


- Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedure
- Must be able to work a flexible and rotation schedule: 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift
- Ability to manage a team
- Experience supervising employees in a union and manufacturing environment
- Team-oriented and operated
- Knowledge of basic math
- High level oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of basic technology of area where assigned
- Knowledge of scheduling and other management systems
- High level analytical ability where problems are complex
- High level interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization, motivate employees and elicit work output
- Knowledge of quality control and safety procedures
- Knowledge of GFit, which is a computer Quality System that retrieves data
- General assembly experience at least one year
- Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and plan
- Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the total manufacturing process, including work process flow, plan and work station layout
  and tooling, related to area of responsibility
- Demonstrated thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing/synchronous principles
- Demonstrated thorough knowledge of computer and control systems applicable to area of responsibility
- Demonstrated knowledge of financial management concepts to improve costs
- Demonstrated thorough knowledge of tools, materials, equipment and processes for respective area of responsibility

Education and Training

- Minimum of 3 years of experience as first-line supervisor of hourly employees
- Bachelors degree or equivalent training, plus additional training such as that acquired in the first one or two years of college or
  technical school
- Completion of recommended Corporate training programs

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