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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Position Description:

Production Supervisor reports to the Plant Manager.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for communicating KPI’s which include safety, performance, cost, on time delivery, training and lean activities. Supervisor responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling manpower, machinery and materials to meet scheduled production requirements at the lowest cost and highest quality.  Supervisor is responsible for leading and coordinating the continuous improvement and lean manufacturing efforts in their value stream area, including safety, efficient production, problem solving, employee relations and financial performance.

This position oversees our 2nd shift (Monday to Friday, 3-11pm).

Required Qualifications:

  •  Actively and effectively coach and develop his/her direct reports

  • This position is responsible for safety initiatives, PPE, safety concerns and suggestions, and completing necessary paperwork to include monthly safety inspection, Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Observations and accident investigation reports, including Global 8D reporting when needed

  • Responsible for effective communication to all levels of the plant from direct reports to the Plant Manager

  • Employee training and evaluation

  • Maintain a clean and orderly department using 5S process

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and engaging culture with all team members

  • Execute lean tools (5S, Kaizen, root cause analysis, etc.) and procedures within Value Steam focus area to minimize process variations

  • Check (daily) on the department production needs and assure that parts are on hand for the work force when they arrive

  • Communicate with maintenance work orders for necessary machine repairs and follow up on the work order to minimize down time or faulty operation of the equipment

  • Resolve minor labor differences and handle the initial step involving employee complaints

  • Accountable for meeting quality standards

  • Maintain required production level in assigned area

  • Direct work force and assignment of jobs to be performed, and best utilization of manpower

  • Develop and maintain harmonious working relationships within and outside the department

  • Administer work rules (handbook) in handling employment issues and discipline procedures

  • Provide necessary equipment and tools to safely and properly perform production jobs

  • Direct others in response to emergencies, including fire or natural calamity

  • Other essential functions as may be assigned

Required Education and Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s Degree Preferred)

  • 1-3 years prior manufacturing supervisory experience. 

  • Must have excellent analytical and communication skills. 

  • Must be capable of independent judgment. 

  • Must have thorough knowledge of manufacturing process/procedures and supervisory techniques. 

  • Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word required. 

  • SAP and Kronos experience preferred

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