Major manufacturer is in search of a strong Production Supervisor.
This position provides leadership, direction, and coordination of team members in a manufacturing area with responsibilities for safety, quality, and productivity. This role actively participates and supports a work environment that is focused on lean and continuous improvement activities. This is a "hands on" position that will require assisting on a machine when needed. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned at any time.
Duties and responsibilities:
Consistently models a positive attitude and demonstrates a "can do" mindset Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) Supports training for all team members providing them with the skills to do their jobs Exhibits strong team development and performance management skills Demonstrates a strong commitment toward results - execution, attention to details Is passionate about safety, 5S, continuous improvement and lean Able to function in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams Conduct small and large team meetings to communicate plant performance to the KPI#39;s Train or facilitate the training of new employees in all aspects of their job function Administer policies and procedures Liaison between cross-functional and supporting teams and team members Communicate and support strict adherence to quality standards Ensure quality goals and objectives are met on a daily basis Ensure efficient location of materials Monitor scrap for undue waste Prepare reject tags as required and manage this process per policy Monitor and improve the management of inventory Is an active leader and coach to team members by focusing on an environment for them in which to be successful Passionate about improving safety, quality, delivery, and cost Ability to identify root cause, implement corrective action where gaps to the goals exist - strong problem solving skills Responsible for supporting new and current team member activities - hiring, performance, management, transfers, promotions and disciplinary processes Schedule work assignment to maximize production efficiency Develop and monitor staffing plans to execute the schedule on time at the planned rate or better
Proven experience as Production Supervisor or similar role Experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools Advanced skills in MS Office Excellent organizing and leadership skills Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities Self-motivated with a results-driven approach Exposure to lean manufacturing Bachelor#39;s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent work experience preferred Plastic molding experience in a leadership role preferred Working conditions
This job is in a typical manufacturing environment, to include:
Forklifts Torches Rotating tools Etc.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.