The Production Supervisor is responsible to plan and assign work for their team members, recommend improvements in methods, equipment and operating procedures. Supervises and coordinates activities to reach company performance goals while monitoring safety, quality, cost and deliver.
- ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include but are not limited to the following, other duties may be applied;
- Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing team members on the use of all control points, equipment and maintaining compliance
- Detects through observation of unsafe work practices and creates procedures to eliminate risk
- Ensure team members have the necessary equipment, tools, material and appropriate safety equipment
- Investigates all accidents and property, equipment and material damage claims within the department
- Submits proper documentation in a timely manner for all incident claims
- Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions and recommend action or solution to human resources and/or
- Establishes and communicates job expectations, individual goals, group goals and the plans for team members
- Monitors and appraises team members’ performance and job results
- Monitors performance to insure acceptable levels of quality and output
- Compares individual performance to group norm
- Compares actual performance with performance standards
- Coaches, counsels and disciplines team members when needed by initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
- Maintains level of efficiency within department
- Develops employees and maximizes performance potential
- Reviews records to identify low performance
- Schedules team members to attend training classes/programs to correct or improve knowledge and skill-related deficiencies
- Schedules team members to attends training classes and/or conducts training classes
- Schedules daily work assignments by completing a production plan and assigning team members to accomplish work results
- Establishes priorities, monitor progress, revises schedules, resolves problems, reports results of the process flow
- Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
- Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process, set processing variables, observe control points and equipment, monitors team members and resources and studies method
- Implements cost reductions, develop reporting procedures and systems, facilitates corrections to malfunction within process control points, initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments
- Ensures operation of equipment is in working conditions and inspects the equipment to ensure safe working conditions
- Submits maintenance work orders when equipment needs repair
- Evaluates new equipment and techniques before equipment is turned over to production
- Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data
- Answer questions and respond to requests
- Submit suggestions by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements; implementing change
- Coordinate work activities with related work groups
- Establishes and maintains records and reporting systems
- Review individual time cards for errors
- Attend meetings to review progress and coordinate future action
- Identify obstacles to progress
- Maintains required documentation and submits in a timely manner
- Identify and present future potential projects
- Develop recovery plan when applicable
- Assure timely closure of each step in the process
- Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
- Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
- Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements; implementing change.
- Has the Authority and Responsibility to report non-conformity product.
- Responsible for housekeeping under 5S standards
- Responsible for the quality of product
- Responsible for team member performance appraisals
- Responsible for timekeeping and the efficiency of their team members
- Responsible for timely and responsive reports and documents
- Responsible for specified and accurate inspections and measurements
- Responsible for meeting safety performance targets
- Complying to company and governmental regulations
- SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
- This position requires supervising QI team members and Associates
- Ability to guide and lead groups to achieve company and department goals
- Ability to accept responsibility
- Strong knowledge of planning, organizing, controlling, motivating and decision making
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to think and act like a member of the management team
- Ability to set the example of leadership
- Possesses an attention to detail
- Able to prioritize and work under schedule demands
- Good communication skills
- Computer literate, especially in MSOffice Suite
- Knowledge of shop practices and operations
- EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- A bachelor's degree in business, engineering or closely related field from an accredited college or university
- Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and/or participating in professional societies
- LANGUAGE SKILLS
- Ability to write reports in the English language
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of supervisors and/or managers in the English language
- MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios to practical situations
- REASONING ABILITY
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
- CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- A Six Sigma Green Belt in a related subject matter is a plus
- A Certification in Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) and/or;
- A Certification in Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) a plus
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 required to stand for long periods of time; walk; climbing stairs, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
- The Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.
- WORK ENVIRONMENTand ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an Employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- The environment is primarily a metal manufacturing environment
- There is some limited exposure to physical risk
PPE applies to everyone on Company property, no matter their position or relationship with the Company and will comply with all Federal, State, Local and Company safety rules and regulations.
- Eye protection required in all production areas
- Foot apparel must cover all portions of the foot
- Safety shoes/boots with metal or composite toe protection are required within production areas
- Hearing protection equipment required in all production areas
- Other PPE such as gloves are required based on the task at hand
This document only provides a general description of the position. It is neither intended nor represented as providing a fixed and/or complete list of its duties. Management at any time may change these duties as well as the other descriptions contained herein.
Job Type: Full-time
- Experience in Manufacturing environment: 5 years (Required)
- La Vergne, TN 37086 (Preferred)