Production Supervisor

Cannon Industries - Carrollton, TX (30+ days ago)2.7

Cannon Industries

A global company with headquarters in Rochester, New York, Cannon Industries has grown to become one of the leading sheet metal and custom weld fabricators in the contract manufacturing industry. Our quality standards are unsurpassed in the industry because we know that our customers’ standards grow with each passing year. Computer controlled processes, operators and technicians with decades of experience, and strict procedures for quality control have led Cannon Industries to step ahead of the competition, by earning ISO:9002, ISO:14001, and TS:16949 certifications. Cannon Industries, Inc. is a drug, smoke and alcohol free working environment.

General Job Description:
Responsible for scheduling, coordinating, planning and control of all assembly, brake press, punch press, turret, laser, spot weld and tool room operations, which includes: regular production orders, experimental/prototype orders, and re-work orders, and final assembly before shipment. Acts as a liaison between, manufacturing, engineering, sales and Quality Assurance. Ensures maximum productivity and efficiency through coordination of associates work processes and assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Have a team player attitude that promotes commitment, reliability and follow through
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Proven record of strong leadership and motivational skills coupled with sound decision making capabilities
Ability to resolve problems using logical, systematic and sequential approaches
Ability to delegate responsibility and to work with others while coaching and developing their capabilities
Knowledge of OSHA and other environmental requirements in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations
Good computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and MRP Systems
Solid understanding and application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T)
Ability to read and understand blueprints at an advanced level
Experience in the utilization of lean manufacturing practices and ISO/TS Quality Systems

Supervisory Specific Duties:
Promote a clean and safe working environment which complies with all company standards, OSHA regulations, ISO:14001 standards, and all other federal, state and local laws and regulations
Train employees on company policies. Ensure, create and maintain an environment where compliance to all processes and procedures is a minimum job requirement
Train, coach and mentor the workforce. Complete employee performance reviews in a timely manner in an effort to further develop employees and monitor performance. Keep management team informed of any and all training needs and/or desires.
Promote a teamwork environment by conducting periodic meetings with all departmental employees
Monitor supplies for all department specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work with the Safety Manager and purchasing to order and replenish inventory levels
Establish initiatives for improvement in safety, quality, cost, delivery, good housekeeping and employee relations
Recommend continuous improvement actions for improving work processes

Production Specific Duties:
Establish an efficient allocation and scheduling of parts, materials, machines, sequence of operations and the workforce
Perform functions of an expediting nature tracking and monitoring jobs at each operation throughout the manufacturing and shipping process.
Voices all concerns while working with other production staff, Quality Assurance, Engineering and Vice President of Operations to resolve any and all current or potential problems affecting the production schedule
Monitor inventory levels and communicate to purchasing the need for material required on up-coming projects in a timely manner
Review all new project release packages to verify that customer’s specifications are achievable. Participate in new-product-launch meetings
Support Engineering and Quality Assurance with technical advice to determine proper processes and quick solutions to problems
Provide feedback to Engineering and Quality Assurance for any process changes / process improvements
Assist Quality Assurance with establishing inspection documents and procedures
Monitor production to ensure conformance with established processes and time standards to achieve desired results
Answer all customer service expedites in a timely fashion
Monitor machine maintenance, bringing forth any concerns to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Monitor scrap and rework in accordance with company standards
Maintains organized and accurate documentation and timely reporting of all production activities
Monitor and enforce company housekeeping standards.

Departmental Specific Duties:
Monitor and measure machine performance for the assembly, brake press, punch press, turret, laser, spot weld, and tool room departments.
Be heavily involved in machine set-ups on all first time projects and ensure all documentation is accurate for repeat orders
Establish production work rates, post expected production yields on all machines and monitor efficiency
Ensure that all operations are running efficiently in order to maximize production output and minimize excessive overtime
Maintain perishable inventory by establishing min / max levels
Suggest and assist in proper material handling and storage in the department
Ensure proper program rev levels are being used

Measurement Tools:
Achieve better than 95% efficiency on all projects
Manage internal scrap rate at less than 0.5%
Control external quality rejections on a monthly basis at less than 50 PPM

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as it may be deemed necessary.