Production Machining Supervisor

Clow Valve - Oskaloosa, IA


Be the driving force in understanding and utilizing available resources and innovatively implement processes to ensure Manufacturing Excellence that provide a sustainable Clow.

Key Performance Indicators:
Customer Experience:
Meet scrap rate average of less than $800/day.
Meet 100% efficiency with machine utilization.

Employee Experience:
Score 8 out of 10 on employee experience survey.
Complete 2 employee performance conversations per month.

Score 4.5/5 on 360 review (.2% incremental growth annually)

Resource Allocation/ Production / Quality (40%) – Strategically plan, by communicating with schedulers, understanding customer needs, and managing available resources. Creates team member alignment by determining priorities, creating team assignments, and clearly communicating in a daily start-up meeting. Ensures all needed resources are available to meet production needs and uphold quality standards by managing daily material flow and monitoring parts needed. Thinks critically and problem solves to make necessary adjustments in the schedule and resources as a result of customer needs, inventory discrepancies, and available work force. Proactively maintains accurate levels on all non-inventory expensed items for production to ensure employees have the needed supplies to complete daily activities. Report output electronically to monitor and gauge success of meeting production goals. Revise and approve daily scrap while implementing corrective actions when necessary.
Leadership (40%) – Effectively communicates to team members by conducting daily start-up meetings which include, spending time at each work center and frequently walking the floor - to build relationships with employees and serve as a resource to answer questions, understand processes and drive quality control standards. Ensures new-hires are adequately trained on safety requirements, product specifications, and operations. Actively collaborates with managers, supervisors, and team members to successfully troubleshoot, foresee potential problems, and identify improvement opportunities. Diligently document performance reviews and encourage development of team members through performance conversations. Identifies learning and development opportunities, seizes coaching opportunities and solicits feedback by conducting one-on-ones. Mitigate safety related matters through consistent and clear communication on proper department procedures while modifying and enhancing processes as needed to guarantee safety and efficiency.
Administrative (20%) – Manages team member data to provide an accurate picture of department needs including monitoring attendance, approving requested vacations, and completing data entry on electronic systems. Manages and coordinates EHS responsibilities by performing and ensuring EHS related inspections and trainings are completed for your area of responsibility. Is an active business partner by participating in meetings regarding wide range of topics including coaching, safety, material handling, and the overall business strategy and success. Supports customer service by assisting with customer walk-throughs and inspections related to the department. Actively participate in the new candidate interview process and the orientation/on-boarding training.


Education & Experience:
Minimum requirements:
3-5 years of proven leadership experience in Manufacturing Operations environment.

Highly qualified and preferred candidate:
Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 years of prior leadership experience in a Manufacturing Environment with a machining or assembly background.
Previous experience supervising within a unionized facility.