PRIMARY EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVES
In addition to performing production leadership responsibilities, the Production Supervisor serves as a role model for his/her team members and is responsible for providing hands-on leadership within the Manufacturing Department, particularly in the areas of communication, work procedures and safety. As a member of management, the supervisor is to lead by example in a professional and efficient manner at all times.
SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure that all processes are performed in a manner consistent with applicable safety guidelines and procedures.
Manage shift staffing to support manufacturing needs.
Ensure staff understands and is able to perform in a manner consistent with the Company's Vision, Mission and Core Beliefs and Values.
Continuously work to improve Lean manufacturing processes and 5S activities that eliminate non-value added work and improve work conditions and safety.
Ensure that manufacturing stays on schedule and communicates issues timely and effectively.
Supervise Team Lead, including delegation of work and duties to be performed daily.
Ensure management metrics are sustained and reported accurately and in a timely fashion.
Working knowledge of all departmental processes, equipment, and the related standard operating procedures.
Ensure that the team meets or exceeds ever increasing quality standards.
Build a positive team environment. Actively listen to staff and co-workers. Lead by example.
Work cross-functionally with other departments on a regular basis on improvements; achieving goals, and other projects.
Inform Manufacturing Manager on awareness of all issues (e.g., equipment, process, or people) that may affect the departmental objectives or goals.
Maintain accurate employee documentation for staff; including attendance and performance information for reviews and/or corrective action. Address employee's issues in a timely, professional, confidential manner.
Provide training to staff to ensure a productive, efficient and safe department. Ensure all employees understand the quality objectives and how they contribute. Cross-train all employees and maintain cross-training records.
Ensure ISO9000 policy and procedures are followed. Changes must be discussed with appropriate personnel and approved. Policy and procedures must be revised if changes are implemented, along with training.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skill & Experience Requirements
Associates degree in Business, Management or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
5+ years' experience in lead or supervisory role working in a manufacturing environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills with clear written and verbal communication skills are required.
Attention to detail; excellent time management and project management skills; and good problem solving ability.
Able to deal with confidential information in a professional and timely manner.
Capable of presenting ideas and results through both informal and formal presentations.
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ERP system.
Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment; and Military experience a plus.
Mechanical aptitude and experience in an injection molding environment a plus.