As an experienced production supervisor, being at the heart of the manufacturing process is where you thrive. You take satisfaction in turning raw materials into "real products" each and every day . . . so why settle for second best? Come join our team and you'll help build today's most innovative Cranes products in the industry. Make the change today join Manitowoc Cranes as our next Production Supervisor on 2nd Shift.
This position will provide leadership and supervision for a group of individuals engaged in the fabrication, machining, and assembly of cranes; provide a work environment that encourages team work, continuous improvement and employee engagement; and direct production operations and have day-to-day control of assigned department activities according to prescribed schedules, priorities, operation sequence and processing specifications. Reporting directly to the Manager of Production, this position is based in Port Washington, WI.
If you're up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real. Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of a future filled with passion, pride, and satisfaction.
Essential Job Functions:
Manage, monitor and control departmental budgets and goals related to operational cost, quality, safety, productivity, and housekeeping.
Responsible for communicating policies and procedures to employees and for the consistent enforcement of those policies and procedures.
Train employees in assigned areas. Develop employees assigned to department by cross training and providing additional external/internal opportunities.
Responsible to effectively and consistently handle employee complaints and other personnel related issues.
Responsible for coordination and management of personnel and material to efficiently meet the production schedule and through put requirements.
Responsible for the maintenance and safe operation of all equipment and machinery in areas of responsibility.
Responsible for the development and implementation of quality and through put process improvements.
Responsible for prompt and effective communication to management any production or non-production related issues or problems.
Responsible for providing a safe work environment and for the development and implementation of Company Safety Programs and initiatives.
Responsible for meeting all goals set by manager in yearly goals and objectives.
Associate's Degree with a minimum of 1 year supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment; High School Diploma with a minimum of 3 years' experience will be considered in lieu of Associate's Degree.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) required.
Previous experience with Lean manufacturing concepts preferred.
Knowledge of manufacturing methods and techniques including but not limited to assembly, fabrication, welding, machining, and painting preferred.
Working knowledge of production planning methods.
Working conditions include normal heavy manufacturing, potential exposure to high noise levels, potential exposure to hazardous materials, must stand for long periods of time and walk 2-5 miles.
EOE / DISABLED / VETERAN